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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 happy to play supporting role to Jos Buttler
Matt Prior insists that he will have no problem being Jos Buttler's backup for England.
Aug 22, 03:58
Stuart Broad of England salutes the crowd after taking six wickets during day one of 4th Investec Test match between England and India at Old Trafford on August 7, 2014
Stuart Broad to undergo surgery on knee on September 4
England bowler Stuart Broad will have surgery on his knee on September 4 in an attempt to solve his long-term issues with tendonitis.
Aug 21, 03:03
Eoin Morgan in action for England against Australia.
Eoin Morgan happy to see pressure taken off Alastair Cook
Eoin Morgan admits that he is delighted to see some of the pressure taken off Alastair Cook's shoulders in recent weeks.
Aug 19, 19:37
England's Joe Root walks off at the end of day two of the fifth Test with India on August 16, 2014
England's Joe Root moves up Test rankings
England's Joe Root moves up the Test batsmen rankings to ninth following his performances against India.
Aug 19, 14:39
Geraint Jones poses for a portrait during the Kent County Cricket Club photocall at St Lawrence Ground on April 2, 2014
Geraint Jones to leave Kent
Kent confirm that Geraint Jones will leave the club at the end of the ongoing campaign.
Aug 19, 14:16
Jim Troughton of Warwickshire setting the fielders during the LV County Championship match between Northamptonshire and Warwickshire at The County Ground on June 15, 2014
Jim Troughton announces retirement
Wawrickshire's Jim Troughton calls time on his cricket career as a result of an ongoing back injury.
Aug 19, 10:38
Ravi Shastri during the ICC Cricket Committee meeting at Lord's Cricket Ground on May 30, 2012
Former India captain Ravi Shastri appointed director for one-day series
India appoint former captain Ravi Shastri as team director for the upcoming one-day series against England.
Aug 19, 08:42
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
Alex Hales gets call-up for one-day international series against India
England call up Twenty20 star Alex Hales for the one-day international series against India, but there is no place in the 15-man squad for all-rounder Ravi Bopara.
Aug 18, 23:18
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 intends to be "massively involved" in ODIs
England captain Alastair Cook reveals that he is ready to join up with the ODI squad ahead of the forthcoming five-match series against India, which begins on Monday.
Aug 18, 11:17
Englands Joe Root acknowledges the crowd after he finished the innings 149 not out on the third day of the fifth cricket Test match between England and India at The Oval cricket ground in London on August 17, 2014
Joe Root: 'England showed character'
England batsman Joe Root believes that the team showed "a lot of character" to secure a 3-1 series win against India.
Aug 17, 20:20
Alastair Cook in action for England on day two of the fifth Test with India on August 16, 2014
Alastair Cook: 'India crumbled under relentless pressure'
Alastair Cook says that India 'crumbled under relentless pressure' against England following his side's emphatic victory at The Oval.
Aug 17, 18:53
England's Joe Root walks off at the end of day two of the fifth Test with India on August 16, 2014
Gary Ballance praises "quality" Joe Root performance
Gary Ballance describes Joe Root as being a "quality player" following his performance for England in today's fifth Test meeting with India at The Oval.
Aug 16, 20:59
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
England win toss, choose to bowl first in fifth Test against India
England name an unchanged team and opt to bowl first in the fifth Test against India after winning the toss at The Oval.
Aug 15, 11:13
Pakistani batsman Khurram Manzoor leaves the field against being dismissed during the match against Sri Lanka on January 18, 2014
Pakistan trail Sri Lanka by 273 at lunch on day two
Pakistan trail Sri Lanka by 273 runs at lunch on day two of the second Test match in Colombo.
Aug 15, 07:49
Stuart Broad of England talks to members of the media during an England Nets Session at The Kia Oval on August 14, 2014
Alastair Cook: 'Stuart Broad injury not a concern'
Alastair Cook says that Stuart Broad's facial injury will not affect his performance for England, and says that his inclusion is "great news" for the side.
Aug 14, 13:37
Englands Joe Root acknowledges the crowd after finishing the innings on 200 runs not out during the second days play in the first cricket Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's cricket ground in London on June 13, 2014
Joe Root urges England to push on after change in fortunes
Joe Root believes that England cannot afford to take a step backwards after returning to winning form.
Aug 14, 05:58
Stuart Broad of England salutes the crowd after taking six wickets during day one of 4th Investec Test match between England and India at Old Trafford on August 7, 2014
Stuart Broad misses practice session to meet specialist
England bowler Stuart Broad misses a practice session to meet with a specialist about his broken nose ahead of the fifth Test against India.
Aug 14, 05:26
England's Sam Robson hits the ball to score his maidan century on the second day of the second Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley cricket ground in Leeds, northern England on June 21, 2014
Mark Butcher concerned by lack of runs from Sam Robson
Mark Butcher believes that Sam Robson could be facing a fight to remain in the thoughts of the England selectors ahead of the fifth Test against India.
Aug 13, 03:56
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen stands in the field for Surrey on August 19, 2012.
Kevin Pietersen desperate to help Surrey secure promotion
Kevin Pietersen admits that he is desperate to help Surrey secure promotion this season ahead of his return to four-day cricket next month.
Aug 13, 02:59
England batsman Alex Hales plays a shot during the ICC World Twenty20 tournament cricket match between England and South Africaat The Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on March 29, 2014
Ravi Bopara backs Alex Hales to secure World Cup place
Ravi Bopara believes that Alex Hales is leading the race to snatch a spot in England's World Cup team.
Aug 12, 22:37
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 were right to back Alastair Cook'
Michael Vaughan believes that the England and Wales Cricket Board are benefiting from backing Alastair Cook.
