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BBC Sport - Trevor Bayliss: England name Australian as new head coach

England appoint 52-year-old Australian Trevor Bayliss as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.

Kevin Pietersen
"What a brilliant Test match. Quite amazing! Highs & lows every day! Outstanding, England! Test cricket is the greatest! #boom" 03 hrs ago

Trevor Bayliss confirmed as new head coach of England cricket by ECB

The 52-year-old Australian has been officially announced as the replacement for Peter Moores, having been chosen in preference to Yorkshire’s Jason Gillespie for the role

Joe Root
"What a fantastic game of test cricket with an amazing Atmosphere! A great team performance with the captain leading from the front!" 09 hrs ago

BBC Sport - England beat New Zealand by 124 runs in thrilling first Test at Lord's

England produce a magnificent final-day bowling display to win the first Test against New Zealand by 124 runs.

Sky Sports News HQ
"Trevor Bayliss named England cricket head coach #SSNHQ"
Minhaz Merchant
"Three soldiers killed today by terrorists in J&K. And @BCCI wants to play cricket with a country that sponsors these thugs?"

Cook relaxed over England cricket coach 'limbo' - Business Insider

London (AFP) - England captain Alastair Cook said the ongoing uncertainty over the identity of the team's next permanent coach would not bother him so long...

BBC Breaking News
"Trevor Bayliss appointed coach of England cricket team (via @danroan)" 09 hrs ago

New England cricket jumper draws fire from traditionalists - Telegraph

The new sweater seen during the first test against New Zealand has been described as "an abomination", "a disgrace" and something that looks like it was knitted by a drunk grandmother

andrew flintoff
"It seems Cook knows a thing or two about cricket ! " too negative , declare , declare " I heard he got a few runs too , suck eggs knobheads" 07 hrs ago

Pakistan Cricket's Chief Selector Wants to Create Pool of T20 Specialists - Cricket News

Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe in the T20Is played at home recently. Chief selector Haroon Rasheed is confident more talents would ensure similar performances in the format.. latest Cricket news- Pakistan Cricket's Chief Selector Wants to Create Pool of T20 Specialists

Harbhajan Singh
"Selfie s at wankhede! Thanks @mipaltan and everyone for supporting MI @JontyRhodes8 @sachin_rt cheers guys…" 04 hrs ago

County cricket – live! | Sport | The Guardian

All the action with Lizzy Ammon at Hove for Sussex v Warwickshire and Graham Hardcastle at Taunton for Somerset v Yorkshire

"Unreal guys! @Sachin_rt is back! Check this out #SachinReturns" 04 hrs ago

Live Cricket Score : Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 1st ODI , Zimbabwe tour of Pakistan, 2015 - Cricket News

Live Cricket Score of Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 1st ODI at Lahore: Pak look to start on a winning note #PakvZim

Dus News
"Pakistan spinner Raza Hasan handed two-year ban after failed drug test #CricketComesHome #Cricket" 07 hrs ago

Our Defence Forces Told us it Was Safe to Tour Pakistan: Zimbabwe Cricket Chief - Cricket News

Wilson Manase says Zimbabwe's defence department is aware of the situation in Pakistan courtesy intelligence and officials there gave the go-ahead to the cricket team to play in the country.. latest Cricket news- Our Defence Forces Told us it Was Safe to Tour Pakistan: Zimbabwe Cricket Chief

Michael Vaughan
"That's the way to play Test Cricket... Well done @ECB_cricket .. Absolutely brilliant..." 11 hrs ago

IPL 8: Ponting Said it was Always About Winning, Says Harbhajan - Cricket News

Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings in the final of IPL 8 to lift the title for the second time. Coach Ricky Ponting played a key role in the team's success.. latest Cricket news- IPL 8: Ponting Said it was Always About Winning, Says Harbhajan

Michael Vaughan
"NZ are my favourite team to watch in World Cricket.... We need them here for more than 2 Test series...." 03 hrs ago

Cricket: Two year ban for Hasan - ClubCall

Left-arm spinner Raza Hasan has been banned for two years by the Pakistan Cricket Board after failing a dope test.

Mark Steel
"And that is why Test cricket is so glorious. As Lord Salisbury said 'There can be no nobler way to entirely piss away a day'."

Crowd support softens tough tour for Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's cricketers are being rewarded for their historic tour of Pakistan by having the red carpet rolled out for them and experiencing the kind of treatment they rarely get

Ian Botham
"Now that I've recovered from watching a magnificent test ! Well played England what a test ebbed and flowed throughout. Marquee cricket !!" 05 hrs ago

Dhoni's contribution has been important in my success: Rahane - Cricbuzz

Ajinkya Rahane has won the CEAT Indian cricketer of the year award.

andrew flintoff
"It seem Cook knows a thing or two or 2 about cricket ! The keyboard warriors were out in force " he's negative" suck eggs knobheads !" 18 hrs ago

BBC Sport - 'Fantastic' England repay goodwill of their 'tremendous' fans

England should note how their positive cricket and cheaper tickets were enjoyed by a large crowd, says Jonathan Agnew.

