Due to his religious beliefs, Moeen does not consume alcohol and he
found it hard to hide his disappointment when he faced the press on
"As professionals - with the young kids watching and
hearing all the news - it's very important we are on our best behaviour," said Moeen.
"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."
Moeen stressed that the onus was on the players to ensure that they
behaved appropriately and declared that he had sympathy for coach Trevor
Bayliss and ECB director of cricket Andrew Strauss.
"Trevor Bayliss, Andrew Strauss and all the guys who get most of the flak for it, you feel for them," said the all-rounder.
"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."
England are 2-0 down heading into a make or break third Test in Perth that gets underway on Thursday, December 14.