Fox Sports Australia – Audio from the stump microphones appeared to pick up a taunt made by Gabriel, with Root quipping back “there is nothing wrong with being gay”.

Summary

  • Audio from the stump microphones appeared to pick up a taunt made by Gabriel, with Root quipping back “there is nothing wrong with being gay”.
  • When asked post-play about the incident, Root suggested Gabriel may have said something he “might regret” but was reluctant to explain what was said out on the field.
  • “Sometimes people say things on the field that they might regret, but they should stay on the field,” Root said.
  • “I don’t want anything said in the middle to ruin what’s been a good Test series for him and his team.”
  • Earlier, Joe Root compiled an unbeaten century as England pilled up a 448-run lead at stumps on day three, as the tourists reached 4-325.


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