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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 signs new Warwickshire deal
Jonathan Trott signs a new deal keeping him with Warwickshire until the end of the 2018 season.
Feb 20, 12:59
Ben Stokes in full-on action during an England training session on February 11, 2016
Ben Stokes sold for record in IPL auction
England vice-captain Ben Stokes breaks the record for the most expensive foreign player in the Indian Premier League.
Feb 20, 11:14
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Ex-England batsman Peter Richardson dies, aged 85
Former England opening batsman Peter Richardson dies at the age of 85.
Feb 17, 16:29
Ben Stokes mounts Joe Root after taking the wicket of Shaun Marsh on day two of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
Joe Root relishing "fiery" Ben Stokes partnership
New England captain Joe Root says that Ben Stokes's "fiery" personality will be an asset when they take charge of the team.
Feb 17, 12:59
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Joe Root: 'I will be an instinctive leader'
New England captain Joe Root says that he will be an "instinctive" leader and vows to make his side "tough" to beat.
Feb 17, 12:43
Joe Root in action on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016
Joe Root: 'I'm more than ready for England captaincy'
Joe Root denies suggestions that he is too inexperienced to take on the England captaincy, pointing to his spell as vice-captain as a valuable learning curve.
Feb 15, 16:51
Ben Stokes mounts Joe Root after taking the wicket of Shaun Marsh on day two of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
England's Ben Stokes wants fans to "fall in love" with Test cricket again
Ben Stokes is hopeful that England will make people "fall in love" with Test cricket again now that Joe Root is captain.
Feb 15, 11:13
England's David Willey appeals for a wicket during the ODI with Australia on September 11, 2015
England all-rounder David Willey to miss ODI series against West Indies
England all-rounder David Willey is ruled out of the upcoming one-day international series against West Indies after having shoulder surgery.
Feb 14, 12:19
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Michael Vaughan: 'Joe Root ready-made for England captaincy'
Michael Vaughan is confident that Joe Root is the right man to lead England after being selected by the ECB to replace Alastair Cook as Test captain.
Feb 13, 20:21
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Joe Root succeeds Alastair Cook as new England Test captain
The England and Wales Cricket Board confirms that Joe Root has succeeded Alastair Cook as England's new Test captain.
Feb 13, 11:06
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Stuart Broad: 'Joe Root right man for England captaincy'
Stuart Broad backs Joe Root to take over the England captaincy from Alastair Cook, but says that he would be unable to say no to the offer if asked by the ECB board.
Feb 12, 17:07
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss speaks to Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad over England captaincy?
England's director of cricket Andrew Strauss reportedly meets with Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad to discuss the Test captaincy.
Feb 10, 09:57
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
James Anderson: 'Joe Root obvious successor to England captain Alastair Cook'
England bowler James Anderson says that Joe Root is the "obvious candidate" to replace Alastair Cook as captain.
Feb 8, 12:06
Alastair Cook and ickle Joe Root on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Alastair Cook: "Right time" to step down as England captain
Alastair Cook insists that it is the "right time" for him to step down as England captain due to doubts that he can continue to commit himself 100% to the role.
Feb 7, 15:31
A triumphant Alastair Cook smiles to the crowd after reaching 150 on the fourth day of the First Test between England and New Zealand on May 24, 2015
Ian Botham: 'Alastair Cook could beat Sachin Tendulkar record'
Sir Ian Botham backs outgoing England captain Alastair Cook to become the leading Test runscorer of all time.
Feb 6, 18:06
England captain Alastair Cook celebrates after winning the 4th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge on August 8, 2015
Andrew Strauss: 'Alastair Cook was drained as captain'
England's director of cricket Andrew Strauss admits that Alastair Cook had become "drained by the relentlessness of being England captain".
Feb 6, 16:56
Kevin Pietersen of England kisses the urn after England won the Ashes during day five of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at the Kia Oval on August 25, 2013
Kevin Pietersen hints at England return after Alastair Cook retirement
Kevin Pietersen calls for his own return to the England side following the resignation of Alastair Cook as Test captain.
Feb 6, 13:26
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
Alastair Cook quits as England Test cricket captain
Alastair Cook steps down as England's Test cricket captain with immediate effect.
Feb 6, 09:42
Detailed view of a cricket ball in a puddle as play is abandoned due to rain during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire Rapids and Nottinghamshire Outlaws at New Road on June 27, 2014
Second ODI between New Zealand, Australia abandoned due to unsafe field
The second one-day international between New Zealand and Australia is abandoned due to a sodden surface in Napier.
Feb 2, 09:13
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
England batsman Joe Root: 'We deserve to beat India in Twenty20 series'
England batsman Joe Root says that his team deserve to win the Twenty20 series against India ahead of today's final match.
