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Alex Hales of England bats during day three of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's on June 11, 2016
James Anderson not included as England name unchanged side for India tour
Alex Hales and James Anderson are absent from England's 16-man squad for the tour of India, while Jake Ball retains his place.
Oct 25, 22:57
England batsman Alastair Cook raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Test runs against Sri Lanka on May 30, 2016
Alastair Cook: 'I was always confident of beating Bangladesh'
England captain Alastair Cook insists that he was always confident of beating Bangladesh despite entering the final day of the first Test just 32 runs in front.
Oct 24, 22:22
Ben Stokes and Alastair Cook having a laugh after winning the First Test with New Zealand on May 25, 2015
England captain Alastair Cook: 'Ben Stokes has the X-factor'
England captain Alastair Cook hails Ben Stokes after the all-rounder took two wickets to seal a 22-run victory over Bangladesh.
Oct 24, 11:58
Surrey captain Gareth Batty on September 9, 2010
Gareth Batty admits to nerves on first Test appearance in 11 years
England bowler Gareth Batty admits to feeling nervous ahead of his return to the Test arena against Bangladesh.
Oct 21, 15:25
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
England bowler James Anderson to miss first Test in India
England captain Alastair Cook reveals that James Anderson will miss the first Test in India as he continues to recover from a shoulder injury.
Oct 19, 10:01
Alastair Cook celebrates his century on day three of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on October 15, 2015
Alastair Cook to return to England squad following birth of second daughter
England captain Alastair Cook will return to the squad in Bangladesh today after attending the birth of his second daughter.
Oct 17, 16:01
BT Sport cricket presenter Greg James
Michael Vaughan, Kevin Pietersen join BT Sport cricket team
Michael Vaughan, Kevin Pietersen and Graeme Swann join the presenting team for BT Sport's cricket coverage.
Oct 14, 13:28
Ben Stokes in action during the fourth ODI between England and Pakistan on September 1, 2016
Ben Stokes backs England to become world's best ODI nation
Ben Stokes admits to being 'excited' by England's current rate of progress, having picked up an ODI series win over Bangladesh to make it three in a row.
Oct 12, 22:32
Moeen Ali reacts after being hit on the head during day one of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan on August 11, 2016
Moeen Ali: 'England confident heading into series decider'
Moeen Ali admits to being disappointed by the manner of England's ODI defeat to Bangladesh on Sunday, but says that his side have what it takes to win the series.
Oct 11, 16:33
England batsman Jos Buttler celebrates his century in the fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Dubai on November 20, 2015
England captain Jos Buttler warned by ICC for conduct in second ODI
England captain Jos Buttler is warned by the ICC for reacting angrily during their second ODI against Bangladesh.
Oct 10, 10:38
England batsman Jos Buttler celebrates his century in the fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Dubai on November 20, 2015
Jos Buttler angered by Bangladesh celebrations
England ODI captain Jos Buttler admits that he was irked by Bangladesh's celebrations after they dismissed him during their 34-run victory in Dhaka.
Oct 9, 22:21
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Jake Ball delighted with "incredible" England ODI debut
England bowler Jake Ball describes his ODI debut as "incredible" having taken five wickets to inspire the tourists to a 21-run win over Bangladesh.
Oct 7, 22:23
Ben Stokes is dressed in red as he chats to reporters on March 9, 2016
Ben Stokes hits maiden one-day century for England against Bangladesh
England all-rounder Ben Stokes scores his first one-day international century while playing against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
Oct 7, 12:46
Ben Duckett of Northants sweeps the ball for four runs during the NatWest T20 Blast match between Northamptonshire Steelbacks and Leicestershire Foxes at The County Ground on July 12, 2015
Ben Duckett, Jake Ball to make England ODI debuts in Dhaka
Ben Duckett and Jake Ball will make their ODI debuts for England in today's clash against Bangladesh in Dhaka.
Oct 7, 09:10
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
James Anderson confident of making India tour
England fast bowler James Anderson says that he is confident of being fit in time for the five-Test series with India next month.
Oct 5, 22:10
Ben Stokes slumps to the floor after being bowled out during the World Twenty20 match between England and Afghanistan on March 23, 2016
Ben Stokes wants "leeway" on sledging
England all-rounder Ben Stokes calls upon umpires to show "leeway" when it comes to sledging during matches.
Oct 5, 15:14
A general view of a Kookaburra turf four piece cricket ball is seen before play on day one of the Sheffield Shield final match between the Tasmanian Tigers and the New South Wales Blues at Bellerive Oval on March 17, 2011
Durham relegated to Division Two, Hampshire reinstated
Durham fall foul of financial rules and are relegated from Division One, gifting Hampshire an instant return to the division just a fortnight after they faced the drop.
Oct 3, 15:24
Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow in action on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
ECB announces restructuring of central contract system for cricketers
The ECB announces a new system for central contracts to give limited-overs specialists a financial boost.
Sep 29, 10:19
Mark Wood and James Anderson celebrate dismissing Nathan Lyon on day three of the First Test of The Ashes on July 10, 2015
James Anderson, Mark Wood ruled out of England's tour of Bangaldesh
Bowlers James Anderson and Mark Wood are ruled out of England's tour of Bangladesh after suffering a recurrence of their respective injuries.
