PETER MOORES

  • England coach Peter Moores defends captain Alastair Cook 1 week ago

    St. George's (Grenada): England coach Peter Moores has defended his side and under-pressure skipper Alastair Cook after the visiting team were unable to seal victory on the fifth and final day of the first Test against the West Indies here. Cook's side entered the final day needing eight wickets to win...
  • Jason Gillespie takes Adelaide role after England speculation April 15, 2015

    Former test bowler Jason Gillespie has returned home to coach the Adelaide Strikers in Australia's domestic Twenty20 league, dashing speculation the Yorkshire mentor might succeed England coach Peter Moores. The 39-year-old South Australian, who guided Yorkshire to the 2014 England county championship, has signed with the Strikers for the next two...
  • My role is to see nothing affects the players: England coach Peter Moores April 14, 2015

    England coach Peter Moores has said that he is happy with the team's preparation for the three-match Test series against West Indies. ...
  • Peter Moores brushes aside distractions ahead of West Indies tour April 10, 2015

    England coach Peter Moores said that the team is focused on the West Indies tour and looking to gain momentum ahead of a long and big summer. ...
  • Darren Gough blasts England selectors after World Cup exit March 12, 2015

    Former England pacer Darren Gough thinks Peter Moores has made some huge mistakes and Kevin Pietersen should be in the ODI team. ...
  • Remove Peter Moores and put him in charge of kids, says Michael Vaughan March 11, 2015

    England coach Peter Moores should be removed from his current position and put in charge of the "kids", according to former captain Michael Vaughan. Moores, handed a second stint as head coach last April, has come under intense fire since England's defeat by Bangladesh on Monday condemned them to an early...
  • World Cup exit shines light on England's ODI woes March 10, 2015

    Sydney: "We thought 275 was chaseable. We shall have to look at the data." With those words, uttered following a defeat by Bangladesh in Adelaide on Monday that knocked England out of the World Cup, Peter Moores appeared to write his own epitaph for his second spell as coach of the...
  • Peter Moores hopes to stay in charge despite England's failure in World Cup March 9, 2015

    "I want to carry on desperately, yeah," said Peter Moores, a few minutes after England crashed out of the World Cup following a 15-run loss at the hands of Bangladesh on Monday (March 9) night, ruling out any possibility of a mid-term resignation. The England coach, in his second stint in...
  • World Cup: Our goal is to win the game against Bangladesh, says Peter Moores March 8, 2015

    It's been close to 11 months since Peter Moores was reappointed coach of the England team, five years after he was sacked from that position following a very public falling out with Kevin Pietersen, the then captain. A string of poor results with Ashley Giles in charge, most notably at the...
  • World Cup: England coach Moores under increasing pressure, says Vaughan February 21, 2015

    London: England's "abject" World Cup shows have left Peter Moores searching for answers and the coach may lose his job if the team fail to reach the quarter-finals, said former Ashes-winning captain Michael Vaughan. England endured a humiliating eight-wicket defeat by New Zealand on Friday and were on the receiving end...
  • World Cup 2015: Time for England to show determination, says coach Moores February 21, 2015

    Christchurch: England cricket coach Peter Moores said on Saturday that the team will turn the frustration of their opening two World Cup defeats into a determination to put things right. Friday's eight-wicket thrashing by New Zealand came after a 111-run loss to Australia in their opening Pool A game. "It's not a...
  • World Cup 2015: England coach Moores may lose job, says Collingwood February 19, 2015

    London: Former England captain Paul Collingwood has said Peter Moores may lose his job as national coach if he is unable to produce the desired results in the World Cup. England suffered an embarrassing 111-run defeat against Australia at the quadrennial event opener - their ninth loss in the last 13...
  • Eoin Morgan will drive England's new mindset, says Peter Moores January 6, 2015

    England will adopt a positive approach and cast off the shackles at the World Cup under new skipper Eoin Morgan, coach Peter Moores said on Tuesday before the squad flew out to Australia. The England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) decision to sack Alastair Cook as one-day captain last month followed...
  • England coach Moores prolongs Cook's World Cup limbo September 9, 2014

    Birmingham: Alastair Cook faces a wait to discover if he will captain England at next year's World Cup, according to coach Peter Moores. Cook's position as both captain and an opening batsman in oneday internationals has been the subject of fevered debate and this intensified during England's recent 31 home ODI...
  • England face uphill struggle to win World Cup, says coach Peter Moores September 1, 2014

    England coach Peter Moores admitted Monday his side faced a race against time if they were to be serious contenders to win next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. No England side have ever lifted the World Cup, with the last of their three losing appearances in the final...
  • Alastair Cook's resolve impresses England coach August 11, 2014

