Andrew Strauss to step down temporarily to support cancer-stricken wifeAndrew Strauss confirms that he will step down as director of England cricket on a temporary basis in order to support his wife Ruth, who is undergoing cancer treatment.
May 22, 22:26
Andrew Strauss not returning to Ashes tour after wife Ruth diagnosed with cancerAndrew Strauss will not be returning to the Ashes tour of Australia after his wife Ruth was diagnosed with cancer, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirms.
Dec 14, 21:56
England stars 'advised to skip Jos Buttler's stag do'England's director of cricket Andrew Strauss advises top stars, including Joe Root, to avoid Jos Buttler's stag do in Amsterdam this weekend.
Sep 30, 13:53
England director Andrew Strauss confirms Ben Stokes has broken handEngland director Andrew Strauss confirms that Ben Stokes suffered a minor fracture on his hand following Monday night's altercation, but should be fit for the Ashes.
Sep 27, 11:02
Stuart Broad: 'Joe Root right man for England captaincy'Stuart Broad backs Joe Root to take over the England captaincy from Alastair Cook, but says that he would be unable to say no to the offer if asked by the ECB board.
Feb 12, 17:07
Andrew Strauss speaks to Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad over England captaincy?England's director of cricket Andrew Strauss reportedly meets with Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad to discuss the Test captaincy.
Feb 10, 09:57
Andrew Strauss: 'Alastair Cook was drained as captain'England's director of cricket Andrew Strauss admits that Alastair Cook had become "drained by the relentlessness of being England captain".
Feb 6, 16:56
Alastair Cook quits as England Test cricket captainAlastair Cook steps down as England's Test cricket captain with immediate effect.
Feb 6, 09:42
Alastair Cook captaincy decision to be made this weekend?Alastair Cook will reportedly meet with team director Andrew Strauss this weekend to discuss his future as England captain, which he will likely have the final say on.
Jan 6, 18:03
Alastair Cook: 'Joe Root ready to captain England'Alastair Cook believes that Joe Root is "ready" to take over as England captain.
Dec 12, 10:08
Alastair Cook plays down suggestions he could step down as England captainAlastair Cook plays down suggestions that he will quit the England captaincy at the end of the forthcoming five-match Test series against India.
Nov 8, 18:00
James Anderson confident of making India tourEngland fast bowler James Anderson says that he is confident of being fit in time for the five-Test series with India next month.
Oct 5, 22:10
ECB announces restructuring of central contract system for cricketersThe ECB announces a new system for central contracts to give limited-overs specialists a financial boost.
Sep 29, 10:19
Serious heart condition forces James Taylor to retireEngland and Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor is forced to retire due to a serious heart condition.
Apr 12, 10:22
James Taylor backs Alex Hales to "bounce back"James Taylor believes that Alex Hales has what it takes to "bounce back" from his low scores against a South African Invitational XI.
Dec 17, 23:12
England in South Africa: Who makes the XI?Sports Mole picks the 11 players that should take to the field for England's first Test match away in South Africa later this month.
Dec 1, 12:16
ECB confirms changes to coin toss for 2016 ChampionshipThe England and Wales Cricket Board confirms that the traditional coin toss will be altered in both divisions of next season's County Championship.
Nov 26, 21:01
Kevin Pietersen would "love" Twenty20 recallKevin Pietersen refuses to give up hope that he will be able to feature for England at next year's Twenty20 World Cup.
Nov 24, 15:08
Kevin Pietersen slams 'hypocrite' Andrew Strauss over IPL commentsEngland outcast Kevin Pietersen accuses ECB director Andrew Strauss of being a 'hypocrite' over his comments about international cricketers playing in the IPL.
Nov 13, 14:12
Kevin Pietersen: 'England right to drop me'Kevin Pietersen admits that England winning The Ashes has proven that the selectors were right to drop him from the side.
Sep 24, 17:56
England turn to Paul Collingwood, Mahela JayawardenePaul Collingwood and Mahela Jayawardene will take up coaching roles with England this winter.
Sep 15, 12:16
Paul Farbrace: 'Andrew Strauss key to limited-overs success'England assistant coach Paul Farbrace believes that Andrew Strauss deserves credit for improving the side's approach to limited-overs cricket.
Sep 12, 20:50
Andrew Strauss: 'No England hope for Kevin Pietersen after Ashes'ECB director of cricket Andrew Strauss shuts the door on any talk of a potential post-Ashes international recall for Kevin Pietersen.
Sep 7, 15:54
England cricketers draw each other for charityCurrent and former England cricketers draw caricatures of each other to raise funds for charity.
Aug 17, 10:41
England selector Angus Fraser 'angered' by past criticismsEngland selector Angus Fraser admits to having mixed feelings over the Three Lions' Ashes victory.
Aug 10, 16:00
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
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