Collingwood: 'Future is bright for England'Paul Collingwood believes that there are reasons for England to be optimistic following a difficult few months.
Result: Kolkata comfortably win IPL openerCook: 'Places are up for grabs'Cook: 'England places up for grabs'Alastair Cook, Ian Bell score centuriesCarberry hopeful of England selectionRogers: 'Root isn't an opener'Kleinveldt pulls out of Northants moveAnderson: 'England need leaders'ICC: 'Associate members could be Test nations'Compton confident of England returnBairstow sidelined by broken fingerWoakes targets England selectionPietersen 'put an arm around Trott' in AustraliaAnderson hands Mumbai fitness boostPietersen: 'I have nothing to prove'
Follow @SMCricket_ to get every Cricket headline from Sports Mole, and follow @sportsmole for the latest breaking news stories
Michael Carberry hopeful of remaining in contention for EnglandMichael Carberry insists that he will not give up on his hopes of returning to the England squad.
Paul Collingwood: 'The future is bright for England'Paul Collingwood believes that there are reasons for England to be optimistic following a difficult few months.
Result: Kolkata Knight Riders comfortably win Indian Premier League openerThe new Indian Premier League season gets underway with a 41-run win for Kolkata Knight Riders over Mumbai Indians in Abu Dhabi.
Alastair Cook: 'There are places up for grabs in England team'Alastair Cook insists that there are places available for players to force their way into the England squad.
Apr 16, 03:57
Alastair Cook, Ian Bell score centuriesEngland's Alastair Cook and Ian Bell score centuries for Essex and Warwickshire respectively.
Apr 15, 15:34
Alastair Cook: 'England places up for grabs'England captain Alastair Cook says that there are places to be won in the Test side for the series against Sri Lanka in June.
Apr 15, 11:49
Chris Rogers: 'Joe Root isn't an opener'Australia batsman Chris Rogers believes that England's Joe Root is better suited to batting in the middle order.
Apr 13, 15:06
Rory Kleinveldt pulls out of move to NorthamptonshireRory Kleinveldt's proposed move to Northamptonshire is cancelled due to a knee problem.
Apr 12, 04:27
James Anderson: 'England need leaders to help new coach'James Anderson believes that England need leaders to help the new head coach achieve success.
Apr 11, 03:26
ICC: 'Associate members could become Test nations'David Richardson of the ICC confirms that there will be a playoff every four years to give an associate member the chance to become a Test nation.
Apr 10, 14:44
Nick Compton confident of returning to England squadNick Compton is confident that his form for Somerset can earn him an England recall.
Apr 10, 04:40
Jonny Bairstow to miss six weeks with broken fingerEngland and Yorkshire wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow will miss up to six weeks after fracturing his finger during a friendly match against Northamptonshire.
Apr 9, 21:55
Chris Woakes eager to impress England selectorsChris Woakes believes that his form early in the season could catch the eye of the England selectors.
Apr 9, 03:28
Kevin Pietersen 'put an arm around Jonathan Trott' in AustraliaAxed England star Kevin Pietersen reveals that he was the first person to comfort Jonathan Trott during the batsman's troubles on the recent Ashes tour to Australia.
Apr 9, 01:32
Corey Anderson hands Mumbai Indians fitness boost ahead of IPL 7New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson is hopeful of playing in the Mumbai Indians' opening match of IPL 7 after seeing a hand specialist in Auckland.
Apr 8, 21:19
Kevin Pietersen: "I don't think I need to prove anything to anyone"Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen insists that he does not need to prove anything to anyone ahead of his return to competitive cricket.
Apr 8, 20:10
Matt Prior hits Sussex centurySussex and England wicketkeeper Matt Prior scores the first century of the County Championship campaign.
Apr 8, 14:12
Alastair Cook scores 39 on Essex returnTurning out for Essex in a friendly fixture, England skipper Alastair Cook posts a score of 39 runs.
Apr 7, 15:19
Joe Root signs new Yorkshire dealEngland batsman Joe Root agrees a new two-year deal with Yorkshire.
Apr 7, 09:20
Kumar Sangakkara delighted with winning end to Twenty20 careerSri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara admits that it means "everything" to him to end his T20 career as a world champion.
Apr 6, 22:24