The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has decided that its international stars should all enrol on a course to protect them from such temptations.
It has been convinced by the Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) to put them on its Addictive Behaviour Programme.
The programme will help the top cricketers to “self-manage your own problem(s) and be able to focus on the challenges of playing cricket at the highest level”.
Although cricket has traditionally been above the sort of disreputable behaviour that has dogged other sports, concern has been raised in recent years at the antics of some members of the England team.
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