Joe Root is currently the best player of spin - Moeen Ali

England all-rounder Moeen Ali opined that England are not too worried to face the Pakistan spinners in the second Test in Dubai as they have the best player of spin bowling in Joe Root.
21 October 2015

BBC documentary to mark centenary of W.G. Grace's death

To mark the centenary of his death, Radio Bristol will be airing a special W.G. Grace documentary on 23rd October.
19 October 2015

Cricket should be an Olympic sport - Colin Graves

The chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, Colin Graves, is keen to gain the support of the board for the inclusion of cricket among Olympic sports.
19 October 2015

Dramatic end to final day as historic win evades England by 25 runs

Adil Rashid picked up a game-changing five-wicket haul as 15 wickets fell on a dramatic final day in Abu Dhabi with England falling short of a phenomenal victory by 25 runs in the first Test against Pakistan.
17 October 2015

Cook has given us a chance to press for win - Joe Root

England batsman Joe Root has expressed that Alastair Cook's marathon record breaking innings has given his team a chance to push for a win in the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi
17 October 2015

Cook falls for 263 as England move ahead

Alastair Cook was dismissed for 263 on day four of the opening Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi after batting his side into the lead, England closing on 569 for eight in reply to Pakistan's 523 for eight declared.
16 October 2015

Sarah Taylor to break new ground in Australia

England and Sussex wicket-keeper Sarah Taylor will break new ground this weekend when she becomes the first woman to play Australian first grade cricket.
16 October 2015

We need to bat ourselves into the game - Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook opined that his team will need to get to a total of at least 500 after the kind of start they have had in their first innings of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
16 October 2015

Cook's unrelenting century keeps England fighting

Alastair Cook struck his 28th Test century on day three of the first Test in Abu Dhabi, also passing 1,000 runs in the calendar year, to help reduce England's deficit to Pakistan to 233 runs at stumps.
15 October 2015

The cricket storm after the calm

We had some unexpected calm as the end of the 2015 season merged into the start of the 2015/16 season with an unusually quiet time in the international game.
15 October 2015

Adil Rashid was unlucky not to get wickets - Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes felt that his teammate Adil Rashid was unlucky not to have wickets to show for his hard work in the first innings of the first Test match against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
15 October 2015

England openers have done very well - David Lloyd

Former England coach David Lloyd is pleased with the performance of the opening batsmen Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali after Pakistan declared at 523 for eight on day two of the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
15 October 2015

Shoaib Malik's double ton pummels England

Shoaib Malik hit his maiden Test double hundred while Asad Shafiq notched a century as Pakistan posted a mammoth total of 523 for eight to claim the honours on day two of the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi.
14 October 2015

Finn ruled out of UAE tour, Jordon called up as replacement

England pacer Steven Finn has been ruled out of the ongoing United Arab Emirates tour due to a bone stress injury on his left foot.
14 October 2015

We can take credit for picking up four wickets - Stuart Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad reckons that England can take heart from the fact that they were able to pick up four wickets on a flat pitch in the first day of the first Test match against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi.
14 October 2015

Dropped chances hurt England as Hafeez, Malik make merry on day one

Shoaib Malik crafted a sublime century on his comeback while Mohammad Hafeez hit 98 as the duo made England pay a heavy price for shelling wicket-taking opportunities on day one of the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
13 October 2015

Edwards delighted with 'incredible' ICC investment in women's cricket

England captain Charlotte Edwards and her employers, the England and Wales Cricket Board, are delighted that the International Cricket Council are furthering the development of women's cricket.
13 October 2015

Money doesn't motivate me to play - Andrew Flintoff

Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff admitted that money never played a decisive role in his career when it came to playing in various Twenty20 competitions around the world.
13 October 2015

Daniel Vettori to coach young England spinners

The England and Wales Cricket Board has availed the services of former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori to work with the England Performance Programme spinners next month in Dubai.
13 October 2015

Opening with Moeen Ali is risky - Michael Atherton

Former England captain Michael Atherton is of the view that England will be taking a huge chance by opting to open with Moeen Ali in the upcoming Test matches against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
12 October 2015