New head coach Peter Moores' tenure began with decent success on Friday, as England defeated Scotland by 29 runs in a one-off ODI severely truncated by inclement weather at Mannofield Park in Aberdeen.
Chief executive David Richardson has countered suggestion that the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption and security unit is proving ineffective.
Scotland captain Kyle Coetzer is looking forward to skippering his side against England in the one-off ODI in Aberdeen on Friday, hoping to hand another shock to the under-pressure side.
The ICC have appointed former Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore will help Afghanistan, Ireland, Scotland and UAE prepare for cricket's marquee 50-over event, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
England's international season kicks off against Scotland in Aberdeen on Friday, following a six week break in the wake of their World Twenty20 disaster, and all eyes will be on the 'new era' outfit and their coach.