New England coach Trevor Bayliss plays straight bat on Kevin Pietersen selection
New England coach Trevor Bayliss plays straight bat on Kevin Pietersen selection

Incoming England coach Trevor Bayliss refused to be drawn Thursday on whether he wants Kevin Pietersen in his Ashes squad, while saying he was impressed by the team`s recent performances against New Zealand.

Peter Moores hits out at `number cruncher` image
Peter Moores hits out at `number cruncher` image

Former England coach Peter Moores has said his second spell in charge of the national side was blighted by a misguided perception that he was obsessed with statistics.

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 stun New Zealand to win first Test
England stun New Zealand to win first Test

England completed a remarkable win to beat New Zealand by 124 runs in the first Test at Lord`s on Monday.

Trevor Bayliss in frame for England job after Jason Gillespie ruled out
Trevor Bayliss in frame for England job after Jason Gillespie ruled out

Australia`s Trevor Bayliss appears to have overtaken Jason Gillespie in the race to be the new permanent head coach of England after his compatriot revealed he is out of the running.

Jason Gillespie set to become England coach, say reports
Jason Gillespie set to become England coach, say reports

Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie is reportedly poised to accept the vacant post of England coach after the sacking of Peter Moores.

England coach won`t be `whipping boy`, says Andrew Strauss
England coach won`t be `whipping boy`, says Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss has promised the new England coach won`t be a made a "whipping boy".

Geoffrey Boycott slams `shambolic` England
Geoffrey Boycott slams `shambolic` England

Geoffrey Boycott said Tuesday the way in which English cricket had been run lately amounted to a "shambles" ahead of this week`s first Test against New Zealand.

England interest `flattering`, says Jason Gillespie
England interest `flattering`, says Jason Gillespie

Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie said on Tuesday that it was "very flattering" to be linked with the vacant England coaching job.

Talking stops as England brace for Kiwi test
Talking stops as England brace for Kiwi test

With a new cricket director, coach and chairman, England return to the field of play in the first test against New Zealand on Thursday following an extraordinary period of upheaval.

Justin Langer rules out England coach role
Justin Langer rules out England coach role

Former Australia opening batsman Justin Langer on Tuesday ruled himself out of the running for the vacant England coaching job by signing a new contract with Western Australia.

New Zealand fly under the radar as usual
New Zealand fly under the radar as usual

In their traditionally under-stated fashion New Zealand have been content to stay in the background before the two-test series against England.

Joe Root salutes Peter Moores' role in his rapid rise
Joe Root salutes Peter Moores' role in his rapid rise

In-form England batsman Joe Root says he has sacked former coach Peter Moores to thank for his rapid rise to international prominence.

Richard Hadlee backs Black Caps to add to England`s woes
Richard Hadlee backs Black Caps to add to England`s woes

New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee has warned England that the Black Caps are ready to add to the hosts` woes in the forthcoming Test series.

Ian Botham wants Strauss to drop Alastair Cook as England captain
Ian Botham wants Strauss to drop Alastair Cook as England captain

Former England all-rounder Ian Botham believes that newly appointed director of cricket Andrew Strauss should drop Alastair Cook as the team captain and replace him with Joe Root.

Kevin Pietersen jokes about England coaching job
Kevin Pietersen jokes about England coaching job

Kevin Pietersen joked on Twitter that he had applied for the England coaching job on Wednesday, a day after being sidelined by new director of cricket Andrew Strauss.

Angry Pietersen rails at 'deceitful' England
Angry Pietersen rails at 'deceitful' England

An extraordinary week in Kevin Pietersen`s turbulent career will end with him flying back to India to play in the IPL feeling betrayed by what he described as "deceitful" behaviour by the England management.

Kevin Pietersen boosts England recall bid with career-best triple century
Kevin Pietersen boosts England recall bid with career-best triple century

Kevin Pietersen sent a message to new England chief Andrew Strauss as the exiled batsman blasted a career-best score of 326 not out on Monday to boost his hopes of an international recall.

Sacking Peter Moores was not knee-jerk: Incoming ECB chairman
Sacking Peter Moores was not knee-jerk: Incoming ECB chairman

Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves on Monday defended the way national side head coach Peter Moores was relieved of his duties.

England coaching call for Andrew Strauss, says new ECB boss
England coaching call for Andrew Strauss, says new ECB boss

The England and Wales Cricket Board`s (ECB) new chairman Colin Graves insisted Monday that the decision on England`s new head coach was one for Andrew Strauss.