Discarded Kevin Pietersen determined for comeback into England squad
Discarded Kevin Pietersen determined for comeback into England squad

He might not have been included in England's 15-man World Cup squad, but flamboyant right-hander Kevin Pietersen is determined to get his place back into the squad.

Kevin Pietersen's England exile ludicrous: Matthew Hayden
Kevin Pietersen's England exile ludicrous: Matthew Hayden

Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden has batted for Kevin Pietersen and described England's decision to continually overlook the star batsman as "ludicrous".

Alastair Cook sacked in a 'hugely disrespectful' way: Andrew Strauss
Alastair Cook sacked in a 'hugely disrespectful' way: Andrew Strauss

Former England captain Andrew Strauss has launched a strong attack on the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), saying sacking of former skipper Alastair Cook was "hugely disrespectful".

Yearender: Phillip Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year in cricket
Yearender: Phillip Hughes tragedy overshadows eventful year in cricket

Phillip Hughes`s tragic death cast a shadow over an eventful year that saw Ashes rivals Australia and England brawl on the field and bond off it, joining India to pull off a bloodless coup and take charge of the game.

I`m waiting for a call, says England`s exiled star Kevin Pietersen
I`m waiting for a call, says England`s exiled star Kevin Pietersen

Exiled England star Kevin Pietersen on Friday said he would consider any offer to return as England selectors met to decide which players are set for World Cup duty.

Would you bring back Kevin Pietersen for World Cup: Michael Vaughan asks Twitteratis
Would you bring back Kevin Pietersen for World Cup: Michael Vaughan asks Twitteratis

Hours after the flamboyant right-hander Kevin Pietersen slammed a 46-ball 66 on his debut for Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash on Thursday, former England captain Michael Vaughan triggered an interesting debate.

Kevin Pietersen sends timely reminder to England selectors with explosive knock
Kevin Pietersen sends timely reminder to England selectors with explosive knock

Voices in favour of maverick batsman Kevin Pietersen grew louder after the batsman compiled a knock of 66 runs off 44 balls in the Big Bash League.

Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik released by franchises before IPL auctions
Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik released by franchises before IPL auctions

Last season's highest auctioned players Yuvraj Singh and Dinesh Karthik were released by the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils respectively. Yuvraj was bought by RCB for a whooping sum of Rs 14 crore, while Karthik costed the Daredevils Rs 12.5 crore.

Have better chance of playing for England than Kevin Pietersen, says Andrew Flintoff
Have better chance of playing for England than Kevin Pietersen, says Andrew Flintoff

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff said that he has got better chance of playing for England than Kevin Pietersen.

Kevin Pietersen wants Alastair Cook to resign as England one-day skipper
Kevin Pietersen wants Alastair Cook to resign as England one-day skipper

Exiled England star Kevin Pietersen has called for Alastair Cook to resign as captain of his country`s one-day side after Saturday`s thrashing against Sri Lanka.

Kevin Pietersen offers to coach schools
Kevin Pietersen offers to coach schools

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen took to Twitter on Thursday to offer his services as a coach to British schools after expressing concern about falling participation levels.

England have put Kevin Pietersen row behind them: Alastair Cook
England have put Kevin Pietersen row behind them: Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook insisted Friday the controversy over Kevin Pietersen`s autobiography was well and truly in the past for his side ahead of their one-day international series in Sri Lanka.

Felt the 2008 Mumbai attack to the bone: Kevin Pietersen
Felt the 2008 Mumbai attack to the bone: Kevin Pietersen

Former England cricket captain Kevin Pietersen has revealed that when his side was touring India and the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack took place, they "felt it to the bone".

100 days to 2015 Cricket World Cup: State of the nations
100 days to 2015 Cricket World Cup: State of the nations

Thursday marks 100 days to go to the start of the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Here is a look at the current strengths and weaknesses of the 14 finalists:

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Ben Stokes wants England focus back on cricket
Ben Stokes wants England focus back on cricket

 England all-rounder Ben Stokes said Tuesday he wanted to see attention turned to the team`s World Cup chances rather than the ongoing fall-out from Kevin Pietersen`s autobiography.

Stuart Broad denies Kevin Pietersen's 'bullying' claims
Stuart Broad denies Kevin Pietersen's 'bullying' claims

England bowler Stuart Broad has dismissed claims by former team-mate Kevin Pietersen that there was a bullying culture in the changing room during their time as international colleagues.

Kevin Pietersen set to resume career in birth country South Africa within fortnight
Kevin Pietersen set to resume career in birth country South Africa within fortnight

Ousted England batsman Kevin Pietersen is reportedly set to resume his cricket career in South Africa within a fortnight.

Kevin Pietersen's England career definitely over, says James Anderson
Kevin Pietersen's England career definitely over, says James Anderson

Jimmy Anderson has reportedly said that Kevin Pietersen's England career is definitely over.

Kevin Pietersen may never play in England again: Geraint Jones
Kevin Pietersen may never play in England again: Geraint Jones

Kevin Pietersen may have played his last professional game of cricket in England, former international team mate Geraint Jones said on Thursday.

Pietersen ouster a loss to cricket: Watson
Pietersen ouster a loss to cricket: Watson

Terming the retirement of Kevin Pietersen as a loss to international cricket, ace Australian all-rounder Shane Watson said that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) should have handled the former captain's issue differently.