Shaun Udal slams "ridiculous" Kevin Pietersen omissionShaun Udal describes the ECB's decision to overlook Kevin Pietersen for a place in the England fold as 'ridiculous and unfair'.
Jul 22, 20:17
Third Ashes Test: Should England make changes?Following their Ashes humiliation at Lord's, Sports Mole assesses whether England need to make any changes ahead of the Edgbaston Test.
Jul 20, 12:06
On this day: Retiring Andrew Flintoff skittles out Australians at Lord'sSix years ago today, a retiring Andrew Flintoff claimed a five-for as England beat Australia at Lord's for the first time in 75 years.
Jul 20, 08:00
ECB director Andrew Strauss urges team to 'control emotions' in first Ashes TestECB director of cricket Andrew Strauss says that the England team must control their emotions on day one of the opening Ashes Test in Cardiff this morning.
Jul 8, 09:06
Andrew Strauss expects aggressive EnglandEngland director of cricket Andrew Strauss expects an aggressive performance from Trevor Bayliss's side during this summer's Ashes series against Australia.
Jul 5, 12:49
Andrew Strauss backs England for Ashes gloryEngland director of cricket Andrew Strauss insists that Australia will need to play "outstanding cricket" if they are to end a 14-year wait to win the Ashes on foreign soil.
Jul 5, 12:15
Andrew Strauss tips Alastair Cook to take England forwardDirector of cricket Andrew Strauss has faith in Alastair Cook to lead England's new approach in the longest format.
Jul 3, 05:20
England name 14-man pre-Ashes training squadDerbyshire's Mark Footitt is among the 14-man training squad to take part in a four-day fitness camp in Spain ahead of next month's Ashes opener.
Jun 18, 11:59
England hammer New Zealand: Five that impressedSports Mole picks out five of the most impressive England players from their resounding one-day international victory over New Zealand.
Jun 10, 15:08
Chris Gayle hits out at ECB for Kevin Pietersen snubChris Gayle thinks that Kevin Pietersen "should be playing for England", ahead of The Ashes this summer.
Jun 9, 04:04
Eoin Morgan: 'Trevor Bayliss is the right head coach for England'Eoin Morgan tells Sports Mole that Trevor Bayliss is the right head coach for England due to his ability to peel the game 'back to basics'.
Jun 4, 22:08
Kevin Pietersen out for just two on Surrey comeback against LancashireKevin Pietersen falls to Kyle Jarvis for just two on his Surrey return at the Oval.
May 31, 22:09
Kevin Pietersen to play for Surrey against LancashireEx-England batsman Kevin Pietersen will play for Surrey against Lancashire after opting to stay with the county.
May 30, 22:07
Andrew Strauss "excited" by Trevor Bayliss appointmentAndrew Strauss admits that he is "excited" by the appointment of Trevor Bayliss as England's new head coach.
May 26, 13:23
Jason Gillespie backs Trevor Bayliss for England head coach vacancyJason Gillespie believes that Trevor Bayliss would be a good option for England, despite the Yorkshire head coach initially being in contention to fill the vacancy himself.
May 26, 06:42
Jason Gillespie reveals he is not the preferred ECB candidateJason Gillespie admits that he is looking forward to continuing his current work after England opted against making him coach.
May 26, 04:32
Alec Stewart: 'Jason Gillespie is the right man for England'Jason Gillespie can emulate Darren Lehmann's success at Australia if he becomes England's head coach, according to Alec Stewart.
May 23, 15:04
Report: Jason Gillespie to accept England jobJason Gillespie will take over as England head coach if he is offered the role, according to reports.
May 23, 14:04
Moeen Ali hopes England can improve with the new ball against New ZealandMoeen Ali is hopeful that England's bowlers can make the most of the new ball tomorrow after taking just two New Zealand wickets on day two of the first Test at Lord's.
May 22, 18:59
Jason Gillespie confirms he has held talks about becoming England head coachJason Gillespie confirms that he has spoken to the ECB's Andrew Strauss about potentially becoming England's new head coach.
