England

Frustrated Anderson apologises for his behaviour with umpires

England pace bowling spearhead James Anderson has tendered an apology for his unruly behaviour with the on-field umpires during the second day’s play of the third Test against Pakistan in Birmingham.
5 August 2016

Advantage Pakistan after Azhar Ali century

An elegant century from Azhar Ali and a steady knock of 82 from Sami Aslam helped Pakistan post 257 for three from 90 overs, reducing the first innings deficit to just 40 runs by the end of day two of the third Test against England in Birmingham.
4 August 2016

Sohail Khan five-fer allows Pakistan to seize control on day one

Sohail Khan celebrated his Test return with a five-wicket haul as Pakistan bowled England out for 297 runs on the first day of the third Test in Birmingham.
3 August 2016

England, Pakistan players urge fans to check if they risk developing Diabetes 2

England and Pakistan players are urging fans to take time out to check whether they are at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes.
3 August 2016

Off The Mark - How it all began for...Kate Cross

Kate Cross' cricketing journey started in the back garden and now via Heywood Cricket Club and Lancashire CC, she is an England international.
3 August 2016

Steven Finn to replace Ben Stokes for third Test

England have opted top pick fast bowler Steven Finn to replace the injured all-rounder Ben Stokes for the third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston.
2 August 2016

Third Test, England v Pakistan - Statistical Preview

After the series was levelled 1-1 with England’s win against Pakistan in the second Test, both the teams will be keen to claim an unassailable lead in the third match at Edgbaston. Ahead of the game, here are a few key statistics.
2 August 2016

Teams eye unassailable lead in Birmingham - Third Test preview

After both England and Pakistan have won a game apiece in the series, the action now shifts to Birmingham for the third Test.
2 August 2016

Test cricket - alive and well?

James Alder was at Lord's to watch Pakistan's win over England and he wonders what the future holds for the longest form of the game.
28 July 2016

Calf injury rules Ben Stokes out of third Test against Pakistan

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of the third Test against Pakistan in Birmingham due to a calf injury which he sustained in the second Test in Manchester.
27 July 2016

Ben Stokes in doubt for third Test due to calf injury

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is currently a doubtful starter for the third Test against Pakistan at Edgbaston after suffering a calf injury on the fourth day of the second Test in Manchester.
26 July 2016

England stage comprehensive comeback to level series 1-1

A disciplined bowling performance from England bowled Pakistan out for 234 runs in the final innings after setting a target of 565 runs to complete a comprehensive 330-run win on the fourth day of the second Test match in Manchester which levelled the series 1-1.
25 July 2016

Pakistan batting collapse hands England massive lead on day three

Pakistan put on a below par showing and were bowled out for 198 runs in their first innings following which England came out to bat again and stretched the lead to 489 runs by the end of the rain affected third day of the second Test match in Manchester.
24 July 2016

Woakes rattles Pakistan after Root double ton

After Joe Root’s career best 254 helped England build a total of 589 for eight, Chris Woakes took a three-wicket haul to peg Pakistan down to 57 for four in 24 overs at stumps on the second day of the second Test in Manchester.
23 July 2016

Cook, Root smash tons as England charge ahead on day one

Alastair Cook and Joe Root hit splendid centuries as England went on to score a total of 314 for four from 89 overs on the first day of the second Test match against Pakistan in Manchester.
22 July 2016

Second Test, England v Pakistan - Statistical Preview

With a 75-run win in the first Test, Pakistan took a 1-0 lead in the four-match Test series against England. The action will now shift to Old Trafford where the second Test gets underway on 22nd July. Ahead of the game, let us look at a few of the key statistics.
22 July 2016

England keen to bounce back at Old Trafford - Second Test preview

After succumbing to the spin of Yasir Shah in the first Test at Lord's, England will be keen to return back to winning ways and level the series when they take on Pakistan in the second Test at Old Trafford on Friday.
21 July 2016

Mortaza hoping England tour will go ahead as per schedule

Amid ongoing security concerns in Bangladesh, skipper Mashrafe Mortaza is hopeful that England will go ahead with their tour as per the original schedule later this year.
20 July 2016

ICC, ECB pick Steve Elworthy as managing director for 2019 Cricket World Cup

The International Cricket Council and the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed the appointment of the former South African fast bowler Steve Elworthy as the managing director for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
20 July 2016

Trevor Bayliss mulling two spinners for second Test

England head coach Trevor Bayliss has revealed that there is a possibility of playing two spinners in the second Test match against Pakistan in Manchester which starts on Friday.
19 July 2016