Flower demands umpire 'respect'

England coach Andy Flower demands that his players show "respect" to their opponents and officials following a row over a disputed catch in their warm-up victory over a Sri Lankan Board XI.

The coach's comments follow spinner Graeme Swann describing batsmen Dilruwan Perera as "cheating" by not walking after England captain Andrew Strauss had claimed a low catch to dismiss him.

After ruling in Perara's favour, the umpires were surrounded by England fielders and bowler James Anderson conceded that their reaction was "over the top".

Top videos