May 22, 18:14
Andrew Strauss: 'England could still be without coach for Ashes'Director of England cricket Andrew Strauss says that he will not rush to have a head coach in place before the start of the Ashes.
May 21, 14:57
Report: ECB makes Jason Gillespie approachA report claims that the ECB has made contact with Jason Gillespie regarding the vacant head coach's position.
May 20, 15:25
Alastair Cook denies Kevin Pietersen ultimatumEngland Test captain Alastair Cook denies reports that he issued the ECB with an ultimatum over the potential return of Kevin Pietersen to the team.
May 20, 14:45
Kevin Pietersen: 'England not at full strength without me'Kevin Pietersen insists that England will not be at "full strength" without him in the side.
May 20, 12:28
Gary Ballance calls for England focusEngland batsman Gary Ballance claims that it is important for the team to focus on winning matches rather than off-field controversies at the ECB.
May 19, 15:20
Jason Gillespie plays down England talkYorkshire coach Jason Gillespie cools speculation linking him with the England job by insisting that he is happy in his current role.
May 19, 13:17
England batsman Joe Root: 'Peter Moores got the best out of me'England batsman Joe Root thanks recently-sacked head coach Peter Moores for helping him improve his game "drastically".
May 19, 08:42
Report: Jason Gillespie, Andrew Strauss to discuss England roleFormer Australia bowler Jason Gillespie is reportedly set to meet with director of cricket Andrew Strauss.
May 19, 05:19
England's Stuart Broad apologises, blames migraine for missing sponsor's eventEngland bowler Stuart Broad apologises for missing a sponsor's event and blames a migraine for his absence following reports that he had been drinking heavily.
May 18, 08:44
Stuart Broad 'willing' to play alongside Kevin PietersenStuart Broad says that he will play alongside Kevin Pietersen, should the batsman ever earn an international recall.
May 18, 04:00
Michael Clarke baffled by Kevin Pietersen snubAustralia captain Michael Clarke believes that England will suffer without Kevin Pietersen during The Ashes.
May 17, 11:23
Kevin Pietersen: 'I was offered clean slate'Kevin Pietersen vents his anger on Twitter after claiming that the ECB offered him a 'clean slate' with regards to future England selection.
May 16, 14:44
Colin Graves: 'Promises were not made to Kevin Pietersen'ECB chairman Colin Graves rejects claims made by Kevin Pietersen that he was promised a recall to the England setup should he return to county cricket.
May 15, 14:10
Uncapped Adam Lyth, Mark Wood included in England squadUncapped Adam Lyth and Mark Wood are included in England's squad for the Test series against New Zealand later this month.
May 14, 15:14
Ian Bell suggests England will suffer this summer without Kevin PietersenIan Bell suggests that England's chances of Ashes glory will be hampered without Kevin Pietersen in the side.
May 14, 12:13
Jason Gillespie has doubts over England job due to Kevin Pietersen saga?Jason Gillespie is reportedly concerned that he will not have much power as England head coach following Andrew Strauss's decision to snub Kevin Pietersen.
May 14, 06:28
Martyn Moxon: 'England have not made Jason Gillespie approach'Yorkshire director of cricket Martyn Moxon claims that England are yet to make an approach for head coach Jason Gillespie.
May 14, 04:38
Report: Alastair Cook threatened to quit over Kevin Pietersen sagaAlastair Cook threatened to walk away from England before Kevin Pietersen was told he would not be selected, according to reports.
May 14, 02:38
Injured Kevin Pietersen abandons Indian Premier League returnKevin Pietersen is ruled out for at least two weeks with a calf and Achilles injury, which has seen his hopes of linking up with Sunrisers Hyderabad put to an end.
May 13, 20:26
Andrew Strauss: 'Australian coach is an option'New ECB director of cricket Andrew Strauss insists that he is open to the idea of appointing an Australian coach for England.
May 13, 12:36