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Veteran cricketers slams England's ODI approach as 'old fashioned'   Sep 3, 3:30 pm
London, Sep 3 (ANI): England served up one of their worst ever one day performances, facing a nine-wicket defeat against India.
Moores defends Cook, says skipper can be 'influential' batsman in ODIs   Sep 2, 12:31 pm
London, Sep 02 (ANI): England cricket team coach Peter Moores has insisted that captain Alastair Cook can be an influential batsman in one-day cricket despite former England greats slamming the skipper for his approach.
Boycott asks Cook to accept 'constructive' criticism from Ex-England greats   Sep 2, 11:55 am
Johannesburg, Sep 02 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has told captain Alastair Cook to accept the 'constructive' criticism from former players like himself.
Swann says England's ODI approach similar to 'two-litre diesel in F1 race'  Aug 30, 12:10 pm
Johannesburg, Aug 30 (ANI): Retired England spinner Graeme Swann has said on Friday that the team's current approach to ODIs was akin to a two-litre diesel in Formula One race, reiterating his call to Alastair Cook to stand down as the nation's ODI captain and quit limited overs internationals completely.
Cook brands Swann 'so-called friend' for asking him to quit England captaincy for WC  Aug 28, 12:24 pm
London, Aug 28 (ANI): England skipper Alastair Cook has branded Graeme Swann as a 'so-called friend' after the retired spinner called for him to quit as captain for the World Cup.
Vaughan, Swann feel Cook should be axed as England's ODI team captain  Aug 26, 1:13 pm
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan and retired spinner Graeme Swann believe that Alastair Cook should be axed as the captain of the England one-day team.
Spinner Swann's absence could pose problems for England in series against India: KP  Jul 9, 9:52 am
Nottingham (England), July 9 (ANI): Ousted England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes the hosts would face a tough Test series at home against India without off-spinner Graeme Swann in their ranks.
Graeme Swann says 'ODI hero' Jordan 'ready-made' for England Test XI   May 30, 1:47 pm
London, May 30 (ANI): Former England spinner Graeme Swann has backed all rounder Chris Jordan should be in the team's starting XI for the first Test against Sri Lanka in June, saying that he is 'ready-made' for international cricket.
Swann backs Cook, says the England skipper will silence doubters  May 25, 1:52 pm
Washington, May 25(ANI): Former England spinner Grame Swann backed Alastair Cook when critics blasted the England skipper following the dismal winter ashes series in Australia.
Peter Moores 'most unsuccessful coach in modern era of English cricket': Report  Apr 23, 2:06 pm
London, Apr 23 (ANI): New England head coach Peter Moores was the most unsuccessful coach of the team in the modern era during his previous stint, despite claims by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) that he is the leading 'England coach of his generation', according to a report.
Cook happy to make domestic comeback following 'much-needed' break   Apr 8, 3:39 pm
London, Apr 8 (ANI): England Test captain Alastair Cook has said that he is happy to make his comeback to domestic cricket after a much-needed break with his family following a disastrous winter for the team.
Brit report offers solutions to rebuild 'uncertain' England team after 'testing' winter  Apr 6, 11:52 am
London, Apr 6 (ANI): A British report looks at some suitable solutions for rebuilding the uncertain England team set-up following their 5-0 Ashes humiliation, the sacking of Kevin Pietersen, the retirement of Graeme Swann, the step-down of Andy Flower, Jonathan Trott's burn-out and a collective loss of form.
Cook says no 'quick-fix' for England following disastrous winter   Apr 2, 12:56 pm
London, Apr 2 (ANI): England Test captain Alastair Cook has warned his side that there is no 'quick fix' solution for them after their disastrous winter, which was finally capped by a humiliating World Twenty20 campaign.
Swann says Warner's claims of enjoying sledging 'mere bravado'  Mar 8, 1:27 pm
Sydney, Mar. 08 (ANI): Former England spinner Graeme Swann has slammed Australian opener David Warner's claims of enjoying sledging by opponents, saying that Warner will struggle to maintain his confrontational style when he fails to perform.
Swann backs Giles to help England regain 'world-beaters' status  Mar 5, 2:50 pm
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Retired England off-spinner Graeme Swann has backed limited-overs coach Ashley Giles as the ideal person to replace Andy Flower as England's head coach and make the team 'world-beaters' again.
Swann 'disappointed' at 'ugly exchange' between 'naive' Prior, 'childish' Pietersen  Mar 1, 12:11 pm
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Former England bowler-turned TV expert Graeme Swann has joined the 'war of words' between his former teammates Kevin Pietersen and Matt Prior and called the sacked batsman 'childish' over his public spat with Prior.
Swann to join commentating team including Viv Richards for England's Windies tour  Feb 18, 10:04 am
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Retired England spin bowler Graeme Swann will reportedly be commentating for England's one-day tour of the West Indies starting later this month.
Pietersen should be part of England's short-term future: Swann  Jan 28, 11:09 am
Melbourne, Jan 28 (ANI): Former spinner Graeme Swann, whose 255 Test wickets made him England's most successful spinner since Derek Underwood, has once again denied rumours of a rift with Kevin Pietersen.
Second elbow operation made Swann liability for England team  Jan 28, 10:38 am
London, Jan 28 (ANI): Graeme Swann, whose 255 Test wickets made him England's most successful spinner since Derek Underwood, quit midway through the Ashes series, fearing he had become a liability for the team.
'Awful' bowling forced 'powerless' Swann to quit Test cricket during Ashes  Jan 27, 1:58 pm
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Former England spinner Graeme Swann, who retired during the Ashes series in Australia, said he chose to walk away during because his bowling was awful and he felt powerless during matches.
Oz proud to have forced three England players to return home: Bailey  Jan 17, 12:40 pm
Melbourne, Jan 17 (ANI): Batsman George Bailey has rubbed salt to England's wounds by saying that the Australian side was proud of forcing three of England's players to return home.
'Relieved' Rogers terms himself 'biggest beneficiary' of 'wily' Swann's retirement  Jan 1, 3:36 pm
Sydney, Jan 1 (ANI): Australian Ashes hero Chris Rogers has said that he is probably the biggest 'beneficiary' of England spinner Graeme Swann's retirement from the international game.
Flower insistent on remaining England coach even if Oz wins Ashes 5-0  Dec 31, 2:05 pm
London, Dec 31 (ANI): England team director and coach Andy Flower has insisted that he will not quit the team even if the tourists are whitewashed five-nil in Australia in the Ashes.
Swann assures Pietersen `arrogant cricketers` remark not meant for him  Dec 27, 11:12 am
Johannesburg, Dec 27 (ANI): Newly retired England off-spinner Graeme Swann has said that he has reassured star batsman Kevin Pietersen that his remark about arrogant cricketers was not a reference to his former England team-mate.
Warne says Broad may have been targeted by Swann in `players' egos` comment  Dec 27, 8:50 am
Sydney, Dec 27 (ANI): Australian spin legend Shane Warne has said that England bowler Stuart Broad was the target of retired spinner Graeme Swann's vicious comments on player egos within the English team.