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Ian Bell celebrates his century at Trent Bridge.
Ian Bell 'excited' by Peter Moores' appointment as England coach
Ian Bell believes that England can finally begin planning and moving forward again following the 'exciting' appointment of Peter Moores as coach for a second spell.
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Jonathan Trott of England walks off the field after being dismissed by Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013
David Warner sends best wishes to Jonathan Trott
Australian batsman David Warner pledges his support to England's Jonathan Trott after the 32-year-old suffered a relapse in his recovering from a "stress-related illness".
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Shikhar Dhawan demands more from Sunrisers Hyderabad batsmen
Sunrisers Hyderabad captain Shikhar Dhawan blames his side's below-par batting for their four-wicket loss to the Rajasthan Royals.
Apr 19, 07:19
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Emirates Cricket Board chairman: 'UAE is becoming a hub for sport'
Emirates Cricket Board chairman Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan says that hosting the Indian Premier League has taken the UAE's sporting profile to another level.
Apr 19, 06:55
Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Sing Dhoni hits a boundary during the final match of the Tri-Nation series between India and Sri Lanka at the Queen's Park Oval stadium in Port of Spain on July 11, 2013
MS Dhoni: 'Chennai Super Kings should have done better with the ball'
Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni admits that his side should have done better with the ball during Friday's high-scoring defeat to the Kings XI Punjab.
Apr 19, 06:38
Notts batsman James Taylor plays a shot against Warwickshire on July 17, 2013
James Taylor ready to return to England squad
James Taylor speaks to Sports Mole about his hopes of returning to the England team.
Apr 19, 04:18
Coach of Lancashire Peter Moores applauds his players after the LV County Championship Division Two match between Gloucestershire and Lancashire on September 20, 2013
Report: Peter Moores to be named new England coach
Lancashire coach Peter Moores, who was in charge of England from 2007 to 2009, is reportedly poised to be given another chance at the role as Andy Flower's successor.
Apr 18, 21:00
Jonathan Trott of England walks off the field after being dismissed by Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013
ECB and Warwickshire confirm further Jonathan Trott break due to recurrence of symptoms
The ECB and Warwickshire confirm that batsman Jonathan Trott will take a further break from cricket with immediate effect due to stress-related symptoms
Apr 18, 09:16
Eoin Morgan in action for England against Australia.
Eoin Morgan eyes recall to England Test squad
Eoin Morgan believes that a run of good form in the County Championship could see him return to Test cricket.
Apr 18, 05:46
Jonathan Trott of England walks off the field after being dismissed by Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013
Jonathan Trott 'puts cricket career on hold as anxiety issues return'
England batsman Jonathan Trott is allegedly forced to place his career on hold due to anxiety issues.
Apr 18, 00:22
Michael Carberry of Australia bats during day two of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 22, 2013
Michael Carberry hopeful of remaining in contention for England
Michael Carberry insists that he will not give up on his hopes of returning to the England squad.
Apr 17, 05:58
Durham captain Paul Collingwood shows off his ball control skills during day two of a LV County Championship Division One match on September 18, 2013
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.
Apr 17, 04:19
Alastair Cook of England speaks at a press conference after defeating Australia during game four of the One Day International series between Australia and England at WACA on January 24, 2014
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
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook, Ian Bell score centuries
England's Alastair Cook and Ian Bell score centuries for Essex and Warwickshire respectively.
Apr 15, 15:34
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
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
Joe Root of England bats during the tour match between University of West Indies Vice Chancellor's XI and England XI at Sir Viv Richards Cricket Ground on February 25, 2014
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
South African cricketer Rory Kleinveldt delivers a ball during a practice session at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele on July 25, 2013
Rory Kleinveldt pulls out of move to Northamptonshire
Rory Kleinveldt's proposed move to Northamptonshire is cancelled due to a knee problem.
Apr 12, 04:27
England's James Anderson during day 3 of the 4th Ashes Test at Durham on August 11, 2013
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
South Africa's cricketers celebrate their win over Australia in the second test match between South Africa and Australia at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth on February 23, 2014
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 of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Nick Compton confident of returning to England squad
Nick Compton is confident that his form for Somerset can earn him an England recall.
Apr 10, 04:40
Jonny Bairstow bats for England against Australia at Lord's on July 18, 2013.
Jonny Bairstow to miss six weeks with broken finger
England 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 of England grimaces in the field during day one of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 21, 2013
Chris Woakes eager to impress England selectors
Chris Woakes believes that his form early in the season could catch the eye of the England selectors.
