• News
  • Sport

Jonny Bairstow: ECB investigating 'headbutt' involving Cameron Bancroft before Ashes

Jonny Bairstow: ECB investigating 'headbutt' involving Cameron Bancroft before Ashes

Bairstow was apparently sledged by the Australian players, which also invited a send-off from Australia vice-captain David Warner after Bairstow was dismissed for 42.

The wicket-keeper is being investigated by the European Central Bank over claims he aimed a butt at Australia ace Bancroft in Perth.

ENGLAND were in damage control on Sunday night after revelations emerged that star wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow launched an unprovoked headbutt on Australian opener Cameron Bancroft in a Perth nightclub.

Reports in Australia suggested Bairstow headbutted batsman Bancroft on a night out in Perth four weeks ago.

England were in Perth for a two-day match against a Western Australia XI, their first outing of the tour before heading to Adelaide and Townsville for four-day matches against a Cricket Australia XI.

At the time, Bancroft was not really in serious contention to make the Ashes squad.

The England and Wales Cricket Board said it had spoken to Bairstow regarding the alleged incident and will "follow up with England players and management after the Brisbane Test".

Watch Mount Agung ERUPT as tourist hotspot issues 'RED WARNING'
The island's main airport is for now operating normally, but some airlines have cancelled flights. Increased volcanic activity had prompted fears a major eruption was imminent.

Samsung Will Reportedly Preview Galaxy S9 And S9+ At CES 2018
Before you get excited, please know that the Galaxy S9 is not going to be getting a fingerprint reader embedded in the display. The start of 2018 is expected to be a busy one for Samsung , but the company won't be the only one launching new smartphones.

Woman refuses to remove crude anti-Trump message from pickup
He later said he supports freedom of speech rights. "The sticker has attracted attention many times before, Fonseca said". Sheriff Troy Nehls said, "The Facebook post accomplished its objective and now we know who owns the truck".

They had arrived in Australia with questions having been raised, including by ex-England opener Michael Vaughan, about their team culture following the barrage of punches thrown by Stokes in the hours after a one-day worldwide against the West Indies in September.

At the start of the tour, head coach Trevor Bayliss confirmed that England's players would not be subject to curfews, although the expectation would be that they were to abstain from drinking between matches.

Bairstow was reportedly quick to apologise after the incident, and there is no police involvement or official complaints.

Bairstow indeed was fined by European Central Bank in the fall-out of the Stokes affair along with Liam Plunkett and Jake Ball for being out late - but doing nothing wrong - on the same night that the talisman got involved in a serious altercation.

Stokes is not on England's tour of Australia and remains unavailable to play, while he awaits a decision on whether or not he will face charges. We certainly don't want to keep players in their rooms because it is a long tour.

"I understand from the camp that Bairstow and Bancroft were having a drink together", Agnew told the BBC.

Leave Your Comment

Leave Your Comment


Latest News

Breaking News



Recommended

Anguish As Hundreds Throng Slain Soldier's Funeral In South Kashmir

This is the third incident of murder of security forces personnel in the recent times. In May, Lt Ummer Fayaz was killed in the same district.

Texas DPS Trooper Shot, Killed Near Fairfield

Meanwhile, according to KBTX , Black was last booked into the Smith County jail in Tyler on September 7, 2017 on the same charges. Police say the suspect, Dabrett Black, opened fire with a rifle as Allen returned to his cruiser.

Larry Nassar, Former USA Gymnastics Doctor, Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

Athletes who were sexually assaulted by a former gymnastics doctor say Michigan State University, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee failed to stop the abuse and allowed dozens more girls to be molested.

Fallen Kingdom Teaser Is

The plot has been kept under wraps but there have been some hints on what to expect in the movie. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is scheduled for a June 22, 2018 release.

Uber Hack 'Raises Huge Concerns' With UK Data Regulator

It was also revealed that license numbers of drivers which were stolen will be offered free identity theft protection and credit monitoring.

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Lands On Wednesday

I'm also looking forward to connecting with friends who have Nintendo accounts to see what kinds of campsites they build. We have some good news to share with you because Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is finally coming to mobile this week.

AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young Dies at 64

Malcolm is survived by his loving wife O'Linda, children Cara and Ross, son-in-law Josh, three grandchildren, sister and brother. In an interview with the ABC's 7.30, AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson said Young had told the band to "keep making music" .

Trump attacks Hillary Clinton after comments on alleged sexual abuse

Prior to her loss, Clinton repeatedly expressed fears that Trump and his supporters would not accept the outcome of the election were Trump to be defeated.

Sprint is including free Hulu with its unlimited plan starting November 17th

Customer will get access to the Limited Commercials plan offered by Hulu ( CMCSA +0.5%, DIS +0.5%, FOX -0.8%, FOXA -1.1%, TWX ). Sprint is marking this occasion by creating eight new types of popcorn named after shows that can be streamed on Hulu.

Gal Gadot threatens to exit 'Wonder Woman' sequel

Wonder Woman 2 will now release on November 1, 2019, moving up six weeks from its original slated release date of December 13, 2019, Warner Bros . has announced.