Artistic touch: England's Ashes batch of 2005, 2015 draw portraits of each other for charity
Artistic touch: England's Ashes batch of 2005, 2015 draw portraits of each other for charity

Former and current England players showed their artistic side by making a sketch of the 2005 and 2015 English Ashes side. They have put these sketches for auction at Cricket United which is UK's biggest ever cricket charity awareness campaign to raise money for disabled charity organisations.

Full credit to Alastair Cook's leadership for Ashes win: Paul Collingwood
Full credit to Alastair Cook's leadership for Ashes win: Paul Collingwood

Former England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has heaped praise on skipper Alastair Cook for his brave and spot on captaincy despite facing criticism in the past, also adding that the opening batsman is the main reason behind the hosts reclaiming the Ashes with a 3-1 win over Australia.

Paul Collingwood urges Alastair Cook to carry on as captain
Paul Collingwood urges Alastair Cook to carry on as captain

Paul Collingwood has told England captain Alastair Cook to carry on in the job rather than step down amid the euphoria of an Ashes triumph.

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. 

England always learn the hard way: Paul Collingwood
England always learn the hard way: Paul Collingwood

Former captain Paul Collingwood on Saturday said the England cricket team always learned lessons the hard way.

ICC World Cup: Scotland prepare for Lasith Malinga with Paul Collingwood throwdowns
ICC World Cup: Scotland prepare for Lasith Malinga with Paul Collingwood throwdowns

Scotland hope to tackle Sri Lanka`s sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga in the World Cup on Wednesday by practising with Paul Collingwood`s throwdowns at the nets, according to captain Preston Mommsen.

Nerves suffocated England out of WC: Paul Collingwood
Nerves suffocated England out of WC: Paul Collingwood

Former England captain Paul Collingwood said on Tuesday that lack of confidence in the team suffocated it out of the World Cup following its fourth loss in five Pool A matches.

Scotland prepare for Lasith Malinga with Paul Collingwood throwdowns
Scotland prepare for Lasith Malinga with Paul Collingwood throwdowns

Scotland hope to tackle Sri Lanka`s sling-arm fast bowler Lasith Malinga in the World Cup on Wednesday by practising with Paul Collingwood`s throwdowns at the nets, according to captain Preston Mommsen.

David Gower vows to fight 'appalling' tax demand: Report
David Gower vows to fight 'appalling' tax demand: Report

David Gower has vowed to fight an "appalling" and "unfair" tax demand with which he and several other former top England cricketers have been hit with by British authorities.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact

Most of the teams competing at the World Cup have travelled a long way to reach Australia and New Zealand but that`s nothing to the journeys made by some of their coaches.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: England vs Scotland - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: England vs Scotland - Preview

A floundering England will be looking to avoid a potential banana skin when they take on minnows Scotland in a crucial Pool A cricket World Cup match at the Hagley Oval, here tomorrow.

England`s one-day faults exposed at World Cup
England`s one-day faults exposed at World Cup

England great Ian Botham, after seeing New Zealand thrash Eoin Morgan`s men by eight wickets in their World Cup pool clash at Wellington, was clear.

Scotland determined to break cricket World Cup duck
Scotland determined to break cricket World Cup duck

Registering their first victory in a World Cup match is the "realistic target" Scotland`s young and hungry team have set themselves in their third appearance in the biggest 50-over tournament.

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.

Strugglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak
Strugglers Scotland desperate to end losing streak

Scotland arrive at what will be their third World Cup desperate for a maiden tournament victory after eight defeats combined at the 1999 and 2007 editions.

Ireland target more shocks, Test status
Ireland target more shocks, Test status

It is a measure of Ireland`s success at the last two World Cups that it will no longer count as a stunning shock if they defeat a Test nation in Australia and New Zealand.

Classy Ian Bell shows solidity for England up the order
Classy Ian Bell shows solidity for England up the order

England batsman Ian Bell has been shining like a knight in the armour in the opening role for the team, and this shows a positive sign for England ahead of the ICC 2015 World Cup starting from 14th February. Bell struck a valiant 141 for England against Australia in the fourth match of the ODI tri-series in Hobart. Bell who struck 88 runs in the previous match against India, was at his best helping England getting a total in excess of 300 runs against the Aussies.

Two wins for Scotland at World Cup will be huge achievement, says Paul Collingwood
Two wins for Scotland at World Cup will be huge achievement, says Paul Collingwood

Paul Collingwood says two wins for Scotland at next years Cricket World Cup will be a huge achievement for the team. Scotland are in Pool A along with Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.

Scotland captain Coetzer eyes England scalp

Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer wants his side to follow the example of the Netherlands and Ireland by becoming the latest non-Test nation to beat England.

Botham offers `glimmer of hope` for `beleaguered` England in World T20

Former England captain Sir Ian Botham has said that there is a `glimmer of hope` for England at the World Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh as anything can happen in T20 cricket.