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Flower launches impassioned defence of Cook

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 13:02

Former England coach Andy Flower has launched an impassioned defence of Alastair Cook, describing the under-fire captain as a cricketer who has achieved extraordinary things for his country and still has plenty to offer.

Gopinath Munde`s ashes to be immersed at holy places in Maha on June 16

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 20:54

The ashes of BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who died in a road accident in Delhi on June 3, will be immersed at various holy places in Maharashtra on Monday.

Kevin Pietersen has no more negative thoughts over end of England career

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 09:14

Kevin Pietersen is at peace after coming to terms with the fact his England career is over and says the dressing room was not "a pleasant place" during the 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia.

Moores set for England recall: Reports

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 08:58

Peter Moores is set to be recalled as England coach five years after being dramatically axed from the job, the BBC and The Times both reported Friday.

Trott to take `immediate break` from cricket: ECB

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 17:16

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday confirmed that batsman Jonathan Trott is to take another break from all cricket with immediate effect.

McGrath says couldn`t let slip having a dig at Prince William over Oz`s Ashes win

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:48

Australian Test legend Glenn McGrath has revealed that he could not resist making a jibe to the visiting Duke of Cambridge about Australia`s recent 5-0 Ashes whitewash over England.

Australia's Harris and Rogers, India's Dhawan honoured by Wisden

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 19:11

Australia paceman Ryan Harris and opening batsman Chris Rogers have been rewarded for their performances in the two recent Ashes series by being included as two of Wisden`s Five Cricketers of the Year.

After sacking, angry Arthur wanted Australia to lose Ashes

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 14:20

The manner of his sacking as Australia coach still rankles Mickey Arthur but the resentment was so strong when it had happened that he wanted his former wards to lose the Ashes last summer.

Axing Kevin Pieterson took lots of guts, admits Alastair Cook

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 22:56

Alastair Cook finally opened up on the events leading to the axing of flambouyant batsman Kevin Pietersen. The England Test cricket captain said that it took lots of guts and consideration to let go a player of Pietersen`s stature.

Lehmann says Australia to reprise brutal fast bowling plan against Test tailenders

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 12:52

Australian head coach Darren Lehmann has warned that his team will reprise their brutal fast bowling plan used during the winter Ashes against every tailender in Test cricket.

`Disappointed` Watson says World T20 is `poorer event` without `old foe` Pietersen

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 13:35

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that the World Twenty20 tournament is a `poorer event` without sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen and urged the England and Wales Cricket Board ( ECB) to rethink their decision to axe him.

Hoggard fears Trott`s `Ashes burn-out` revelation damaged `cause of mental health care in cricket`

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:50

Former England bowler Matthew Hoggard has said that he fears batsman Jonathan Trott`s revelations about the real reason behind his exit from his team`s disastrous Ashes tour has damaged the cause of mental health care in cricket.