England suffered another heavy World Cup defeat as Sri Lanka chased down 309 with nine wickets to spare. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Joe Root’s century was in vain as England’s bid to reach the World Cup quarter-finals suffered another setback with a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka (...)

Moeen Ali of England celebrates with team mates after dismissing Kyle Coetzer of Scotland during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between England and Scotland. Photograph: Martin Hunter/Getty Images

Moeen Ali hopes England’s 119-run victory over Scotland can kick-start their World Cup ambitions.The Worcestershire man hit his second ODI century, cr(...)

England captain Eoin Morgan was dismissed by Mitchell Marsh for yet another duck as Australia cruised to victory in their World Cup opener. (Photogaph: REUTERS/Hamish Blair)

England suffered a crushing 111-run defeat to Australia to begin their World Cup campaign in Melbourne.England were made to pay for dropping centurion(...)

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 international cricket captain Eoin Morgan who has been targeted in a blackmail plot, according to the sport’s governing body. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA

Eoin Morgan found himself at the centre of a foiled blackmail plot on the eve of the three-wicket defeat to Australia in Hobart on Friday, but England(...)

Steve Finn is congratulated by his team mates after taking a wicket during England’s comprehensive nine-wicket victory over India at The Gabba.(Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

England took a giant stride towards the Tri-Series final with this bonus-point victory against one of the World Cup favourites at the Gabba. However, (...)

England captain Eoin Morgan rescued his side’s innings with a century but Australia still cruised to a three wicket victory at the SCG. (Photograph: REUTERS/Steve Christo)

Eoin Morgan’s determined century spared England embarrassment but could not prevent defeat as David Warner eased Australia to a three-wicket victory i(...)

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(...)

A large puddle on the outfield at Old Trafford that eventually ended play on day two of the third Test between England and India. Photograph:   Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Until the rain arrived at Old Trafford a little more than half an hour after lunch the game had moved on significantly, and largely to the advantage o(...)