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Six England cricketers awarded central contracts by ECB
Six England cricketers awarded central contracts by ECB

Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes are among six England players to have been awarded their first central contracts, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced today.

England's Tim Bresnan ruled out of India Twenty20 game
England's Tim Bresnan ruled out of India Twenty20 game

 England all-rounder Tim Bresnan has been ruled out of Sunday`s Twenty20 international against India with a strained shoulder, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday.

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.

Ian Bell ruled out of final England-India ODI
Ian Bell ruled out of final England-India ODI

Ian Bell has been ruled out of England`s fifth and final one-day international against India at Headingley with a broken toe, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday.

England squad needs overhaul ahead of World Cup: Kevin Pietersen
England squad needs overhaul ahead of World Cup: Kevin Pietersen

UK: Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said changes have to be made to the one-day side if they are to be competitive at next year's World Cup.

ECB denies 'court-siding' eviction story
ECB denies 'court-siding' eviction story

 The English & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has denied that the eviction of a man from the SWALEC stadium in Cardiff during the second ODI on Wednesday was related to court-siding or betting.

Ind vs Eng: Spectator ejected during ODI for alleged bookie links
Ind vs Eng: Spectator ejected during ODI for alleged bookie links

The fears of involvement of bookmakers in international cricket re-surfaced once again during the second ODI between India and England as the police authorities reportedly threw a spectator out for allegedly supplying information to "sub-continental" bookies.

Alex Hales included in England`s ODI squad, Ravi Bopara misses out

Alex Hales was included in England`s ODI squad for the forthcoming ODI series announced on Monday, while players like Ravi Bopara and Tim Bresnan were ignored by the selectors.

Home of Cricket welcomes ICC World Cup

The most coveted prize in cricket, the World Cup trophy is scheduled to arrive at Lord`s on Sunday and it will be welcomed by England ODI vice-captain Eoin Morgan along with representatives of ECB, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the ICC.

Happy to play another Test before retirement: Mithali Raj

At 31 years and 256 days, Mithali Raj does not know how many more years of international cricket is left in her but Indian women`s cricket team captain is "happy" to have played at least one more Test before she called time on her illustrious career.

India vs England: Stuart Broad fit enough to bowl for England in final Test, rejects offer for nose job

England pace bowler Stuart Broad has declared himself fit enough to bowl his side to a series win in the final Test against India at The Oval and has rejected the offer of a nose job.

Danish Kaneria to continue his fight against ban

Pakistan`s banned leg-spinner, Danish Kaneria will not give up his fight to get his name cleared and seek damages from the England and Wales cricket board which imposed the punishment on him for spot fixing.

Stuart Broad fit to play as England name unchanged squad for Oval

England fast bowler Stuart Broad, who suffered a fractured nose on Saturday, was named in an unchanged 13-man squad for the fifth and final test against India at the Oval next week.

England upbeat over Broad despite broken nose

England expect Stuart Broad will be fit to play in the fifth and final Test against India at The Oval next week despite confirming the paceman had suffered a broken nose in their fourth Test win at Old Trafford.

Srinivasan played in ECB hands in Anderson-Jadeja spat: Aditya Verma

India became a "laughing stock" during the Ravindra Jadeja-James Anderson incident because of the timidity of BCCI president in-exile N Srinivasan, who played a "puppet" fearing a backlash from the England and Australia boards, CAB secretary Aditya Verma said Saturday.

India vs England 2014: 4th Test - Preview

With lingering disappointment of an unfavourable verdict in the James Anderson fracas, India go into the fourth cricket Test against England here Thursday facing a selection dilemma on whether to leave out a couple of out-of-form players or give them one last opportunity.

Is MS Dhoni not keen on settling `Ravindra Jadeja issue` with ECB?

Indian cricket captain Mahendra Dhoni shot down and consequently prevented the current manager of the touring party in England Sunil Dev from exploring a settlement with the managung director of cricket at the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Paul Downton on the Anderson affair.

India vs England 2014: Dubbed as "poor", Trent Bridge pitch receives ICC warning

The ICC has on Monday announced that Trent Bridge has been given an official warning under the ICC Pitch Monitoring Process following the first Test between England and India last month.

Judicial Commissioner finds James Anderson, Ravindra Jadeja not guilty

Gordon Lewis, who was appointed as the judicial commissioner to look into the altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson, on Friday, didn`t find any of the two players guilty.