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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.

Windies pacer Fidel Edwards joins Hampshire
Windies pacer Fidel Edwards joins Hampshire

English county cricket club Hampshire have signed West Indian fast bowler Fidel Edwards for the second part of the 2015 season.

Kevin Pietersen return could 'tear apart' England: John Buchanan
Kevin Pietersen return could 'tear apart' England: John Buchanan

Recalling sacked Kevin Pietersen could "tear apart the fabric" of the England team because the batsman is like a child who wants to get his own way, according to former Australia coach John Buchanan.

England cricket chief predicts victory over West Indies
England cricket chief predicts victory over West Indies

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has described the West Indies Test side as "mediocre", adding there will be "some enquires" if England do not win the upcoming series in the Caribbean.

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.

No issues in playing under Alastair Cook and Peter  Moores: Kevin Pietersen
No issues in playing under Alastair Cook and Peter Moores: Kevin Pietersen

Star batsman Kevin Pietersen says he has no issues to play under England Test captain Alastair Cook and coach Peter Moores as he prepares for a national recall by resuming county cricket at Surrey.

Kevin Pietersen returns to English cricket with Surrey
Kevin Pietersen returns to English cricket with Surrey

Kevin Pietersen returns to English cricket with Surrey`s desire to play for England again received a boost when he re-joined English county side Surrey for the forthcoming season on Wednesday.

Greece pleads for help but Germany warns against breakthrough

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has urged European leaders at a summit to help him tackle a looming cash crunch despite warnings from Germany that he should expect no breakthrough.

Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour
Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour

Jonathan Trott was on Wednesday named in the England Test squad for the first time since having to withdraw from the 2013-14 Ashes series with a stress-related condition.

Former England bowler Bob Appleyard dies aged 90
Former England bowler Bob Appleyard dies aged 90

Former England off-spinner Bob Appleyard has died at the age of 90 following several months of illness, his old club Yorkshire announced on Tuesday.

Former umpires lose age discrimination case
Former umpires lose age discrimination case

Former umpires Peter Willey and George Sharp lost their age discrimination case against the England and Wales Cricket Board on Friday.

Brendon Taylor to quit Zimbabwe team, signs Kolpak deal
Brendon Taylor to quit Zimbabwe team, signs Kolpak deal

Top Zimbabwe wicketkeeper-batsman Brendon Taylor could be featuring in his last game for his country when his side faces India in their last World Cup Pool B game at the Seddon Park on Saturday.

Kevin Pietersen's rocky road to England return

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will have a new boss in May. Colin Graves is slated to takeover from Giles Clarke with an objective of transforming the fortunes of English cricket.

Kevin Pietersen receives county offers to boost England hope
Kevin Pietersen receives county offers to boost England hope

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has received "a few" offers from English county sides as he bids to return to the test team, the 34-year-old said.

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.

Kevin Pietersen does not warrant England return, says Nasser Hussain
Kevin Pietersen does not warrant England return, says Nasser Hussain

Kevin Pietersen does not warrant a recall to the England team despite apparent support from incoming incoming ECB chief Colin Graves, according to former skipper Nasser Hussain.

ECB says 'no change' for Kevin Pietersen's England hopes
ECB says 'no change' for Kevin Pietersen's England hopes

"Nothing has changed" for Kevin Pietersen`s hopes of playing international cricket again, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Sunday, despite incoming chairman Colin Graves appearing to leave the door open for the exiled batsman`s return.

ECB proposes 40-over World Cup, four-day Tests
ECB proposes 40-over World Cup, four-day Tests

The one-day matches in the next edition of the cricket World Cup could be 40-overs-a-side affairs and Test matches reduced to four days if the discussions between the chairmen of English counties and the ECB are proposed and ultimately accepted by the the ICC.

Lou Vincent's 'I'm a cheat' message to warn players against corruption
Lou Vincent's 'I'm a cheat' message to warn players against corruption

Former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent, who was banned for life by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from any kind of cricket after admitting to a range of match fixing offences, was used by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Saturday to bring out an emotional video message to players ahead of the World Cup starting Saturday.

Kevin Pietersen swaps bat for microphone at World Cup
Kevin Pietersen swaps bat for microphone at World Cup

 After being sacked by England, Kevin Pietersen will appear at the World Cup after all, although he will swap his bat for a microphone after being signed up as a BBC radio pundit.