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Moeen Ali of England waits to bat during the tour match between Western Australia 2nd XI and England Performance Programme at James Oval on December 12, 2013
Moeen Ali to open against Sri Lanka A
Mooen Ali is selected to partner Alastair Cook in the tour match against Sri Lanka A on Friday.
Nov 21, 03:35
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
Alex Kountouris: 'Michael Clarke could return for India Test'
Michael Clarke's injury is 'not as dramatic' as initially feared, and the Australia skipper could make his return to the side against India next month.
Nov 20, 07:21
Australia's Steve Smith during a nets session on August 28, 2013
AB de Villiers: 'Steven Smith is a captain's nightmare'
AB de Villiers admits that Steven Smith is a "captain's nightmare" following the Australian batsman's crucial innings in the third one-day international.
Nov 20, 05:43
Will Beer of Sussex celebrates after catching a bowling out Stewart Walters of Glamorgan during the Natwest T20 Blast match against Glamorgan on November 19, 2014
Sussex hand trio new contracts
Will Beer, Steffan Piolet and Callum Jackson all sign new contracts with County Championship outfit Sussex.
Nov 19, 11:30
Steven Davies of Surrey in action during day one of the LV County Championship match between Surrey and Glamorgan at The Kia Oval on April 06, 2014
Steven Davies signs new Surrey deal
Surrey wicketkeeper Steven Davies signs a new two-year contract with the County Championship side.
Nov 19, 11:13
Jacques Rudolph takes part in a South African training session on December 29, 2012.
Jacques Rudolph signs two-year Glamorgan extension
Former South Africa batsman Jacques Rudolph signs a contract extension at Glamorgan until 2017.
Nov 19, 09:36
Harry Gurney of England bowls during the 1st Royal London One Day International match between England and Sri Lanka at The Kia Oval on May 22, 2014
Harry Gurney determined to impress in Sri Lanka
Harry Gurney hopes that his left-arm seam offering England a different option will be valued when it comes to selection for the 50-over World Cup in 2015.
Nov 19, 09:20
England's Chris Jordan celebrates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Dinesh Chandimal during the third One Day International (ODI) cricket match between England and Sri Lanka at Old Trafford, northwest England, on May 28, 2014
Chris Jordan: 'England must not lose focus on Sri Lanka tour'
Chris Jordan insists that England must focus on the series with Sri Lanka instead of looking ahead to next year's World Cup.
Nov 19, 05:19
West Indies batman Darren Bravo celebrates his century during the third One Day International against Bangladesh on August 25, 2014
Darren Bravo to miss tour of South Africa
West Indies batsman Darren Bravo will miss the tour of South Africa after asking to be excluded from the squad due to personal reasons.
Nov 19, 03:17
Jim Allenby of Glamorgan in action during day one of the LV County Championship match between Leicestershire and Glamorgan at Grace Road on April 27, 2014
Jim Allenby signs for Somerset
Glamorgan all-rounder Jim Allenby secures a switch to Somerset for the 2015 campaign.
Nov 18, 13:45
Ravi Bopara of England looks on during nets practice session at Ageas Bowl on August 28, 2013
Ravi Bopara vows to "enjoy" England recall
Returning all-rounder Ravi Bopara states his intention to "enjoy" England's one-day international series against Sri Lanka.
Nov 18, 09:39
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss: Kevin Pietersen book has "diminished" success
Andrew Strauss admits that remarks made by Kevin Pietersen in his autobiography have taken the shine off England's success during his era as captain.
Nov 18, 06:07
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: 'We need to become aggressive to win World Cup'
England batsman Ian Bell feels that a change to an aggressive approach is needed if the Three Lions are to win the World Cup next year.
Nov 18, 04:17
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss: England play "too fearfully"
Andrew Strauss believes that fear is crippling England's batsmen at one-day international level.
