Stephen Brenkley

Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.

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England captain Eoin Morgan leads his team from the field after their humiliating defeat to Sri Lanka
Australia captain Michael Clarke

Cricket World Cup 2015: How much longer can Michael Clarke carry on as Australia captain?

Clarke's body continues to fail him that could lead to a permanent change at the top Down Under

Brendan McCullum lifts the Chappell-Hadlee Trophy after New Zealand defeated Australia

Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia vs New Zealand match report: Kiwis hold on to claim thrilling victory over rivals

Australia 151 all-out (32.2 overs), New Zealand 152-9 (23.1 overs)

England captain Eoin Morgan

Cricket World Cup: Eoin Morgan sticks to simple refrain to change sorry record against Sri Lanka

England take on Sri Lanka in Pool A clash on Saturday night

The Kabul cricket academy (Bilal Sarwary)

2015 Cricket World Cup diary: Curious name change proposal among leaked documents

It is the function of discussion documents to contain as many issues as possible. For discussion. The latest of the kind from the England and Wales Cricket Board is as wide-ranging as it should be, though it is unfortunate that it has been leaked to coincide with the World Cup.

Steve Finn bowls during an England nets session at Karori Park on Thursday

Cricket World Cup: Steve Finn admits Kiwis made him look like a 'wally'...

...but bowler undaunted by mauling

England captain Eoin Morgan talks with bowlers James Anderson, Steven Finn and Stuart Broad

Cricket World Cup 2015: Defensive England must face up to a poor start – not be in angry denial

Victory over Scotland was preceded by two defeats

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Cricket World Cup 2015: England have time to reflect on the next step forward

The team play Sri Lanka on Sunday before an eight day wait to face Bangladesh

Moeen Ali hits a shot on his way to 128

England vs Scotland: Moeen Ali's 128 gives England something to build on

It wasn't spectacular but England's World Cup campaign is finally up and running

England vs Scotland: Peter Moores reaches tipping point

Fate of England management may hang on tonight’s result against Scotland

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