English coach implicated in 6am hotel furore

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The England and Wales Cricket Board person launched an probe into footage that showed Joe Root and Jimmy Anderson being asked to permission a edifice successful the aboriginal hours of Monday greeting aft a drinking session.

England adjunct manager Graham Thorpe is connected the blistery spot aft it was reported that helium filmed the post-Ashes pub incidental and sent it to others.

The Telegraph UK said that Thorpe had passed the footage onto friends earlier it was circulated wide and went viral.

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Joe Root is captured alongside Alex Carey successful a video that went viral. Travis Head (right) was besides caught connected camera. (Supplied)

Australia and England some stayed astatine the Crowne Plaza Hobart and pursuing Australia's win, drank together.

Australia's Alex Carey, Nathan Lyon, and Travis Head, and England's skipper Joe Root and seasoned speedy James Anderson were seen successful the video, arsenic constabulary told them to determination connected pursuing a sound complaint.

"Tasmania constabulary attended the Crowne Plaza Hobart connected Monday greeting aft reports were made of intoxicated radical successful a relation area," a connection from Tasmania Police read.

"The guests were spoken to, conscionable aft 6am, and near the country erstwhile asked. No further enactment volition beryllium taken."

The ECB are furious that the incidental was filmed and shared, alternatively than the drinking itself - with nary COVID-19 protocols breached.

England adjunct manager Graham Thorpe. (Getty)

"During the aboriginal hours of Monday morning, members of the England and Australia men's teams shared a portion successful the squad areas of the edifice successful Hobart," the ECB's connection read.

"The edifice absorption received a sound ailment by a edifice guest, and arsenic is commonplace successful Australia, the section constabulary attended the scene. When asked to permission by edifice absorption and the Tasmanian police, the players and absorption successful question near and returned to their respective edifice rooms. The England enactment person apologised for immoderate inconvenience caused.

"The ECB volition analyse further. Until specified times, we volition marque nary further comment."

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