Nov 17, 15:14
Alex Wakely of Northamptonshire celebrates after reaching his half century during The Friends Life T20 final between the Surrey Lions and the Northamptonshire Steelbacks at Edgbaston on August 17, 2013
Alex Wakely signs new Northamptonshire deal
Batsman Alex Wakely signs a fresh one-year contract with County Championship side Northamptonshire.
Nov 17, 14:19
Alastair Cook of England speaks at a press conference after defeating Australia during game four of the One Day International series between Australia and England at WACA on January 24, 2014
ECB announce South Africa tour
The ECB reveal a 2015-16 tour for England to South Africa, which will involve meetings in all three formats of the game.
Nov 17, 11:56
Chris Jordan of England celebrates after dismissing Johnson Charles of the West Indies during the 3rd T20 International match between the West Indies and England at Kensington Oval on March 13, 2014
Ed Joyce tips Chris Jordan to make England impact
Chris Jordan can become a key England player for "the next few years", according to his Sussex teammate Ed Joyce.
Nov 17, 11:23
England's Ian Bell leaves the ground following his dismissal during day four of the first Ashes test on November 24, 2013
Ian Bell: 'Winning in Sri Lanka tough'
England batsman Ian Bell seeks a series victory in Sri Lanka ahead of next year's World Cup, but admits that it will be tough to win in subcontinent conditions.
Nov 16, 11:17
Alastair Cook of England speaks at a press conference after defeating Australia during game four of the One Day International series between Australia and England at WACA on January 24, 2014
Alastair Cook: "This is our best chance" to win World Cup
England captain Alastair Cook believes that his side have their "best chance" ever to win the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year.
Nov 16, 06:09
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
Australia captain Michael Clarke could miss first Test against India
Australia coach Darren Lehmann admits that captain Michael Clarke could miss the first Test of his side's four-match series against India due to a hamstring injury.
Nov 16, 05:25
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
Michael Clarke to miss rest of one-day international series against South Africa
Australia captain Michael Clarke is to miss the rest of the team's ODI series with South Africa due to a hamstring problem.
Nov 15, 13:15
Nick Compton of Somerset smashes the ball to the boundary during day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 26, 2013
Nick Compton leaves Somerset by mutual consent
Former England Test match opener Nick Compton leaves Somerset by mutual consent to relocate to London, and could be poised to rejoin former county Middlesex.
Nov 14, 19:59
Narayanaswami Srinivasan who took over as president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) poses for a photograph prior to the ICC Executive Board meeting at the International Cricket Council (ICC) headquarters on October 10, 2011
ICC chairman N Srinivasan named in IPL investigation
International Cricket Council chairman N Srinivasan is among the names to be investigated by the Supreme Court of India into allegations of corruption in the IPL in 2013.
Nov 14, 12:56
England's Luke Wright in action for Sussex on June 28, 2012.
Luke Wright signs three-year Sussex extension
England all-rounder Luke Wright signs a three-year contract extension with Sussex which will keep him at Hove until at least the end of the 2018 season.
Nov 14, 10:16
Australian batsman Brad Haddin celebrates scoring a century against England during day two of the second Ashes Test cricket match in Adelaide on December 6, 2013
Brad Haddin ruled out of ODI series with South Africa
Australia wicket-keeper Brad Haddin is ruled out of the ODI series with South Africa and is a doubt for the Tests against India because of a shoulder injury.
Nov 14, 10:02
Australia cricketer Mitchell Johnson celebrates with team-mates after taking a wicket of South Africa's Alviro Petersen, during the 4th day of the first test match on February 15, 2014
Australia's Mitchell Johnson lands major ICC awards
Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson becomes just the second man to be named ICC cricketer of the year twice and is also named Test cricketer of the year by the ICC.
Nov 14, 09:20
Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews plays a shot during the first One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Suriyawewa Mahinda Rajapakse International Cricket Stadium in the southern district of Hambantota on August 23, 2014
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews embarrassed by defeat to India
Angelo Mathews admits that he was left feeling embarrassed following Sri Lanka's defeat to India in the fourth one-day international.
