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Cricket Australia apologise for Monty Panesar tweet

Monty Panesar celebrates dismissing Steven Smith. Credit: PA

Cricket Australia have apologised for any offence caused by an ill-judged tweet about Essex spin bowler Monty Panesar.

The tweet featured four men, apparently Sikhs, dressed as Teletubbies.

Cricket Australia have now removed the tweet.

Cricket Australia have apologised for any offence caused to Monty Panesar. Credit: PA

Meanwhile, Panesar, a surprise recall to the team, responded with a wicket in the first day of the second test in Adelaide.

He dismissed batsman Steven Smith, but also dropped a catch.

Australia will resume day 2 on 273-5.

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