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A red Stuart 'StuBro' Broad in action on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
England's Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes replace Chris Jordan, David Willey in fourth ODI
England make two bowling changes as Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes replace Chris Jordan and David Willey in the fourth one-day international against South Africa.
11:16
Joe Root strikes a pose during an England training session on February 11, 2016
Joe Root: 'We have the momentum'
Joe Root insists that England have the momentum in their ODI series despite a first loss to South Africa last time out.
Feb 11, 15:38
Wahab Riaz of Pakistan celebrates with team mates after taking the wicket of Tewanda Mupariwa of Zimbabwe during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe at The Gabba on March 1, 2015
Wahab Riaz agrees Twenty20 Essex Eagles switch
Pakistan bowler Wahab Riaz strikes a deal to play seven Twenty20 matches for the Essex Eagles this year.
Feb 11, 11:06
Ben Stokes and Joe Root walk off for tea on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Alastair Cook: 'England must protect top players'
England Test captain Alastair Cook suggests that Ben Stokes, Joe Root and Moeen Ali be rested on occasion.
Feb 10, 22:50
England captain Alastair Cook celebrates winning the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Alastair Cook wary of cricket 'sin-bins'
England Test captain Alastair Cook warns that cricket could become "too PC" if sin-bins are introduced to the sport.
Feb 10, 22:30
A red Stuart 'StuBro' Broad in action on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
England's Twenty20 squad 'excites' Stuart Broad
Despite missing out on a place, Stuart Broad describes England's 15-man squad for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup as "really exciting".
Feb 10, 12:56
Ahmed Shehzad of Pakistan celebrates as he reaches his century during day four of the First Test between Pakistan and Australia at Dubai International Stadium at Dubai International Stadium on October 25, 2014
Pakistan drop Ahmed Shehzad
Ahmed Shehzad is one of four players to have been dropped by Pakistan for next month's ICC Twenty20 World Cup.
Feb 10, 11:28
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Uncapped Dawson makes England Twenty20 squad
England's squad for next month's ICC Twenty20 World Cup includes Hampshire's uncapped spin-bowler Liam Dawson.
Feb 10, 09:02
Australia's Adam Voges celebrates reaching his century against the West Indies on December 27, 2015
Australia international Adam Voges joins Middlesex
Experienced batsman Adam Voges agrees a deal with Middlesex, whom he will captain in the County Championship this season.
Feb 9, 10:06
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
Peter Nevill makes Australia's Twenty20 World Cup squad
Wicketkeeper Peter Nevill replaces Matthew Wade in the Australia squad for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup.
Feb 8, 22:36
England's Kevin Pietersen leaves the pitch after losing his wicket for 6 runs during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England on September 11, 2013
Eoin Morgan rules out Kevin Pietersen Twenty20 return
Kevin Pietersen will not play for England at the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup, confirms captain Eoin Morgan.
Feb 8, 15:10
Pakistan cricketer Yasir Shah (R) and teammates celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lankan cricketer Rangana Herath during the final day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on June 21, 20
Yasir Shah receives three-month ban
Pakistan bowler Yasir Shah is given a three-month suspension after he admits to taking a banned substance.
Feb 7, 11:28
Jos Buttler celebrates his century during the first ODI between South Africa and England on February 3, 2016
Jos Buttler to play for Mumbai Indians
Jos Buttler is bought by the Mumbai Indians in the first round of the Indian Premier League auction.
Feb 6, 18:54
Hampshire's James Vince during his team's photocall session on April 3, 2014
James Vince rejects Indian Premier League opportunity
James Vince turns down the chance to play in the Indian Premier League in a bid to force his way into the England Test team.
Feb 4, 10:07
Luke Wright of England bats during game three of the International Twenty20 series between Australia and England at ANZ Stadium on February 2, 2014
Luke Wright not going to Indian Premier League
England all-rounder Luke Wright decides to not play in the Indian Premier League so that he can concentrate on his commitments at Sussex.
Feb 3, 16:50
Jos Buttler celebrates his century during the first ODI between South Africa and England on February 3, 2016
England score team record 15 sixes in one-day international
England score 15 sixes, the most that they have ever scored in a one-day international, against South Africa in Bloemfontein.
Feb 3, 15:26
James Faulkner bats during an Australian Nets session at Adelaide Oval on December 2, 2013
Hamstring injury rules out Australia's James Faulkner
Australia's James Faulkner suffers a hamstring injury that rules him out of the two remaining one-day internationals against New Zealand.
Feb 3, 10:40
England batsman Jason Roy celebrates his century in the fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Dubai on November 20, 2015
Jason Roy suffering with back spasm
Opening batsman Jason Roy may miss England's first one-day international clash against South Africa with a back complaint.
Feb 2, 11:55
Aaron Finch of Australia celebrates making 150 runs during the 1st NatWest Series T20 match between England and Australia at Ageas Bowl on August 29, 2013
Surrey sign Australia's Aaron Finch
Surrey bolster their squad by signing Aaron Finch, who will act as cover for Kumar Sangakkara when he plays in the Caribbean later this year.
Feb 2, 09:53
Ben Stokes poses with his 'Man of the Series' trophy after the final Test between South Africa and England on January 26, 2016
Ian Botham: 'Move Ben Stokes up batting order'
Sir Ian Botham calls for Ben Stokes to be moved up the batting order for England's ODI series with South Africa.
