Shaun Edwards believes that experience will be a key ingredient for Wales as they prepare to launch their World Cup campaign.
Warwickshire opener Dominic Sibley could be set to answer England’s problems at the top of the order after receiving lavish praise from Ashley Giles.
Courtney Lawes has promised England will give their all in pursuit of winning the World Cup.
England enter their World Cup campaign against Tonga at the Sapporo Dome on Sunday as overwhelming favourites to make a winning start to Pool C.
Ashley Giles has left the door open for Moeen Ali to return to the England Test team despite the all-rounder asking for a break from red-ball cricket.
Ashley Giles admits England could have an interim head coach for the upcoming tour of New Zealand but has ruled out appointing separate coaches for red-ball and white-ball cricket.
England director of cricket Ashley Giles is aware of the need to redress the balance between the red-ball and white-ball teams.
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has backed midfielder Lewis Cook to recapture top form and put himself in contention for another opportunity with England after his return from injury.
Jonny May is convinced that England have the firepower and variety in attack to sweep all before them at the World Cup.
Maro Itoje insists he is aware of the destructive power of Tonga after watching Saracens team-mates Billy and Mako Vunipola flatten opponents.
Jofra Archer and Matthew Wade left their Ashes rivalry on the pitch as they were spotted chatting and laughing during a drinks session of another kind.