News - England Cricket
There was at last some good news for Leicestershire as a new cricket facility was opened in the city centre. A boost to the recreational game in the city can only be of benefit to a beleaguered county.
Lancashire have given three of young players their first professional contracts as Ashley Giles, the new head coach, starts to shape his squad for next season
Graeme Swann hit back at criticism from Graham Gooch over his decision to retire mid-way through England's ill-fated Ashes tour last winter, saying his only regret was going on the tour in the first place.
Andrew Flintoff is closing in on a deal with Brisbane Heat to play in Australia's Big Bash League and extend his return to Twenty20 cricket.
Eight months after his sacking by England following the 5-0 Ashes whitewash, Kevin Pietersen has had his say on a controversial career in no uncertain terms