Boxer Billy Joe Saunders filmed ‘pretending to offer drug addict crack for sex act’

first_imgAdvertisementWBO Middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders isn’t the one to shy away from speaking his mind and often times he has taken trash talking to another level and enjoyed support from the British public. However, his recent antics have got him into legal troubles and being heavily criticized by fans on Social Media.Saunders, 29, is seen in his Rolls-Royce as a woman leans over the passenger window.He then says: “Before I give you this crack, right, if anything happens to you-you’re not going to say, ‘oh police, police’.”She responds: “I swear on my grandad’s grave.”Billy Joe Saunders man.Antics pic.twitter.com/UcBLy5tJPi— Deano Baggio 2.0 (@DiscoDean7) September 17, 2018Later in the conversation, Saunders is heard saying in the footage obtained by Mail Online: “If I was to give you £250, would you t*** him off at the side there?”The woman replies: “If you give it to me first, yeah. That’s how it works.”The woman agrees, on the condition that he supplies her with the drugs first. But the boxer instead turns the conversation to a man walking along the street towards the car.“I know him, he’s a p—-, he’s a pedophile, punch him in the face and I’m going to give you £150-worth,” Saunders tells the woman. The woman slaps the passer-by, saying: “I’ve heard you’re a pedophile, mate.”Saunders informs the woman that the man is, in fact, not a sex offender and while she is apologizing, Saunders drives away laughing.The British Boxing Board of Control will stage a hearing next week to investigate the incident, for which Saunders has apologized on social media.Saunders, 29, who is due to ­defend his World Boxing Organisation middleweight crown against Demetrius Andrade in Boston on Oct 20, was filmed from inside the car by a passenger in the back seat.Also Read-Boxing: Terence Crawford vs Jose Benavidez Jr possible for October 13 Advertisementlast_img read more

Prithvi Shaw carried off the field with ankle injury in India’s Test warm-up match

first_imgIndia was dealt with a major injury scare on Friday as opener Prithvi Shaw injured his left ankle while fielding during warm-up match against Cricket Australia XI.Shaw was in pain and immediately grabbed his lower left leg after attempting to take a catch on the boundary. The 19-year-old Shaw was carried off the ground by two India officials.He was expected to open the batting for India in the first Test next Thursday against Australia at Adelaide. He top-scored with 66 in India’s innings on Thursday.”The medical team is assessing Prithvi Shaw at the moment,” the BCCI tweeted. “He hurt his left ankle while attempting to take a catch at the boundary ropes. Shaw is being taken to the hospital for scans.” Photographers managed to capture the exact moment Shaw twisted his ankle and left the field later (AP Photo)He returned to the Indian dressing room later in the day in crutches with his ankle heavily strapped.If Shaw is unable to take the field in the first Test then India will have to open its batting with the experienced but out-of-form pair of Murali Vijay and KL Rahul.Vijay has been out of the squad since the second Test against England in London in August while Rahul is woefully out of form and is averaging just over 24 this year in the longest format. He even failed in this warm-up match after getting out for 3.Update: The medical team is assessing Prithvi Shaw at the moment. He hurt his left ankle while attempting to take a catch at the boundary ropes. Shaw is being taken to the hospital for scans #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/PVyCHBO98eadvertisementBCCI (@BCCI) November 30, 2018Shaw meanwhile, recently scored a century on Test debut last month and scored 237 runs overall in the two Test matches that he played against the West Indies.Five players scored half-centuries for India as the tourists finally got their scheduled four-day match under way Thursday after rain washed out play on the first day.India made 358 at the Sydney Cricket Ground, while a Cricket Australia XI was 24 without loss in reply late Thursday.Prithvi Shaw top-scored for India with 66 while captain Virat Kohli added 64.The 19-year-old Shaw scored a century on test debut last month and is expected to open the batting at Adelaide Oval next week in the first test against Australia. The right-hander stroked 11 boundaries.CA XI captain Sam Whiteman won the toss and decided to bowl.The match was only originally scheduled for three days before Cricket Australia (CA) agreed to add Wednesday’s earlier start at India’s request.The first of the four-test series begins Dec. 6 in Adelaide. The teams play the final test beginning Jan. 3 at the SCG, with others at Perth and Melbourne in between.Also Read | Australia cricketers tend to break fine line between cheating and gamesmanship: GavaskarAlso Read | Virat Kohli slammed after wearing shorts for toss at Test warm-upAlso Read | Khawaja will pip Kohli and Australia will beat India in Tests: Ricky Pontinglast_img read more