    England coach Peter Moores insisted he was always confident captain Alastair Cook had it in him to lead the team out of their lengthy slump. When India beat England by 95 runs to win the second Test at Lord's and go 10 up in the fivematch series, Cook had presided over...
  • Sixstar Moeen Ali excites England coach August 2, 2014

    Old Trafford: Moeen Ali's performance in taking six wickets during England's first Test win in nearly a year has left national coach Peter Moores excited by the heights the offspinner could yet reach in international cricket. Ali's secondinnings return of six for 67 was instrumental in skittling India out for 178...
  • Senior players have got to look at their game, says coach Moores July 23, 2014

    London: Livid with England's performance so far in the ongoing Test series against India, coach Peter Moores feels the senior players need to raise their game by several notches for the side to make a comeback in the fivematch series. England are trailing 01 in the series after losing by 95...
  • Gary Ballance goes on drinking binge, warned by coach Moores July 17, 2014

    London: England's toporder batsman Gary Ballance has been handed a stern warning by team's coach Peter Moores over the lefthander's conduct in a drunken state at a Nottingham pub after the end of the first Test match. Pictures of Ballance in a topless state with a beer can in hand was...
  • England coach insists Cook will 'stay strong' July 15, 2014

    London: England captain Alastair Cook will "stay strong" in the remainder of the home series with India, according to coach Peter Moores after the opening batsman's struggles continued in the drawn first Test at Trent Bridge. The latest in a run of a low scores came at Nottingham where the lefthander...
  • Stokes included in England squad for first Test against India July 2, 2014

    London: Allrounder Ben Stokes has returned to the England national team for the opening Test against India as the only addition to the 13member squad that recently lost 01 in a twoTest series at home to Sri Lanka. The England selectors on Wednesday announced a 13member squad to be led...
  • England coach Moores won't take captaincy off Cook June 26, 2014

    Leeds: England coach Peter Moores has insisted he won't be a party to taking the captaincy off Alastair Cook in a bid to get the opener back to his best form with the bat. It is now 24 innings since Cook scored the last of his England record 25 Test centuries,...
  • England pick uncapped trio for first Sri Lanka Test June 5, 2014

    London: England named a trio of uncapped players on Thursday in their squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's later this month. Selecting his first Test squad since returning to the job, coach Peter Moores picked 24yearold batsman Sam Robson and allrounders Chris Jordan and Moeen Ali for...
  • Coach Peter Moores wants complete performance from England players June 2, 2014

    England coach Peter Moores has called on his players to produce a complete performance against Sri Lanka at Edgbaston as they look to start his new era with a series victory. Moores' team face a decider in the best of fivematches oneday international series on Tuesday after the tourists held their...
  • England beat Scotland by 39 runs in rainhit ODI May 10, 2014

    Aberseen, Scotland: England's new era under coach Peter Moores began with a 39run win over Scotland in a rainblighted oneday international that was reduced to 20 overs a side on Friday. After the start was delayed by more than five hours, Alastair Cook (44) and Ian Bell (50) shared an 83run...
  • Ashley Giles 'bitter' at England coaching snub May 4, 2014

    London: Ashley Giles has said he was "bitterly disappointed" to miss out on being appointed as the new head coach of England. Peter Moores was recalled for a second spell in charge after Andy Flower stood down following England's 50 Ashes thrashing in Australia. Former England spinner Giles appeared to be in...
  • James Anderson named in England ODI squad against Scotland May 1, 2014

    England recalled leading oneday international wickettaker James Anderson for their 13man squad to face Scotland next week, while batsman Joe Root returned from injury. Pace bowler Anderson has not played ODI cricket since June, when he broke the England wickettaking record in the format, taking his 235th against Australia in the...
  • Sangakkara backs Farbrace to shine on England return May 1, 2014

    Durham: Kumar Sangakkara insists Sri Lanka's loss will be England's gain after the controversial defection by Paul Farbrace. The 46yearold former Kent and Middlesex wicketkeeper shocked Sri Lankan cricket, quitting as the country's head coach in April after just threeandahalf months to linkup with Peter Moores' newlook England setup. Marvan Atapattu...
  • England post too good to turn down, says Paul Farbrace April 25, 2014

    London: England's new assistant coach Paul Farbrace admitted on Thursday that it was impossible turn down the job even though he will have mixed feelings when he faces former employers Sri Lanka next month. Farbrace was lured away from his role as Sri Lanka coach by the opportunity to work as...
  • Farbrace named England assistant coach April 23, 2014

    Paul Farbrace has been appointed England assistant coach, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Wednesday. Former Sri Lanka coach Farbrace will work alongside new director of cricket Peter Moores. The 46-year-old led Sri Lanka to this year's Asia Cup and the World Twenty20 title in Bangladesh, the country's...