‘War with bullets’: culture researcher says cricket needs a rethink

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One researcher says we need to ask some tough questions about the masculine culture surrounding Cricket, after the Ashes rivalry took a turn into serious territory at the Gabba. The season started with jibes about the culinary habits of the English team, but has now veered into heavier territory, with the Australian captain Michael Clarke fined for over-the-top sledging, and English batsman Jonathan Trott leaving the tour with a “stress related” illness.

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