England

Nick Compton to be available for third Test

England pace spearhead James Anderson has confirmed that Nick Compton will be available for selection for the third Test against South Africa in Johannesburg after recovering from a stomach illness.
13 January 2016

Boycott was technically brilliant, but I loved getting him out - Farokh Engineer

Farokh Engineer and Geoffrey Boycott both graced county and international cricket for a number of years, and although Engineer says Boycott was technically outstanding, he took great pleasure in getting the English batsman out.
12 January 2016

James Anderson feels good after Cape Town marathon

England fast bowler James Anderson stated that it feels good to have lasted the marathon bowling innings in Cape Town where South Africa scored 627 for seven in their first innings from 211 overs.
12 January 2016

Jonny Bairstow eager to cement wicket-keeper's role

England's Jonny Bairstow expressed his desire to make his role as the wicket-keeper batsman permanent after having struck his maiden Test hundred in the second Test against South Africa.
12 January 2016

Robert Croft to work with England ODI squad

Former England off-spinner Robert Croft will join the coaching staff of the national team ahead of the upcoming One-Day International series against South Africa which begins in February.
12 January 2016

Dale Steyn ruled out of third Test against England

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn will sit out of the third Test against England in Johannesburg after failing to fully recover from the shoulder injury he sustained in the series opener in Durban.
11 January 2016

Broad, Finn visit Rhino Project in South Africa

England fast bowlers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn took time out to learn more about the poaching of rhino during the break between the second and the third Test matches against South Africa.
10 January 2016

James Anderson launches Toyota/ECB Future Of Cricket project

England and Lancashire fast bowler James Anderson was recently on hand to launch the Toyota Future Of Cricket project which invited young people to come up with ideas of how to improve the game in Battersea.
9 January 2016

Trevor Bayliss fine with Jos Buttler playing IPL

England coach Trevor Bayliss is open to the idea of Jos Buttler playing in the 2016 Indian Premier League provided he is not in the Test squad at that point.
9 January 2016

Ben Stokes better than me at 24 - Ian Botham

Former England all-rounder Sir Ian Botham feels that Ben Stokes is a better player than he was at the age of 24 after smashing a record breaking double hundred against South Africa in the second Test in Cape Town.
9 January 2016

South Africa name unchanged squad for England Tests

The South African selectors have named an unchanged squad for the third and fourth matches of the ongoing Test series against England.
8 January 2016

Ben Stokes given license to play his natural game

England coach Trevor Bayliss has indicated that all-rounder Ben Stokes will be given the licence to play his natural game with the bat after having scored a record-shattering double hundred against South Africa.
8 January 2016

Vernon Philander ruled out of England Test series

South African fast bowler Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing four-match Test series against England after failing to recover from his ankle injury.
7 January 2016

Hashim Amla steps down as South Africa Test captain

South African batsman Hashim Amla has tendered his resignation from the Test captaincy after the completion of the second Test in Cape Town which ended in a draw.
6 January 2016

England survive South Africa scare on final day

South Africa picked as many as six wickets in the first two sessions of the final day giving the visitors a scare but Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow saw England through to safety with the gloomy weather finally ending the second Test in Cape Town as a draw.
6 January 2016

Stuart Broad charged for kicking the pitch

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been charged by the International Cricket Council for kicking the Newlands pitch on the fourth day of the second Test in Cape Town.
6 January 2016

South Africa declare after Bavuma ton pushes them to safety

South Africa declared after a maiden Test hundred from Temba Bavuma took their total to 627 for seven following which England safely negotiated six tricky overs to end day four of the second Test in Cape Town with an 18-run lead.
5 January 2016

Steven Finn blames Newlands backdrop for missed catches

England fast bowler Steven Finn reckons that the backdrop of the Newlands ground in Cape Town was a factor which contributed to the fielders dropping catches on day three of the second Test.
5 January 2016

Amla marathon propels South African reply

Hashim Amla signalled his return to form with an unbeaten 157 while AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis hit fifties to take South Africa's total to 353 for three at stumps on day three still trailing England by 276 runs in the second Test in Cape Town.
4 January 2016

Dean Elgar admits South Africa were shocked by Ben Stokes blitz

South African opening batsman Dean Elgar admitted that his team were taken by surprise by the stupendous double century from Ben Stokes on day two of the second Test in Cape Town.
4 January 2016