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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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Surrey team-mate hopes inquest will bring closure

A former team-mate of cricketer Tom Maynard has said he hopes today's inquest will bring "a final bit of closure".

Surrey spin-bowler Gareth Batty told the BBC the atmosphere at the club since Maynard's death had been "absolutely horrendous".

"It almost makes cricket secondary to everything else which is going on."

"It's a cloud that has been hanging over," he added.

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