England have sought the services of former New Zealand left-arm spinner Daniel Vettorito help their spinners during their matches against Pakistan in the UAE, as well as to groom young spinners for the future.
Hosts England were knocked out of the Rugby World Cup at the pool stage for the first time on Saturday (October 3) after suffering a humiliating 33-13 defeat to Australia, who booked their place in the quarter-finals with a clinical demolition job.
Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samir Patel has replaced Zafar Ansari in England`s squad to face Pakistan after Ansari dislocated his left thumb, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Wednesday.
England coach Trevor Bayliss admits he is still vexed by the issue of who will open the batting with Alastair Cook on their tour of the United Arab Emirates following the one-day series with Australia.
Steven Gerrard might still have been at Liverpool if the club had offered him the chance to shadow Brendan Rodgers and learn about managing a team, the former England skipper has told the Daily Mail in an interview.