Complete this well-known phrase:
“You boys stop fighting or someone’s going to get…”
The ECB are normally so keen to cotton wool their cricketers that the poor sods can barely take a slash without someone checking they don’t direct the stream into their own eyes, blinding themselves.
With that in mind, it’s odd that fist fights should be an officially sanctioned activity. Someone thumped James Anderson during some boxing that formed part of England’s recent boot camp and cracked his rib.
This is a group of people who can’t play football for quarter of an hour without the paramedics being called out.