England captain Eoin Morgan looks on during an Englnad Net Session at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Photograph Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Captain Eoin Morgan will head into the World Cup with heightened concern over his form after failing again to score in England’s final warm-up match a(...)

Kevin Pietersen has backed England ODI captain Eoin Morgan to lead his team to success in next month’s Cricket World Cup. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Kevin Pietersen has backed Eoin Morgan to lead England to success at the World Cup and believes the team’s performances in the Tri-Series have justifi(...)

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan has ruled out the return of Kevin Pietersen ahead of next month’s World Cup. (Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire)

Eoin Morgan has attempted to end speculation surrounding the future of Kevin Pietersen by insisting the batsman, sacked by England last February, is n(...)

Eoin Morgan  points to a team mate during the Big Bash League match between the Sydney Thunder and Brisbane Heat at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, Australia. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

Eoin Morgan made a cameo appearance for Sydney Thunder in his first outing since his appointment as England one-day captain, contributing an unbeaten (...)

 Eoin Morgan scored just 90 runs in seven innings against Sri Lanka, but the Dubliner has been backed to thrive   in his new role as England one-day captain. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Alastair Cook admitted he was “gutted” to be omitted from England’s World Cup squad after being replaced as one-day international captain by former Ir(...)

Former Ireland batsman Eoin Morgan is set to captain England at next year’s World Cup after Alastair Cook was relieved of the captaincy. Photograph:    Dave Thompson/PA

Alastair Cook’s dream of leading England into the World Cup in February and March came to an end when the English national selector, James Whitaker, i(...)

Kumar Sangakkara (right) and Mahela Jayawardena, after his last appearance in Sri Lanka, salute the Colombo crowd following Sri Lanka’s 87-run win over England which secured completed a 5-2 series victory

Perhaps some progress has been made by England after all. In the first match in Colombo Sri Lanka posted 317,for six. Three weeks later they could (...)

Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara plays a shot during their fourth One Day International match against England in Colombo on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

Kumar Sangakkara laid the foundation before Angelo Mathews completed a nervy chase as Sri Lanka beat England by six wickets in the fourth one-day inte(...)

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting (right)  has added weight to Kevin Pietersen’s (left) claims that a ‘bullying’ culture existed in the England team set-up. Photograph: Mark Dadswell/Getty Images

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has added weight to Kevin Pietersen’s claims that a ‘bullying’ culture existed in the England team set-up. (...)

England’s Gary Ballance lifts his bat after reaching his century during the third Test  against India at the Rose Bowl cricket ground in Southampton. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

A climbing wall has been installed at the Rose Bowl, alongside the Shane Warne stand: they want to make the Test attractive to young families and all (...)