Retirement does not appear to be sitting entirely comfortably on the broad shoulders of Andrew ‘Fred’ Flintoff, as he looks across the Lord’s outfield.
Former skipper Michael Vaughan has urged England gamble and take more risks in their pursuit of the ICC World Cup - insisting they can still come out on top in an open tournament.
All eyes will be on England’s bowlers as they look to avoid an ICC World Cup upset against Ireland in Bangalore.
England and India played out the match of the ICC World Cup so far - with a thrilling tied match in Bangalore.
Ryan Sidebottom says England’s bowlers got their tactics wrong against Netherlands but expects them to bounce back against tournament favourites India.
England produced a Jeckyll and Hyde display to overcome Netherlands by six-wickets despite a wonderful performance from Ryan ten Doeschate.
Andrew Strauss has warned England to be wary of a repeat of their shock defeat to the Netherlands when the two sides meet in their opening ICC World Cup fixture.
Superb performances from Paul Collingwood and Stuart Broad ensured England start the ICC World Cup with a 100% warm-up record after a 69-run victory over Pakistan.
Canada almost pulled of a sensational upset in England's first warm-up match for the ICC World Cup.
In the build-up to the ICC (International Cricket Council) World Cup tournament England's bowlers continue to struggle for fitness with Stuart Broad now struck down by illness and the start of the tournament less than a week away.
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