Ian Bell

England`s Ian Bell hoping to return to the national team

England`s Ian Bell hoping to return to the national team

Bell, 34, averaged 33 in 10 Big Bash games for Perth Scorchers -- including a vital 61 on debut -- and he knows runs on the board are the only way to force his way back into the England reckoning.

Mar 08, 2017, 11:22 AM IST
Alastair Cook backs Ian Bell to recover from South Africa snub

Alastair Cook backs Ian Bell to recover from South Africa snub

The opening Test of England`s four-match series against the South Africans starts in Durban on December 26.

Dec 11, 2015, 11:10 AM IST
England vs South Africa: Alastair Cook & Co to take on deflated Proteas in 4-match Test series

England vs South Africa: Alastair Cook & Co to take on deflated Proteas in 4-match Test series

The first Test between the two countries starts in Durban on December 26.

Dec 10, 2015, 11:58 AM IST
Gary Ballance for Ian Bell: Is it worth a gamble against South Africa by ECB?

Gary Ballance for Ian Bell: Is it worth a gamble against South Africa by ECB?

It has been 24 innings since Bell scored a century in Tests.

Nov 20, 2015, 14:49 PM IST
Mark Boucher surprised over ECB's decision to omit Ian Bell, Kevin Pietersen

Mark Boucher surprised over ECB's decision to omit Ian Bell, Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has not represented his country since the 2013/14 Ashes series despite averaging 47.28 in Tests.

Nov 20, 2015, 10:54 AM IST
Not the end for 'world class' batsman Ian Bell, says Stuart Broad

Not the end for 'world class' batsman Ian Bell, says Stuart Broad

Bell was dropped from the England squad for a four-match Test series against South Africa.

Nov 20, 2015, 06:47 AM IST
Kevin Pietersen slams decision to drop Ian Bell as 'pathetic'

Kevin Pietersen slams decision to drop Ian Bell as 'pathetic'

Bell was a surprise omission from the squad for the forthcoming tour of South Africa starting on December 26.

Nov 19, 2015, 20:34 PM IST
Ian Bell 'absolutely gutted' after being dropped from tour of South Africa

Ian Bell 'absolutely gutted' after being dropped from tour of South Africa

Bell tweeted that he was "absolutely gutted" to miss out on selection.

Nov 19, 2015, 16:55 PM IST
Ton-up Alastair Cook spices up England's fight in first Test

Ton-up Alastair Cook spices up England's fight in first Test

England captain Alastair Cook dished out a resolute century to lead his team's remarkable fightback in the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

Oct 15, 2015, 21:02 PM IST
England's Ian Bell quits one-day internationals

England's Ian Bell quits one-day internationals

England batsman Ian Bell is retiring from one-day internationals to concentrate on prolonging his test career, the 33-year-old said on Friday.

Aug 28, 2015, 22:38 PM IST
Ian Bell dismisses Test retirement talks, says has hunger to continue

Ian Bell dismisses Test retirement talks, says has hunger to continue

England batsman Ian Bell has insisted he is determined to carry on in international cricket following talks with coach Trevor Bayliss and captain Alastair Cook.

Aug 28, 2015, 16:45 PM IST
England's Ian Bell not ready to retire

England's Ian Bell not ready to retire

England right-handed batsman Ian Bell on Friday said he still has the "hunger and desire" to play top-flight cricket.

Aug 28, 2015, 16:09 PM IST
Ashes 2015: We expect Australia to come back hard in fourth Test, says Ian Bell

Ashes 2015: We expect Australia to come back hard in fourth Test, says Ian Bell

England batsman Ian Bell expects Australia to come back "hard if not harder" in the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge after an embarrassing loss at Edgbaston.

Aug 03, 2015, 15:13 PM IST
Ashes 2015: Beleaguered Ian Bell chimes in at crucial moment

Ashes 2015: Beleaguered Ian Bell chimes in at crucial moment

Ian Bell, under enormous pressure after a poor run of form and promoted to number three in the order, answered his critics in emphatic fashion with a composed unbeaten 65 to steer England to victory in the third Ashes test on Friday.

Jul 31, 2015, 23:46 PM IST
3rd Ashes Test: England beat Australia by eight wickets inside three days, take 2-1 lead

3rd Ashes Test: England beat Australia by eight wickets inside three days, take 2-1 lead

England beat Australia by eight wickets to win the third Test at Edgbaston on Friday with more than two days to spare as they took a 2-1 lead in the five-match Ashes series.

Jul 31, 2015, 20:54 PM IST
The Ashes 2015: Ian Bell will relish his chance to bat at number three, says Alastair Cook

The Ashes 2015: Ian Bell will relish his chance to bat at number three, says Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook has backed Ian Bell to return to form following the veteran batsman`s promotion to number three for the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Jul 28, 2015, 19:51 PM IST
Ashes 2015: I can cope with move up to three, says under-fire Ian Bell

Ashes 2015: I can cope with move up to three, says under-fire Ian Bell

Struggling England batsman Ian Bell is backing himself to come good at number three in this week`s third Ashes test against Australia at Edgbaston, he said on Monday.

Jul 27, 2015, 21:18 PM IST
Ashes 2015: England need real Ian Bell to stand up

Ashes 2015: England need real Ian Bell to stand up

When in form, Ian Bell is one of the most elegant batsman to watch. But that hasn't been the case of late, a major reason behind England's debacle in the last one and a half years.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:53 PM IST
Last ring for Ian Bell in third Test, feels Geoffrey Boycott

Last ring for Ian Bell in third Test, feels Geoffrey Boycott

 England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott believes it could be the end of senior batsman Ian Bell's career if the right-hander does not deliver in the third Ashes Test starting here from July 29.

Jul 22, 2015, 18:27 PM IST
Ashes 2015: After Gary Ballance, is the axe looming over Ian Bell?

Ashes 2015: After Gary Ballance, is the axe looming over Ian Bell?

After the humiliating 405-run defeat from the hands of Australia in the 2nd Ashes Test, England once again applied their old 'chop and change policy' by replacing Gary Ballance with Jonny Bairstow in a 13-man squad for the third match of the series.

Jul 21, 2015, 22:58 PM IST