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Adil Rashid of England reacts after being hit to the boundary during day two of the 1st Test between Pakistan and England at Zayed Cricket Stadium on October 14, 2015 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Adil Rashid snubbed as England win toss and choose to bat against Pakistan
Adil Rashid misses out as England win the toss and opt to bat against Pakistan in the second Test at Old Trafford.
10:57
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)
Jake Ball, Steven Finn left out of England team for second Test against Pakistan
England captain Alastair Cook confirms that Jake Ball and Steven Finn will not be part of the 12-man team for the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.
Jul 21, 12:42
Marcus Trescothick of Somerset walks back to the pavilion after making 2 runs during day two of the LV County Championship division one match between Nottinghamshire and Somerset at Trent Bridge on September 25, 2013
Marcus Trescothick hits 49th century to equal Somerset batting record
Marcus Trescothick scores his 49th first-class century to equal the Somerset record held by Harold Gimblett.
Jul 18, 21:11
James Anderson of England with figures of 6 for 42 acknowledges the crowds applause during day two of the 3rd Test match between West Indies and England at Kensington Oval on May 2, 2015
James Anderson, Ben Stokes named in England squad for second Pakistan Test
James Anderson and Ben Stokes are named in a 14-man England squad for the second Test against Pakistan.
Jul 18, 16:04
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
Alastair Cook: 'England made to pay by Pakistan in first Test'
Alastair Cook admits that England "paid the price" for their negative display during the first innings of their first Test with Pakistan, which ended in a 75-run defeat.
Jul 17, 19:30
Michael Carberry of Australia bats during day two of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at The Gabba on November 22, 2013
Former England batsman Michael Carberry diagnosed with cancerous tumour
Hampshire announce that former England batsman Michael Carberry has been diagnosed with a cancerous tumour.
Jul 14, 18:49
A cricket ball on the field
Jake Ball to make England Test debut against Pakistan at Lord's
England captain Alastair Cook confirms that fast bowler Jake Ball will make his Test debut against Pakistan at Lord's tomorrow.
Jul 13, 12:43
Joe Root celebrates the wicket of Johnson Charles during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Joe Root ready to move up to number three
England batsman Joe Root insists that he is ready to move up to number three in the batting order for the Test series against Pakistan.
Jul 12, 13:35
Stuart Broad and James Anderson celebrate taking the wicket of AB de Villiers on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016
Stuart Broad: 'Jimmy Anderson will be disappointed by exclusion'
England bowler Stuart Broad admits that he wanted to see Jimmy Anderson selected in the squad for the first Test against Pakistan at Lord's.
Jul 11, 22:42
Jos Buttler bats during the World Twenty20 game between England and Sri Lanka on March 26, 2016
Jos Buttler sidelined with fractured thumb
Jos Buttler is expected to remain sidelined for England's Test series with Pakistan after sustaining a fractured thumb on Friday night.
Jul 10, 11:06
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
James Anderson out of first Test against Pakistan due to shoulder injury
James Anderson is ruled out of England's first Test against Pakistan with a shoulder injury.
Jul 7, 11:52
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
England bowler James Anderson injury doubt for Test against Pakistan
England bowler James Anderson could reportedly miss the first Test against Pakistan next month because of a shoulder injury.
Jun 25, 12:31
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
Middlesex, England batsman Nick Compton to take break from cricket
Middlesex and England batsman Nick Compton is to take a break from cricket, the county club and the England & Wales Cricket Board have agreed.
Jun 23, 18:57
Anil Kumble, ICC Cricket Committee Chairman attends the ICC board meeting at the ICC headquarters on April 22, 2016
India confirm appointment of leading Test wicket-taker Anil Kumble as head coach
India confirm the appointment of former captain and leg spinner Anil Kumble as their new head coach on a one-year deal.
Jun 23, 18:35
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
England captain Alastair Cook laments weather interruption
Alastair Cook expresses his disappointment after England's third Test match against Sri Lanka is called off due to bad weather.
Jun 13, 22:36
Tymal Mills poses for a portrait during the Sussex County Cricket Photocall at BrightonandHoveJobs.com County Ground on April 9, 2015
Uncapped Tymal Mills, Dawid Malan named in England T20 squad
Uncapped pair Tymal Mills and Dawid Malan are named in England's Twenty20 squad for the upcoming clash against Sri Lanka.
Jun 13, 17:41
Ben Stokes majestically raises his arms into the air on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
ECB chairman: 'Four-day Tests possible'
The chairman of the ECB admits that the idea of four-day Test cricket could become a reality after gaining backing from other national boards.
Jun 9, 10:51
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
Alastair Cook: 'Match-fixers should be banned for life'
England captain Alastair Cook insists that players found guilty of match-fixing should be handed lifetime bans.
Jun 9, 10:11
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Test runs against Sri Lanka on May 30, 2016
England to name unchanged side for third Test against Sri Lanka
England captain Alastair Cook confirms that the team is unchanged for the third and final Test against Sri Lanka, which begins at Lord's tomorrow.
