Joe Root has steered West Indies bowler Shannon Gabriel mentioned one thing he “may feel sorry about” throughout an on-field change.
England’s captain looked as if it would inform Gabriel “there may be not anything unsuitable with being homosexual” whilst batting on day 3 of the 3rd Check in St Lucia, with the feedback it sounds as if picked up on tv by way of the stump microphone.
Gabriel’s a part of the dialog didn’t appear to be audible however the Trinidadian was once spoken to by way of a minimum of one of the crucial on-field umpires, Kumar Dharmasena and Rod Tucker, about his language.
Following the shut of play, Root was once requested to provide an explanation for the tussle with Gabriel.
“It is Check cricket. He is an emotional man looking to do the whole lot he can to win a Check fit.
“Once in a while other folks say issues at the discipline that they could feel sorry about, however they must keep at the discipline.
“He is a just right man who performs onerous cricket and is proud to be within the place he’s. The fight was once a just right contest. He is had a good looking sequence and he must be proud.”
West Indies trainer Richard Pybus was once blind to any doable controversy at shut of play however advised the BBC: “Not anything has been reported to me but when a remark was once made we will overview it and if it was once untoward we will be addressing it.”