Feb 1, 10:32
Ben Stokes plots revenge after losing the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Ben Stokes to lose £100,000 in IPL move?
England all-rounder Ben Stokes will reportedly be docked £100,000 for joining the Indian Premier League.
Jan 31, 10:59
England captain Eoin Morgan bats during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
England unchanged for ODI series against West Indies
England name the same 14-man ODI squad that lost to India for the upcoming series against West Indies.
Jan 27, 12:57
Tymal Mills of England during a nets session at Floreat Oval on October 29, 2013
Tymal Mills: 'My England future lies in Twenty20 cricket'
England ace Tymal Mills, who took his first wicket in the win over India, hopes to get a run of games under his belt following a "tough couple of years".
Jan 26, 20:04
Eoin Morgan at an England press conference on March 22, 2016
Eoin Morgan: 'England rewarded for persistence in ODI victory over India'
England ODI skipper Eoin Morgan states that his side were finally rewarded for their persistence after picking up a win against India in their final match.
Jan 22, 20:27
Ben Stokes in full-on action during an England training session on February 11, 2016
Ben Stokes hails "fantastic" ODI win
England all-rounder Ben Stokes hails a "fantastic" final ODI victory over India at Eden Gardens.
Jan 22, 17:02
A general of view of Molineux during the Sky Bet League One match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Carlisle United at Molineux on May 3, 2014
Wolves vice president and cricket legend Rachael Heyhoe Flint dies, aged 77
Wolverhampton Wanderers confirm that club vice president and women's cricket legend Rachael Heyhoe Flint has died at the age of 77.
Jan 18, 17:11
Eoin Morgan at an England press conference on March 22, 2016
Eoin Morgan: Beating India "not impossible" for England
England captain Eoin Morgan insists that his side have what it takes to pick up victory over India in their upcoming one-day series, despite some contrasting recent form.
Jan 14, 22:37
Joe Root in action during the fourth ODI between South Africa and England on February 12, 2016
Joe Root 'to join up with England for start of ODI series against India'
England batsman Joe Root will reportedly join up with his teammates for the start of the ODI series against India following the birth of his son.
Jan 9, 11:21
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
Alastair Cook captaincy decision to be made this weekend?
Alastair Cook will reportedly meet with team director Andrew Strauss this weekend to discuss his future as England captain, which he will likely have the final say on.
Jan 6, 18:03
Joe Root celebrates his half century during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Joe Root to delay linking up with England in India
Joe Root will wait until after the birth of his first child before flying to India for England's one-day series.
Jan 1, 17:34
Alastair Cook and ickle Joe Root on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Geoffrey Boycott backs Joe Root to replace Alastair Cook as England captain
Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott urges Alastair Cook to step down as captain in order to allow Joe Root time to settle into the role ahead of The Ashes.
Dec 20, 20:45
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 were not good enough against India'
England captain Alastair Cook admits that his side were not good enough against India and have not shown significant progress over the past year.
Dec 20, 15:03
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 undecided over future as England Test captain
Alastair Cook says that he will "do some thinking" after his future as England Test captain was put in doubt following the 4-0 series defeat in India.
Dec 20, 11:31
 England coach Trevor Bayliss looks on during an England training session at Ageas Bowl on September 2, 2015 in Southampton, England.
Trevor Bayliss: 'It was one of those days'
England coach Trevor Bayliss puts down his team's performance on the fourth day of the fifth Test match against India as "one of those days".
Dec 19, 18:57
Gary Ballance poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
Gary Ballance appointed captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club
England cricketer Gary Ballance is appointed as Yorkshire's new club captain.
Dec 15, 14:03
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
England bowler James Anderson ruled out of final Test against India
England bowler James Anderson is ruled out of the fifth and final Test against India in Chennai due to "body soreness".
Dec 15, 08:11
England's captain Alastair Cook holds up the replica Ashes urn as England players celebrate their series victory after the fourth day of the fifth Ashes cricket test match between England and Australia at The Oval cricket ground in London, on August 23, 2
Adelaide to host first day-night Ashes Test in December 2017
Adelaide will stage the first ever day-night Test match between Australia and England when the next Ashes series takes place next winter.
Dec 13, 10:00
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Alastair Cook: 'Joe Root ready to captain England'
Alastair Cook believes that Joe Root is "ready" to take over as England captain.
Dec 12, 10:08
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 head coach Trevor Bayliss backs Alastair Cook to stay on as captain
England head coach Trevor Bayliss says that Alastair Cook can keep the captaincy for "as long as he wants it".
Dec 12, 09:15
A general view of the wicket during day one of the Third Test match between England and India at the Oval on August 9, 2007
Keaton Jennings describes England debut as "surreal" after scoring century
Keaton Jennings says that scoring a century on his England Test debut feels "surreal" following an impressive innings on day one of the fourth Test against India.
Dec 8, 12:31