Aug 12, 19:58
Pakistani discarded cricket leg-spinner Danish Kaneria leaves after appeared the integrity committee at the Gaddafi stadium in Lahore on August 15, 2011
Former Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria fails with lifetime ban appeal
Former Pakistan bowler Danish Kaneria fails at overturning a lifetime ban from the ECB for corruption.
Aug 12, 13:15
Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan celebrates taking the wicket of Vernon Philander of South Africa during the third day of the second Test cricket match between Pakistan and South Africa in Dubai on October 25, 2013
Pakistan star Saeed Ajmal reported to ICC over suspect action
Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal is reported to the ICC over a suspected illegal bowling action.
Aug 12, 00:50
England's Stuart Broad celebrates taking another wicket during the fourth Ashes Test with Australia on August 12, 2013
Stuart Broad makes England squad
England name Stuart Broad in the squad to face India in the fifth and final Test at The Oval this week, despite the fact that he is suffering from a broken nose.
Aug 10, 11:54
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
Alastair Cook: 'England didn't expect to get job done today'
England captain Alastair Cook admits that it is "great" to have defeated India inside three days of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
Aug 9, 20:17
Skysports presenter Nasser Hussain during day one of 4th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Emirates Durham ICG on August 09, 2013
Nasser Hussain: 'England turnaround phenomenal'
Nasser Hussain hails England's "phenomenal turnaround" in fortunes following their innings-and-54-run win against India in the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
Aug 9, 19:59
Stuart Broad of England salutes the crowd after taking six wickets during day one of 4th Investec Test match between England and India at Old Trafford on August 7, 2014
Stuart Broad suffers suspected broken nose
Bowler Stuart Broad retires hurt during England's first innings against India after suffering a suspected broken nose at Old Trafford.
Aug 9, 14:13
Puddles on the outfield as rain delays play during day two of 4th Investec Test match between England and India at Old Trafford on August 8, 2014
Mike Watkinson: "We apologise if people feel let down"
Lancashire director of cricket Mike Watkinson has apologised to England fans after a waterlogged Old Trafford pitch saw play abandoned in the India Test.
Aug 9, 08:15
England's Ian Bell leaves the ground following his dismissal during day four of the first Ashes test on November 24, 2013
Ian Bell praises Varun Aaron and Indian attack
England batsman Ian Bell is full of praise for Indian paceman Varun Aaron, a late addition to the Indian XI playing in his first Test of the current series.
Aug 9, 06:17
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: Fourth Test is "poised very nicely"
England batsman Ian Bell believes that the fourth Test at Old Trafford is "poised very nicely" after the first two days.
Aug 8, 22:58
Englands Joe Root acknowledges the crowd after finishing the innings on 200 runs not out during the second days play in the first cricket Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's cricket ground in London on June 13, 2014
England, India fourth Test halted by downpours at Old Trafford
Day two of the fourth Test between England and India suffers long delays due to wet weather at Old Trafford.
Aug 8, 17:05
Stuart Broad of England salutes the crowd after taking six wickets during day one of 4th Investec Test match between England and India at Old Trafford on August 7, 2014
Stuart Broad to undergo surgery on knee problem
Stuart Broad confirms that he will undergo surgery on his knee in the near future as he looks to finally win his battle with a patella tendonitis problem.
Aug 8, 04:19
Alastair Cook celebrates taking a wicket on day five of first Test between England and India at Trent Bridge on July 13, 2014
England team unchanged for fourth Test, India to bat after winning toss
England name an unchanged team for the fourth Test against India, who win the toss at Old Trafford and choose to bat.
Aug 7, 11:14
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
Toss for fourth Test between England, India at Old Trafford delayed
The toss for the fourth Test between England and India at Old Trafford is delayed due to rain.
Aug 7, 10:35
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: 'I could not walk away from England captaincy'
Alastair Cook believes that he would struggle to live with the decision of resigning as England captain.
Aug 7, 05:25
England's Steven Finn celebrates after dismissing Australia's Michael Clarke during the 4th Natwest Series One Day International on September 14, 2013
Richard Johnson: 'Steven Finn is back to his best form'
Middlesex assistant coach Richard Johnson believes that Steven Finn is back to his best ahead of the bowler's England return.
Aug 7, 04:37
Indias Ravindra Jadeja shakes hands with Englands James Anderson after India win the match by 95 runs on the fifth day of the second cricket Test match between England and India at Lord's cricket ground in London on July 21, 2014
ICC will not appeal decision to clear James Anderson of misconduct charge
The ICC announces that it will not appeal the decision to clear England's James Anderson of a Level 3 misconduct charge.
Aug 6, 10:44
Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Sing Dhoni hits a boundary during the final match of the Tri-Nation series between India and Sri Lanka at the Queen's Park Oval stadium in Port of Spain on July 11, 2013
India select three uncapped players for limited-overs matches
India select uncapped trio Sanju Samson, Karn Sharma and Dhawal Kulkarni in the squad to face England in seven limited-overs matches.
Aug 6, 05:40
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: 'England must not become complacent'
Ian Bell believes that England must not relax after ending a long wait for a Test match victory against India in Southampton.
Aug 6, 04:46
Indias Ravindra Jadeja shakes hands with Englands James Anderson after India win the match by 95 runs on the fifth day of the second cricket Test match between England and India at Lord's cricket ground in London on July 21, 2014
ICC to reconsider James Anderson ruling
The ICC announces that it will consider appealing the ruling in the James Anderson-Ravindra Jadeja case due to pressure from the Board of Control for Cricket in India.
Aug 6, 01:21