GiveMeSport UK report - April 23

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We start with cricket and Graham Ford, who believes Paul Farbrace will prove to be a positive appointment to England's new-look coaching staff.

Farbrace is expected to be confirmed as Peter Moores' assistant later on Wednesday having stepped down from his role with Sri Lanka earlier this week.

Ian Poulter feels Europe's key Ryder Cup stars are hitting form at just the right time ahead of September's clash with the United States at Gleneagles.

Poulter was the hero of the 'Miracle of Medinah' in 2012 and he expects captain Paul McGinley to have a 'great team' when they look to defend that victory in Scotland later this year.

Snooker now, and four-time world champion John Higgins was sent packing from the Crucible at the earliest possible stage after slumping to a 10-7 defeat at the hands of fellow Scot Alan McManus.

Meanwhile, former British No 1 and world No 4 Greg Rusedski is to coach one of Britain's brightest young tennis prospects, Kyle Edmund.

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