Ollie Robinson defends outburst after Usman Khawaja dismissal

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  • England bowler swore at Australian opener
  • ‘If you can’t handle that, what can you handle?’

Ollie Robinson has defended his sweary send-off to Usman Khawaja, who scored 141 of Australia’s first-innings 386 on Sunday and played so well “it felt like we were never going to get him out”, telling his critics: “I don’t really care how it was perceived – it’s the Ashes, it’s professional sport, if you can’t handle that what can you handle?”

Khawaja’s innings was finally ended when Robinson produced a yorker that took out off-stump, leading to an emotional celebration in which he yelled: “Fuck off you fucking prick.”

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Written by Simon Burnton at Edgbaston
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