England coach Peter Moores, whose tenure seems to be coming to an end, leaves Malahide Cricket Club after his side’s ODI against Ireland was washed out. Photograph: Getty

Storm clouds – for Ireland literal, England metaphoric – summed up a bizarre and frustrating day of cricket at Malahide on Friday, with just 18 ove(...)

Fans look on during a rain delay in Malahide. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

England’s new boys appeared destined for short debuts after rain swept in and interrupted proceedings with just 17.2 overs bowled.Ireland had struggle(...)

James Taylor will captain England in their one day game against Ireland at Malahide on May 8th. Photograph: PA

Lewis Gregory of Somerset has been called into an 11-man England squad for next week’s one-off international against Ireland in Dublin. The 22-(...)

  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(...)