News - England Cricket
Paul Best, the Warwickshire slow left-arm spinner, has been forced to retire after an injury-plagued two years. He travelled to the club's pre-season tour to the Caribbean but decided his body was not up to professional sport.
Ottis Gibson has been appointed as England's fast bowling coach for the forthcoming West Indies tour with the chance to push his credentials for the job fulltime ahead of the Ashes series against Australia this summer
Kevin Pietersen may have been deemed "disengaged" by the England management, but at Surrey he is viewed as an ideal role-model for young players
Ravi Bopara has claimed "the culture of English cricket" must change if the international side is to enjoy success in global limited-overs events