Hours after the flamboyant right-hander Kevin Pietersen slammed a 46-ball 66 on his debut for Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash on Thursday, former England captain Michael Vaughan triggered an interesting debate.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan has expressed to offer his proposal for an FA Cup-style Twenty20 competition to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), in view of declining cricket participation levels in amateur cricket.
Michael Vaughan ridiculed a leaked England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) report into Kevin Pietersen's alleged misbehaviour during the Ashes whitewash in Australia as the fall-out from the controversial autobiography of England's all-time leading run-scorer showed no sign of stopping.
England batsman Jonathan Trott insisted Saturday that Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson was not responsible for his early exit from England`s Ashes tour as he criticised Michael Vaughan`s reaction to his health problems.
Former skipper Michael Vaughan accused Alstair Cook of dropping players, who are better than him, and also said that if the England cricket captain doesn't step down voluntarily then the selectors should sack him.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan and ex-spinner Graeme Swann said that Alastair Cook must be sacked as the ODI captain for England to win the 2015 World Cup. Both Vaughan and Swann feel that the selectors are picking the ODI side on the basis of performance in Tests and that should stop immediately.
India captain M S Dhoni might have refused to blame IPL for his team`s shambolic show in the five-Test series against England, but former English skipper Michael Vaughan feels the young Indian players must come out of the cash-rich league`s shadow and play county cricket.
Michael Vaughan took criticism to another level after the former England skipper posted a `white flag` on his twitter handle, terming it as the new Indian cricket flag after MS Dhoni and Co`s abject surrender at the Oval.
The Indian cricket team found itself at the receiving end of scathing criticism by the British media following its humiliating innings and 244-run drubbing in the fifth and final Test at the Oval with Geoffrey Boycott calling the visiting batsmen "lambs to the slaughter".
As India surrendered the fourth Test in Manchester by an innings and 54 runs in less than three days, the five-match series shifted decisively in England`s favour but the manner of defeats has definitely shocked everyone after the team`s historic Lord`s victory.
Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has not only defended pacer James Anderson in the Ravindra Jadeja incident but also suggested that the pace spearhead carry on with his sledging at Old Trafford without giving India any chance to report him again.