Feb 1, 16:10
Jos Buttler poses for an England portrait session on May 19, 2015
Jos Buttler aims to emulate Ben Stokes
Jos Buttler reveals that he is drawing from the heroics of England teammate Ben Stokes as the side gears up for the ODI series with South Africa.
Jan 30, 14:10
South Africa's AB de Villiers plays a shot on the final day of a two-day cricket match between an Indian Board President's XI and South Africa at The Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on October 31, 2015
AB de Villiers takes on South Africa Test captaincy full time
AB de Villiers agrees to become South Africa Test captain on a permanent basis.
Jan 29, 16:52
A general view of the wicket during day one of the Third Test match between England and India at the Oval on August 9, 2007
New Zealand, Pakistan washed out
Pakistan can now only draw their one-day international series away in New Zealand after rain forces the abandonment of the second match.
Jan 28, 09:32
 England coach Trevor Bayliss looks on during an England training session at Ageas Bowl on September 2, 2015 in Southampton, England.
Trevor Bayliss mulls batting order change
England head coach Trevor Bayliss admits that he is considering changing the batting order following the side's collapse during the final Test in South Africa.
Jan 27, 21:36
Big Bash star Chris Gayle makes apparently sexist comments to female reporter on January 4, 2016
West Indies opener Chris Gayle to return to Somerset for Twenty20 Blast
Somerset sign West Indies batsman Chris Gayle on a six-match contract for this summer's T20 Blast.
Jan 27, 12:40
New Zealands Kane Williamson acknowledges the crowd as he reaches his century on the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 23, 2015
Yorkshire re-sign Kane Williamson
County Championship side Yorkshire secure the services of New Zealand international Kane Williamson for a third time.
Jan 27, 10:17
Alastair Cook walks off after being dismissed early during the second innings on day three of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 28, 2015
England captain Alastair Cook: 'There is a lot of work for us to do'
England captain Alastair Cook says that his team have work to do following their 280-run defeat to South Africa in the fourth and final Test in Centurion.
Jan 26, 13:54
A general view of the wicket during day one of the Third Test match between England and India at the Oval on August 9, 2007
Gulam Bodi receives 20-year suspension
Former South Africa batsman Gulam Bodi receives a 20-year suspension for attempting to fix matches at last year's Ram Slam tournament.
Jan 25, 13:41
Moeen Ali at an England portrait session in May 2015
Moeen Ali: 'Our bowling can win us the match'
Moeen Ali says that England's bowlers will be key if they are to secure victory over a dominant South Africa in the final Test.
Jan 24, 19:14
Ben Stokes on his knees on January 23, 2016
Ian Botham: 'Don't rule out England win'
Sir Ian Botham insists that England are still capable of going on to win the final Test with South Africa in Centurion.
Jan 24, 17:59
Ben Stokes squats seductively on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Ben Stokes: 'We let South Africa off the hook'
Ben Stokes rues opportunities missed after England allow South Africa to amass 475 runs during the final Test in Centurion.
Jan 23, 20:40
Australia coach Darren Lehmann oversees an official team training session ahead of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at the Riverside stadium in Chester-le-Street, north-east England on August 8, 2013
Australia coach Darren Lehmann hospitalised with deep vein thrombosis
Australia head coach Darren Lehmann will sit out his side's Twenty20 series after being diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis.
Jan 23, 12:45
Shivnarine Chanderpaul of Derbyshire hits out to the boundary during the Yorkshire Bank 40 match between Derbyshire and Essex at Leek Cricket Club on June 9, 2013
West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul announces international retirement
West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul announces his retirement from international cricket at the age of 41.
Jan 23, 10:27
A red Stuart 'StuBro' Broad in action on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
Stuart Broad added to England's ODI squad for series against South Africa
Stuart Broad is added to England's one-day squad to replace Liam Plunkett for the upcoming series against South Africa.
Jan 22, 10:06
Liam Plunkett celebrates dismissing Mitchell Marsh on September 11, 2015
England delay Liam Plunkett's arrival in South Africa due to injury concerns
England delay Liam Plunkett's arrival in South Africa due to concerns over a thigh injury.
Jan 20, 12:17
Dale Steyn celebrates with teammates after claiming the wicket of Alex Hales on day one of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 26, 2015
Injured Dale Steyn out of fourth Test
A shoulder injury keeps South Africa bowler Dale Steyn out of the upcoming fourth Test against England at Centurion.
Jan 19, 15:42
A general view of the wicket during day one of the Third Test match between England and India at the Oval on August 9, 2007
Nathan Hauritz announces retirement
Australian spin-bowler Nathan Hauritz decides to retire from all three formats of cricket with 17 Test appearances to his name.
Jan 19, 15:22
A frustrated Steven Finn gets down on all fours on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016)
Steven Finn ruled out for rest of England tour of South Africa
England seamer Steven Finn is ruled out for the remainder of the South Africa tour due to a side strain he sustained in the third Test.
Jan 18, 13:24
Steven Finn celebrates claiming a wicket on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
Steven Finn a doubt for fourth Test
England coach Trevor Bayliss reveals that Steven Finn is unlikely to feature in the final Test with South Africa after suffering a side injury.
Jan 17, 15:13
England batsman Alex Hales leaves the field after his 94 during the 2nd NatWest series T20 match between England and Australia at Emirates Durham on August 31, 2013
England batsman Alex Hales 'assessed ahead of third Test due to stomach bug'
England batsman Alex Hales is reportedly being assessed ahead of the third Test against South Africa due to a stomach bug.
Jan 13, 11:33