TV broadcasters who want domestic T20 cricket games to be shortened have led to radical changes being put on the table in England.
ECB director Andrew Strauss will not return to the Ashes tour after his wife was diagnosed with cancer.
England will not play in the Ashes series if a new memorandum of understanding between Cricket Australia and its players is not agreed.
England fast bowler James Anderson has sustained a groin injury and may miss the first Test against the Proteas.
The ICC is looking to restructure its revenue model, which has long favoured the ‘big three’ nations of India, England and Australia.