English cricketers visit Flanders Fields
England's cricket team made a two-day visit to Flanders Fields in West Flanders.
The squad attended a memorial service and visited war graves.
Fast bowler Stuart Broad laid a stone cricket ball at the graveside of former Kent and England spinner Colin Blythe, who died at the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917.
"It's important to take a step back from cricket at times and this visit was a deeply moving and humbling experience for all of the players and management," captain Andrew Strauss said in a statement from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
England begin the five-match Ashes series against Australia on July 8 in Cardiff.