England Captain

Joe Root replaces Alastair Cook as England's Test captain, Ben Stokes named deputy

Joe Root replaces Alastair Cook as England's Test captain, Ben Stokes named deputy

Joe Root made his Test debut in December 2012 and was named vice-captain to Alastair Cook in summer 2015.

Feb 13, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
Joe Root is ready to captain England, says Alastair Cook after series loss against India

Joe Root is ready to captain England, says Alastair Cook after series loss against India

India humiliated England in the fourth Test in Mumbai to clinch the series 3-0 with a match to spare.

Dec 12, 2016, 14:28 PM IST
Liverpool great Steven Gerrard announces retirement

Liverpool great Steven Gerrard announces retirement

Gerrard spent 17 years at Liverpool, 12 as captain, and won seven major honours including the 2005 Champions League before finishing his career with an 18-month stint at LA Galaxy.

Nov 24, 2016, 17:05 PM IST
Wayne Rooney to make England return as captain in World Cup qualifier against arch-rivals Scotland

Wayne Rooney to make England return as captain in World Cup qualifier against arch-rivals Scotland

Rooney takes the captain`s armband back from Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson, who Southgate confirmed will start.

Nov 10, 2016, 15:34 PM IST
Eoin Morgan to be England's limited-overs captain for ODI series against India

Eoin Morgan to be England's limited-overs captain for ODI series against India

Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler stood in as skipper for the 2-1 series win against Bangladesh.

Oct 14, 2016, 12:18 PM IST
England captain Wayne Rooney dropped from World Cup qualifier squad for Slovenia

England captain Wayne Rooney dropped from World Cup qualifier squad for Slovenia

Manchester United star Rooney dropped back to play as a deep-lying midfielder in England`s 2-0 win over Malta.

Oct 11, 2016, 00:01 AM IST
Eoin Morgan's absence from Bangladesh tour blessing in disguise for Jos Buttler?

Eoin Morgan's absence from Bangladesh tour blessing in disguise for Jos Buttler?

Morgan has been given a deadline of EOD saturday to confirm his decision by the England board.

Sep 10, 2016, 14:50 PM IST
Eoin Morgan retired hurt after receiving a sickening blow from Mitchell Starc

Eoin Morgan retired hurt after receiving a sickening blow from Mitchell Starc

England One-Day International captain Eoin Morgan retired hurt after receiving a sickening blow on the helmet from Mitchell Starc in the fifth and series deciding match at Old Trafford.

Sep 13, 2015, 17:08 PM IST
England future excites Ashes winning skipper Alastair Cook

England future excites Ashes winning skipper Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook said he was excited by the future for his emerging side following their Ashes campaign win over Australia.

Aug 23, 2015, 22:27 PM IST
Wayne Rooney cheered by Harry Kane`s England emergence

Wayne Rooney cheered by Harry Kane`s England emergence

England captain Wayne Rooney paid a glowing tribute to his new international colleague Harry Kane on Thursday, saying the Tottenham Hotspur striker`s emergence was "great for English football".

Mar 26, 2015, 21:59 PM IST
England skipper Eoin Morgan has `no regrets` over 2015 Cricket World Cup

England skipper Eoin Morgan has `no regrets` over 2015 Cricket World Cup

England captain Eoin Morgan said he had no regrets after his side failed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the World Cup and insisted he wanted to remain in charge.

Mar 13, 2015, 18:44 PM IST
ICC World Cup: Anthem row adds to Eoin Morgan`s woes

ICC World Cup: Anthem row adds to Eoin Morgan`s woes

As if England captain Eoin Morgan did not have enough to worry about leading his stumbling side at the World Cup, he has become caught up in a row over his failure to sing the national anthem.

Mar 03, 2015, 07:37 AM IST
Cricket World Cup: England can still make last eight, says Eoin Morgan

Cricket World Cup: England can still make last eight, says Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan insisted he was still confident of reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, despite Sunday`s "hard to take" nine-wicket loss against Sri Lanka.

Mar 01, 2015, 17:09 PM IST
No need for panic, says England captain Eoin Morgan

No need for panic, says England captain Eoin Morgan

The England captain Eoin Morgan insisted there was no reason to panic even after his team suffered a second humiliating loss at the World Cup on Friday.

Feb 20, 2015, 14:08 PM IST
Mark Ramprakash, Brendon McCullum back `tough bloke` Eoin Morgan to recover

Mark Ramprakash, Brendon McCullum back `tough bloke` Eoin Morgan to recover

England`s batting coach Mark Ramprakash insisted on Thursday Eoin Morgan`s strength of character will see the struggling captain come good at the World Cup.

Feb 19, 2015, 09:46 AM IST
Eoin Morgan defiant over IPL role

Eoin Morgan defiant over IPL role

England`s out-of-form captain Eoin Morgan found himself defending his involvement in the Indian Premier League after it emerged he would miss a one-day international in order to play in the lucrative Twenty20 event.

Feb 18, 2015, 15:01 PM IST
Australia vs England: Eoin Morgan sinks in Mitchell Marsh swamp

Australia vs England: Eoin Morgan sinks in Mitchell Marsh swamp

England captain Eoin Morgan`s desperate run of poor form continued when he was out for his fourth duck in five innings during his side`s World Cup opener against Australia in Melbourne on Saturday.

Feb 14, 2015, 17:01 PM IST
ODI tri-series: Early wickets cost us match against Australia, say Eoin Morgan

ODI tri-series: Early wickets cost us match against Australia, say Eoin Morgan

Quite pleased with his personal form but devastated by the team's loss, England cricket captain Eoin Morgan on Saturday blamed the defeat against Australia in the ODI tri-series opener on the top-order collapse triggered by pacer Mitchell Starc.

Jan 16, 2015, 19:35 PM IST
Downcast Alastair Cook takes to the oche after World Cup snub

Downcast Alastair Cook takes to the oche after World Cup snub

 Alastair Cook tried to take his mind off his shock World Cup snub as the deposed England captain stepped onto the oche at the World Darts Championships on Monday.

Dec 23, 2014, 03:05 AM IST
Alastair Cook set to be axed as England`s World Cup captain: Reports

Alastair Cook set to be axed as England`s World Cup captain: Reports

Alastair Cook is set to be dismissed as captain of England`s one-day team ahead of the World Cup after the opener`s miserable run of form, according to reports on Friday.

Dec 19, 2014, 22:37 PM IST