New Australia captain Tim Paine says the team will reduce their levels of sledging under his leadership.
No play was possible on the first day between Yorkshire and defending champions Essex at Headingley, and there will not be any until after lunch at the earliest today.
Not the scene we were hoping for at the start of a new county cricket season.
Somerset have signed Australia batsman Matt Renshaw as their overseas replacement for Cameron Bancroft.
England set New Zealand a daunting 382 for victory on the fourth day of the second Test in Christchurch.
Eoin Morgan's unbeaten 81 helped England to a five-wicket win over a Cricket Australia XI in their limited-overs warm up match in Sydney.
England batsman Alastair Cook believes he could have been dropped for the final Ashes Test had he not returned to form in Melbourne.
England captain Joe Root says it is time for his team to "stand up" in the crucial third Ashes Test in Perth.
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