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Smith hands Moeen Test lifeline

7th December 2019, 19:38

Chief selector Ed Smith wants Moeen Ali to play Test cricket for England again but is unsure when that might be.


England welcome back Anderson

7th December 2019, 12:58

England have named fast bowler James Anderson in their Test squad for the tour of South Africa starting this month.


Alam back in the Test fold

7th December 2019, 12:52

Batsman Fawad Alam has been recalled to Pakistan's Test squad for the first time in 10 years for the upcoming Sri Lanka series.


Lancashire bring back all-rounder

6th December 2019, 16:03

Lancashire have tied Australian all-rounder James Faulkner down to a new deal for the 2020 T20 Blast season.


England failed to learn lessons - Hussain

6th December 2019, 12:03

Former skipper Nasser Hussain doesn't believe England learned any lessons from their recent fruitless New Zealand tour.


Warner's return to form puts records in sight

6th December 2019, 10:07

Currently averaging 388, David Warner could break Matthew Hayden's record of international runs in an Australian summer by an opener.


Arthur back in international role

5th December 2019, 16:54

Mickey Arthur has been confirmed as Sri Lanka's new head coach on a two-year contract.


Tributes pour in for Willis

5th December 2019, 12:46

Following his passing, tributes have been flooding in for former England fast bowler Bob Willis.


England cricket legend passes away

4th December 2019, 16:23

England cricket legend and former captain Bob Willis has passed away at the age of 70 after a short illness.


Kohli topples Smith in rankings

4th December 2019, 11:26

India skipper Virat Kohli tops the latest ICC Test batting rankings ahead of former Australia captain Steve Smith.


Under-fire Raval set to keep place for Australia series

4th December 2019, 10:32

Out-of-form New Zealand opener Jeet Raval has been backed by coach Gary Stead and senior players ahead of the Test series in Australia.


NZ land CMJ award

3rd December 2019, 10:26

The 2019 Christopher Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket Award has been won by New Zealand's One Day International side.


England lose series to Black Caps

3rd December 2019, 04:26

Joe Root says his England side must become harder to beat after they slipped to a 1-0 series defeat against New Zealand.


Pakistan suffer at hands of Lyon

2nd December 2019, 13:53

Nathan Lyon's five second-innings wickets enabled Australia to seal victory over Pakistan by an innings and 48 runs inside four days.


We can still win - Root

2nd December 2019, 11:55

Joe Root insists England can still beat New Zealand in the second Test after his double century gave the tourists a glimmer of hope.


Australia close in on series win

1st December 2019, 14:47

Australia lead Pakistan by 248 runs after day three after forcing the tourists to follow on in the second Test in Adelaide.


Root and Burns star for England

1st December 2019, 08:32

Joe Root and Rory Burns both hit centuries for England before rain brought a premature end to day three of the second Test against NZ.


Warner scores big as Australia seize control against Pakistan

30th November 2019, 12:28

David Warner recorded the second highest Test score by an Australian as the hosts dominated day two of the second Test with Pakistan.


Sussex confirm Rashid reunion

30th November 2019, 11:42

Sussex Sharks have secured a reunion with Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan for the T20 Blast group stage.


Kiwis in charge as England lose late wickets

30th November 2019, 10:35

England are 336 runs adrift with eight wickets in hand after two days of the second Test, with New Zealand all out for 375.


Aussie pair reach three figures again

29th November 2019, 19:21

David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne hit centuries as Australia reached 302-1 at stumps on day one of the second Test with Pakistan.


Latham century provides NZ advantage

29th November 2019, 13:21

Tom Latham reached the close unbeaten on 101 as New Zealand dominated the first day of the second Test against England.


Murtagh ends spell with Ireland

29th November 2019, 13:10

Middlesex paceman Tim Murtagh has revealed his retirement from international cricket with Ireland at the age of 38.


Windies on verge of beating Afghans

28th November 2019, 13:25

West Indies are close to winning the one-off Test with Afghanistan after spinner Rahkeem Cornwall's superb display.


England sweat over Buttler fitness

28th November 2019, 08:22

England wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has sustained a back injury and is a doubt for the second Test with New Zealand in Hamilton.


Changing room all behind Root - Stokes

27th November 2019, 12:43

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has claimed the entire squad is behind their out-of-form captain Joe Root.


