James Franklin
James Franklin. (Photograph by Michael Steele/Getty Photos)

Durham County had not too long ago said that they are going to communicate to move coach James Franklin privately over the bodily harassment allegations towards him from Yuzvendra Chahal of late. Franklin was a part of the Mumbai Indians squad with Chahal in 2011 and the leg spinner has not too long ago recalled the incident through the Champions league in 2011 when Franklin and Andrew Symonds had tied Chahal’s fingers and legs in a room and had completely forgotten about it within the drunken state.

Chahal revealed that his mouth was additionally taped and a cleaner who had come into the room morning needed to untie him by calling some extra individuals. Although this was revealed by Chahal in an RCB podcast a number of months again, the matter has developed once more as a result of leg spinner’s current feedback stating that he had been frolicked of a Fifteenth-floor lodge balcony by a drunk team-mate throughout his stint with Mumbai Indians. The 31-year-old, nonetheless, has refused to disclose the title of the one that had carried out that to him whereas investigations have began over Franklin and Symonds’s bullying act.

We’re conscious of current information stories of the 2011 incident: Durham

Durham talked about that the membership will communicate with their head coach Franklin privately over the current allegations made towards him and famous that they are going to acquire extra details on it as effectively. Franklin was appointed Durham coach in early 2019 and he performed 31 Checks, 110 ODIs, and 38 T20Is for New Zealand in his worldwide profession. Other than that, Frankin has performed 20 video games for the Mumbai Indians within the 2011 and 2012 editions.

“We’re conscious of current information stories surrounding an incident in 2011 which title a member of our workers. As with all issues involving staff, the membership will communicate privately with all events concerned to find out the details,” Durham stated in a press release despatched to ESPNcricinfo.

In the meantime, Chahal’s allegations have shocked the cricketing fraternity and lots of consultants have been demanding Chahal reveal the title of a drunk Mumbai Indians mate who had bullied him.



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