PETER MOORES

  • 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...
  • Five things England cricket must do in the future April 20, 2014

    London: England have appointed a new head coach in Peter Moores. But that in a sense was the easy part for the England and Wales Cricket Board as they look to get the team back on an even keel after a 5-0 Ashes hammering in Australia. It is too much to expect...
  • No way back for Kevin Pietersen, says England cricket boss April 19, 2014

    Kevin Pietersen's hopes of reviving his international career appeared to end on Saturday when England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) managing director Paul Downton said there was "no way back" for the star batsman. Pietersen, England's leading run scorer across all formats, was sensationally axed from the national set-up following the...
  • Peter Moores gets second stint as England cricket coach April 19, 2014

    Peter Moores was appointed as the new head coach of the England cricket team on Saturday, returning to the job he previously held for two years before getting sacked. The 51-year-old Lancashire coach replaced Andy Flower, who lost the Test coaching role following England's 5-0 loss to Australia in the Ashes...
  • Peter Moores 'excited' by the prospect of England return April 4, 2014

    Peter Moores, who was sacked as England head coach after a falling out with Kevin Pietersen, confirmed on Friday that he would be interested in reprising the role he left in 2009. "I'm part of the ECB process to identify the next coach - I'm in that and see where that...
  • I'm not in Pakistan to seek job: Peter Moores November 16, 2012

    Karachi: Former England coach Peter Moores has made it clear that his recent visit to Pakistan has nothing to do with any job with the cricket establishment here, but he didn't rule out a consultative role in the future. Moores said he had been specially invited by the Pakistan Cricket Board...
  • No need for Pietersen 'lovein', says Moores September 11, 2012

    Manchester: The exEngland coach sacked after a row with Kevin Pietersen has said there's no need for the batsman to have a "lovein" with his teammates if he is to resume his international career. However, Peter Moores said "mutual respect" was necessary. The England selectors were due to meet...