England

Pradeep strikes thrice after Sri Lankan batting collapse

Nuwan Pradeep took a three-wicket haul as Sri Lanka reduced England to 109 for four in the second innings after a batting collapse saw the visitors being bowled out for 288 runs on day three of the third Test at Lord’s.
11 June 2016

Silva, Karunaratne fifties keep Sri Lanka steady after Bairstow's career best knock

After Jonny Bairstow's career best unbeaten 167 took England to a total of 416, Sri Lanka replied strongly with a fifty from Dimuth Karunaratne and an unbeaten 79 from Kaushal Silva, posting 162 for one in the first innings at stumps on day two of the third Test at Lord’s.
10 June 2016

Mohammad Amir issued UK visa

Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir is set to play a part in his side's tour of England after receiving a visa allowing him to travel to the United Kindom.
10 June 2016

Jonny Bairstow century highlights England fightback on day one

A splendid unbeaten century from Jonny Bairstow and a fluent 85 from Alastair Cook led England’s fightback as they scored 279 for six at stumps on day one of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s following a middle order collapse that left the team struggling at 84 for four at one stage.
9 June 2016

Cricket-crazy Ben meets heroes as he fights cancer

Cricket-mad 12-year-old Ben from Cambridge's love of the game has helped him get through chemotheraphy as he fights Hodgkin's Lymphoma, having been diagnosed in February.
9 June 2016

Sarah Taylor reveals her battle with anxiety

England Women's wicket-keeper batsman Sarah Taylor, who is currently on an indefinite break, has revealed her struggles with anxiety which forced her to take some time off the game.
9 June 2016

BCCI announces schedule for 2016-17 home season

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the schedule for the international matches to be played at home in the 2016-17 season.
9 June 2016

Match-fixers deserve lifetime ban - Alastair Cook

England Test captain Alastair Cook feels that cricketers found guilty of match-fixing deserve to be handed life bans to protect the integrity of the game.
9 June 2016

James Sutherland hints at two day-night Ashes Tests

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has hinted at as many as two day-night Test matches in the 2017-18 Ashes campaign which will be played in Australia.
9 June 2016

England aim for clean sweep against Sri Lanka - Third Test Preview

After having won both the games in the ongoing Test series, England will be keen to complete a 3-0 whitewash when they take on Sri Lanka in the third Test at Lord's which starts on Thursday.
8 June 2016

Suraj Randiv, Farveez Maharoof earn recalls for England, Ireland ODIs

The Sri Lankan selectors have recalled off-spinner Suraj Randiv and pace bowler Farveez Maharoof for the One-Day International series to be played against England and Ireland.
8 June 2016

Third Test, England v Sri Lanka - Statistical Preview

Here are a few key statistics for the encounter ahead of the third Test between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's.
8 June 2016

Pakistan select Mohammad Amir for England Tests

Pakistan speedster Mohammad Amir is in line to make a return to Test cricket after being selected in the 17-man squad which will take on England in a four-match series later this year.
5 June 2016

James Anderson can break my record - Glenn McGrath

Australian bowling legend Glenn McGrath, who is the most successful fast bowler in Test cricket is confident that England's pace spearhead James Anderson can overtake him.
5 June 2016

Bismah Maroof named Pakistan Women's T20I skipper

Pakistan batsman Bismah Maroof has been named as the captain of the Women's Twenty20 International side while Sana Mir has been retained as the captain of the One-Day International side for the upcoming tour of England.
4 June 2016

ICC cricket committee recommends mandatory use of British Safety Standard helmet

The cricket committee of the International Cricket Council, after its two-day meeting at Lord’s has recommended that the helmets, which are compliant to the latest British Safety Standards should be made mandatory in international cricket.
4 June 2016

Adil Rashid signs contract extension with Yorkshire

England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has extended his contract with Yorkshire by signing a three-year deal which will keep him at the club till 2019.
3 June 2016

BCCI clears Indian Women for participation in overseas leagues

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has given clearance for the Indian Women cricketers to take part in the overseas leagues in Australia and England provided that the contracts are approved by the board.
3 June 2016

Heather Knight named as England Women's captain

The England and Wales Cricket Board has appointed all-rounder Heather Knight as the captain of the women's national team in all the three formats of the game.
3 June 2016

Chaminda Bandara called up to replace Dushmantha Chameera

The Sri Lankan selectors have drafted in uncapped left-arm pacer Chaminda Bandara to replace the injured Dushmantha Chameera for the third Test against England at Lord's.
2 June 2016