Andrew Strauss has confirmed Kevin Pietersen won’t be part of England’s plans this summer. Photograph: Getty

England director of cricket Andrew Strauss has confirmed Kevin Pietersen is “not part of our plans” for the Ashes summer.Strauss cited a “massive trus(...)

Ian Bell’s 22nd Test Match century gave England control on the first day against the West Indies in Antigua. Photograph: Afp

Two teams, one of them, England, down on their uppers these past six months or so and under intense scrutiny and the other labelled mediocre by the EC(...)

Paul Downton has been sacked as managing director of the England and Wales Cricket Board. Photograph: Andrew Cowie/AFP/Getty Images

Paul Downton has been sacked as the England managing director after 14 months in the job by the new England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive To(...)

 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(...)