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English fast bowler James Anderson celebrates after becoming the highest ever English wicket taker with 384 after taking the wicket of West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin on day five of the first cricket Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir
James Anderson "hugely proud" to break Sir Ian Botham's Test wicket record
James Anderson admits that he is "hugely proud" to have surpassed Sir Ian Botham's tally of 383 Test wickets for England in the draw with the West Indies in Antigua.
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James Anderson of England claims the wicket of Denesh Ramdin of West Indies to pass Ian Botham's record of 383 Test wickets and become England's highest Test wicket bowler during day five of the 1st Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir Vi
Jimmy Anderson breaks Sir Ian Botham's England Test wicket record
Jimmy Anderson becomes England's leading Test wicket-taker of all time by claiming his 384th scalp in the first Test against the West Indies to surpass Sir Ian Botham's record.
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Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
Surrey captain Gareth Batty: Kevin Pietersen and Kumar Sangakkara "like Christmas Day"
Surrey captain Gareth Batty admits that they are lucky to have "two greats of the game" - Kevin Pietersen and Kumar Sangakkara - in their side for the 2015 season.
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James Anderson of England celebrates taking the wicket of Devon Smith of West Indies during day two of the 1st Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on April 14, 2015
England require four wickets in final session to beat West Indies
A defiant partnership between Denesh Ramdin and Jason Holder leaves England requiring four wickets after tea to win the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua.
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Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
Australia captain Michael Clarke: 'Kevin Pietersen could play in Ashes'
Australia captain Michael Clarke feels that Kevin Pietersen warrants an England recall, but would be relieved if he is still out of the reckoning by this summer's Ashes.
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Chris Woakes of England grimaces in the field during day one of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 21, 2013
Chris Woakes unsure over return from foot injury
Chris Woakes admits that he is unsure when he will be able to return from a foot injury he suffered at the World Cup.
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Ryan Sidebottom of Yorkshire celebrates taking the wicket of Luke Fletcher of Notts during the fourth day of the LV County Championship match between Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire at Trent Bridge on September 12, 2014
Ryan Sidebottom to miss "several weeks" with calf injury
Yorkshire seamer Ryan Sidebottom is expected to be out of action for "several weeks" with a calf injury.
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England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Andrew Flintoff: 'Alastair Cook criticism is unfair'
Former England bowler Andrew Flintoff defends captain Alastair Cook following his slump in form.
Apr 16, 14:26
James Tredwell of England celebrates dismissing Ross Taylor of New Zealand during 3rd NatWest Series ODI match between England and New Zealand at Trent Bridge on June 5, 2013
James Tredwell hopes to give England selectors "a few headaches"
England spinner James Tredwell hopes that his four-wicket haul against the West Indies will cause "a few headaches" for the selectors.
Apr 16, 10:18
Alastair Cook of England smashes the ball towards the boundary during Day 1 of the 3rd Investec Test match between England and India at the Ageas Bowl on July 27, 2014
Bob Willis: 'Alastair Cook's form is a concern'
Bob Willis says that Alastair Cook will lose his place as captain of the England Test team unless he turns his form around.
Apr 16, 06:33
Australia's Aaron Finch celebrate his century against England during their Twenty20 International match on August 29, 2013
Aaron Finch expected to miss rest of Indian Premier League
Rajasthan Royals batsman Aaron Finch is likely to miss the rest of the Indian Premier League after injuring his hamstring.
Apr 16, 03:40
West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood celebrates scoring his century on day three of the first test match between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richard Stadium in St John's, Antigua on April 15, 2015
Jermaine Blackwood: First Test century is "important milestone"
West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood says that he has reached an "important milestone" after scoring his first century in Test cricket.
Apr 15, 22:58
England cricketer Moeen Ali raises his bat and helmet in celebration after scoring a century (100 runs) during the first One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on November 26, 2014
Moeen Ali added to England squad
England all-rounder Moeen Ali will join up with the squad for their second Test against the West Indies after recovering from a side strain.
Apr 15, 19:57
George Bailey of Australia hits out during the 4th Natwest Series One Day International between England and Australia at the SWALEC Stadium on September 14, 2013
Australia's George Bailey joins Sussex for NatWest T20 Blast
Sussex announce that Australia batsman George Bailey will join the team as their overseas player for the second half of the NatWest T20 Blast campaign.
Apr 15, 11:41
Chris Jordan during the England nets session at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on April 11, 2015
Chris Jordan pleased with bowling display on second day
Chris Jordan claims that England were pleased with their bowling performance on the second day of the first Test against the West Indies.
Apr 15, 02:39
Joe Burns of the Heat bats during the Big Bash League match between the Sydney Thunder and Brisbane Heat at ANZ Stadium on December 21, 2014
Middlesex confirm Joe Burns signing
Middlesex confirm the signing of Joe Burns as a replacement for Adam Voges, who has been included in Australia's squad for The Ashes.
Apr 14, 22:03
Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
Kevin Pietersen suffers minor injury while playing for Surrey
Kevin Pietersen gets struck in the hand during Surrey's match against Oxford University, but the club insist that the ex-England batsman is fine.
Apr 14, 17:01
Allan Donald of South Africa in the dug-out during the 2nd One Day International match between South Africa and New Zealand at De Beers Diamond Oval on January 22, 2013
Allan Donald confirms South Africa departure
Allan Donald confirms that he is to leave his post as South Africa bowling coach.
Apr 14, 10:09
Dickie Bird makes his way to the stadium during the FA Cup Third Round match between Barnsley and Middlesbrough at Oakwell Stadium on January 3, 2015
Dickie Bird left "disappointed" as England pick two of six Yorkshire players
England should have sent Adil Rashid, Adam Lyth, Jonny Bairstow and Liam Plunkett back to Yorkshire, says president Dickie Bird.
