England

MCG pitch given 'poor' rating by ICC

The International Cricket Council has given a 'poor' rating for the Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch that recently hosted the Boxing Day Test between Australia and England.
2 January 2018

Dawid Malan replaces Ben Stokes in England ODI squad

England have replaced all-rounder Ben Stokes with uncapped batsman Dawid Malan for the upcoming One-Day International series against Australia.
1 January 2018

Cook's broth far from getting spoiled

England may not have won the match but Alastair Cook's gritty innings has certainly infused some life in the series that had become one-sided.
30 December 2017

Defiant Smith drives Australia to draw in Boxing Day Test

A determined unbeaten century from Steven Smith played a decisive part as Australia managed to resist England attack on the final day to end the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne in a draw.
30 December 2017

Ashton Agar added to Australia squad for Sydney Test

Australia have added left-arm-spinner Ashton Agar into the squad for the fifth and final Test against England to be played in Sydney.
30 December 2017

Ashes 2017/18 - 4th Test Ball Tampering Revelation

Following Day 4 of the Fourth Test, there were claims of ball tampering against England, see BT Sport pundits have their say.
29 December 2017

Rain, Warner stall England progress on day four

Heavy and incessant rain played spoilsport at Melbourne Cricket Ground on day four as nearly 43 overs were unbowled after Australia staged a brief comeback to reach 103 for two riding on a valiant partnership between David Warner and Steven Smith.
29 December 2017

Cook's unbeaten double century puts England in command

Alastair Cook continued his masterclass with an unbeaten 244 run knock as England took control of the fourth Test in Melbourne after finishing day three with a score of 491 for nine at stumps thereby stretching their first innings lead to 164 runs over Australia.
28 December 2017

India Top 5 T20I Triumphs by highest run margins

2007 T20 World Cup Final, The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg- Pakistan needed just 6 runs off 4 balls to lay their hands on the maiden T20I trophy. Joginder Sharma had the ball in hand; Misbah-ul-Haq was facing him. Misbah's lap shot went high in the air and deposited in Sreesanth's palms. These are some of the most vivid T20 memories of the Indian cricket fans.
27 December 2017

Cook century gives England advantage on second day

After England made a tremendous comeback to dismiss Australia for 327, Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten century to help the visitors knock down 192 runs off the deficit with just two wickets down at stumps on day two of the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne.
27 December 2017

England Women to tour India next year for limited overs series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has confirmed that India will host England Women in a tri-series Twenty20 International series followed by three-game One-Day International contest next year.
27 December 2017

Warner, Smith steer Australia to 244 for three on day one

David Warner scored a fluent century while Steven Smith remained unbeaten on 65 as Australia reached 244 for three at stumps on day one of the fourth Test against England in Melbourne.
26 December 2017

Craig Overton to miss Boxing Day Test with rib injury

England will miss the services of fast bowler Craig Overton for the Boxing Day Test against Australia in Melbourne following a fractured rib.
24 December 2017

Tim Paine a doubtful starter for Melbourne Boxing Day Test

Australia wicket-keeper batsman Tim Paine's participation in the Boxing Day Test against England in Melbourne is under doubt due to personal reasons.
22 December 2017

England need to take hard decisions after Ashes defeat - Mitchell Johnson

Former Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson urged the England management to take hard decisions now rather than at the end of the ongoing Ashes series with an eye on the future.
21 December 2017

Scans reveal no serious injury for Mitchell Starc

Australia pacer Mitchell Starc has been cleared of a serious injury, though his participation in the fourth Ashes Test against England in Melbourne is still under doubt.
20 December 2017

Steven Smith reaches new height in Test rankings

Australia captain Steven Smith has reached new heights in International Cricket Council Test Rankings for batsmen following his stellar performance in the third Test against England at WACA.
20 December 2017

ECB set to introduce a fully independent Board

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced its membership had unanimously approved significant governance reforms – paving the way for the creation of a fully independent Board next year.
19 December 2017

Root backs senior players despite Ashes slip up

England skipper Joe Root has backed his underfiring senior players despite criticism mounting on them following the Ashes series defeat to Australia in the ongoing Tests.
19 December 2017

Ashes 2017/18 - I expected 3-0 once Stokes wasn't coming - Graeme Swann

Former off-spinner Graeme Swann came down heavily at the performance of the senior players following England's Ashes series defeat against Australia in the ongoing contest.
19 December 2017