Sep 29, 09:01
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
James Anderson 'to miss Bangladesh tour'
James Anderson is reportedly ruled out of England's upcoming tour of Bangladesh as he continues to recover from a shoulder injury.
Sep 28, 23:25
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
Alastair Cook signs new Essex deal
England captain Alastair Cook extends his deal with county side Essex until the end of the 2018 season.
Sep 28, 19:46
Ben Stokes poses with his 'Man of the Series' trophy after the final Test between South Africa and England on January 26, 2016
Fit Ben Stokes relishing Bangladesh tour
England's fit-again all-rounder Ben Stokes reveals that he is relishing getting back to action on the tour of Bangladesh.
Sep 28, 18:35
Alastair Cook during an England nets session on May 28, 2015
Haseeb Hameed named in England squad for Bangladesh tour
England name Haseeb Hameed, Zafar Ansari and Ben Duckett in their squad to tour Bangladesh, while Gareth Batty makes a return after an 11-year absence.
Sep 16, 10:06
Jason Roy of Surrey is bowled out by Somerset's Dirk Nannes during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Surrey and Somerset at The Kia Oval on July 16, 2014
Surrey batsman Jason Roy: 'Royal London One-Day Cup final is a special occasion'
Surrey batsman Jason Roy describes the Royal London One-Day Cup final as a "special occasion" as he prepares to face Warwickshire at Lord's.
Sep 15, 14:51
A general view of Headingley cricket ground during day one of the LV County Championship division One match between Yorkshire and Warwickshire at Headingley on August 02, 2013
City-based T20 tournament to be introduced from 2018
A proposal to introduce an eight-team city-based Twenty20 competition into English domestic cricket passes by 16 votes to three.
Sep 14, 20:16
Coach Phil Simmons of Ireland looks on during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between the West Indies and Ireland at Saxton Field on February 16, 2015
Phil Simmons sacked by West Indies, replaced by Joel Garner
The West Indies Cricket Board announces that Phil Simmons has left his coaching role with immediate effect due to "differences in culture and strategic approach".
Sep 13, 22:48
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
Jos Buttler hits back at "unfair criticism" of Eoin Morgan's England withdrawal
Jos Buttler defends one-day captain Eoin Morgan's decision to withdraw from the England squad for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.
Sep 13, 11:37
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
ODI skipper Eoin Morgan unwilling to commit to Bangladesh tour
Eoin Morgan refuses to commit to England's upcoming tour of Bangladesh, stating that he is concerned about ongoing distractions surrounding security measures in place.
Sep 8, 19:39
Glenn Maxwell of Australia bats against India at Manuka Oval on January 20, 2016
Australia post world-record Twenty20 score of 263 in clash against Sri Lanka
Glenn Maxwell scores an unbeaten 145 against Sri Lanka as Australia post 263 runs - the highest ever total in a Twenty20 international.
Sep 6, 16:42
Coach of Lancashire Peter Moores applauds his players after the LV County Championship Division Two match between Gloucestershire and Lancashire on September 20, 2013
Peter Moores appointed Nottinghamshire head coach on three-year deal
Nottinghamshire appoint Peter Moores as a head coach on a three-year deal.
Sep 6, 11:18
Alex Hales of England bats during day three of the third Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's on June 11, 2016
Alex Hales could be dropped from England Test squad
England head coach Trevor Bayliss says that Alex Hales may be dropped from the Test squad this winter.
Sep 5, 21:09
Alex Hales in action during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
England hit world-record ODI total against Pakistan
England post a world-record total of 444 in the third one-day international against Pakistan at Trent Bridge.
Aug 30, 17:55
Alex Hales in action during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
Alex Hales hits highest one-day international score by England batsman
Alex Hales registers a score of 171 to record the highest-ever innings by an England batsman in a one-day international.
Aug 30, 16:51
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 to leave role as Yorkshire head coach at end of season
Yorkshire announce that head coach Jason Gillespie will leave his role at the end of the season.
Aug 29, 09:22
England's James Anderson during day 3 of the 4th Ashes Test at Durham on August 11, 2013
James Anderson, Stuart Broad ruled out for rest of season due to injuries
England bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad will not play again this season due to injuries.
Aug 27, 12:09
Stuart Broad walks off the field after being dismissed during day two of the second Test between England and Sri Lanka on May 28, 2016
Stuart Broad to undergo second scan on injured ankle
England and Nottinghamshire bowler Stuart Broad will undergo a second scan on his injured left ankle.
Aug 23, 20:21
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)
England bowler Steven Finn ruled out for four weeks with hamstring injury
England bowler Steven Finn is ruled out for four weeks with a hamstring injury.
Aug 16, 12:07
Big Ben Stokes in action during the final ODI between South Africa and England on February 14, 2016
Ben Stokes, Mark Wood in England one-day squad, but James Vince left out
Ben Stokes and Mark Wood are named in England's squad for the one-day internationals against Pakistan, but James Vince is left out.
Aug 16, 11:05
A disturbed Jonny Bairstow in action during an England practice session on January 11, 2016
Jonny Bairstow 'disappointed' with Pakistan draw
Jonny Bairstow admits that England were left 'disappointed' at drawing their four-Test series with Pakistan.
Aug 16, 02:19
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
England to cancel Bangladesh tour?
England could reportedly cancel their winter tour of Bangladesh amid security fears.
Aug 13, 00:05