Somerset name Matthew Maynard as director of cricket
Somerset name Matthew Maynard as director of cricket

Former Glamorgan stalwart Matthew Maynard was on Tuesday named as new director of cricket of English county Somerset.

New cricket match altitude record set on `roof of Africa`
New cricket match altitude record set on `roof of Africa`

A group of international cricketers on Friday set a new record for the highest-ever match with a lung busting effort at the top of Kilimanjaro.

Ashley Giles, Makhaya Ntini to play cricket at 19,341 feet on Mount Kilimanjaro
Ashley Giles, Makhaya Ntini to play cricket at 19,341 feet on Mount Kilimanjaro

When you`re climbing Africa`s tallest mountain to play the world`s highest game of cricket, you`d better make sure you`ve got a spare ball.

Too late to sack Alastair Cook as ODI captain: Ashley Giles
Too late to sack Alastair Cook as ODI captain: Ashley Giles

The clamour for his sacking as England's ODI captain has grown shrill after the debacle against India but former coach Ashley Giles feels it is too late to do this as the World Cup is just five months away.

Collier to step down as ECB chief executive - Reports

David Collier is set to quit as England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive, according to British media reports.

Kevin Pietersen has no more negative thoughts over end of England career

Kevin Pietersen is at peace after coming to terms with the fact his England career is over and says the dressing room was not "a pleasant place" during the 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia.

Cook grateful for England support

Alastair Cook said Thursday the backing of his colleagues and team management had persuaded him to continue as England captain after he questioned his own position following a wretched Ashes series.

Giles `bitter` at England snub

Ashley Giles has said he was "bitterly disappointed" to miss out on being appointed as the new head coach of England.

Ashley Giles quits as England selector

Ashley Giles has resigned as an England selector after being passed over for the role of national team coach, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Friday.

Alastair Cook supports fellow mates against `blame` for Giles` failure

England`s captain Alastair Cook backed team mates against blame for Ashley Giles` failure to become the new head coach .

Moores set for England recall: Reports

Peter Moores is set to be recalled as England coach five years after being dramatically axed from the job, the BBC and The Times both reported Friday.

England to name new coach on Saturday

England are to name their new head coach at a Lord`s press conference on Saturday.

`Nervous` England should stick with Giles despite miserable World T20 campaign: Mickey Arthur

Former Australian coach Mickey Arthur has reportedly called on their Ashes rivals England to hold their nerves and stick with their limited-overs coach Ashley Giles despite a miserable World Twenty20 campaign.

Peter Moores in head to head with Ashley Giles for England Cricket Coach

Former England cricket coach Peter Moores is likely to get a second shot at the job of team director in preference to incumbent one-day coach and former England left-arm spinner Ashley Giles.

Mick Newell ready for England interview

Nottinghamshire director of cricket Mick Newell is readying himself for an interview for the vacant position of England coach.

ECB hopeful of appointing new head coach for England within next month: David Collier

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive David Collier has said that they are hopeful of appointing a head coach for their national team within the next month.

Moores "excited" by the prospect of England return

Peter Moores, who was sacked as England head coach after a falling out with Kevin Pietersen, confirmed on Friday that he would be interested in reprising the role he left in 2009.

Axing Kevin Pieterson took lots of guts, admits Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook finally opened up on the events leading to the axing of flambouyant batsman Kevin Pietersen. The England Test cricket captain said that it took lots of guts and consideration to let go a player of Pietersen`s stature.

Giles insists still wants England head coach job despite World T20 `humiliation`

England`s limited-overs coach Ashley Giles has insisted that he still wants to replace Andy Flower as the team`s head coach despite their humiliating 45-run defeat by minnows the Netherlands in the World Twenty20.

Carberry rails at England coach Giles, selectors

England opening batsman Michael Carberry has criticised team management for leaving him in the dark about his playing future and questioned selectors over their decision to axe Kevin Pietersen, British media reported.