Analysis - Does Ballance Unbalance England?

Gary Ballance drew much criticism during the first day's play at Lord's against Sri Lanka. Jack Vittles wonders whether any of it was deserved given he is batting out of position.
12 June 2014

Root Leads England Recovery

Joe Root celebrated his return to the England side with an unbeaten century to lead the home side's recovery from a poor start to day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's.
12 June 2014

Audio - The Slog Sweep, Ireland's Weekly Cricket Show - Episode Five

Episode five of 'The Slog Sweep', Ireland's weekly cricket podcast, features an interview with Angus Fraser, who reveals he would have liked to see an Irishman playing in the ongoing Lord's Test.
12 June 2014

Sir Ian Botham Talks Trading, Charity, Cricket & Football

Sir Ian Botham - cricketer, fund-raiser, commentator and now city trader? In 1981, Beefy claims his innings at Headingley stopped the stock markets trading but now he is having a go himself to raise money for charity.
11 June 2014

England-Sri Lanka Lord's Test Preview

Ahead of England's first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's, here is our statistics-based preview as both sides look to get off to a winning start at the home of cricket.
11 June 2014

Video - Swann Backs England To Beat Sri Lanka...And Win FIFA World Cup

Watch as Graeme Swann answers a series of questions ahead of England's Test series against Sri Lanka and the FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
10 June 2014

Bell, Edwards Win England Awards

Ian Bell and Charlotte Edwards were named as England's Cricketers Of The Year at a ceremony held at Lord's last night (9th June).
10 June 2014

Sri Lanka-England Dates Confirmed

England will head to Sri Lanka and play seven One-Day Internationals between 29th November and 16th December after the full fixtures were confirmed by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC).
6 June 2014

ECB Urges All Cricketers To Have Their Say

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is calling on all club and recreational cricketers to have their say and complete its annual National Cricket Playing Survey.
5 June 2014

England Call Up Ali, Jordan, Robson

England have named uncapped trio Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan and Sam Robson in their 12-man squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka.
5 June 2014

No Support For WICL - CA & ECB

Cricket Australia and the England and Wales Cricket Board have reiterated their support for the ICC International Women's Championship, and distanced themselves from the Women's International Cricket League (WICL).
5 June 2014

Video - Harmison, Westwood On Flintoff Comeback

Former team-mate Steve Harmison and leading golfer Lee Westwood discuss Andrew Flintoff's imminent return to playing top level cricket.
4 June 2014

Pelsall Trio Net With Internationals

Pelsall Cricket Club's Danny Pennell, Stephen Blews and Jamie Holmes recently got the opportunity to test out their mettle against England and Sri Lanka's star players at Edgbaston.
4 June 2014

Sri Lanka Win Heated Decider, Claim Series 3-2

Sri Lanka beat England by six wickets in the decisive fifth One-Day International at Edgbaston in a game that saw a rare instance of 'Mankading' during England's innings.
3 June 2014

Senanayake Reported For Suspected Illegal Bowling Action

Sri Lankan off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has had his bowling action reported following the fourth One-Day International against England at Lord's.
2 June 2014

Video - The Best I've Ever Played - Buttler

Watch reaction from England's seven-run defeat to Sri Lanka in the fourth One-Day International at Lord's from captain Alastair Cook and man of the match Jos Buttler.
31 May 2014

Sri Lanka Level Series Despite Buttler Brilliance

England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler cracked 121 in 74 balls but ended up on the losing side as Sri Lanka won the fourth One-Day International by seven runs at Lord's to level the five-match series at 2-2.
31 May 2014

Floodlight Boost For Headingley

Leeds City Council have given planning permission for permanent floodlights to be installed at Headingley, home of Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
29 May 2014

England Thrash Dismal Sri Lanka

England went from zeroes to heroes as they bounced back from being dismissed for 99 in their last game to bowl Sri Lanka out for 67 in the third ODI at Emirates Old Trafford, winning the game by 10 wickets.
28 May 2014

Sri Lanka Hit Back With Thumping Win

Sri Lanka levelled the five-match One-Day International series with England at one game apiece courtesy of a thumping 157-run win in the second match in Chester-le-Street.
25 May 2014


The Ashes - where & when it all began

CPL Big Sixes - Gayle v KP