Jonathan Agnew
"I'm going to work really hard to convince authorities about the final day access. Could only start next year."
Benazir Shah
"Nasir, who was crippled by polio, dragged himself to the stadium to watch the T20 in Lahore"

Malik, Sami back; Pakistan bat in first ODI

Playing his first international at a home ground, Azhar Ali won the toss for Pakistan and decided to bat against Zimbabwe in the first ODI in the country in six years

Nadeem Malik
"#Safoora, President's son, Sanda Lahore, #Daska: Is there a Pattern/Design since start of #Cricket & improved relations with #Afghanistan ?" 20 hrs ago

England v New Zealand: Ben Stokes played in a manner we have not seen since Ian Botham - Telegraph

Geoffrey Boycott: This was a Test to lift the spirits of every cricket supporter in the land, and a star was born in Ben Stokes

Mumbai thrill with typical bouncebackability

In the second half of the tournament, at every training huddle, players were told treat each match as a final. That resonated with Mumbai's talismans who lifted their games admirably

Sky News Newsdesk
"Trevor #Bayliss has been named as England's new head coach by the England and Wales Cricket Board" 21 hrs ago

IPL Champions Mumbai Indians Party in Style at Wankhede - IPL 8 News

IPL 2015 champions Mumbai Indians celebrated their success at the Wankhede stadium with song, dance and fireworks. latest IPL 8 news- IPL Champions Mumbai Indians Party in Style at Wankhede

Piers Morgan
"'Disappointing such a good player is no longer playing' - what Bayliss said about @KP24 after his sacking:"

Trevor Bayliss confirmed as England coach | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Trevor Bayliss has been confirmed as England's new coach the day after it emerged that he had become the ECB's preferred choice ahead of Jason Gillpesie.

Fred Boycott
"That was Test Cricket at it's best. Fluctuating throughout, high standard, no sledging excellent spirit from NZ.They deserve a longer series" 03 hrs ago

England Captain Alastair Cook Relaxed Over Coach 'Limbo' - Cricket News

England beat New Zealand in the Lord's Test but captain Alastair Cook admitted his team would benefit further if a new coach is appointed. He is not too perturbed about not having one at the moment though.. latest Cricket news- England Captain Alastair Cook Relaxed Over Coach 'Limbo'

Chennai Super Kings
"Good Morning, Twitter Super Kings!" 03 hrs ago

Recruit more Indian support staff: Ganguly - Cricbuzz

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has said teams should recruit more Indian support staff in the IPL.

Rana Talha Asfar
"I love this nation. 2 minute kaam wali pankha band karde tou jaan nikal jati hai and here there are watching cricket in 40 degrees." 07 hrs ago

Ben Stokes has put a smile back on the face of English cricket after his man of the match performance against New Zealand

An 85-ball hundred one day, two wickets in two deliveries the next. Life is not dull for Ben Stokes at the moment – and Lord's spent most of Bank Holiday Monday roaring its approval.

Oliver Phelps
"Great cricket from England today. That's why test cricket will always be the best form of the game. (Sorry if this make no sense to you " 03 hrs ago

New Zealand sweating on BJ Watling and Corey Anderson for second cricket test with England

Luke Ronchi could be in line for a test debut with BJ Watling doubtful for second test with England.

Nasir Jamshed
"Sami & Malik back in team. International cricket back in Pakistan. Is year 2008? I worried cos this mean I getting arrest again in 2 year." 03 hrs ago

BBC Sport - Ben Stokes: Alastair Cook praises 'unbelievable' England all-rounder

Captain Alastair Cook heaps praise on the "unbelievable batting" of Ben Stokes, who helped England to an superb 124-run victory against New Zealand.

Harsha Bhogle
"This is what makes Test cricket so different. Tests resilience, tests ability to play over 5 days. #EngvsNZ." 03 hrs ago

BBC Sport - England v New Zealand quiz

Which player only has seven toes? Who has the number of the beast? Who has played for both Australia and New Zealand? Acquire some useless knowledge in our England v New Zealand quiz.

Piers Morgan
"Not hearing those England fans who brand @KP24 a 'South African' call @benstokes38 a 'Kiwi' today... would love to see them bat together." 20 hrs ago

England win a whole lot more than a Test match against New Zealand - Telegraph

On Bank Holiday Monday, a younger crowd was treated to a demonstration of the genius of Test cricket

Saj Sadiq
"Sami Aslam :- Shows class at U19 level Gets picked for Pakistan Makes 45 off 50 balls on ODI debut Then dropped from the ODI squad #Cricket" 04 hrs ago

Trevor Bayliss is set to be named the new coach of the England side

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) are poised to name Aussie Trevor Bayliss as the new head coach of the national side and an announcement is expected at some point today.

Barry Roux
"#ChristopherPanayiotou should know that to get away with murder you need: 1. Barry Roux 2. A lot of crying 3. A cricket bat #Panayiotou" © 2015