Thunderstorm forces draw after Dala's five-wicket haul

Junior Dala rattled England with a five-wicket haul on the final day following which a thunderstorm forced the umpires to call off the remainder of the play ending the first tour match in Potchefstroom as a draw.
17 December 2015

Chris Woakes not worried about Alex Hales' form

England fast bowler Chris Woakes stated that Alex Hales' lack of runs in the practice match against South Africa Invitation XI in Potchefstroom was not a concern.
17 December 2015

England pacers rock South Africa Invitation XI on day two

England's bowlers put in an all-round disciplined performance to bowl out South Africa Invitation XI for 188 runs and end the day with a 381-run lead with seven wickets in hand in the first tour game in Potchefstroom.
16 December 2015

James Taylor confident ahead of South Africa Tests

England batsman James Taylor stated that he is confident of performing well in the upcoming Test series against South Africa which gets underway with the first game in Durban on Boxing Day.
16 December 2015

Stokes, Taylor shine as England amass 470

Ben Stokes and James Taylor smacked unbeaten hundreds as England raced to 470 for five at the end of the first day of the tour match against South Africa Invitation XI in Potchefstroom.
15 December 2015

ECB hands 19 women central contracts

The England and Wales Cricket Board has awarded 19 women central contracts for the 2016-17 period with Fran Wilson earning her first such contract.
15 December 2015

Steven Finn to join England squad ahead of first Test

England's Test campaign in South Africa has received a shot in the arm with the return of fast bowler Steven Finn, who is set to join the squad ahead of the first match in Durban.
15 December 2015

Mark Footitt ready for Test chance

England fast bowler Mark Footitt says that he is completely ready to take up his chance in Test cricket in the upcoming series against South Africa.
14 December 2015

England to decide on number three spot after practice matches

The England team management will decide on who takes up the number three spot in the batting line up after the completion of the practice matches ahead of the Test series against South Africa.
13 December 2015

Peter Moores wants Gary Ballance back at number three

Former England coach Peter Moores wants Gary Ballance to be batting at the number three position in the upcoming Test series against South Africa.
12 December 2015

Expecting Steven Finn to return soon - Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook is expecting the injured pace bowler Steven Finn to return to action at some stage during their upcoming tour of South Africa which kicks off on 26th December.
10 December 2015

South Africa drop Vilas, Tahir for Tests against England

The South African selectors on Thursday announced a 13-man squad for the first two Tests against England which begins on 26th December in Durban.
10 December 2015

BBC snub is sad for England Cricket - Joe Root

England batsman Joe Root feels that the lack of cricketers among the nominees for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards is a sad development.
9 December 2015

Daniel Vettori impressed by Stephen Parry

Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori was impressed with left-arm orthodox spinner Stephen Parry after a coaching stint with the spinners on the England Performance Programme in Dubai.
5 December 2015

England Visually Impaired team set for Australia tour

The England and Wales Cricket Board have marked International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3rd December) by confirming that the England Visually Impaired team will tour Australia in January.
3 December 2015

Mohammad Zahid calls Pakistan limited overs performance 'horrific'

Former Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Zahid has termed the performance of the national team in the limited overs internationals as "horrific" after the recent losses to England.
3 December 2015

From big hitting to quick pitting

England cricketers Joe Root, Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler took the chance to become a Formula One pit crew for a day at the Yas Marina Circuit last week ahead of the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
2 December 2015

Hot Spot - Pakistan v England tour review

After England completed a 3-0 Twenty20 International series win over Pakistan, we review the Tests, One-Day Internationals as well as the T20s with Rob Johnston joining John Pennington.
2 December 2015

Waqar Younis calls for serious analysis after eye-opening defeat

Pakistan coach Waqar Younis termed his team's 3-0 defeat in the Twenty20 International series against England as an "eye opener" and has called for a deep introspection into the performance.
2 December 2015

England-Pakistan Women's series dates confirmed

England Women will host their Pakistani counterparts for three One-Day and three Twenty20 Internationals between 20th June and 7th July 2016.
1 December 2015