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James Faulkner reveals he is gay

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Australian cricketer James Faulkner received congratulatory messages from teammates for showing “great courage” in revealing same-sex relationship.

The cricketer revealed his relationship in an intriguing social media.

On his birthday, Faulkner posted a picture of himself with his mother and boyfriend.revealing he and Rob Jubb are together for five years.

He, however, later slightly amended his Instagram post by adding “bestmate” in brackets.

According to Fox News, if the social media posts actually means that James Faulker is gay , he would be the first male Australian cricketer to have revealed this and the second international player after England’s Steve Davies.