Ollie Robinson given time off by Sussex for his ‘mental health and wellbeing’

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Ollie Robinson has pulled out of playing for Sussex this weekend citing the need for a break as the England and Wales Cricket Board continues to deliberate over the offensive teenage tweets that plunged the sport into a crisis.

Robinson, 27, was stood down from the England side taking on New Zealand at Edgbaston this week, with Joe Root side’s fighting back from a collapse on day one of the second Test as Dan Lawrence’s unbeaten 67 took them to 258 for seven.

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