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Head of ICEC claims cricket culture is 'rotten'

The chair of the Independent Commission for Equity in Cricket, Cindy Butts, heard "horrific" stories during an investigation into racism, sexism and misogyny in cricket.

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Travis Head: England 'throwing nice chat out' but Australia focusing on winning

Australian batter Travis Head has laughed off sledging from England during and since the thrilling Ashes opener at Edgbaston – and has sent a word of warning to Ollie Robinson.


England call up teenage spinner Rehan Ahmed for second Ashes Test at Lord's

England have called up 18-year-old leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed for the second Ashes Test at Lord's, with concerns lingering over Moeen Ali's injured finger.


England seamer James Anderson admits struggles on 'kryptonite' Edgbaston pitch

England's record wicket-taker James Anderson has described the Edgbaston pitch as 'kryptonite" for his style of bowling and is praying for livelier surfaces as the Ashes continues.


Zak Crawley defends England 'entertainers' ahead of second Ashes Test

Zak Crawley has stressed that while England are determined to win the Ashes they are "not about results" but entertainment.

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Sir Geoffrey Boycott says England 'have got carried away with Bazball'

Sir Geoffrey Boycott has said England "have got carried away with Bazball" after they suffered defeat in the first Ashes Test.