Moeen Ali wants England teammates to set a better example for young cricket fans, saying it is up to individuals to improve their behaviour.
England are reeling from yet another alcohol-fuelled incident that has embarrassed their Ashes squad and prompted coach Trevor Bayliss to consider ending the careers of some misbehaving Test players.
Ben Duckett is expected to learn the outcome of an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) discipline hearing overnight.
Duckett, who is part of the England Lions team touring Australia, was stood down from this weekend's tour game after pouring a drink on the head of Test spearhead Jimmy Anderson in the early hours of Friday morning.
The incident unfolded at the same Perth bar where Jonny Bairstow headbutted Cameron Bancroft during the squad's first night on tour.
Moeen, who doesn't drink, struggled to hide his disappointment on Sunday.
"As professionals – with the young kids watching and hearing all the news – it's very important we are on our best behaviour," Moeen told reporters.
"It's important we inspire the younger generation to take up the game.
"These kind of things possibly can turn them away and that's not what we want.
"A lot of the families are here now, it's important we focus on the game and personally I won't be going to any pub."
The timing of the saga is far from ideal, with the third Magellan Ashes Test starting on Thursday. England will relinquish the urn if they lose the WACA clash.
Ben Stokes' brawl outside a Bristol club, which left another man with a fractured eye socket, Bairstow's headbutt and Duckett's misdeed have created a lot of heat on senior ECB figures.
"Trevor Bayliss, Andrew Strauss and all the guys who get most of the flak for it ... you feel for them," Moeen said.
"We're all grown men and we should know how to behave.
"Through county cricket all the way up to international cricket, the individual needs to be responsible. Off-field behaviour needs to improve and we all know that."
An incredulous Bayliss is seething about players' response to a temporary relaxing of the squad's midnight curfew.
The Australian coach must now consider more drastic action after an incident that former England skipper Kevin Pietersen branded a "f***ing embarrassment".
"We might have to review who is in the team. Blokes can't keep making the same mistake. Some guys have got to pull their heads in," Bayliss said.
😂😂😂😂!— KP (@KP24) December 9, 2017
What the hell is happening in English Cricket?!?!
Strauss????? It’s becoming a f*****g embarrassment! https://t.co/IF1nz84lo8
2017-18 International Fixtures
Magellan Ashes Series
Australia Test squad: Steve Smith (c), David Warner (vc), Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine (wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird.
England Test squad: Joe Root (c), James Anderson (vc), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Gary Ballance, Stuart Broad, Alastair Cook, Mason Crane, Tom Curran, Ben Foakes, Dawid Malan, Craig Overton, Ben Stokes, Mark Stoneman, James Vince, Chris Woakes.
First Test Australia won by 10 wickets. Scorecard
Second Test Australia won by 120 runs (Day-Night). Scorecard
Third Test WACA Ground, December 14-18. Tickets
Fourth Test MCG, December 26-30. Tickets
Fifth Test SCG, January 4-8 (Pink Test). Tickets
Gillette ODI Series v England
First ODI MCG, January 14. Tickets
Second ODI Gabba, January 19. Tickets
Third ODI SCG, January 21. Tickets
Fourth ODI Adelaide Oval, January 26. Tickets
Fifth ODI Perth Stadium, January 28. Tickets
Prime Minister's XI
PM's XI v England Manuka Oval, February 2. Tickets
Gillette T20 trans-Tasman Tri-Series
First T20I Australia v NZ, SCG, February 3. Tickets
Second T20I – Australia v England, Blundstone Arena, February 7. Tickets
Third T20I – Australia v England, MCG, February 10. Tickets
Fourth T20I – NZ v England, Wellington, February 14
Fifth T20I – NZ v Australia, Eden Park, February 16
Sixth T20I – NZ v England, Seddon Park, February 18
Final – TBC, Eden Park, February 21