England will play their first major match since the controversial decision to call time on Kevin Pietersen`s international career when they face West Indies in the first of three one-day internationals in Antigua on Friday.
Aqib Javed, Paul Collingwood and Craig Wright are well known names in international cricket who have added an extra achievement to their names after steering their sides to the ICC World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand.
Former England captain Paul Collingwood, who led them to Twenty20 World Cup glory in 2010, believes the current side is an improved version of the team that became world champions, and added that Stuart Broad’s men have a great chance of defending their T20 crown.
Former England captain Paul Collingwood is confident the national team is capable enough to defend their Twenty20 World Cup, and believes Kevin Pietersen’s presence in the team might spark distress in the dressing room.
Paul Collingwood is impressed with Michael Clarke for keeping his batting intact from pressure of captaincy but is not threatened by Australia`s resurgence and challenged to test them in the next Ashes series.
Ravi Bopara`s decision to stay away from the IPL is set to work well for his international career as the batsman is tipped to replace Paul Collingwood in the Test squad for the upcoming series against Sri Lanka starting May 26.