England

Chris Woakes takes four but Misbah century highlights day one at Lord's

Chris Woakes impressed with a four-wicket haul but it was Misbah-ul-Haq’s unbeaten century which highlighted the first day of the first Test between England and Pakistan at Lord’s as the visitors posted 282 for six from 87 overs at stumps.
14 July 2016

Pakistan fans win Edgbaston Fans Trophy

Pakistan fans were celebrating before their team took on England at Lord's as a team representing the National Asian Cricket Council beat their counterparts from the Barmy Army to win the first Edgbaston Fans Trophy.
14 July 2016

First Test, England v Pakistan - Statistical Preview

The four-match Test series between England and Pakistan gets underway on Thursday with the first game at Lord's. This is the first time England are hosting Pakistan since 2010. Ahead of the much awaited first Test, let us have a look into some of the key statistics.
14 July 2016

Mohammad Amir has learned his lesson - Darren Gough

Former England fast bowler Darren Gough feels that Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir had learned his lesson from the spot-fixing scandal of 2010 and deserves a second chance.
14 July 2016

Gary Ballance fit for first Test against Pakistan

England batsman Gary Ballance, who has been recalled to the Test side for the first match against Pakistan at Lord’s, dismissed concerns over his groin injury and said that he is fit to play on Thursday.
13 July 2016

Joe Root looking forward to batting at number three against Pakistan

England batsman Joe Root expressed that he is looking forward to making the number three position his own in the upcoming four-match Test series against Pakistan.
13 July 2016

Grant Flower handed one-year contract extension by PCB

Former Zimbabwe batsman Grant Flower has been given a one-year contract extension by the Pakistan Cricket Board as the batting coach of the national team.
11 July 2016

BCB chief executive rules out hosting England tour at neutral venue

The chief executive of Bangladesh Cricket Board Nizamuddin Chowdhury has ruled out hosting England at a neutral venue in October amid concerns over security in the country following a terrorist attack.
11 July 2016

Injury scare for Gary Ballance ahead of Lord's Test

England batsman Gary Ballance has suffered a groin injury which has cast a doubt over his participation in the first Test against Pakistan at Lord’s which begins on 14th July.
10 July 2016

Injured Jos Buttler racing to be fit for Pakistan ODIs

England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler is currently racing against time to be fit for the One-Day International series against Pakistan in August after sustaining a broken thumb.
10 July 2016

Sri Lanka need to improve in all departments - Angelo Mathews

Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has stressed on the need for the team to improve in all the three aspects of the game after a dismal tour of the British Isles.
10 July 2016

Jos Buttler to undergo scans after thumb injury

England batsman Jos Buttler suffered a blow to his thumb during the NatWest Twenty20 Blast fixture against Worcestershire on Friday and is set to undergo scans to determine the extent of the injury.
9 July 2016

Mohammad Amir's return will make me feel sick - Graeme Swann

Former England spinner Graeme Swann has stated that Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir’s return to Test cricket at Lord’s will make him feel sick.
9 July 2016

Winfield, Beaumont fire England to a 3-0 clean sweep

Lauren Winfield and Tammy Beaumont continued their excellent form at the top of the order as England Women set a target of 171 runs and went on to secure a 57-run victory against Pakistan Women to complete a 3-0 clean sweep in the third Twenty20 International in Chelmsford.
8 July 2016

Toby Roland-Jones, Ballance named in England Test squad to face Pakistan

England selectors have included uncapped Middlesex all-rounder in the 12-man squad to face Pakistan in the first Test of the upcoming four-match series.
7 July 2016

Eoin Morgan admits to concerns over tour of Bangladesh

England limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan has admitted that there are significant concerns for the team over the tour of Bangladesh later this year due to the recent terrorist attack in Dhaka.
6 July 2016

England Women take unassailable 2-0 lead after a comfortable win

Defending a total of 138 runs, England Women bowled Pakistan Women out for 103 runs in 19.4 overs to secure a 35-run victory in the second Twenty20 International in Southampton and took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
5 July 2016

Buttler, Morgan power England to a convincing victory

Jos Butler scored a 49-ball 73 and shared a 114-run unbeaten stand with Eoin Morgan as England chased down a target of 141 runs in 17.3 overs to complete a comprehensive eight wicket win over Sri Lanka in the only Twenty20 International in Southampton.
5 July 2016

Amir will have to cope with the crowd reaction - Alastair Cook

England Test captain Alastair Cook has warned Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir of the reaction he is likely to face from the crowd in the upcoming series.
4 July 2016

Security situation in Bangladesh will get better - Nazmul Hassan

The president of the Bangladesh Cricket Board Nazmul Hassan is confident that the security situation in the country will improve in time for the home series against England later this year.
4 July 2016