Joe Root has prompt West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel mentioned one thing he “would possibly remorse” throughout an on-field trade.
England’s captain appeared to inform Gabriel “there’s nothing mistaken with being homosexual” whereas batting on day three of the third Check in St Lucia, with the feedback apparently picked up on tv through the stump microphone.
Gabriel’s a part of the dialog didn’t appear to be audible however the Trinidadian was spoken to by a minimum of one of many on-field umpires, Kumar Dharmasena and Rod Tucker, about his language.
Following the shut of play, Root was requested to clarify the tussle with Gabriel.
“It is Check cricket. He is an emotional man attempting to do the whole lot he can to win a Check match.
“Typically individuals say issues on the sector that they may remorse, however they need to keep on the sector.
“He is an excellent man who performs arduous cricket and is proud to be within the place he’s. The battle was an excellent contest. He is had a beautiful sequence and he needs to be proud.”
West Indies coach Richard Pybus was unaware of any potential controversy at shut of play however informed the BBC: “Nothing has been reported to me but when a remark was made we’ll evaluation it and if it was untoward we’ll be addressing it.”