Drafted into the playing XI for the first time in the ongoing cricket World Cup, Pakistan wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed made an instant impact with a record-equalling six catches and 49 runs in the team's upset win over South Africa, here on Saturday.
Pacer James Anderson on Friday reached another career milestone becoming England's most-capped cricketer in all formats. By making his 304th appearance for England in the ODI tri-series against Australia, the 32-year-old went passed former wicketkeeper-batsman Alec Stewart who represented England on 303 occasions.
Kevin Pietersen's claim that a former England captain has told the ECB that three of his team-mates might have access to a parody twitter account mocking him came out to be true with Alec Stewart saying that he stood by what the controversial former batsman said in his autobiography.
Angry and sad at the way England have been outplayed in the ongoing ODI series against India, former captain Ian Botham and retired spinner Graeme Swann said the performance of the side led by Alastair Cook is nothing short of an "embarrassment".
Former England captain Alec Stewart on Tuesday batted for under-fire coach Duncan Fletcher, saying the Zimbabwean cannot be held responsible for India`s pathetic show in England since a coach can only guide and execution on the field was players` job.
Former England captain Alec Stewart has said that the fun and enjoyment had been sucked out of the team under outgoing team director Andy Flower`s stewardship and that the players were too scared to question his inflexible ways.
Former England wicketkeeper-batsman Alec Stewart has urged the Ashes tourists to `get off the canvas` and come out fighting despite their shambolic performance in the Ashes, which saw them lose the series 5-0.