Nov 14, 05:58
Moeen Ali of England waits to bat during the tour match between Western Australia 2nd XI and England Performance Programme at James Oval on December 12, 2013
Moeen Ali to stop bowling doosra
Moeen Ali reveals that he will stop bowling the doosra to ensure he does not break any rules with his bowling action.
Nov 13, 05:17
England's Alastair Cook walks off after being stumped off the bowling of India's Ambati Rayudu during the third one-day international cricket match between England and India at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on August 30, 2014
Michael Vaughan: 'Alastair Cook must find best form in Sri Lanka'
Michael Vaughan claims that Alastair Cook will have to quickly find his best form on the tour of Sri Lanka.
Nov 13, 03:57
Chris Gayle of Jamaica Tallawash during the Sixth Match of the Cricket Caribbean Premier League between Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawash at Providence Stadium on August 4, 2013
Chris Gayle named in West Indies squad for South Africa tour
Chris Gayle is named in the West Indies squad to tour South Africa after recovering from a back injury.
Nov 13, 02:07
Moeen Ali of England waits to bat during the tour match between Western Australia 2nd XI and England Performance Programme at James Oval on December 12, 2013
Moeen Ali: 'I'll bat anywhere for England'
England all-rounder Moeen Ali says that he is happy to bat anywhere in the team's one-day international order.
Nov 12, 16:56
England spinner Scott Borthwick tosses the ball up during a training session at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), in Melbourne on December 25, 2013
County quartet to feature in Sri Lanka
English cricketers Scott Borthwick, Ben Foakes, Will Tavare and Tom Westley will all play in Sri Lanka this winter.
Nov 12, 10:44
Umpire Aleem Dar takes a light reading on day five of the fifth Ashes test on August 25, 2013
Umpire communications to be broadcast in South Africa, Australia series
Communications between on-field and TV umpires will be broadcast in the upcoming ODI series between Australia and South Africa in a trial ahead of the 2015 World Cup.
Nov 12, 09:34
Luke Wells of Sussex in action during the LV County Championship match between Sussex and Somerset at BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground on April 29, 2014
Luke Wells signs two-year deal with Sussex
Opening batsman Luke Wells signs a new two-year contract with Sussex, the club confirm.
Nov 12, 05:58
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
Ahmed Shehzad suffers skull fracture
Pakistan opener Ahmed Shehzad suffers "a minor fracture" of his skull after being hit on the head by the ball.
Nov 10, 14:21
Indian batsman Virat Kholi reacts after scoring a century during the one day international Asia Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan on March 18, 2012
Virat Kohli to replace MS Dhoni as India captain for first Australia Test
Virat Kohli replaces MS Dhoni as India captain for the team's first Test against Australia.
Nov 10, 13:19
Tymal Mills of England during a nets session at the WACA on October 30, 2013
Tymal Mills only concentrating on Sussex
Bowler Tymal Mills says that he will spend the winter in England to prepare for the new season with Sussex.
Nov 10, 12:23
JP Duminy of South Africa celebrates his 100 during day 2 of the 2nd Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St Georges on February 21, 2014
JP Duminy ruled out for six weeks
South Africa all-rounder JP Duminy faces a six-week spell on the sidelines due to a long-standing knee injury.
Nov 9, 15:31
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
Ahmed Shezhad leads Pakistan with unbeaten century
Pakistan opening batsman Ahmed Shehzad scores an unbeaten hundred as his side build a strong lead against New Zealand on the opening day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
Nov 9, 13:04
England's James Anderson during day 3 of the 4th Ashes Test at Durham on August 11, 2013
James Anderson to start bowling this month
James Anderson confirms plans to travel to South Africa later this month for an England bowler's training camp.
Nov 9, 11:03