England

Pakistan level series with a massive win at The Oval

After a stellar bowling performance from Yasir Shah and Wahab Riaz, Pakistan bowled England out for 253 runs in their second innings and chased the target of 40 runs in 13.1 overs to complete a 10-wicket win on the fourth day of the fourth Test at The Oval and drew the series 2-2.
14 August 2016

Stuart Broad fined by ICC after making inappropriate comments

England speedster Stuart Broad has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee by the International Cricket Council for letting his frustration out on the controversial dismissal of Alex Hales on day one of the ongoing third Test against Pakistan at Kennington Oval.
13 August 2016

Younis double century puts Pakistan on course for victory

Younis Khan scored a majestic 218, which is the highest score for a Pakistan batsman in Tests, batting at number five helping the visitors secure a massive 214-run first innings lead, after which Yasir Shah's three-wicket haul left England reeling at 88 for four at stumps on day three of the fourth Test at Kennington Oval.
13 August 2016

No discussion of players opting out of Bangladesh tour - Paul Farbrace

England assistant coach Paul Farbrace has clarified that the team has not discussed individual players opting out of the Bangladesh tour later this year amid security concerns.
13 August 2016

Asad Shafiq, Younis Khan tons help Pakistan take lead on day two

Centuries from Asad Shafiq and Younis Khan drove Pakistan’s reply in the first innings as the visitors scored 340 for six at stumps on day two and took a lead of 12 runs in the fourth Test at The Oval.
12 August 2016

Moeen Ali century underpins England fightback after top-order collapse

Despite a top-order collapse, England managed to score 328 runs thanks to Moeen Ali's top-class century and also dismissed Sami Aslam as Pakistan ended the first day trailing the hosts by 325 runs in the fourth Test at Kennington Oval.
11 August 2016

Alastair Cook rubbishes ball-tampering allegations

England captain Alastair Cook has rubbished ball tampering allegations against his team and asserted that it has not affected them in any way.
11 August 2016

ECB appoint Graeme Swann as spin bowling consultant

The England and Wales Cricket Board has appointed former off-spinner Graeme Swann as a spin bowling consultant for the Under-19 players.
10 August 2016

Chance for England to reclaim top ranking - Fourth Test preview

After winning the second and third Test in the series and claiming a lead of 2-1, England have a chance to regain the top position in the ICC Test ranking ahead of the final Test against Pakistan. Rob Johnston previews the final Test.
10 August 2016

Fourth Test, England v Pakistan - Statistical Preview

After England completed a 141-run win in the third Test at Edgbaston to take a 2-1 lead in the series, they are in with a chance to reclaim the pole position in the Test rankings. Ahead of the fourth Test at The Oval, here are a few key statistics.
10 August 2016

Mickey Arthur confident of Pakistan levelling the series

Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur is confident of his team levelling the series 2-2 with a win in the fourth Test match against England at The Oval.
10 August 2016

Darren Gough backs England to win at The Oval

Former England pace spearhead Darren Gough is confident that the hosts will be able to claim a win in the fourth and final Test at The Oval against Pakistan which begins on 11th August.
10 August 2016

Pakistan hand Umar Gul a comeback for England, Ireland ODIs

Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul has been recalled to the One-Day International squad to face Ireland and England in the limited overs leg of the team's tour of the British Isles.
9 August 2016

The state of betting on cricket in the UK and Australia

Cricket is one of the most popular sports in both the UK and Australia and cricket matches usually attract thousands of people that come to see the matches at the stadiums and millions of viewers who watch them on their big screen TVs at home or in their local pub.
8 August 2016

England name unchanged squad for fourth Test

England selectors have picked an unchanged 13-man squad for the fourth Test against Pakistan, which will be played at The Oval in London between 11th and 15th August.
8 August 2016

England pacers rattle Pakistan to take 2-1 lead at Edgbaston

A dramatic batting collapse orchestrated by the England seamers saw Pakistan being bowled out in the second innings for 201 runs on the fifth day of the third Test in Birmingham, giving the hosts a convincing 141-run win and an unbeatable 2-1 lead in the four-match series.
7 August 2016

England flex batting muscle to regain upper hand on day four

Led by an unbeaten 82 from Jonny Bairstow and fifties from Moeen Ali and Joe Root, England surged ahead to post a total of 414 for five at the end of the fourth day of the third Test in Birmingham and stretched their lead to 311 runs with five wickets in hand.
6 August 2016

England fight back with Hales, Cook fifties

After bowling Pakistan out for 400 runs in their first innings, England fought their way back as Alastair Cook and Alex Hales shared an unbeaten 120-run stand to eke out a slender 17-run lead by the end of day three of the third Test in Birmingham.
5 August 2016

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