England collapsed to 136 all out today to leave Australia in charge of the first Ashes cricket Test with a 224-run lead going into day three.
English cricket is turning onfield success into record commercial revenue as the national team seeks a run of victories not seen since the Victorian era.
England cricketer Kevin Pietersen denied a television report that he may be among players using silicone tape on their bats to cheat the review system being used in the Ashes series against Australia.
England batsman Kevin Pietersen apologized to the England and Wales Cricket Board for criticizing his teammates in “provocative” text messages to South Africa squad members.
Kevin Pietersen, who was dropped by England’s cricket team for sending “provocative” text messages to opposition players, has been added to the squad for the forthcoming tour of India.
Kevin Pietersen has been left out of England’s squad for the third cricket Test against South Africa at Lord’s, only a day after the batsman committed himself to the team following a wrangle over his international future.
England will take a 306-run lead over Australia into day four of the second Ashes cricket Test after Kevin Pietersen struck an unbeaten double century to power his team to 551-4.
England batsman Kevin Pietersen will be available for next week’s fifth Ashes cricket Test against Australia after passing a medical checkup on his knee.
Kevin Pietersen was named to the 13- man England cricket squad for the opening Test of the Ashes series against Australia.
England batsman Kevin Pietersen will focus on Test match cricket after retiring from shorter forms of the international game.
"Every batsman around the world has the right to wait for the umpire's decision."
- Kevin Pietersen on Jul 12, 2013