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Cricketer 'took ecstasy & coke'

The inquest into the death of county cricketer Tom Maynard, who died after being hit by a train on the London Underground last June, has heard he was over the drink driving limit and tests suggest he may have used cocaine and ecstasy.

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Cricket world awaits truth on death of rising star

The death of Tom Maynard last June was a huge blow for the cricketing world in which he was considered a rising star.

England players observe a minutes silence in memory of Tom Maynard Credit: Nigel French/EMPICS Sport

The Welsh batsman, who honed his skills with Glamorgan and Surrey, earned himself a place on the England Lions tour to Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the start of last year.

Cricketers from all over the country paid tribute to Maynard when his funeral was held in July.

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