Nottinghamshire director of cricket Mick Newell is not one to mince words, and his most recent opinion focused on all-rounder Samit Patel, who he says is 'obsessed' with what other people think of him.
Warwickshire batsman Jonathan Trott has not given up all hope of playing for England again, but feels he will be content if he lets his replacement, Gary Ballance, continue his good work at number three.
England fast bowler James Anderson has revealed that the drama with India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja during the recent Test series one of the most stressful times of his England career.
Lancashire veteran batsman Ashwell Prince has spoken up for the first time since his clash with Yorkshire's Andrew Gale, and has defended his opponent by saying he didn't consider Gale to have made racist comments.
England fast bowler James Anderson is going to use the one-day series against Sri Lanka in November as a 'springboard' to winning the World Cup in the Antipodes in February.