The britain and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have discussed a reported bar-room incident involving Johnny Bairstow with the Ashes tour wicket-keeper, the board stated inside of a statement.
Australia’s Fox Sporting activities documented that Bairstow was involved in a clash, within a hotel bar, with Australian participant Cameron Bancroft in Perth all through England’s warm-up to the series.
An ECB assertion browse: “At shut of engage in in Brisbane nowadays, we have been built conscious of allegations of an incident in Perth four months ago.
There’s been no report of any incident through the venue, safety or law enforcement and there was no personal injury described.
“Following an preliminary discussion with Jonny Bairstow tonight we recognize the context and may comply with up with England players and management following the Brisbane Test.”
Bairstow hasn’t commented about the alleged incident.
The conduct of England cricketers has come beneath scrutiny just after all-rounder Ben Stokes was ignored of the tour immediately after he and group mate Alex Hales had been arrested adhering to an altercation outdoors a Bristol nightclub in September and produced under investigation.
Australia will resume on the fifth and last day on the to start with Test in Brisbane desired 56 operates to win with all their second-innings wickets intact.