Former England batsman Sir Geoffrey Boycott has reprimanded the ECB for giving retired batsman Kevin Pietersen hope of a comeback to the national side, saying they must be honest with the player.
Former England captain Mike Atherton feels England's loss to Sri Lanka on Sunday is worse than the drubbing they received from co-hosts New Zealand in their second World Cup match.
Sussex batsman and former Surrey skipper Rory Hamilton-Brown has been forced to retire from cricket due to a wrist injury that refuses to heal, ending his career at the age of 27.
England batsman Joe Root was visibly distraught on Sunday in Wellington, after his century that saw his side to 309 went in vain thanks to unbeaten tons from Sri Lanka's veteran batsmen.
England captain Eoin Morgan didn't look for excuses when asked about his side's nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka in Wellington on Sunday, saying they were outplayed by a better side on the day.