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Alastair Cook retained by England for World Cup

Underfire Alastair Cook will lead England at next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, national selector James Whitaker said on Wednesday.

Alastair Cook confirmed as England captain for World Cup

England captain Alastair Cook will lead the side at next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after being named on Wednesday as skipper for an upcoming one-day international series in Sri...

England's Alastair Cook to discover one-day fate

England captain Alastair Cook.

England captain Alastair Cook is set to find out if he will be skippering the side at next year's World Cup.

Jonathan Trott ready for England return

After quitting last summer's Ashes tour in a blaze of controversy, England batsman Jonathan Trott now says he is ready for an international recall.

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England coach prolongs Alastair Cook's wait

England captain Alastair Cook.

Alastair Cook faces a wait to discover if he will captain England at the World Cup, according to coach Peter Moores.

Suresh Raina ton sets up huge India win over England

India's Suresh Raina.

Suresh Raina's dynamic century laid the platform for world champions India's crushing 133-run win over England in the second one-day international at Cardiff on Wednesday.

India spin to win against England

Julian Guyer India's spinners have again proved England's undoing as the tourists won the third one-day international at Trent Bridge by six wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

England captain Alastair Cook vows to carry on to World Cup

Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook insists he still wants to lead the side at the World Cup despite conceding the team's chances of triumphing at next year's tournament were "far-fetched" following...

Ajinkya Rahane scores century as India crush England

Ajinkya Rahane leaves the field after being dismissed for 106.

Ajinkya Rahane's maiden one-day international hundred has set the seal on a crushing nine-wicket series-clinching win over England in the fourth ODI at Edgbaston.

Mitchell Johnson delivers dire Ashes warning for England

No slowing down: Mitchell Johnson delivers another thunderbolt to South Africa in Harare.

Ben Horne Be warned England. Serving up more slow, dry wickets next Ashes series may not be enough to blunt the fearsome threat from Mitchell Johnson.

Joe Root spares England's blushes in consolation fifth ODI victory

Joe Root's fine century saved England from the ignominy of a series whitewash on home soil as they beat India by 41 runs in the fifth and final one-dayer at Headingley on Friday.

Eoin Morgan smashes England to thrilling T20 victory over India

Eoin Morgan led the way for England.

Skipper Eoin Morgan found his form at the right time to lead England to a thrilling three-run victory over India in a one-off T20 international at Edgbaston on Sunday.

Joe Root's runs keeps England in control of fifth Test against India

Joe Root

Julian Guyer Joe Root continued his personal run-fest against India as England maintained their grip on the fifth Test at The Oval on Saturday.

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Rampant England seals series in style as India collapses

The England cricket team celebrate their 3-1 series win with champagne.

England ripped out India for 94 to win the fifth test by a crushing innings and 244 runs at The Oval on Sunday and clinch the series 3-1.

Uncapped Alex Hales named in England ODI squad

Alex Hales hits out for England during the  2012 ICC World Twenty20 tournament.

Alex Hales will be given the chance to stake his claim for a World Cup place after being named in England's 15-man squad to face India in the one-day international series.

India captain M.S. Dhoni blamed for England debacle

India's captain and wicketkeeper  Mahendra Singh Dhoni (L) and India's Varun Aaron.

M.S. Dhoni's captaincy has come under increasing scrutiny with former cricketers blaming him for India's humiliating 3-1 Test series defeat in England.

England star Stuart Broad to undergo knee surgery ahead of cricket's World Cup

Stuart Broad

England pace bowler Stuart Broad will undergo knee surgery on September 4 as he targets full fitness in time for the 2015 World Cup.

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England eyes win against India in third Test

Moeen Ali is congratulated by Joe Root after taking the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara.

England are closing in on a series-levelling victory in the third Test after reducing India to 4-112 in their second innings.

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Moeen Ali puts India in a spin as England level Test series

Moeen Ali celebrates after dismissing India's Mohammed Shami

Liam Morgan Southampton: Spinner Moeen Ali claimed six wickets to inspire England to a crushing 266-run win over India on Thursday to level an absorbing series at 1-1 with two matches to play.

Can Moeen Ali fill void left by Graeme Swann in England team?

Moeen Ali celebrates with his teammates after dismissing India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

Scyld Berry Serenity. That is the quality England introduced when they took a punt on a cricketer from an unfashionable background.