Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said he wants England "to do well" in the impending World Cup despite being acrimoniously sacked by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), leading to a long-enduring verbal fight between the two warring parties.
Kevin Pietersen`s monopoly of the airwaves and printed media regarding his claims of bullying in the England cricket team`s dressingroom ended abruptly on Tuesday with the leaking of an email outlining his poor behaviour on last year`s disastrous Ashes series in Australia.
India captain M S Dhoni might have refused to blame IPL for his team`s shambolic show in the five-Test series against England, but former English skipper Michael Vaughan feels the young Indian players must come out of the cash-rich league`s shadow and play county cricket.
As a result of a record last-wicket partnership between Joe Root and James Anderson, England made a spectacular comeback in the first Test against India. At stumps on Day 3, India were leading by 128 runs with seven wickets remaining.
Last wicket pair of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami produced a stunning rearguard century partnership as India recovered from a dramatic middle-order collapse to post a commendable 457 in their first innings on the second day of the opening cricket Test against England, here on Thursday.