England

England aim for clean sweep against Sri Lanka - Third Test Preview

After having won both the games in the ongoing Test series, England will be keen to complete a 3-0 whitewash when they take on Sri Lanka in the third Test at Lord's which starts on Thursday.
8 June 2016

Suraj Randiv, Farveez Maharoof earn recalls for England, Ireland ODIs

The Sri Lankan selectors have recalled off-spinner Suraj Randiv and pace bowler Farveez Maharoof for the One-Day International series to be played against England and Ireland.
8 June 2016

Third Test, England v Sri Lanka - Statistical Preview

Here are a few key statistics for the encounter ahead of the third Test between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's.
8 June 2016

Pakistan select Mohammad Amir for England Tests

Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir is in line to make a return to Test cricket after being selected in the 17-man squad which will take on England in a four-match series later this year.
5 June 2016

James Anderson can break my record - Glenn McGrath

Australian bowling legend Glenn McGrath, who is the most successful fast bowler in Test cricket is confident that England's pace spearhead James Anderson can overtake him.
5 June 2016

Bismah Maroof named Pakistan Women's T20I skipper

Pakistan batsman Bismah Maroof has been named as the captain of the Women's Twenty20 International side while Sana Mir has been retained as the captain of the One-Day International side for the upcoming tour of England.
4 June 2016

ICC cricket committee recommends mandatory use of British Safety Standard helmet

The cricket committee of the International Cricket Council, after its two-day meeting at Lord’s has recommended that the helmets, which are compliant to the latest British Safety Standards should be made mandatory in international cricket.
4 June 2016

Adil Rashid signs contract extension with Yorkshire

England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has extended his contract with Yorkshire by signing a three-year deal which will keep him at the club till 2019.
3 June 2016

BCCI clears Indian Women for participation in overseas leagues

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has given clearance for the Indian Women cricketers to take part in the overseas leagues in Australia and England provided that the contracts are approved by the board.
3 June 2016

Heather Knight named as England Women's captain

The England and Wales Cricket Board has appointed all-rounder Heather Knight as the captain of the women's national team in all the three formats of the game.
3 June 2016

Chaminda Bandara called up to replace Dushmantha Chameera

The Sri Lankan selectors have drafted in uncapped left-arm pacer Chaminda Bandara to replace the injured Dushmantha Chameera for the third Test against England at Lord's.
2 June 2016

Do Alastair Cook's 10,000 runs qualify him as a great?

As England captain Alastair Cook becomes the 12th man to pass 10,000 Test runs, Rob Johnston asks whether he now deserves a place among the sport's great players.
31 May 2016

James Anderson becomes top-ranked Test bowler

England pace spearhead James Anderson has overtaken his fellow speedster Stuart Broad to become the new number one ranked bowler in Test cricket.
31 May 2016

Sri Lanka's Shaminda Eranga reported for suspect action

Sri Lankan pacer Shaminda Eranga has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the second Test against England in Chester-le-Street.
31 May 2016

England seal comfortable series victory after Dinesh Chandimal ton

After Dinesh Chandimal notched a sublime century, England bowled Sri Lanka out for 475 runs in the second innings and chased down the target of 79 runs in 23.2 overs to secure an unassailable 2-0 series lead with a nine-wicket win in the second Test in Chester-le-Street.
30 May 2016

Kaushal Silva wants Sri Lanka to set a target for England on day four

Sri Lankan opening batsmen Kaushal Silva has urged his team to bat positively on the fourth day of the second Test in Durham so as to give England a target in the fourth innings.
30 May 2016

Sri Lankan batsmen keep England at bay on day three after following on

Sri Lanka's batsmen finally managed to come to terms with English conditions, scoring 309 for five in the second innings after being made to follow on on day three of the second Test against England in Chester-le-Street.
29 May 2016

I owed the team some runs - Moeen Ali

England all-rounder Moeen Ali said that he was due a big score following a poor string of knocks with the bat, after hitting a career best unbeaten knock of 155 runs in the first innings of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Durham.
29 May 2016

England bowlers leave Sri Lanka reeling after Moeen Ali's career-best knock

After Moeen Ali notched a career best unbeaten knock of 155 runs, the England pace bowlers rattled Sri Lanka and reduced them to 91 for eight in 40 overs on the second day of the second Test in Chester-le-Street.
28 May 2016

Jos Buttler extends Lancashire stay by three years

England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler has signed a fresh three-year contract with Lancashire which will keep him at the club until 2019.
28 May 2016