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Former England head coach Andy Flower leaves ECB after 12 years

• Zimbabwean led England to Ashes and Twenty20 successes• Exit follows appointment of Chris Silverwood as head coachAndy Flower is leaving the England and Wales Cricket Board after 12 years. The Zimbabwean was appointed England assistant coach to Peter…

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Andy Flower will have wide-ranging roles as he stands in for Andrew Strauss

• Flower will attend England selection meetings this summer• ‘I will be taking a back seat, asking challenging questions’Andy Flower will sit in on England selection meetings and be involved in the recruitment of Ed Smith’s deputy after taking over as …

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Former England coach Andy Flower on list for Pakistan Super League draft

• Flower could be reunited with Kevin Pietersen
• Pietersen claims Flower was against him in the England set-up

The former England head coach Andy Flower is among the names on the 31-strong coaches’ draft for the Pakistan Super League.

Related: Kevin Pietersen set to play in Pakistan Super League T20 competition

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Former England coach Andy Flower on list for Pakistan Super League draft

• Flower could be reunited with Kevin Pietersen
• Pietersen claims Flower was against him in the England set-up

The former England head coach Andy Flower is among the names on the 31-strong coaches’ draft for the Pakistan Super League.

Related: Kevin Pietersen set to play in Pakistan Super League T20 competition

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Where are England’s Andy Flower children, the legacy of a stellar era?

England’s search for a cricket director betrays a desire to replace Flower, but his strengths were also his failings and he brought few new players through
• The Spin: James Anderson and how to gauge greatness

There have been moments in the past 18 months when it seemed possible the best starting point for anyone compiling an anatomy of the current state of English cricket would be a shortlist of the things that aren’t actually broken yet. Understandably, at a time when the England team has won only 22 of 70 international matches since the 2013 Oval Ashes Test, the temptation has been to reach for the grand narrative of decay and decline: from the sell-the-family-silver disappearance from mainstream TV of what was once a national summer sport; to the sense of wider alienation exposed by the dropping from the team of a popular star batsman.

The England and Wales Cricket Board has at least been busy. Heads have rolled, perhaps even some of the right ones, and currently the chairman and chief executive are “finalising the job description” for a new cricket director role that will, it is hoped, provide a decisive flushing-out of the various blockages and constipations clogging the system. Admittedly this has already been going on for quite a while, but excitement is still mounting over what could yet be one of the great job descriptions – perhaps even the outstanding job description of its generation.

Related: Steven Finn goes back to his past to regain pace, and England place

Related: England encouraged but Marlon Samuels gives West Indies a platform

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England’s lack of left-arm pace could prove costly at World Cup

Eoin Morgan’s men can compete well at the tournament but their paucity of bowling variety gives Australia, South Africa and co the upper hand
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Kevin Pietersen never really fitted the sporting mantra of no I in team

The former England batsmans legacy should be his stellar performances, rather than the tawdry tome flying off the shelves Vic Marks: A lucrative but ugly way to go Book has tarnished England era, says Cook Continue reading…

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Graham Gooch calls on England to hit back at Kevin Pietersens claims

Gooch defends both Andy Flower and Matt Prior Pietersen book has tarnished era, says Cook Pietersens rage-to-riches story: a sad, lucrative way to go Continue reading…

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Kevin Pietersens rage-to-riches story: A sad, ugly, lucrative way to go

The launch of KP: The Autobiography was a triumph but, as with so many such works, the author may regret it in the end Continue reading…

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Kevin Pietersen: cricket bosses ‘want mavericks to be choirboys’ video

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen criticises cricket bosses for wanting great players to ‘follow a strict regime line’ and do as they are told. Pietersen has spoken out against former coach Andy Flower and several of his team-mates in his new auto…

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Kevin Pietersens rap sheet: six key points

Kevin Pietersen has accused England players of being bullies, while the ECB has claimed he was an undermining influence Continue reading…

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Kevin Pietersen: Andy Flower had it in for me ever since he took over

Pietersen claims he was made a scapegoat by the ECB Batsman admits he doesnt know why he was sacked 10 key claims from Pietersens new book Pietersen accuses England of bullying culture as it happened Continue reading…

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Kevin Pietersen: Andy Flower had it in for me ever since he took over

Pietersen claims he was made a scapegoat by the ECB Batsman admits he doesnt know why he was sacked 10 key claims from Pietersens new book Pietersen accuses England of bullying culture as it happened Continue reading…

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Graeme Swann calls Kevin Pietersens attack on Matt Prior codswallop

Swann: book is biggest work of fiction since Jules Verne Prior fought tooth and nail to keep Pietersen in side Owen Gibson: A damning indictment of Englands petty politics KP: The Autobiography Barney Ronays review Continue reading…

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Kevin Pietersen accuses England of bullying culture as it happened

All the reaction as it happened as Kevin Pietersen accused the England cricket team of fostering a bullying culture in the dressing roomPietersen says former coach Andy Flower ruled by fearPietersen: Cook paralysed by post-Ashes rowFull analysis and re…

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Kevin Pietersen accuses England of fostering horrendous bullying culture

Batsman says former coach Andy Flower ruled by fear Pietersen: Matt Prior was a negative influence ECB says action still possible over confidentiality Continue reading…

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Kevin Pietersens book: which England players should be most afraid?

Sacked batsman is ready to reveal all, and neither former team-mates nor management are expected to escape his wrath Downton says players did not want Pietersen in side Only politics keeping Cook as captain, says Pietersen Continue reading…

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Jonny Bairstows 77 in vain as England Lions lose to New Zealand A

Tourists win on Duckworth-Lewis method at New Road Andy Flower enjoyed working with younger players Continue reading…

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Andy Flower springs to defence of England captain Alastair Cook

Flower believes Cook has plenty more to offer as captain Former coach hits back at criticism from Shane Warne Continue reading…

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Alastair Cook and Peter Moores to make ‘clean break’ with England

New regime to keep former coach Andy Flower in background ‘Andy won’t be making decisions behind our backs’ Continue reading…