Timid England must be more aggressive, says former bowler Matthew Hoggard
Timid England must be more aggressive, says former bowler Matthew Hoggard

Former fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has accused England of being too "timid" and is urging his country to follow Australia coach Darren Lehmann`s lead by encouraging a more positive and aggressive approach.

Kevin Pietersen celebrates England `lifeline` with Surrey ton
Kevin Pietersen celebrates England `lifeline` with Surrey ton

Kevin Pietersen said he`d been offered a "lifeline" after he capped what could turn out to be a memorable week in his turbulent career with a century on his Surrey return.

Kevin Pietersen backs Michael Vaughan for new England role
Kevin Pietersen backs Michael Vaughan for new England role

 Kevin Pietersen believes his former Test captain Michael Vaughan is best-placed to oversee a revival of England`s fortunes.

Michael Vaughan interested in England's director of cricket role
Michael Vaughan interested in England's director of cricket role

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has reportedly emerged as the front-runner for the newly created post of 'Director of England Cricket', after Paul Downton was sacked as the team's managing director.

ECB sack Paul Downton as England's managing director
ECB sack Paul Downton as England's managing director

Paul Downton`s turbulent and brief reign as managing director of England Cricket came to an end after just over a year in charge on Wednesday when the England and Wales Cricket Board announced he would be leaving his post.

Kevin Pietersen shouldn`t expect England recall, says Alec Stewart
Kevin Pietersen shouldn`t expect England recall, says Alec Stewart

Exiled England star Kevin Pietersen shouldn`t expect an international recall despite his return to county cricket, according to his Surrey coach Alec Stewart.

England name Ottis Gibson as fast bowler coach for West Indies tour
England name Ottis Gibson as fast bowler coach for West Indies tour

England named former West Indies paceman Ottis Gibson as their fast bowling coach on Thursday for a Caribbean tour in April.

World Cup exit shines light on England's one-day woes
World Cup exit shines light on England's one-day woes

"We thought 275 was chaseable. We shall have to look at the data."

Paul Downton backs Peter Moores after England`s woeful World Cup exit
Paul Downton backs Peter Moores after England`s woeful World Cup exit

England and Wales Cricket Board chief Paul Downton is standing behind under-fire coach Peter Moores in the aftermath of England`s embarrassing World Cup exit.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Eoin Morgan replaces Alastair Cook as England`s World Cup captain
Eoin Morgan replaces Alastair Cook as England`s World Cup captain

Eoin Morgan has replaced Alistair Cook as England`s World Cup captain, The England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Saturday.

I`m waiting for a call, says England`s exiled star Kevin Pietersen
I`m waiting for a call, says England`s exiled star Kevin Pietersen

Exiled England star Kevin Pietersen on Friday said he would consider any offer to return as England selectors met to decide which players are set for World Cup duty.

Andy Flower was a 'power crazy' coach: Kevin Pietersen
Andy Flower was a 'power crazy' coach: Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has claimed in his soon to be released autobiography that Andy Flower was a power-crazy coach.

Graeme Swann labels Kevin Pietersen's book 'fiction'
Graeme Swann labels Kevin Pietersen's book 'fiction'

Former England team mate Graeme Swann began the backlash against Kevin Pietersen`s new book on Monday by labelling it "the biggest work of fiction since Jules Verne".

Cook should avoid ODIs to focus on regaining Ashes, reckons Graeme Swann
Cook should avoid ODIs to focus on regaining Ashes, reckons Graeme Swann

Continuing his verbal duel with the England captain, Graeme Swann has suggested that Alastair Cook should miss the "turmoil" of inevitable one-day failures ahead to keep himself fresh for the challenge of regaining the Ashes.

"Stubborn" Alastair Cook should be sacked: Michael Vaughan
"Stubborn" Alastair Cook should be sacked: Michael Vaughan

Coming down heavily on Alastair Cook, former skipper Michael Vaughan has said that the "stubborn" leader must be sacked from the ODI post if he refuses to step down soon.

Alastair Cook contemplated resignation last month: Paul Downton

Alastair Cook has succeeded in pulling England out of Ashes defeat depression with two massive victories over India but the England captain was mulling putting in his papers during the Sri Lanka series, it has been revealed.