Michael Vaughan

  • Sachin Tendulkar begins birthday by casting vote, wishes pour in 24-04-2014 04:54 PM

    Mumbai: The cricket fraternity on Thursday took to twitter to convey their wishes to the legendary Sachin Tendulkar, who started his 41st birthday by casting his vote in the general elections here. "I have voted, have you? A wonderful start to my birthday, as a responsible citizen of our great...
  • England greats turn on team after Dutch debacle 31-03-2014 11:36 PM

    London: Former England captains Michael Vaughan and Michael Atherton rounded on the current side after they bowed out of the World Twenty20 with a humiliating 45-run loss to the Netherlands in Chittagong on Monday. Bowled out for just 88 with more than two overs to spare in reply to the...
  • Trott's 'con' disrespectful of real illness: Michael Vaughan 17-03-2014 10:11 AM

    London: Jonathan Trott's assertion that mental and physical fatigue had forced him home from England's Ashes tour of Australia rather than depression felt like a "con" and would only convince his team-mates he had abandoned them, according to former England captain Michael Vaughan. The 32-year-old Trott abruptly left the tour...
  • India, West Indies favourites at World T20: Michael Vaughan 13-03-2014 06:03 PM

    New Delhi: Former England captain Michael Vaughan has picked India and defending champions West Indies to win the World Twenty20 beginning in Bangladesh March 16. "I am going for India or West Indies... Both have power and plenty of good spin options... But it's always worth a tipple on Pakistan...
  • Kevin Pietersen 'so sad' after England career ends 05-02-2014 05:56 PM

    London: Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen expressed sadness over the end of his international career on Wednesday and said that he was "incredibly overwhelmed" by the support he had received. The 33-year-old's days as an international cricketer came to an end on Tuesday when the England and Wales Cricket Board...
  • England spinner Graeme Swann one of a rare breed 23-12-2013 08:40 AM

    Graeme Swann's happy-go-lucky nature belied his status as one of England's greatest spin bowlers and a talisman of the team's three successive Ashes series successes. Swann shocked the cricket world on Sunday by announcing his immediate retirement mid-way through the already doomed series with Australia, sending social media into a...
  • Michael Vaughan, Geoffrey Boycott salute Swann 22-12-2013 06:15 PM

    London: Former England stars Michael Vaughan and Geoffrey Boycott expressed their admiration for spin bowler Graeme Swann on Sunday after he abruptly announced his retirement from the sport. Swann, 34, bows out with immediate effect, meaning he will play no part in the final two Tests of the Ashes tour...
  • Michael Vaughan fears 5-0 Ashes series drubbing for England 09-12-2013 04:20 PM

    London: England are heading for a 5-0 Ashes series drubbing in Australia unless they can recover mentally from two crushing defeats, former captain Michael Vaughan said on Monday. Australia won the second Test by 218 runs in Adelaide on Monday, having opened the series with a 381-run drubbing in Brisbane....
  • Vaughan apologises as former players rally round Trott 25-11-2013 06:24 PM

    London: The sight of the normally obdurate Jonathan Trott swishing and missing with alarming regularity during his two brief innings in Australia was a telltale sign that all was not right. England's number three, so often the rock of his side's batting order since making his Test debut in 2009,...
  • England have a lot of soul-searching to do: Vaughan 25-11-2013 09:58 AM

    Former Ashes-winning captain Michael Vaughan fears England's drubbing at the hands of Australia in the first Test in Brisbane could have inflicted long-term damage. Two woeful battling displays and ferocious bowling by Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson condemned England to a 381-run defeat in four days. It was England's second worst...
  • Broad hits back at Vaughan criticism of England squad 28-08-2013 11:11 PM

    England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad has accused former skipper Michael Vaughan of being "disrespectful" for criticising the decision to rest several leading players from the upcoming one-day internationals against Australia. Test skipper Alastair Cook, Ian Bell, James Anderson, Graeme Swann and Broad himself, who all featured in the recent 3-0...
  • Wrong to sell ODI tickets then rest stars: Vaughan 28-08-2013 09:40 AM

    London: Former England captain Michael Vaughan said fans who've bought tickets for the one-day international series against Australia deserve a refund after the hosts' left the spine of their Ashes-winning side out of the squad. Test skipper Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad, Ian Bell, James Anderson and Graeme Swann, who all...
  • Michael Vaughan and Andrew Flintoff call for scrapping of DRS 08-08-2013 01:43 PM

    London: Former England captains Michael Vaughan and Andrew Flintoff have called for the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) should be scrapped by the ICC in the wake of further occurrences during the ongoing Ashes. At the centre of controversy during the historic England-Australia rivalry is the inconsistency of DRS, part...
  • Indian players thank fans over Twitter 24-06-2013 01:59 PM

    Birmingham: Overwhelmed by the support from the Indian fans at the Champions Trophy, newly crowned winners thanked the large crowd turning up for the final encounter against hosts at Birmingham. "Yehhhhhhhhh boyyyy.. Champion love the support in England .. Thanks to every one.. Enjoy the win guys..," Suresh Raina tweeted....
  • This Indian team better than class of 2011, says Vaughan 22-06-2013 05:28 PM

    London: Former England captain Michael Vaughan feels that current Indian ODI team playing in the Champions Trophy is "better" than the one which won the World Cup two years back in 2011. "India have been the team of the tournament so far. They are a fearless, aggressive bunch and I...
  • England greats lambast Warner on Twitter 13-06-2013 09:57 AM

    Former England players have lambasted Australian opener David Warner on Twitter after he was indulged in an ugly bar hassle with English cricketer Joe Root. Former England allrounder Andrew Flintoff's Twitter Handle "@flintoff11" read "With the bat @davidwarner31 will try and hit anything when it comes to people he just...
  • Vaughan calls Indian tactics 'pathetic' 25-10-2012 10:39 AM

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