Did Andrew Strauss send email about Ashes pitch preparation to counties?
Did Andrew Strauss send email about Ashes pitch preparation to counties?

Andrew Strauss on Sunday denied reports of him having sent an email asking curators of fives Test grounds for the Ashes series to prepare slow pitches.

Australia will retain Ashes 2-1, predicts Kevin Pietersen
Australia will retain Ashes 2-1, predicts Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen believes a lack of support for James Anderson will damage England`s chances of regaining the Ashes from Australia.

The controversial batsman has been in England exile ever since the team returned home from their 5-0 thrashing in Australia in 2013/14.

WATCH: Spin king Shane Warne's unbelievable delivery in Ashes 2005
WATCH: Spin king Shane Warne's unbelievable delivery in Ashes 2005

Legendary spinner Shane Warne is often credited for having bowled the 'ball of the century' to dismiss Mike Gatting.

Ashes 2015: Litmus test for Cook-Strauss partnership

In his last outing in an Ashes series, Andrew Strauss played a fine hand of 60 runs before Ben Hilfenhaus knocked his stumps over.

Alastair Cook best suited to lead England in Ashes: Andrew Strauss
Alastair Cook best suited to lead England in Ashes: Andrew Strauss

England cricket team director Andrew Strauss is convinced Alastair Cook is the best man to lead England into the Ashes, and said he will give the skipper no guarantee beyond this series.

New England coach Trevor Bayliss plays straight bat on Kevin Pietersen selection
New England coach Trevor Bayliss plays straight bat on Kevin Pietersen selection

Incoming England coach Trevor Bayliss refused to be drawn Thursday on whether he wants Kevin Pietersen in his Ashes squad, while saying he was impressed by the team`s recent performances against New Zealand.

Uncapped Footitt in England`s Ashes training squad
Uncapped Footitt in England`s Ashes training squad

Uncapped Derbyshire left-arm paceman Mark Footitt was included in England`s 14-man squad announced Thursday for a pre-Ashes training camp in Spain.

England wicket-keeper Matt Prior retires from cricket
England wicket-keeper Matt Prior retires from cricket

England wicket-keeper Matt Prior announced his retirement on medical advice from all forms of professional cricket on Thursday.

1st ODI: England vs New Zealand - Preview
1st ODI: England vs New Zealand - Preview

England, not for the first time, will try to re-launch themselves as a one-day international cricket side when they face World Cup finalists New Zealand in the first of a five-match series at Edgbaston on Tuesday. 

2nd Test: Alastair Cook wants England to eye series win against Kiwis for Ashes lift
2nd Test: Alastair Cook wants England to eye series win against Kiwis for Ashes lift

Captain Alastair Cook wants his England team to mark the appointment of new coach Trevor Bayliss by completing a series win against New Zealand with victory in the second test starting at Headingley on Friday.

Jason Gillespie in talks with England about coach's job
Jason Gillespie in talks with England about coach's job

Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie has held talks with the England and Wales Cricket Board about coaching the national team, he said on Saturday.

Jason Gillespie set to become England coach, say reports
Jason Gillespie set to become England coach, say reports

Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie is reportedly poised to accept the vacant post of England coach after the sacking of Peter Moores.

Trust issues with KP: Team in shambles, ECB still gambles

Kevin Pietersen is devastated. He has every right to be so. A 'massive trust issue' has been cited as a reason why he can't be brought back into the England squad.

England coach won`t be `whipping boy`, says Andrew Strauss
England coach won`t be `whipping boy`, says Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss has promised the new England coach won`t be a made a "whipping boy".

What Andrew Strauss can learn from Sir Alex Ferguson

Kevin Pietersen’s on-again, off-again relationship with the England cricket team has brought to the fore England Cricket Board’s ineptitude at man management. The ECB’s treatment of Pietersen is testament to the fact that they are yet to master the art of managing mavericks.

England interest `flattering`, says Jason Gillespie
England interest `flattering`, says Jason Gillespie

Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie said on Tuesday that it was "very flattering" to be linked with the vacant England coaching job.

Justin Langer rules out England coach role
Justin Langer rules out England coach role

Former Australia opening batsman Justin Langer on Tuesday ruled himself out of the running for the vacant England coaching job by signing a new contract with Western Australia.

'Inflammatory' Kevin Pietersen comments hard to overlook: Andrew Strauss
'Inflammatory' Kevin Pietersen comments hard to overlook: Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss said Sunday that "inflammatory comments" made by Kevin Pietersen in his controversial autobiography helped explain the star batsman's ongoing exile from the England team.

England team weaker without Kevin Pietersen: Michael Clarke
England team weaker without Kevin Pietersen: Michael Clarke

Australia captain Michael Clarke said today England will be a weaker team without Kevin Pietersen, but still expects a tough Ashes battle in July.

ECB chairman says 'no promises' made to Kevin Pietersen
ECB chairman says 'no promises' made to Kevin Pietersen

Colin Graves, the incoming chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, was adamant Friday that he "didn`t make any promises" to Kevin Pietersen about a possible return to Test cricket.