Arthur puzzled by Pakistan's use of Naseem

27th November 2019, 11:59

Naseem Shah should only be picked for the second Test if he can bowl his fair share of overs, says former Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur.


NZ pair to miss second Test

27th November 2019, 08:15

Trent Boult and Colin de Grandhomme have both been ruled out of New Zealand's second Test against England due to injury.


Captaincy not the issue for Root

26th November 2019, 12:03

Joe Root says his position as England captain is not the cause of his struggles with the bat.


ECB to investigate Archer abuse

26th November 2019, 00:28

Jofra Archer says he was subjected to racial abuse from a spectator during the final day of the first Test against New Zealand.


Anderson and Wood to join South Africa training camp

25th November 2019, 20:12

James Anderson and Mark Wood are set to travel to South Africa to join other England stars at a specialist pace bowling camp.


Trescothick to remain at Somerset

25th November 2019, 14:58

Marcus Trescothick will stay on at Somerset for two more years after signing a deal to become the assistant coach.


England collapse to hand New Zealand the advantage

25th November 2019, 09:22

Captain Joe Root claims England must not "panic" despite losing the first Test against New Zealand by an innings and 65 runs.


Hazlewood takes four as Aussies thrash Pakistan

24th November 2019, 10:56

Australia have a 1-0 lead in the two-match series after beating Pakistan by an innings and five runs in the first Test on Sunday.


Buttler backs England to save first Test

24th November 2019, 08:51

Jos Buttler is confident England can save the opening Test against New Zealand, despite facing a 207-run deficit.


Kohli hits 41st India century as hosts take control

23rd November 2019, 18:53

Virat Kohli equalled Ricky Ponting's mark of 41 international centuries as India closed in on an innings victory over Bangladesh.


Labuschagne stars as Australia's domination continues

23rd November 2019, 13:12

Marnus Labuschagne was the star of the show as Australia continued to dominate Pakistan on day three of the first Test at The Gabba.


Worcestershire tie down Morris to new deal

23rd November 2019, 12:13

Worcestershire have moved to tie down fast bowler Charlie Morris to a new two-year deal to keep him at New Road until 2021.


Wonderful Watling puts Kiwis in control

23rd November 2019, 09:21

BJ Watling scored an unbeaten century as New Zealand built a 41-run lead at stumps on day three of the first Test against England.


Leicestershire all-rounder agrees extension

22nd November 2019, 19:20

All-rounder Colin Ackermann will remain with Leicestershire until 2023 after penning a three-year contract extension.


Hose pens new terms with the Bears

22nd November 2019, 13:00

Adam Hose says he is happy to be at a "special club" after penning a two-year contract extension with Warwickshire.


Advantage Australia after Warner century

22nd November 2019, 12:13

David Warner's first century since his ban from cricket has put Australia in complete control of the second Test against Pakistan.


Curran gives England the edge

22nd November 2019, 08:19

Sam Curran claimed Kane Williamson's wicket late on to give England the advantage after day two of the first Test against New Zealand.


Kohli bemused by pink ball fielding

21st November 2019, 19:19

Skipper Virat Kohli feels fielding with a pink ball will be tough as India prepare to face Bangladesh in a day-night Test on Friday.


Key quick to praise England star Stokes

21st November 2019, 17:01

Former England star Rob Key claims Ben Stokes is now "arguably the best cricketer in the world" after another fine display.


Stokes helps England seize first Test initiative

21st November 2019, 08:18

An unbeaten knock of 67 from Ben Stokes has handed the initiative to England on day one of the first Test with New Zealand in Tauranga.


Curran to face Kiwis as Woakes left out

20th November 2019, 15:04

England have chosen the youth of Sam Curran instead of the experienced Chris Woakes for Thursday's opening Test against New Zealand.


No dream Test debut for Ferguson yet

20th November 2019, 09:33

Fast bowler Lockie Ferguson must wait for his Test debut after New Zealand named an experienced seam attack to face England this week.


Sibley can't wait for England debut

19th November 2019, 13:28

Dom Sibley is eager to open the batting for England in the first Test with New Zealand and realise a lifelong dream.


Paine hit back at Stokes

19th November 2019, 03:39

Ben Stokes is using Australia opener David Warner to try and boost book sales, Australian captain Tim Paine has claimed.