Apr 14, 04:09
Ian Bell and Joe Root of England bring up their 150 run partnership during day one of the 1st Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on April 13, 2015
Ian Bell "put things right" with century against the West Indies
A determined Ian Bell feel that he "put things right" after he scored 143 against the West Indies in Antigua, six years after being dropped by England at the venue.
Apr 14, 02:36
Ian Bell and Joe Root of England bring up their 150 run partnership during day one of the 1st Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on April 13, 2015
Ian Botham: Ian Bell was "magnificent"
Ian Botham says that Ian Bell was "magnificent" during day one of the first Test between England and West Indies.
Apr 14, 00:57
England's Alastair Cook walks off the field after losing his wicket during day 5 of the 3rd Ashes Test on August 5, 2013
West Indies win toss ahead of first Test with England
West Indies elect to bowl first after winning the toss ahead of the first Test match with England in Antigua.
Apr 13, 14:37
Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
Kevin Pietersen: 'I've been given England lifeline'
Kevin Pietersen says that he is in the best form of his career, after starting his bid for an England recall by hitting 170 for Surrey against Oxford MCCU on Sunday.
Apr 13, 09:45
England's James Anderson during day 3 of the 4th Ashes Test at Durham on August 11, 2013
England's James Anderson: 'ICC row over Ravindra Jadeja incident affected me'
England bowler James Anderson admits that the ICC's treatment of him following last year's altercation with India's Ravindra Jadeja has "affected" him.
Apr 13, 08:57
Former England captain Michael Vaughan on the field ahead of day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013
Michael Vaughan: 'England need to reconnect in West Indies tour'
Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes that the team need to "reconnect" during the West Indies tour following the one-day side's recent failures.
Apr 13, 08:44
Alastair Cook of England speaks to the media during a press conference at the end of day five of the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013
Alastair Cook: 'England will not be distracted'
Alastair Cook insists that events back at home in the past few days will not distract England ahead of the first Test against the West Indies.
Apr 12, 22:20
Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
Kevin Pietersen desperate to build on comeback century
Kevin Pietersen insists that his focus is on an extended run of good form with Surrey after scoring 170 on his return to domestic cricket.
Apr 12, 19:56
Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
Kevin Pietersen scores 170 on domestic return
On his return to domestic cricket with Surrey, Kevin Pietersen scores 170 runs against Oxford MCCU.
Apr 12, 16:38
Jonathan Trott of England walks off the field after being dismissed by Mitchell Johnson of Australia during day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013
Jonathan Trott prepared for England return
Jonathan Trott insists that he is ready for the challenge of playing Test cricket again ahead of his return to the England side.
Apr 11, 03:59
Former England captain Michael Vaughan on the field ahead of day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013
Ryan Sidebottom backs Michael Vaughan for director of cricket role
Ryan Sidebottom believes that former England captain Michael Vaughan is the right man to fill the director of cricket role created by the ECB.
Apr 11, 02:54
Legendary Australian cricketer and commentator Richie Benaud hosts a talk-show during the lunch break on the fourth day of the third cricket Test match between Australia and Sri Lanka on January 6, 2013
Australian government offer state funeral to family of cricket legend Richie Benaud
The Australian government offers Richie Benaud's family a state funeral for the former cricketer and legendary commentator, who has died at the age of 84.
Apr 10, 09:08
Richie Benaud pictured on January 3, 2013
Shane Warne pays emotional tribute to Richie Benaud
Shane Warne describes close friend Richie Benaud, who died on Thursday following a battle with cancer, as being "a legend on all levels".
Apr 10, 08:32
Richie Benaud pictured on January 3, 2013
ECB: Richie Benaud passing "a very sad day" for cricket
Giles Clarke, the chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board, describes the late Richie Benaud as being "a giant of the modern game".
Apr 10, 07:59
England coach Peter Moores talks to the media during a press conference at Adelaide Oval on March 8, 2015
Peter Moores willing to work with Michael Vaughan
Peter Moores insists that he would work alongside Michael Vaughan should the former England captain be named the team's new director of cricket.
Apr 10, 02:38
Richie Benaud pictured on January 3, 2013
Cricket legend Richie Benaud dies
Cricket legend Richie Benaud dies in Sydney at the age of 84.
Apr 10, 00:09
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
Kevin Pietersen backs Michael Vaughan appointment
Kevin Pietersen believes that former captain Michael Vaughan could be the right man to bring about a change in English cricket as the ECB undergoes a major reshuffle.
Apr 9, 19:44
Giles Clarke, ECB Chairman attends the ICC Board Meeting at the ICC headquarters on November 10, 2014
Giles Clarke named first president of ECB
The ECB confirms that Giles Clarke will become the first ever president of the governing body in May.
Apr 9, 18:37
Alec Stewart Director of cricket of Surrey during the warm up ahead of the NatWest T20 Blast match between Somerset and Surrey at The County Ground on May 18, 2014
Alec Stewart: 'I'd consider taking role with ECB'
Alec Stewart reveals that he would consider taking the new director of England cricket role with the ECB should he be offered it.
Apr 9, 17:47
Michael Vaughan, former England cricket captain, talks to the assembled media as he attends an SJA Brunch sponsored by Laureus on July 4, 2013
Michael Vaughan "more than open" to role with ECB following Paul Downton exit
Former England captain Michael Vaughan admits that he is "more than open" to taking a role with the ECB following Paul Downton's departure.
Apr 9, 10:54
Former England captain Michael Vaughan on the field ahead of day three of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 23, 2013
Shane Warne backs Michael Vaughan for new England role
Shane Warne says that Michael Vaughan would be a great choice to become managing director of the England and Wales Cricket Board.
Apr 9, 06:50