James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
Groundsman insists ball will swing on fast Trent Bridge pitch
England and Australia will be handed a pitch which swings and has pace and bounce at Trent Bridge this week, according to groundsman Steve Birks.
03:31
Mark Wood celebrates taking his first Test wicket for England during day three of the First Test against New Zealand on May 23, 2015
Report: Mark Wood faces race against time to play in fourth Test
England may be without bowler Mark Wood for the fourth Ashes Test of the summer with an ankle injury, according to reports.
03:18
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
Kevin Pietersen: 'Australia batting is fragile ahead of fourth Test'
Australia's batting is "fragile", according to former England middle-order player Kevin Pietersen.
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Peter Nevill poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Peter Nevill heaps praise on "incredibly supportive" Brad Haddin
Peter Nevill brushes aside questions over Australia's team selection ahead of the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.
Aug 3, 18:01
Englands Ian Bell acknowledges the crowd after reaching 150 runs during the second days play in the third cricket Test match between England and India at The Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Southampton on July 28, 2014
Ian Bell: 'Poor form changed mindset'
England batsman Ian Bell claims he was more relaxed as he returned to form with two half-centuries in the third Ashes Test match.
Aug 3, 16:55
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior: 'England players must step up without James Anderson'
Former England wicket-keeper Matt Prior believes that there is extra pressure on Stuart Broad as the hosts prepare for the fourth Ashes Test without James Anderson.
Aug 3, 15:37
England captain Eoin Morgan bats during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
Middlesex to rest Eoin Morgan for next four games
Middlesex confirm that Eoin Morgan will be rested for the team's next four games ahead of England's T20 and ODI matches against Australia later this month.
Aug 3, 14:57
The England slips celebrate as Australia captain Michael Clarke reacts after being caught during day four of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Australia batting coach backs Michael Clarke
Australia batting coach Michael di Venuto backs captain Michael Clarke to find his form during the Ashes series.
Aug 3, 11:26
Detailed view of a cricket ball in a puddle as play is abandoned due to rain during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire Rapids and Nottinghamshire Outlaws at New Road on June 27, 2014
Result: Rain forces early end to Bangladesh, South Africa Test
The second Test between Bangladesh and South Africa in Dhaka has ended in a draw after rain halts play on day five.
Aug 3, 07:30
Peter Nevill of New South Wales bats during day four of the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and New South Wales at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 3, 2014
Jason Gillespie praises Peter Nevill for third Test performance
Jason Gillespie backs Australia wicket-keeper Peter Nevill to have a successful international career.
Aug 3, 04:12
Australia captain Michael Clarke leaves the field after being dismissed by Stuart Broad of England during day one of the First Ashes Test match on November 21, 2013
Jason Gillespie fears for Michael Clarke's Test future
Former bowler Jason Gillespie warns Australia captain Michael Clarke that he is fighting for his Test career.
Aug 3, 03:57
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
Michael Vaughan: 'Australia receive boost with James Anderson injured'
Injured England bowler James Anderson is labelled as a "massive loss" ahead of the fourth Ashes Test.
Aug 3, 03:48
The England slips celebrate as Australia captain Michael Clarke reacts after being caught during day four of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Michael Vaughan questions Michael Clarke's Test future
Michael Vaughan claims that Australia skipper Michael Clarke might retire after the Ashes series.
Aug 3, 03:34
A general view of a Kookaburra turf four piece cricket ball is seen before play on day one of the Sheffield Shield final match between the Tasmanian Tigers and the New South Wales Blues at Bellerive Oval on March 17, 2011
Hugh Morris pledges to investigate dangerous pitch
Hugh Morris says Glamorgan will "immediately investigate" the circumstances which led to their one-day match against Hampshire being abandoned.
Aug 2, 19:53
Australian players celebrate after winning the game during day 5 of the third test match between South Africa and Australia at Sahara Park Newlands on March 5, 2014
Australia to tour Bangladesh in October
Australia will play two Test matches in Bangladesh in October.
Aug 2, 12:14
Worcestershire bowler Joe Leach celebrates after taking the wicket of Paul Collingwood during day two of the LV County Championship division one match between Worcestershire and Durham at New Road on May 25, 2015
Worcestershire bowler Joe Leach takes hat-trick with first three balls
Worcestershire bowler Joe Leach claims three wickets with the first three balls to leave his side well on top against Northamptonshire at New Road.
Aug 2, 11:58
Detailed view of a cricket ball in a puddle as play is abandoned due to rain during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire Rapids and Nottinghamshire Outlaws at New Road on June 27, 2014
Bangladesh, South Africa day four rained off
Day four of the second Test between Bangladesh and South Africa has been called off due to heavy rain.
Aug 2, 09:03
Detailed view of a cricket ball in a puddle as play is abandoned due to rain during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire Rapids and Nottinghamshire Outlaws at New Road on June 27, 2014
Bangladesh, South Africa day four delayed due to rain
Start of play on day four of the second Test between Bangladesh and South Africa is delayed by rain.
Aug 2, 06:23
Shahid Afridi of Pakistan bats during the first Twenty20 International match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on December 11, 2013
Result: Shahid Afridi inspires narrow Pakistan win over Sri Lanka
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by one wicket in the second T20 international in Colombo.
Aug 1, 18:05
Former international cricketer Glenn McGrath is pictured during a photocall at the Honourable Artillery Company on June 29, 2015
Glenn McGrath: "I fear the worst for Australia"
Glenn McGrath admits that he is worried for Australia for the remainder of The Ashes following their eight-wicket defeat to England in the third Test.
Aug 1, 17:58
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