** Stop press – the pics have been published and are available here **

Have been reliably informed, and had it confirmed by the National Magazine Company, that England cricketers Stuart Broad, Alistair Cook and James Anderson, participated in a naked photoshoot for Cosmopolitan magazine.

Apparently it was for charity, and Sky Sports filmed it. What would Richie Benaud or Geoff Boycott think?

Cook and Anderson - not naked and no Broad 

Speaking of semi-naked cricketness…