ENGLAND CRICKET BOARD

  • Wally Edwards, Giles Clarke try to pacify associates and affiliates of ICC June 24, 2014

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia supremo Wally Edwards and ECB chairman Giles Clarke tried to pacify the increasingly restless associate and affiliate members of the ICC assuring good governance and greater benefits, on the first day of its Annual Conference on Tuesday. According to ESPN Cricinfo,"Edwards and Clarke spoke on behalf of the...
  • Alastair Cook 'incredibly worried' by fixing row May 19, 2014

    England captain Alastair Cook revealed his growing concern regarding the prevalence of spotfixing within cricket on Monday, as fresh evidence of corruption came to light. Cook's comments followed hot on the heels of reports in the British media that Brendon McCullum, the captain of New Zealand, had told the International Cricket...
  • Danish Kaneria vows to fight on despite setback May 7, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned legspinner Danish Kaneria has refused to give up on his efforts to get the life ban imposed on him by the England Cricket Board removed even after a commercial High Court in London dismissed his appeal. Instead Kaneria challenged the ECB to go public with the evidence against...
  • England made right decision to axe Pietersen, says Alastair Cook April 2, 2014

    England made the right decision to end Kevin Pietersen's international career when the batsman was axed in February, the country's test captain Alastair Cook was quoted as saying by British media on Tuesday. "Of course you think back and ask if it was the right decision given all that was going...
  • Gary Kirsten rules himself out of coaching England February 9, 2014

    London: South African Gary Kirsten has said he does not want to be considered for the job of England team director because of personal reasons. The 46yearold had been tipped by many as a potential replacement for Andy Flower, who resigned last week to allow the team to rebuild after their...
  • AntiAndy Flower rant was final nail in Pietersen's England career: report February 6, 2014

    A crisis meeting of the England squad in Melbourne set in motion a trail of events which culminated in Kevin Pietersen having a showdown with Andy Flower that sealed his fate as an international cricketer, reported Telegraph. According to reports, Alastair Cook and Matt Prior, the captain and vicecaptain, called an...
  • ECB chief hints Ashley Giles will succeed Flower February 1, 2014

    Melbourne: England Cricket Board chairman Giles Clarke hinted on Saturday that Ashley Giles would succeed Andy Flower as Test coach after the former Zimbabwe international quit following their Ashes whitewash. Flower resigned on Friday to allow the team to rebuild after their disastrous tour of Australia, where they lost the Test...
  • ECB allows Westfield to play club cricket from April July 4, 2013

    London: Mervyn Westfield, former Essex seamer, who was banned for five years by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has been allowed to play club cricket from next April but will remain suspended from the professional game until 2017. ECB took the decision while turning down Westfield's former Essex teammate...
  • CSA accepts English apology over KP saga October 15, 2012

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has accepted an apology from the English and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) over the infamous SMS exchanges saga that led to Kevin Pietersen's exclusion from the England team. Last week, CSA reacted angrily to allegations by ECB chief executive David Collier that the SMS exchanges in...
  • Pietersen's England career appears over August 22, 2012

    London: For all his brash brilliance with the bat, Kevin Pietersen's divisive influence within the England dressing room may have finally cost him any hope of playing for the national team again. For the sake of team unity, English cricket may need to sacrifice the former captain who steered the national...
  • Read: ECB statement on Kaneria, Westfield June 22, 2012

    The England and Wales Cricket Board's press release regarding the verdict on Danish Kaneria and Mervyn Westfield. Danish Kaneria and Mervyn Westfield Sanctions Hearing 1. An ECB Cricket Discipline Commission Panel comprising Gerard Elias QC (Chairman), David Gabbitass and Jamie Dalrymple convened at the offices of Sport Resolutions UK on Friday 22nd...