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Kevin Pietersen does not warrant England return, says Nasser Hussain
Kevin Pietersen does not warrant England return, says Nasser Hussain

Kevin Pietersen does not warrant a recall to the England team despite apparent support from incoming incoming ECB chief Colin Graves, according to former skipper Nasser Hussain.

ECB says 'no change' for Kevin Pietersen's England hopes
ECB says 'no change' for Kevin Pietersen's England hopes

"Nothing has changed" for Kevin Pietersen`s hopes of playing international cricket again, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Sunday, despite incoming chairman Colin Graves appearing to leave the door open for the exiled batsman`s return.

ECB proposes 40-over World Cup, four-day Tests
ECB proposes 40-over World Cup, four-day Tests

The one-day matches in the next edition of the cricket World Cup could be 40-overs-a-side affairs and Test matches reduced to four days if the discussions between the chairmen of English counties and the ECB are proposed and ultimately accepted by the the ICC.

Lou Vincent's 'I'm a cheat' message to warn players against corruption
Lou Vincent's 'I'm a cheat' message to warn players against corruption

Former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent, who was banned for life by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from any kind of cricket after admitting to a range of match fixing offences, was used by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday to bring out an emotional video message to players ahead of the World Cup starting Saturday.

Kevin Pietersen swaps bat for microphone at World Cup
Kevin Pietersen swaps bat for microphone at World Cup

 After being sacked by England, Kevin Pietersen will appear at the World Cup after all, although he will swap his bat for a microphone after being signed up as a BBC radio pundit.

Dropped Stokes could have won England World Cup: Collingwood
Dropped Stokes could have won England World Cup: Collingwood

 Former England captain Paul Collingwood criticised the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Tuesday, saying dropping Ben Stokes for the World Cup was a big mistake and claiming the young all-rounder could have won England the elusive trophy.

James Anderson becomes England's most-capped cricketer
James Anderson becomes England's most-capped cricketer

Pacer James Anderson on Friday reached another career milestone becoming England's most-capped cricketer in all formats. By making his 304th appearance for England in the ODI tri-series against Australia, the 32-year-old went passed former wicketkeeper-batsman Alec Stewart who represented England on 303 occasions.

Eoin Morgan subjected to blackmail attempt: ECB
Eoin Morgan subjected to blackmail attempt: ECB

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan was recently the target of a blackmail attempt by an Australian man, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) revealed in a statement on Thursday.

England's Gary Ballance fractures finger
England's Gary Ballance fractures finger

England batsman Gary Ballance could miss the rest of the Tri-Series against Australia and India after fracturing a finger but will be fit for next month`s World Cup, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Saturday.

Discarded Kevin Pietersen tells ECB to stick with current batting line-up
Discarded Kevin Pietersen tells ECB to stick with current batting line-up

Kevin Pietersen may have exhausted all his chances of making a England comeback, but he is still making all the right noises, including suggestions on batting line-up to England cricket board.

Want England to do well in World Cup: Kevin Pietersen
Want England to do well in World Cup: Kevin Pietersen

 Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said he wants England "to do well" in the impending World Cup despite being acrimoniously sacked by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), leading to a long-enduring verbal fight between the two warring parties.

Kevin Pietersen says Eoin Morgan wants him back in England team
Kevin Pietersen says Eoin Morgan wants him back in England team

Batsman Kevin Pietersen believes there is a way back into the England team now that Eoin Morgan has become one-day captain.

Kevin Pietersen's sacking questioned by Stuart Broad
Kevin Pietersen's sacking questioned by Stuart Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has questioned Kevin Pietersen’s sacking saying the English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) could have dropped the batsman instead of ending his international career.

Three days' tickets sold out, six months prior to Edgbaston Ashes Test
Three days' tickets sold out, six months prior to Edgbaston Ashes Test

Australians are busy with a Test series at home with India, but their Ashes rivals have already started selling tickets for the upcoming tour in England. According to England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), tickets for three days of the scheduled third Ashes match at Edgbaston in July have already been sold out.

Eoin Morgan will drive England's new mindset, says Peter Moores
Eoin Morgan will drive England's new mindset, says Peter Moores

England will adopt a positive approach and cast off the shackles at the World Cup under new skipper Eoin Morgan, coach Peter Moores said on Tuesday before the squad flew out to Australia.

Stuart Broad backs axed Alastair Cook to cement legend status
Stuart Broad backs axed Alastair Cook to cement legend status

Being removed as England captain for next month`s 50-over Cricket World Cup could turn out to be a blessing in disguise for test skipper Alastair Cook, according to team mate Stuart Broad.

Discarded Kevin Pietersen determined for comeback into England squad
Discarded Kevin Pietersen determined for comeback into England squad

He might not have been included in England's 15-man World Cup squad, but flamboyant right-hander Kevin Pietersen is determined to get his place back into the squad.

Kevin Pietersen's England exile ludicrous: Matthew Hayden
Kevin Pietersen's England exile ludicrous: Matthew Hayden

Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden has batted for Kevin Pietersen and described England's decision to continually overlook the star batsman as "ludicrous".

Alastair Cook sacked in a 'hugely disrespectful' way: Andrew Strauss
Alastair Cook sacked in a 'hugely disrespectful' way: Andrew Strauss

Former England captain Andrew Strauss has launched a strong attack on the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), saying sacking of former skipper Alastair Cook was "hugely disrespectful".

Alastair Cook dismissal better late than never for England
Alastair Cook dismissal better late than never for England

With the World Cup two months away the England and Wales Cricket Board`s decision to sack Alastair Cook as one-day captain was very much a case of better late than never.