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Tendulkar sparks debate over two new-balls in ODIs; Kohli says it's 'brutal' for bowlers

The run-glut in England has sparked a discussion about whether a bowling side should have to use two new-balls in ODIs. Here's what's happened

342, 481, 314 in 44 overs. As England once again ravaged the Australian bowlers - chasing 311 in the 45th over in Chester-le-Street - Sachin Tendulkar said it was high time that cricket revisited the rule of having two new-balls in an ODI. Here's what's happened since.