News - England Cricket

Root struggles to paint healthy picture

To hear Joe Root talk the day after England's latest defeat you would have thought they had experienced one bad day. Root suggested it was "not fair" to conclude from recent results that a chasm exists between England and the best ODIs sides

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Pietersen wants ECB talks over possible return

Kevin Pietersen has responded to apparently conciliatory comments from the incoming ECB chairman, Colin Graves, by saying he wants to speak to the governing body about a potential England return

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Sangakkara, Thirimanne thrash England

Sri Lanka made a chase of 310 seem like a weekend stroll in the park as Kumar Sangakkara unfurled a majestic hundred, his second of the tournament, alongside Lahiru Thirimanne's fourth ODI ton

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England fail to get the 'simple things' right

England captain Eoin Morgan laid the blame for his team's nine-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka squarely at the feet of the side's performance in the field

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