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Former England cricketers have their say on England's World Cup exit
Former England cricketers have their say on England's World Cup exit

England were knocked out of the World Cup in the group stage England got knocked out of the 2015 Cricket World Cup courtesy a 15-run loss against Bangladesh. Former England players like Nasser Hussain and Geoffrey Boycott gave their views on their former side’s shock exit at the World Cup. Exiled pacer Tim Bresnan, who has not been selected in the England squad since Peter Moores was elected as coach, admitted

Mar 10 2015
Most incredible matches in World Cup history: 6 - England vs Ireland, 2011
Most incredible matches in World Cup history: 6 - England vs Ireland, 2011

Ireland players celebrate after defeating England in the 2011 World Cup Everyone loves an underdog. In an adulation which has transcended boundaries of sport, movies, reality entertainment shows and more, these David vs Goliath battles tug at our heartstrings like nothing else, with a generous dollop of initial sympathy, which gradually builds into an overwhelming empathy and culminates in excessively strong feelings of joy or sorrow, b

Feb 12 2015
Team history at Cricket World Cup - England (1975-2011)
Team history at Cricket World Cup - England (1975-2011)

The England squad The nation which gave us the game of cricket have announced their 30-man list of probables for the upcoming World Cup. It is ironic actually how the inventors of cricket haven’t yet won the most important tournament of the game. Alastair Cook is in charge as they look to win the trophy for the first time. England are one of the 3 top teams to have never won the cup, the other two being South Africa and New Zealand.

Dec 8 2014
Told ECB of three players' access to KP parody handle: Alec Stewart
Told ECB of three players' access to KP parody handle: Alec Stewart

Alec Stewart revealed that 3 players – Bresnan, Broad and Swann – had access to a parody Twitter account ‘KPgenius’ London – Alec Stewart has stood by claims in Kevin Pietersen's autobiography that the former England wicketkeeper had informed the ECB of three English players who had access to the controversial batsman's parody Twitter account. According to Daily Mail, Pietersen in his book wrote th

Oct 9 2014
England's Tim Bresnan ruled out of T20I against India
England's Tim Bresnan ruled out of T20I against India

Tim Bresnan Leeds, Sep 5 (IANS) England all-rounder Tim Bresnan has been ruled out of the lone Twenty20 International against India to be held at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Sunday. England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) twitter handle on Friday stated that he is suffering from a shoulder strain. .@timbresnan has been ruled out of the NatWest IT20 against India on Sunday with a right shoulder strain #EngvInd — England Cricket (

England ODI squad for India series announced - Alex Hales included, Ravi Bopara dropped
England ODI squad for India series announced - Alex Hales included, Ravi Bopara dropped

Alex Hales Alex Hales has earned a berth in the England squad for their upcoming One Day International series against India, while Ravi Bopara has been surprisingly dropped, giving a strong hint into the thinking of the England selectors going into the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year. Michael Carberry and Tim Bresnan, who featured in England’s previous ODI squads, miss out, too, but S

Aug 19 2014
Santokie, Sammy lead West Indies to series win
Santokie, Sammy lead West Indies to series win

Bridgetown (Barbados), March 12 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy‘s blistering knock enabled West Indies to clinch the T20 series against England 2-0, winning the second match by five wickets here at the Kensington Oval. The West Indies had won the first game here Sunday and the three-match series ends here Thursday, reports CMC. Sammy took charge hitting two sixes and smashing three fours to race to 30 in just nine balls, swinging the ma

Mar 12 2014
Stuart Broad blames loss to West Indies on not knowing
Stuart Broad blames loss to West Indies on not knowing "wide" rule properly

Stuart Broad It seems there is no end to England’s miseries. After the humiliation at the hand of Aussies in the Ashes and the following ODI series, now England have lost an ODI match against West Indies which they were almost certain to win. 34-year-old debutant Michael Lumb scored a brilliant century, and it appeared that it would be enough to help England chase the 270 run target set by the West Indians. But as things turned out, Engla

Mar 1 2014
Lendl, Bravo and Sammy star in Windies win
Lendl, Bravo and Sammy star in Windies win

North Sound (Antigua), March 1 (IANS/CMC) Lendl Simmons (65), captain Dwayne Bravo (87 not out) and Darren Sammy (61) rescued a failing West Indies innings to set up a 15-run win over England in the first of the three One-Day Internationals (ODI) here. Simmons and Bravo added 108 for the fifth-wicket as the West Indies recovered from 45/4 and then the skipper put on 116 for the sixth-wicket with Sammy to give the side a competitive 269/6 at th

Mar 1 2014
Revisiting the last couple of years of West Indian cricket
Revisiting the last couple of years of West Indian cricket

Darren Sammy Amid the fascination that the West Indies usually commands in various phases of history in its cricket, the past decade has added a sense of hurt and disappointment. The last couple of years, however, have been a little different. A competence based less on typical style and flourish but more on discipline and tenacity, the seeds of a tougher, smarter team in the near future, and an inertia that has limited the speed of progress ha

Jan 28 2014
Australia vs England 2013-14: English misery continues in ODIs too
Australia vs England 2013-14: English misery continues in ODIs too

The Englishmen have had little to cheer for in the last two months, and they barely had anything on Sunday – Australia somersaulted to a win in the 1st ODI at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) as England looked on helplessly, unable to break the jinx of embarrassing failures against their arch rivals this year. Such a horrendous beginning to the 50-over format is bound to have a debilitating effect on all of England’s hopes of salvaging som

Jan 13 2014
England end Day 1 at 226/6 in 4th Ashes Test
England end Day 1 at 226/6 in 4th Ashes Test

Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) England were 226/6 at stumps on Day 1 of the fourth Ashes Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here Thursday. A new world record was set for the crowd attendance on a single day of Test cricket with 91,092 fans on hand — surpassing the previous mark of 90,800 also set at the MCG in 1961 on Day 1 of the Test against the West Indies — as Aussie skipper Michael Clarke won a fourth conse

Dec 26 2013
Ashes 2013-14: Baffled England seek inspiration
Ashes 2013-14: Baffled England seek inspiration

Alastair Cook Like a hare in the middle of a forest highway staring into the headlights of an onrushing truck, England are stuck in the middle of their tour Down Under, with the WACA staring at them and nowhere to hide. An unsettled dressing room is never a great place to be in; an unsettled dressing room right in the midst of an away Ashes tour is possibly the worst place to be in. It is not that this team has not been in such situations befor

Dec 11 2013
England announce squad for winter Ashes down under
England announce squad for winter Ashes down under

Victorious English team England would visit Australia for winter Ashes down under series during November, December. They would play 3 practice matches against West Australia eleven, Australia A and New South Wales eleven and five Test matches. Australia would be desperate to bounce back in this series, after they faced thrashing defeat 1-3 against England in this summer Ashes. The squad: Alastair Cook, Matt Prior, James Anderson, Johnny Bairst

Sep 23 2013