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Topley and Thakor return for U19s

Topley and Thakor return for U19s

Reece Topley and Shiv Thakor have been recalled to the England U19 squad for the quadrangular series in Australia, also featuring India and New Zealand, after missing the tour of Bangladesh.

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Clarke nominated to continue role

Clarke nominated to continue role

The ECB has announced that Giles Clarke has been nominated for the role of chairman by the 18 first-class counties and MCC for the next term of office up until the ECB’s AGM in three years' time.

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Patel and Tredwell earn England calls

Patel and Tredwell earn England calls

The England selectors have announced a 16-man squad for the Test series against Sri Lanka, which starts next month, including Notts all-rounder Samit Patel and Kent off-spinner James Tredwell.

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Build Center boosts NatWest CricketForce

Build Center boosts NatWest CricketForce

The ECB has announced a major new £400,000 initiative with Build Center, which will benefit hundreds of clubs nationwide participating in the award-winning NatWest CricketForce initiative.

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Women's academy squad announced

Women's academy squad announced

Selectors have named the England women's academy squad to travel to Potchefstroom in April for their first international tour, playing three T20 and 50-over games with South Africa women.

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Statement on IMG

Statement on IMG

In May 2010, ECB chairman Giles Clarke CBE sent an email to the BCCI president, the contents of which were subsequently reported in the media and resulted in libel proceedings being issued by IMG.

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MCC world committee backs ECB

MCC world committee backs ECB

The MCC world cricket committee has urged national cricket boards to follow the example set by the ECB in offering an amnesty for players or administrators to report potential illegal activity.

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No clearance for Kaneria

No clearance for Kaneria

The International Cricket Council, England and Wales Cricket Board and Pakistan Cricket Board have categorically denied that a clearance certificate was issued to Danish Kaneria.

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Gooch takes up full-time role

Gooch takes up full-time role

Graham Gooch has been appointed as England batting coach on a full-time basis. "I will now have the opportunity to spend a lot more time with the players and other coaches," said the 58-year-old.

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Westfield suspended from all cricket

Westfield suspended from all cricket

The ECB cricket discipline commission announced that the former Essex bowler Mervyn Westfield has been served with an interim suspension from all cricket, pending a disciplinary panel hearing.

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