Mortaza hoping England tour will go ahead as per schedule

Amid ongoing security concerns in Bangladesh, skipper Mashrafe Mortaza is hopeful that England will go ahead with their tour as per the original schedule later this year.
20 July 2016

ICC, ECB pick Steve Elworthy as managing director for 2019 Cricket World Cup

The International Cricket Council and the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed the appointment of the former South African fast bowler Steve Elworthy as the managing director for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
20 July 2016

Trevor Bayliss mulling two spinners for second Test

England head coach Trevor Bayliss has revealed that there is a possibility of playing two spinners in the second Test match against Pakistan in Manchester which starts on Friday.
19 July 2016

Anderson, Stokes and Rashid return for second Test

Fast bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid have been added to the England squad for the second Test against Pakistan in Manchester.
18 July 2016

Yasir Shah climbs to the top of ICC Rankings

Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has reached the pole position in the International Cricket Council player rankings for Test bowlers after his man of the match performance in the first Test against England at Lord's.
18 July 2016

Yasir Shah spins Pakistan to a memorable win at Lord's

Riding on Yasir Shah’s four-wicket haul, Pakistan dismissed England for 207 runs in the second innings, while defending a target of 283 runs to claim a 75-run victory in the first Test at Lord’s, thereby taking a 1-0 lead in the series.
17 July 2016

Woakes' five-fer brings England back into the game

Chris Woakes took another five-wicket haul in the match as Pakistan were restricted to 214 for eight in their second innings, ending the third day of the first Test against England at Lord’s with a lead of 281 runs.
16 July 2016

England tied down by Yasir Shah five-fer

England were rattled by Yasir Shah’s five-fer and were reduced to 253 for seven from 71 overs, still trailing Pakistan by 86 runs in the first innings by the end of day two of the first Test at Lord’s.
15 July 2016

Itinerary announced for England tour of India

The England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed the dates for the tour of India which will be played between 9th November and 1st February 2017.
15 July 2016

Hampshire reveal Michael Carberry diagnosed with cancer

Hampshire have confirmed that their England-capped batsman Michael Carberry has a cancerous tumour and will undergo further tests and treatment.
14 July 2016

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