Alec Stewart backs Kevin Pietersen on parody twitter account issue
Alec Stewart backs Kevin Pietersen on parody twitter account issue

Kevin Pietersen's claim that a former England captain has told the ECB that three of his team-mates might have access to a parody twitter account mocking him came out to be true with Alec Stewart saying that he stood by what the controversial former batsman said in his autobiography.

Tim Bresnan denies any role in Kevin Pietersen's parody Twitter account
Tim Bresnan denies any role in Kevin Pietersen's parody Twitter account

England speedster Tim Bresnan has denied being a part of a club which ran @KPgenius Twitter account, as claimed by Kevin Pietersen in his autobiography.

Former England captain Stewart `absolutely stands by` Pietersen

Former England captain Alec Stewart insisted Wednesday that Kevin Pietersen had been right to complain of England players` involvement in a parody Twitter account mocking the star batsman.

Kevin Pietersen unlikely to feature in Surrey`s final matches
Kevin Pietersen unlikely to feature in Surrey`s final matches

Kevin Pietersen`s faint hopes of an England recall suffered another blow on Monday when Surrey confirmed he was unlikely to play any first-class cricket in the final weeks of the season.

Ian Botham, Graeme Swann call England performance an embarrassment
Ian Botham, Graeme Swann call England performance an embarrassment

Angry and sad at the way England have been outplayed in the ongoing ODI series against India, former captain Ian Botham and retired spinner Graeme Swann said the performance of the side led by Alastair Cook is nothing short of an "embarrassment".

India are giving England ODI cricket lessons: Alec Stewart
India are giving England ODI cricket lessons: Alec Stewart

Exasperated at England's consecutive defeats, former captain Alec Stewart said the hosts must learn from India how to play One-day cricket.

Alec Stewart bats for under-fire Duncan Fletcher, says he cannot be blamed for India`s poor show

Former England captain Alec Stewart on Tuesday batted for under-fire coach Duncan Fletcher, saying the Zimbabwean cannot be held responsible for India`s pathetic show in England since a coach can only guide and execution on the field was players` job.

Former Proteas skipper Graeme Smith calls time on Surrey stint

South Africa great Graeme Smith will not be returning to Surrey next season, the English county announced Sunday.

Amla to replace injured Smith at Surrey

South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is to replace Graeme Smith at Surrey after the former Proteas captain was ruled out for the rest of the English season with a fractured right knee.

Dour England even duller without Pietersen swagger

Not really teeming with exciting strokemakers, England, from a fan`s perspective, may have just become a lot less watchable after the unceremonious sacking of Kevin Pietersen.

`Outsider` Pietersen runs out of England allies

Kevin Pietersen is one of the most thrilling batsmen the game has known while Geoffrey Boycott was one of its greatest defensive openers.

Alec Stewart says Flower`s ways had `sucked` fun out of England

Former England captain Alec Stewart has said that the fun and enjoyment had been sucked out of the team under outgoing team director Andy Flower`s stewardship and that the players were too scared to question his inflexible ways.

Alec Stewart calls on England to `get off canvas` and fight despite `shambolic` Ashes loss

Former England wicketkeeper-batsman Alec Stewart has urged the Ashes tourists to `get off the canvas` and come out fighting despite their shambolic performance in the Ashes, which saw them lose the series 5-0.

England do not need `wholesale changes` despite Ashes drubbing: Stewart

England cricket great Alec Stewart has said that in surrendering the Ashes to Australia, his nation has been outplayed in all departments of the game.

Stewart suggests Swann be dropped from Perth Test

Former England player Alec Stewart has said that dropping Graeme Swann from the third Ashes Test in Perth could help the team.

Stewart says roles of Johnson, England`s batsmen have completely reversed in three years

England legend Alec Stewart has said that seamer Mitchell Johnson has turned the tables on England and earned Ashes redemption in the process.

Stewart urges England to `fight fire with fire` against Oz in second Ashes Test

England legend Alec Stewart has said that the way back for his nation into the Ashes series is to fight fire with fire from ball one in the second Test.

Alec Stewart warns England against complacency in Ashes showdown with `underdogs` Aussies

Former England captain and wicketkeeper Alec Stewart believes that the nation`s cricket team should take the Aussies seriously, in order to avoid losing to an underdog Australian team the way they did in 1989.

Clarke`s fitness to decide Ashes: Stewart

Former England wicketkeeper Alec Stewart has said that Michael Clarke`s fitness will be the key factor in deciding Australia`s destiny in the Ashes.

Stewart praises centurion Root over Compton for `star quality`

Former England cricket captain Alec Stewart has praised right-handed batsman Joe Root for his maiden Test hundred at Headingley, saying he batted like a mature and experienced player, unlike Nick Compton who has not gone past 16 in his last five innings despite scoring hundreds in the first two Tests during England`s tour of New Zealand earlier this year.