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(...)

  Alex Hales of England celebrates reaching his century during the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 Group 1 match against Sri Lanka at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium  in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photogrpah:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Alex Hales hit a stunning century to lead England to a memorable victory over Sri Lanka and reignite the side’s World Twenty20 campaign. (...)

Matthew Wade celebrates a wicket with Nathan Coulter-Nile of Australia during  the one-day international against England at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images

In the end it was perhaps all for the best, as England lost a low-scoring and ultimately rather tense and gripping fifth one-day international by seve(...)

 England’s Ben Stokes  bats during game four of the One-Day International series against Australia at the Waca in Perth. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

England captain Alastair Cook breathed a sigh of relief after watching his side clinch a 57-run victory over Australia in the fourth One-Day Internati(...)

Eoin Morgan of England speaks with Michael Clarke of Australia during game three of the One Day International Series  at Sydney Cricket Ground. Photograph: Brett Hemmings/Getty Images

England did not just lose the Carlton Mid ODI series in Sydney. They may have also lost a captain as Alastair Cook, cutting an increasingly hangdog an(...)

England batsman Eoin Morgan  celebrates after scoring a century during the second  One-Day International against Australia  at The Gabba in Brisbane. Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images

Oh, England. So close. But still so very, very far away. There have been precious few moments of grace for England’s cricketers over the past 11 week(...)

Australia’s  Aaron Finch celebrates a century during the opening one-day international series between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday. Photograph:  Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

If this really was the opening step in the minting of a new era for English cricket then it must be said it looked similar to one or two other new era(...)

Brad Haddin of Australia plays a pull shot as he helped to rescue the Australian innings on day one of the fifth Ashes test. Photograph: Matt King/Getty Images

Back in the early 1960s, when Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris were in their pomp and hitting back-to back home runs for the New York Yankees, their este(...)

England practice their catching during the nets session at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Australia. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA

With its grand central harbour and flocks of strolling pleasure-seekers Sydney tends to have the air of a city of departures and farewells.Not least f(...)

England’s Scott Borthwick bowls during the nets session.

It is either new year or another random day in the calendar. Was it last year when England were dismantled by Australia or merely a few days ago? It i(...)