ASHLEY GILES

  • Too late to sack Cook as ODI captain, says Ashley Giles September 8, 2014

    London: The clamour for his sacking as England's ODI captain has grown shrill after the debacle against India but former coach Ashley Giles feels it is too late to do this as the World Cup is just five months away. "I'd keep him as captain because we're close to the World...
  • 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...
  • Ashley Giles quits as England cricket selector April 26, 2014

    London: Ashley Giles has resigned as an England selector after being passed over for the role of national team coach, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Friday. Former England spinner Giles had been England's oneday coach since 2012, having joined the selection panel four years earlier. But after Andy Flower...
  • Carberry rails at England coach Giles, selectors April 1, 2014

    England opening batsman Michael Carberry has criticised team management for leaving him in the dark about his playing future and questioned selectors over their decision to axe Kevin Pietersen. The 33-year-old was England's second highest run-scorer after Pietersen in their ill-fated Ashes series in Australia but was overlooked by limited overs...
  • England coach Giles admits T20 defeat to Dutch 'embarrassing' April 1, 2014

    Chittagong: England coach Ashley Giles Monday admitted their T20 WC defeat against minnows the Netherlands was "embarrassing" and said he shared the fans' anger at their humiliating loss. England went down to the Netherlands by 45 runs in their last group one match in the Super-10 stage, a repeat of...
  • England need to find the right T20 formula, says Giles March 13, 2014

    England limited-overs coach Ashley Giles is searching for the right "formula" ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh after his side suffered a series defeat against the West Indies. England have been below par during the three-match Twenty20 series in the Caribbean, with the West Indies comfortably wrapping things up...
  • Ashley Giles to seek England coaching job February 3, 2014

    Sydney: England limited overs coach Ashley Giles says he will apply for the Test coaching role left vacant by the removal of Andy Flower. Giles told reporters after England's 84run loss to Australia in the third Twenty20 international he is eager to coach England in all three forms of the game. Flowers...
  • 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...
  • Chris Jordan replaces Steven Finn in England T20 squad January 18, 2014

    Sydney: Sussex seamer Chris Jordan was called into England's Twenty20 squad to play Australia on Saturday following the early exit of Steven Finn. Jordan is already in Australia with the oneday international squad where he has shown signs of promise despite England going 20 down in the fivematch series. Middlesex quick...
  • England bowler Finn sent home to work on technique January 15, 2014

    England paceman Steven Finn will miss the remainder of the limited overs series in Australia and return home to work on the technical aspect of his game, his country's cricket board said on Wednesday. Struggling with his rhythm and pace in the practice games, the 24yearold rightarm bowler did not feature...
  • Ben Stokes' progress excites England ODI coach September 17, 2013

    Southampton: Ben Stokes's recent performances against Australia won't have done the rising star of English cricket's hopes of securing an Ashes tour berth any harm, according to one-day coach Ashley Giles. The 22-year-old Durham pace-bowling allrounder took five wickets for 61 runs, his maiden five-wicket haul in one-day internationals, at Southampton...
  • Pietersen a 'great example', says Giles September 11, 2013

    London: Kevin Pietersen is setting a "great example" to the novice players in England's one-day squad, according to limited-overs coach Ashley Giles. Just over a year ago, Pietersen was briefly exiled from the national side after being accused of sending derogatory text messages regarding then England captain Andrew Strauss to South...
  • Don't write off England in ODIs, warns coach Giles September 10, 2013

    Birmingham: Ashley Giles believes his former England captain Michael Vaughan was too quick in suggesting fans who'd bought tickets for the one-day series with Australia deserved a refund. Before the series started, England named a one-day squad without several rested senior players in regular captain Alastair Cook, batsman Ian Bell and...
  • Ashley Giles readies England for crucial New Zealand match June 15, 2013

    Cardiff: England will face familiar foes when they bid to book their place in the Champions Trophy semifinals against New Zealand in Cardiff on Sunday. Earlier this year, England won a limited overs series in New Zealand only for the Black Caps to turn the tables in England shortly before the...
  • Ashley Giles wants to see England 'A game' against Australia June 7, 2013

    Nottingham: England oneday coach Ashley Giles wants to see the side produce their "A game" in their Champions Trophy opener at Edgbaston on Saturday (June 8). Tournament hosts England were below their best for much of their recent 21 oneday series defeat by New Zealand, although they did at least...
  • India tour a good learning experience, says Ashley Giles January 29, 2013

    London: In his first assignment as the limitedovers coach, Ashley Giles saw England suffer a 23 loss to India but he says it was "not a disaster" and the series has been a "good learning" experience for his "fairly inexperienced side". The 39yearold Giles, who took over from Andy Flower in...
  • Ashley Giles named England's ODI and T20 coach November 28, 2012

    London: Ashley Giles, Warwickshire's director of cricket who is currently in India as England's selector on tour, has been appointed head coach of the ODI and Twenty20 international teams. Andy Flower will remain England team director and be responsible for the preparation and playing strategies of all three formats, said...