Apr 9, 03:28
England's Kevin Pietersen raise his bat moments after reaching 50 runs during the third day of the third Ashes Test on August 3, 2013
Kevin Pietersen 'put an arm around Jonathan Trott' in Australia
Axed 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 of New Zealand celebrates scoring the fastest 100 runs in history during game three of the One Day International Series between New Zealand and the West Indies at Queenstown Events Centre on January 1, 2014
Corey Anderson hands Mumbai Indians fitness boost ahead of IPL 7
New 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
England's Kevin Pietersen raise his bat moments after reaching 50 runs during the third day of the third Ashes Test on August 3, 2013
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
Peter Siddle of Australia celebrates after dismissing Matt Prior of England during day five of Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013
Matt Prior hits Sussex century
Sussex and England wicketkeeper Matt Prior scores the first century of the County Championship campaign.
Apr 8, 14:12
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook scores 39 on Essex return
Turning out for Essex in a friendly fixture, England skipper Alastair Cook posts a score of 39 runs.
Apr 7, 15:19
Joe Root of England bats during the tour match between University of West Indies Vice Chancellor's XI and England XI at Sir Viv Richards Cricket Ground on February 25, 2014
Joe Root signs new Yorkshire deal
England batsman Joe Root agrees a new two-year deal with Yorkshire.
Apr 7, 09:20
Sri Lanka cricketer Kumar Sangakkara leaps into the air as he celebrates the victory during the ICC World Twenty20 cricket final match between India and Sri lanka at The Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on April 6, 2014
Kumar Sangakkara delighted with winning end to Twenty20 career
Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara admits that it means "everything" to him to end his T20 career as a world champion.
Apr 6, 22:24
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Charlotte Edwards: 'England not good enough'
Charlotte Edwards admits that England did not play well enough during their defeat to Australia in the women's World T20 final.
Apr 6, 13:38
Durham captain Paul Collingwood shows off his ball control skills during day two of a LV County Championship Division One match on September 18, 2013
Paul Collingwood: 'Ashley Giles can improve England as head coach'
Paul Collingwood gives his support to Ashley Giles, who is hoping to be named England's head coach on a permanent basis.
Apr 5, 14:53
Hampshire's James Vince during his team's photocall session on April 3, 2014
Hampshire name James Vince as skipper for T20 Blast
English batsman James Vince is confirmed as Hampshire captain for this summer's T20 Blast.
Apr 5, 07:51
Virat Kohli of India is hugged by Yuvraj Singh after he hit the winning runs as India won the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 2nd Semi-Final match between India and South Africa at Sher-e-Bangla Mirpur Stadium on April 4, 2014
India star Virat Kohli pleased with "best knock" of his career
Virat Kohl describes his unbeaten 72-run innings against South Africa in Friday's Twenty20 World Cup semi-final as the "best knock" of his career.
Apr 5, 07:14
Mick Newell, Director of Cricket poses for a portrait during the Nottinghamshire CCC photocall at Trent Bridge on April 12, 2011
Mick Newell: 'I can lead the rebuilding process for England'
Mick Newell believes that he is the right man to lead the rebuilding process for England.
Apr 5, 05:59
Ian Bell celebrates his century at Trent Bridge.
Ian Bell eager to help England find top form in summer
Ian Bell insists that he is prepared to play a key role in helping England return to top form.
Apr 5, 04:11
Coach of Lancashire Peter Moores applauds his players after the LV County Championship Division Two match between Gloucestershire and Lancashire on September 20, 2013
Peter Moores: 'I'm in running for England job'
Peter Moores admits that he is in the running to replace Andy Flower as England's head coach.
Apr 4, 12:36
England's Matt Prior dives forward to catch the ball and dismiss Australia's Chris Rogers on day three of the fourth Ashes Test
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior signs two-year contract extension with Sussex
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior signs a two-year contract extension with Sussex County Cricket Club.
Apr 4, 09:15
South Africa's captain Graeme Smith walks off after been dissmised for 9 runs during the second test match between South Africa and Australia at St George's Park, in Port Elizabeth on February 20, 2014
Graeme Smith: 'England have looked stale under Alastair Cook'
Graeme Smith believes that Alastair Cook faces a challenge to lead a "stale" England side to success.
Apr 4, 05:42
Kevin Pietersen plays a front-foot drive against Australia in the second ODI at Old Trafford on September 8, 2013
Kevin Pietersen drafted by St Lucia Zouks in Caribbean Premier League
The St Lucia Zouks use their first pick in the Caribbean Premier League draft to select Kevin Pietersen.
Apr 4, 03:57
Ashley Giles of England talks during a press conference ahead of the third NatWest One Day International Series match between England and Australia at Edgbaston on September 10, 2013
David Lloyd backs Ashley Giles for England coach
Former England player David Lloyd says that Ashley Giles stands a good chance of becoming the full-time head coach.
Apr 3, 13:59