England

New Zealand's first day-night Test at home uncertain

New Zealand Cricket has admitted uncertainty over the hosting of the first day-night Test in the country which was originally scheduled in March next year.
3 August 2017

Ashwin rises to second, Stokes makes a rise in ICC Tests rankings

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has climbed to his career best position in the International Cricket Council Rankings for batsmen and bowlers after his fine performance in the third Test against South Africa at The Oval.
2 August 2017

England recall Steven Finn to replace injured Mark Wood

England selectors have recalled Middlesex seamer Steven Finn as a replacement for injured Mark Wood in the squad for the fourth and final Test against South Africa at Old Trafford.
2 August 2017

Moeen picks hat-trick as England take 2-1 lead against South Africa

Toby Roland-Jones picked a eight wicket haul on debut while Moeen Ali snared four wickets in the second innings that included a hat-trick as England successfully overcame stern resistance from Dean Elgar to win the third Test at The Oval by 239 runs and thereby claiming a 2-1 lead in the series.
1 August 2017

Elgar, Bavuma lead South Africa fightback but England favourites on final day

After South Africa were set a target of 492 runs in the final innings, England struck early to reduce Proteas to 117 runs for four wickets at stumps on day four of the third Test at Kennington Oval.
30 July 2017

Wet weather at The Oval gives South Africa some respite

Toby Roland-Jones capped off a fantastic five-wicket haul on his debut game as England dismissed South Africa for 175 runs in their first innings and stretched the lead to 252 runs with nine wickets in hand before rain played spoilsport washing out almost 59 overs of play on day three of the third Test at The Oval.
29 July 2017

Vernon Philander hospitalised with suspected viral infection

South Africa speedster Vernon Philander was taken to a London hospital on Friday with a suspected viral infection during the second day's play in the third Test at The Oval.
29 July 2017

Toby Roland-Jones shines on debut as South Africa struggle at 126/8

After Ben Stokes scored a brilliant century, Toby Roland-Jones sparkled on his debut game with a four-wicket haul as England restricted South Africa to 126 for eight at stumps on day two thereby maintaining a lead of 227 runs in the first innings in the third Test at The Oval.
28 July 2017

Cook rescues England on rain hit day one at The Oval

Alastair Cook scored a determined unbeaten 82 run knock as England recovered to 171 for four at stumps on rain hit day one of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval.
28 July 2017

Kennington Oval form partnership with Sky Ocean Rescue to reduce use of plastic

As the Kennington Oval is about to make history on Thursday when England and South Africa face each other in the third Test, efforts are being made to make the venue plastic free.
27 July 2017

Teams eye unassailable lead at The Oval - Third Test Preview

As the series is poised at 1-1, England and South Africa will lock horns with each in the third Test that kicks-off on Thursday at The Oval.
27 July 2017

Third Test, England v South Africa - Statistical Preview

As the third Test between England and South Africa set to begin at Kennington Oval on Thursday, here are few of key statistics leading to the encounter.
26 July 2017

Charl Langeveldt backs Rabada to come back strong after suspension

South Africa bowling coach Charl Langeveldt is backing speedster Kagiso Rabada to make a strong statement in the third Test at The Oval on his comeback from suspension.
25 July 2017

Mithali Raj proud of India's effort despite missing out on World Cup

India captain Mithali Raj admitted that she was proud of her team's efforts in the Women's World Cup final against England at Lord's where they went on to lose the encounter by nine runs.
24 July 2017

Shrubsole's six-wicket haul leads England to fourth Women's World Cup triumph

Anya Shrubsole registered her career best figures of 46 for six as England made a remarkable comeback to win the ICC Women's World Cup final against India at Lord's by nine runs on Sunday.
23 July 2017

Mithali Raj hopes to erase scar from 2005 in World Cup final against England

India captain Mithali Raj said she is keen on erasing the scar from the 2005 World Cup final defeat to Australia when they face England in the 2017 edition final at Lord's on Sunday.
23 July 2017

Injury brings an end to Michael Lumb's career

England and Nottinghamshire batsman Michael Lumb has announced his decision to retire from professional cricket with immediate effect.
21 July 2017

Malan included in England squad, Westley to make debut at The Oval

Essex batsman Tom Westley is all set to make his England debut after he was named in the squad for the third Test against South Africa at The Oval.
20 July 2017

Pietersen blames England's top-order for Trent Bridge defeat

Former skipper Kevin Pietersen has pointed out at poor team selection as the reason behind England's 340-run defeat to South Africa in the second Test at Trent Bridge that allowed the Proteas to level the series 1-1.
20 July 2017

Gary Ballance to miss third Test against South Africa at The Oval

England middle-order batsman Gary Ballance will miss the third Test against South Africa at The Oval after sustaining a fractured finger.
19 July 2017