Kevin O’Brien, William Porterfield and Niall O’Brien of Ireland celebrate the wicket of Darren Bravo of the West Indies during the  World Cup match at Saxton Oval  in Nelson, New Zealand. Photograph: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Ireland may have made a storming start to the World Cup with last Monday’s brilliant four-wicket win over the West Indies in New Zealand, but their p(...)

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(...)

Kevin Pietersen is convinced England’s new one-day captain Eoin Morgan ‘would love’ to have him back in his World Cup team. Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Kevin Pietersen has said he would jump at the chance to play for England again and claimed one-day captain, Dubliner Eoin Morgan, “would love” to have(...)

Kevin Pietersen has declared his desire to return to test match cricket after being sacked by the ECB in the wake of last winter’s dismal Ashes whitewash in Australia

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has not given up hope of resuming his international career — and feels he still has “four or five years left”.T(...)

Kevin Pietersen: “We need to encourage people of all ages to take part. #ILoveCricket.” Photograph: Paul Thomas/Pa

Former England star Kevin Pietersen has offered to participate in school cricket coaching after expressing disappointment in falling participation (...)

Steve Harmison believes Ashley Giles missed out on the England coach’s job because of his relationship with Kevin Pietersen (right).  Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Steve Harmison believes Ashley Giles missed out on the England coach’s job because of his relationship with Kevin Pietersen and has backed up his form(...)

  Alec Stewart says he reported to the England and Wales Cricket Board that he had been told Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann all had access to a parody Kevin Pietersen Twitter account. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Tim Bresnan has categorically denied any involvement in posting messages to the parody Twitter account which so upset his England team-mate Kevin Pie(...)

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. (...)

  Kevin Pietersen (left) claims Andy Flower (right) “had it in for me” throughout his five-year reign in charge of England.  Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Kevin Pietersen claims Andy Flower “had it in for me” throughout his five-year reign in charge of England. Pietersen has been highly critical of Flowe(...)