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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 will is to take a break from cricket, the county club and the England & Wales Cricket Board have agreed.
Jun 23, 18:57
Indian cricket fans wave the national flag to celebrate the win after the first One Day International(ODI) match between India and West Indies at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on November 29, 2011
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
Dale Steyn of South Africa celebrates running out Ross Taylor of New Zealand to win the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 Group 1 match on March 24, 2014
South Africa's Dale Steyn to join Glamorgan for seven matches in T20 Blast
Glamorgan sign South Africa bowler Dale Steyn for seven matches in the NatWest T20 Blast.
May 20, 09:59
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: "I've tweaked a couple of things"
Alex Hales reveals that he "tweaked a couple of things" in his game prior to scoring an unbeaten 71 on day one of the first Test against Sri Lanka.
May 19, 20:42
Yorkshire Executive Chairman Colin Graves looks on at the end of play during the LV County Championship Division Two match between Essex and Yorkshire at the Ford County Ground on September 14, 2012
ECB chairman Colin Graves: 'Day-night Test will happen in England'
ECB chairman Colin Graves says that it is inevitable that England will host a day-night Test match at some point in the future.
May 19, 12:08
Alastair Cook and ickle Joe Root on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
England lose toss ahead of first Test match with Sri Lanka
England are put into bat by Sri Lanka ahead of the first Test at Headingley.
May 19, 10:32
Steven Finn celebrates claiming a wicket on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
Steven Finn picked ahead of Jake Ball for England's first Test against Sri Lanka
England captain Alastair Cook picks Steven Finn ahead of Jake Ball for the first Test against Sri Lanka.
May 18, 18:20
Hampshire's James Vince during his team's photocall session on April 3, 2014
James Vince: 'Headingley runs boost confidence'
Debutant James Vince is hoping that his recent century at Headingley will stand him in good stead during England's upcoming Test encounter against Sri Lanka.
May 17, 12:36
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Joe Root wins three England awards
Batsman Joe Root claims a hat-trick of awards at England's Player of the Year presentation evening in Leeds.
May 16, 19:39
Hampshire's James Vince during his team's photocall session on April 3, 2014
James Vince, Jake Ball get maiden England Test call-ups
Uncapped James Vince and Jake Ball are both named in England's 12-man squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley.
May 12, 09:38
Hampshire's James Vince during his team's photocall session on April 3, 2014
Reports: Uncapped James Vince, Jake Ball in England Test squad
James Vince and Jake Ball will be included in the England Test squad for the first time, according to numerous outlets.
May 11, 20:25
David Willey celebrates the wicket of Lendl Simmons during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
David Willey ruled out for six weeks with abdominal injury
England bowler David Willey could miss the one-day series against Sri Lanka after suffering an abdominal injury.
May 11, 11:51
Charlotte Edwards of England during the first Natwest T20 match of the Women's Ashes Series between England Women and Australia Women at The Essex County Ground on August 26, 2015
Charlotte Edwards announces international retirement
England women's captain Charlotte Edwards announces her retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.
May 11, 09:07