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England were ''embarrassing'' against Australia, says Graham Gooch
England were ''embarrassing'' against Australia, says Graham Gooch

England`s 111-run mauling by Australia in their opening World Cup match was "embarrassing", former captain Graham Gooch said on Thursday.

Mark Ramprakash to be appointed batting coach of England
Mark Ramprakash to be appointed batting coach of England

Mark Ramprakash will be appointed as England’s new batting coach, as per reports in the British media.

Graeme Swann denies Graham Gooch's `criminal` charge
Graeme Swann denies Graham Gooch's `criminal` charge

Graeme Swann has insisted he did the right thing quitting midway through England`s 5-0 Ashes series thrashing despite Graham Gooch calling the decision "criminal".

Gooch rubbishes KP allegations about Flower, Prior
Gooch rubbishes KP allegations about Flower, Prior

Former England captain Graham Gooch has rubbished Kevin Pietersen's views in his controversial autobiography about former coach Andy Flower and wicketkeeper Matt Prior and also urged England players led by Alastair Cook to break their silence on the issue in a broader manner.

Rejuvenated Ian Bell hails Graham Gooch net sessions

England batsman Ian Bell has hailed former batting coach Graham Gooch for laying the foundations for his stylish 167-run knock against India in the third Test.

Bob Willis `amazed` with Alastair Cook not consulting ex batting mentor Gooch

Former England skipper Bob Willis has said that he is amazed that skipper Alastair Cook has not consulted his mentor Graham Gooch since the Essex and England great was axed as the team`s batting coach three months ago.

Thorpe leading contender to replace Gooch as England`s batting coach: Cook

England Test and ODI captain Alastair Cook has confirmed that former English cricketer Graham Thorpe is the leading contender to replace the team`s national batting coach Graham Gooch.

Cook laments `tough` Gooch call

Alastair Cook said he`d made one of the hardest telephone calls of his career to tell boyhood hero Graham Gooch he was no longer needed by England.

Cook still keen to work with Gooch despite England axe

Alastair Cook said Thursday he wanted to continue working with Graham Gooch despite playing a key role in axing his mentor from the post of England batting coach.

Gooch axed as England`s batting coach

Graham Gooch was on Thursday dismissed from his role as England batting coach, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced.

Pietersen`s carefree attitude during Perth Test led to `balcony bust-up` between Cook, Gooch

Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen`s carefree attitude during the recent Ashes series had reportedly infuriated the management so much so that it led to a bust-up between captain Alastair Cook and batting coach Graham Gooch on the balcony.

Sri Lanka set Bangladesh 467 to win Test

Sri Lanka set Bangladesh a daunting target of 467 runs to record a series-levelling win in the second and final Test in Chittagong on Friday.

In-form Sangakkara thwarts Bangladesh again

Kumar Sangakkara was on the brink of a rare landmark as Sri Lanka moved towards an impregnable lead in the second and final Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong on Friday.

Cook the right man to lead England, says Gooch

Alastair Cook should continue to captain England despite their recent run of hapless performances, batting coach Graham Gooch said on Wednesday.

Lack of respect for captain, coach resulted in poor Ashes series: Prior

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has accepted that players showed a lack of respect for both captain Alastair Cook and coach Andy Flower, showing a slip in discipline standards within the England team, resulting in a 5-0 Ashes thumping at the hands of Australia.

Gooch says careers of England players, team officials `on line` after 5-0 Ashes thrashing

Former England captain and current batting coach Graham Gooch said that every England player and member of the coaching staff have their jobs on the line following their 5-0 thrashing in the Ashes.

Gooch backs Cook to help rebuild England team

Under-fire skipper Alastair Cook should remain and become part of England`s team rebuilding in the wake of their Ashes series humiliation, former captain Graham Gooch said on Saturday.

Matt Prior vows to regain place as England wicketkeeper

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has reportedly vowed to regain his place after being omitted from the team for Jonny Bairstow .

England turn to Bresnan, Root to rescue faltering Ashes campaign

England are set to recall Tim Bresnan and move Joe Root to No.3 in their bid to rescue their faltering Ashes campaign, according to reports.

Root or Bell to bat at three for England in Adelaide

Joe Root and Ian Bell are the two candidates to replace Jonathan Trott at number three in the England batting order for this week`s second Ashes test in Adelaide, batting coach Graham Gooch said on Monday.