Jun 8, 12:57
Pakistan's Mohammad Amir on March 11, 2015
Mohammad Amir returns to Pakistan squad for England tour
Mohammad Amir is included in Pakistan's squad for next month's England tour, marking his return to the international scene following a five-year ban.
Jun 5, 13:48
 A general view of the Olympic Stadiumon July 21, 2013
Essex to play matches at Olympic Stadium?
Essex reveal that they are in discussions to stage a number of T20 matches at the Olympic Stadium in the next two years.
Jun 4, 13:36
England spinner Scott Borthwick tosses the ball up during a training session at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), in Melbourne on December 25, 2013
Scott Borthwick only concentrating on Durham
Durham's Scott Borthwick is refusing to get carried away with reports that link him with an England call-up.
Jun 2, 20:47
Tymal Mills of England during a nets session at Floreat Oval on October 29, 2013
Nasser Hussain talks up Tymal Mills for England
Former England captain Nasser Hussain believes that Tymal Mills has the potential to play Twenty20 cricket at international level.
Jun 2, 18:24
England celebrate taking the wicket of Shahid Afridi during the 3rd International T20 match between Pakistan and England at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on November 30, 2015 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
England to face Australia at 2017 ICC Champions Trophy
Host nation England are paired with two-time winners Australia for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy.
Jun 1, 10:42
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Test runs against Sri Lanka on May 30, 2016
Trevor Bayliss: 'Alastair Cook can catch Sachin Tendulkar'
England head coach Trevor Bayliss sees "no reason" why Alastair Cook cannot overtake Sachin Tendulkar as the leading run-scorer in Test cricket history.
May 31, 22:15
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie not joining Australian ranks
Current Yorkshire boss Jason Gillespie stresses that he will not be taking up any role with his native Australia.
May 31, 15:16
Joe Root celebrates his half century during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
England release Yorkshire Vikings duo for Roses clash
England allow Yorkshire Vikings batsmen Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow to play in this Friday's Roses encounter against the Lancashire Lightning.
May 31, 11:08
James Anderson of England with figures of 6 for 42 acknowledges the crowds applause during day two of the 3rd Test match between West Indies and England at Kensington Oval on May 2, 2015
James Anderson replaces Stuart Broad at top of Test bowler rankings
Three five-wicket hauls against Sri Lanka have seen James Anderson jump above his England teammate Stuart Broad to top the ICC Test bowler rankings.
May 31, 10:32
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie heading for Yorkshire exit?
A report claims that Jason Gillespie is considering leaving Yorkshire at the end of the season, with the role of Australia bowling coach believed to be on offer.
May 30, 22:35
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Test runs against Sri Lanka on May 30, 2016
England unchanged for third Test
England name the same squad for the third Test against Sri Lanka, which could mean a debut for bowler Jake Ball at Lord's.
May 30, 21:33
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: 'Reaching 10,000 Test runs is very special'
England captain Alastair Cook says that it was a "very special moment" to pull up 10,000 Test runs, making him the first Englishman to do so.
May 30, 18:19
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Test runs against Sri Lanka on May 30, 2016
England captain Alastair Cook makes history by reaching 10,000 Test runs
Alastair Cook becomes the first England cricketer and youngest in the sport to reach 10,000 Test runs.
May 30, 15:16
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
Andrew Flintoff backs Alastair Cook to catch Sachin Tendulkar's Test run record
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff believes that Alastair Cook can break Sachin Tendulkar's record of Test runs as he closes in on his 10,000th.
May 26, 20:39
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 to replace Ben Stokes in England team for second Sri Lanka Test
Alastair Cook reveals that injured all-rounded Ben Stokes will be replaced by Chris Woakes for the second Test meeting with Sri Lanka, which gets underway on Friday.
May 26, 12:17
Reece Topley during an England nets session on November 22, 2015
Hampshire, England bowler Reece Topley out for three months with back injury
Hampshire and England bowler Reece Topley is sidelined for three months with a back injury.
May 24, 18:08
Dushmantha Chameera of Sri Lanka bowls during the fifth one-day international against New Zealand on January 05, 2016
Stress fracture sidelines Sri Lanka's Dushmantha Chameera
A stress fracture of the back means that Sri Lanka bowler Dushmantha Chameera will play no further part in the Test series against England.
May 24, 10:25
Ben Stokes during an England training session on March 11, 2016
Ben Stokes out of Sri Lanka series
A persistent knee injury rules England all-rounder Ben Stokes out of the remainder of the Test series against Sri Lanka.
May 24, 09:40
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
Nine-wicket haul for Chris Woakes
Hours after earning a recall to the England Test squad, Chris Woakes records a nine-for while bowling for Warwickshire.
May 23, 20:05
Ben Stokes squats seductively on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
England's Ben Stokes 'may not return to action until July due to knee surgery'
England all-rounder Ben Stokes may not return to action until July as he is reportedly due to undergo a knee operation.
May 23, 16:06
Ben Stokes on his knees on January 23, 2016
Ben Stokes ruled out of England's second Test against Sri Lanka with knee injury
All-rounder Ben Stokes is ruled out of England's second Test against Sri Lanka with a knee injury.
May 23, 09:03

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