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Paul gives his views on banter

When it comes to verbals in cricket, how much is too much? This question has arisen from the feisty Ashes series dominated by Australia, where there has been a great deal of flak flying on and off the field. I have been asked several times about this since the series started, and in my view, some of it has been overblown – but yes, there have been times when a line has been crossed and certain parties have let themselves down. Let us be straight here. This stuff has always gone on in cricket, and not just the highly-pressured Ashes. […]