Cook testing the boundaries

Published: 04/12/2013

England captain Alastair Cook has held discussions with match referee Jeff Crowe about the impact of sledging and the extent to which it can be tolerated in the second Ashes Test.

After the first Test at the Gabba ended in an angry and unseemly confrontation between Cook’s opposite number Michael Clarke and England tail- ender James Anderson, both captains were told to talk to former New Zealand international Crowe before the second match gets under way in Adelaide.

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