Former Kiwi batsman Lou Vincent receives life ban for match-fixing

Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent has received a life ban from cricket by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

Kaneria vows to fight on despite setback

Pakistan`s banned leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has refused to give up on his efforts to get the life ban imposed on him by the England Cricket Board removed even after a commercial High Court in London dismissed his appeal.

Chris Tremlett at loss to explain `honest` Pietersen`s sacking

England paceman Chris Tremlett has said that from what he saw ` Kevin Pietersen did nothing wrong`, as he is at a loss to explain the sacking of the cricketer from his international career.

Ashley Giles would succeed Andy Flower: Giles Clarke

England Cricket Board chairman Giles Clarke hinted Saturday that Ashley Giles would succeed Andy Flower as Test coach after the former Zimbabwe international quit following their Ashes whitewash.

CA to negotiate with India, England to remove `Test relegation` exemption from ICC proposal

Cricket Australia (CA) will reportedly try to negotiate with India and England to have a key exemption, which protects the big three cricket nations from Test relegation, removed from the controversial reforms, which would be discussed at International Cricket Council (ICC) meetings next week.

Australia eye T20 world places against England

Cricket Australia on Monday challenged its Twenty20 squad to use the England series to fight for a place in the side heading to the short format`s world championship.

Pietersen slams `utter lie` reports of fed-up Flower issuing `KP or him` ultimatum

England batsman Kevin Pietersen has reportedly slammed reports that team director and head coach Andy Flower was so fed up with the enigmatic batsman`s attitude that he had issued a `KP or him` ultimatum to selectors.

Joe Root added to England central contract list

Yorkshire and England batsman Joe Root was the new addition when the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced their 11 centrally contracted players for 2013/14 on Tuesday.

ECB officials inspect facilities at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens ahead of Test series

England Cricket Board (ECB) officials visited Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on Wednesday to assess facilities and security arrangements ahead of the England cricket team`s upcoming tour to India.

ECB officials inspect facilities at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens ahead of Test series

England Cricket Board officials visited Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on Wednesday to assess facilities and security arrangements ahead of the upcoming tour to India.

Kevin Pietersen’s international career still in tatters

Kevin Pietersen is expected to become a freelance cricketer.

Kevin Pietersen ready to come clean on text messages to Proteas

In his bid to eventually return to the England team, disgruntled batsman Kevin Pietersen is ready to come clean with captain Andrew Strauss over the text messages that he sent to the South African players.

Pietersen apologizes for sending 'provocative' texts to Proteas players

England cricketer Kevin Pietersen on Wednesday apologised for sending "provocative" text messages to South African players ahead of the Lord’s Test.

Kevin Pietersen in last-ditch efforts to safeguard England career

England star batsman Kevin Pietersen is fighting tooth and nail to ensure his international career doesn’t meet an unforeseen end.

Kevin Pietersen’s text messages merely ‘banter’ among players: SA management

The South African management has accepted that text messages were exchanged between England batsman Kevin Pietersen and the Proteas players, but tried to distance themselves from the ongoing row, claiming that the text messages were merely banter among team-mates.

Danish Kaneria files appeal against ECB ban

Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has filed an appeal against the lifetime ban handed down to him by the England and Wales Cricket Board for his involvement in a spot-fixing scandal.

Kaneria to appear before ECB spot-fixing hearing on June 18

Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria will appear before the England and Wales Cricket Board hearing into the spot-fixing from June 18.

ECB rejects ‘county cricket being lucrative match-fixing market’ claim

The England Cricket Board has reacted angrily to claims that county games in this country were a lucrative new market for Indian-based match-fixers because “nobody monitors them”.

`Flower, Strauss key to England success against India`

Hugh Morris believes the team`s brilliant performance is a result of coach Andy Flower and captain Andrew Strauss` "outstanding leadership".

English counties reject ECB move to restart 50-over cricket

English cricket counties have rejected a plan to restart 50-over matches at the domestic level.