Ricky Ponting defends Aaron Finch's decision to not kneel for BLM, 'people need to educate themselves before taking stance'
Finch had said his team decided against taking a knee after raising the matter with England skipper Eoin Morgan because "education around it is more important than the protest".
Large parts of the cricketing world rallied to England's cause, with the West Indies, Pakistan, Ireland and Australia all going ahead with scheduled tours.
Bairstow breaks into top 10 of ICC rankings for ODI batsmen after century against Australia, Kohli stays at top
Jonny Bairstow topped the England-Australia ODI series aggregate with 196 runs after his 126-ball 112 in the final match to re-enter the top 10 of ICC ODI rankings.
England vs Australia: Maxwell, Carey smash tons as Aussies recover from precarious position to win third ODI, clinch series
Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey both hit brilliant hundreds as Australia sealed a dramatic series win over world champions England in the third one-day international at Old Trafford on Wednesday.
Highlights, England vs Australia 2020, 3rd ODI Cricket Match at Manchester, Full Cricket Score: Aussies clinch series with 3-wicket win
Follow the live scorecard and ball-by-ball commentary on the third ODI between England and Australia at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester.
After England posted 231/9 on a surface on which runs were hard to come by, Australia made a good start before a dramatic collapse saw them slip from 144 for two in the run chase to be 207 all-out.
Highlights, England vs Australia 2020, 2nd ODI Cricket Match at Manchester, Full cricket score: Hosts level series with 24-run win
Follow live updates on the 2nd ODI between England and Australia at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, with the visitors currently leading the series 1-0.
England vs Australia: Sam Billings hopeful of making up for lost time after registering maiden ODI ton
Billings made an impressive 118 against a top-class attack during England's 19-run defeat by Australia in the first ODI on Friday.
Smith missed Australia's 19-run win in the first of a three-match series against world champions England after being hit on the head by a throw-down from a member of the tourists' coaching staff while batting in the nets on Thursday.
England vs Australia: Josh Hazlewood stars as visitors beat Eoin Morgan and Co in first ODI to take 1-0 lead in series
Needing a record chase at Old Trafford of 295 to win, England was reduced to 13-2 by Hazlewood and then 57-4 when legspinner Adam Zampa took two of his four wickets.
England vs Australia: Steve Smith to undergo second concussion test after missing first ODI due to head injury
Smith was sidelined from the first of a three-match series after being hit on the head batting in the nets, from a delivery by one of Australia's fast bowlers, but rather a throw-down from a member of the coaching staff.
Highlights, England vs Australia 2020, 1st ODI Cricket Match at Manchester, Full Cricket Score: Visitors win by 19 runs
Follow the full scorecard and live commentary on the 1st ODI between England and Australia at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester.
Eoin Morgan's England go into the matches on a high after a 2-1 Twenty20 series victory over Australia but Josh Hazlewood believes the visitors can carry "momentum" into the one-dayers following a five-wicket T20 win in Southampton on Tuesday.
England vs Australia: Hosts skipper Eoin Morgan says he is expecting turning pitches for upcoming ODI series
Morgan is anticipating a gentle turner in Manchester, where the fierce rivals will play three one-day internationals over the next week, with weather conditions conducive to slow bowlers.
England vs Australia: We are still searching for best ODI formula, says visiting captain Aaron Finch
Finch, Australia's white-ball captain, said his team had made progress in ODI cricket in recent years but there was still room for improvement.
England vs Australia: Will be tough for Dawid Malan to break into one-day unit, says hosts' coach Chris Silverwood
But Malan was only drafted into England's squad for a three-match one-day international series against Australia on Wednesday, and just as a reserve batsman.
England vs Australia: Josh Hazlewood says win in 3rd T20I will give visitors momentum heading into ODI series
Hazlewood, playing his first T20 international in more than four years, took 1-23 from his four overs, including the wicket of dangerman Tom Banton, as Australia beat England by five wickets in Southampton on Tuesday
Dawid Malan has progressed four places after a series-topping run aggregate of 129 in England's T20 series against Australia, which included a player of the match effort of 66 in the first fixture.
England vs Australia: Mitchell Marsh stars in Aussies' win in 3rd T20I as they retain top spot in rankings
England were without captain Eoin Morgan (dislocated finger) and fellow star batsman Jos Buttler, who was absent for personal reasons after making a match-winning 77 not out in a six-wicket victory on Sunday.
Highlights, England vs Australia 2020, 3rd T20I Cricket Match at Southampton, Full score: Aussies secure consolation win
Check out the live scorecard of the third T20I between England and Australia being played at Southampton.