Dean Elgar resists as Stuart Broad troubles South Africa

Dean Elgar struck a patient unbeaten fifty to hold South Africa's innings together even as Stuart Broad took three crucial wickets to reduce the hosts to 137 for four with a deficit of 166 runs at stumps on day two of the first Test in Durban.
27 December 2015

Enjoyed batting with Nick Compton - James Taylor

England batsman James Taylor stated that he enjoyed the partnership with Nick Compton on the first day of the first Test match against South Africa in Durban.
27 December 2015

Compton, Taylor rebuild after Steyn rattles England

James Taylor and Nick Compton shared a 125-run stand to rebuild England’s innings after Dale Steyn returned from injury with a splendid three-wicket haul allowing South Africa to restrict the visitors to 179 for four at stumps on a rain dampened day one of the first Test in Durban.
26 December 2015

England look to seize on South Africa's poor run of form - First Test preview

The Boxing Day Test in Durban will be England's 14th Test match of the year. Can they maintain the pressure on South Africa who are coming from a 0-3 defeat against India?
24 December 2015

Clash of prides in familiar territories - England tour of South Africa preview

The last time the two teams met, in 2012, South Africa scripted a great tale beating England in their own den 2-0, winning the final Test by an innings and 12 runs. What to expect this time?
24 December 2015

James Anderson ruled out of Boxing Day Test

England have been dented a huge blow as their pace spearhead James Anderson has been ruled out of the Boxing Day Test against South Africa in Durban.
24 December 2015

Hoping James Anderson will be fit for first Test - Morne Morkel

South Africa pacer Morne Morkel wants a fit James Anderson to feature in the England lineup for the Boxing Day Test in Durban to make it a competitive series.
24 December 2015

Stokes, Finn return to ODI and T20I squads for South Africa series

The England selectors have named 15-man squads for the One-Day International and Twenty20 International series to face South Africa in February with Ben Stokes and Steven Finn making a return.
23 December 2015

Injury scare for England ahead of first Test

England pace spearhead James Anderson is in doubt for the Boxing Day Test against South Africa after suffering a stiffness in his right calf muscle.
23 December 2015

Moeen Ali's six-wicket haul sinks South Africa A

Moeen Ali spun a web around South Africa A batsmen with his six-wicket haul to secure an innings victory for England in the final day of the tour game in Pietermaritzburg.
22 December 2015

Finn's four-wicket haul sinks South Africa A

Steven Finn made a strong case for his selection with a four-wicket haul that helped England bowl South Africa A out for 136 runs before Alastair Cook and Alex Hales posted an unbeaten opening stand of 64 runs on the first day of the practice match in Pietermaritzburg.
20 December 2015

Steven Finn in contention for Boxing Day Test

England bowling coach Otis Gibson has revealed that fast bowler Steven Finn is in contention to be selected for the first Test match against South Africa in Durban.
19 December 2015

Dale Steyn passes fitness test ahead of England series

South Africa received a major boost with their pace spearhead Dale Steyn clearing a fitness test conducted prior to the start of the Test series against England.
18 December 2015

Andy Flower looking forward to coaching role with Peshawar

Former England coach Andy Flower on Thursday confirmed his participation in the inaugural edition of the Pakistan Super League as mentor of the Peshawar franchise.
18 December 2015

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