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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
George Bailey of Australia hits out during the 4th Natwest Series One Day International between England and Australia at the SWALEC Stadium on September 14, 2013
George Bailey agrees Middlesex stint
Middlesex announce the signing of Australian batsman George Bailey, who will arrive at Lord's next month to replace Adam Voges.
May 10, 11:05
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
England's Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow set Yorkshire record
Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow put together a record partnership of 372 runs for Yorkshire ahead of England's Test clashes with Sri Lanka.
May 9, 19:52
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
England batsman Joe Root signs contract extension with Yorkshire
England batsman Joe Root signs a contract extension until 2019 with Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
May 6, 10:51
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
Alastair Cook pens new two-year Essex contract
England Test captain Alastair Cook pens a new two-year contract with his county side Essex.
May 5, 11:47
New Zealands Kane Williamson acknowledges the crowd as he reaches his century on the third day of the first cricket Test match between England and New Zealand at Lord's cricket ground in London on May 23, 2015
Kane Williamson takes on New Zealand captaincy
New Zealand appoint Kane Williamson as their Test captain, meaning that he will now skipper his country in all three formats of the game.
Apr 28, 18:12
English fast bowler James Anderson celebrates after becoming the highest ever English wicket taker with 384 after taking the wicket of West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin on day five of the first cricket Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir
England's James Anderson would "love" one-day return
Bowler James Anderson expresses his desire to play either 50-over or Twenty20 cricket for England again.
Apr 27, 12:11
England's Kevin Pietersen leaves the pitch after losing his wicket for 6 runs during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England on September 11, 2013
Injury rules Kevin Pietersen out of Indian Premier League
A calf injury forces batsman Kevin Pietersen to withdraw from the remainder of the Indian Premier League.
Apr 24, 14:23
Mark Wood celebrates dismissing Michael Clarke on day two of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
England bowler Mark Wood undergoes surgery on ankle
England pace bowler Mark Wood targets a return to competitive cricket in the summer after undergoing a second ankle operation.
Apr 22, 12:00
Rob Key of Kent hits out during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Hampshire and Kent Spitfires at Ageas Bowl on June 5, 2014
Rob Key announces retirement from cricket
Former England and Kent batsman Rob Key announces his retirement from cricket.
Apr 18, 16:20
Sri Lankan cricketer Rangana Herath unsuccessfully appeals for a Leg Before Wicket (LBW) decision against unseen South Africa cricketer AB de Villiers during the fourth day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Galle Internat
Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath calls time on limited-overs career
Sri Lanka veteran Rangana Herath announces his limited-overs international retirement in the hope of prolonging his Test career.
Apr 17, 13:45
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 eyeing 2019 Ashes involvement
Veteran bowler James Anderson is hoping that he will still be able to turn out for England during the 2019 Ashes series.
Apr 17, 11:29
James Taylor watches Ben Stokes's tight T-shirt on day one of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 22, 2016
Ben Stokes 'absolutely devastated' for James Taylor
England all-rounder Ben Stokes admits that he is 'absolutely devastated' for James Taylor after being forced to retire due to a heart condition.
Apr 16, 20:22
Reece Topley during an England nets session on November 22, 2015
England bowler Reece Topley out for six to eight weeks with broken hand
England bowler Reece Topley is ruled out for six to eight weeks with a broken hand.
Apr 13, 16:01
Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow in action on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow among cricketers of year
England duo Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow make Wisden's top five cricketers of the year for 2015.
Apr 13, 09:09
James Taylor of England celebrates his century during the 3rd Royal London One-Day International match between England and Australia at Old Trafford on September 8, 2015
James Taylor "overwhelmed" by support after retiring with heart condition
James Taylor says that he is "overwhelmed" by the support after announcing his retirement from cricket with a serious heart condition.
Apr 12, 18:24
James Taylor of England celebrates his century during the 3rd Royal London One-Day International match between England and Australia at Old Trafford on September 8, 2015
James Taylor retires: Twitter tributes
The cricketing world pays tribute to the retiring James Taylor on Twitter.
Apr 12, 15:22
England's Jos Buttler (R) celebrates scoring his century during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston cricket ground, in Birmingham, central England on June 9, 2015
England star Jos Buttler "devastated" by James Taylor's retirement
Jos Buttler says that he is "devastated" to hear that his England teammate James Taylor has been forced to retire from cricket due to a heart condition.
Apr 12, 13:29