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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 vows to stay captain
Charlotte Edwards vow to stay on as England women's captain despite losing The Ashes to Australia.
07:46
Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor walks off the pitch after losing his wicket on 93 runs during the first day of a test match against South Africa on August 9, 2014
Brendan Taylor found sleeping in stranger's car
Nottinghamshire batsman Brendan Taylor was found asleep in a stranger's car after celebrating a win and failing to find his way home.
Aug 28, 14:48
Ian Bell of England celebrates after reaching his century during the One Day International Tri Series match between Australia and England at Blundstone Arena on January 23, 2015
Ian Bell not planning on retiring
Ian Bell insists that he is not ready to retire from international cricket while he still has "hunger and desire".
Aug 28, 09:54
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 determined to make impact
Chris Woakes is hopeful that he can finish the season strongly as he prepares to return to the England squad.
Aug 27, 20:58
Pakistani cricket legend, Wasim Akram speaks during a press briefing at the 13-day camp under the Pakistan Cricket Board in Karachi on August 1, 2015
Pakistan Super League to launch in 2016
A new Pakistan Super League will hold its inaugural competition in February 2016 in Doha, the Pakistan Cricket Board confirms.
Aug 27, 19:04
Mitchell Starc celebrates with Australia teammates on the way to defeating Scotland in the World Cup on March 14, 2015
Steve Smith excited to lead Australia in "new era"
Steve Smith admits that it will be the start of a "new era" when Australia take on Ireland in a one-day international on Thursday.
Aug 27, 04:59
Moeen Ali in action for England on day two of the first Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
Moeen Ali eyes opening spot
Moeen Ali claims that he would be willing to open the batting when England meet Pakistan in the UAE.
Aug 27, 02:35
Adam Lyth poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
Adam Lyth aiming to "bounce back" from Ashes form
Amid speculation that he will be dropped, England's Adam Lyth insists that he will recover from the poor form that he showed with the bat against Australia.
Aug 26, 16:27
Ben Stokes of England celebrates after taking a wicket during the NatWest International Twenty20 match between England and New Zealand at Old Trafford on June 23, 2015
Ben Stokes confident of more success in limited-overs matches
Ben Stokes is certain that England can follow The Ashes with more success in the limited-overs matches against Australia.
Aug 26, 02:20
Joe Root looks on from the balcony on August 8, 2015
Jason Gillespie: 'English batsmen should follow Joe Root'
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie says that England's batsmen should look to follow Joe Root's displays in the recent Ashes series.
Aug 25, 10:50
Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara celebrates reaching a century (100 runs) during the third day of the opening Test match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the Galle International Cricket Stadium in Galle on August 8, 2014
Nasser Hussain pays tribute to retired Kumar Sangakkara
Nasser Hussain describes Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara as "a great of world cricket" after his retirement from the international game.
Aug 25, 05:43
Adil Rashid of England celebrates dismissing Mitchell Santner of New Zealand during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
Jason Gillespie: 'England should pick Adil Rashid against Pakistan'
Leg-spinner Adil Rashid should make his England debut against Pakistan this year, says Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie.
Aug 25, 04:12
Pakistan cricketer Imad Wasim (L) and teammates celebrate after dismissing Sri Lankan cricketer Dinesh Chandimal during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan at the R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in
Report: BT Sports aim to beat Sky Sports to upcoming Pakistan vs. England series
England's tour of the UAE to play Pakistan is the subject of a bidding war between Sky Sports and BT Sport, according to reports.
Aug 25, 03:31
Joe Root looks on from the balcony on August 8, 2015
Joe Root rested for limited-overs series, Reece Topley named in T20 squad
England's Ashes hero Joe Root will play no part in the limited-overs series against Australia, but there is a place in the T20 squad for the uncapped Reece Topley.
Aug 24, 17:13
Liam Livingstone for Lancashire in 2015
Trio sign new Lancashire deals
Jordan Clark, Arron Lilley and Liam Livingstone all sign new contracts with County Championship side Lancashire.
Aug 24, 16:47
England's captain Alastair Cook kisses the replica Ashes urn as England 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, 2015
England players fined for slow over-rate in fifth Ashes Test
England captain Alastair Cook is fined 40% of his match fee, while the rest of the team are fined 20% due to a slow over-rate in the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 24, 12:32
Moeen Ali in action for England on day two of the first Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
Trevor Bayliss: 'Moeen Ali could open for England'
England coach Trevor Bayliss suggests that Moeen Ali could open the batting in the series against Pakistan.
Aug 24, 10:34
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
BT Sport takes Ashes TV rights from Sky by sealing five-year deal
BT Sport beats Sky to the rights to broadcast the 2017-18 Ashes series in Australia after signing a five-year deal.
Aug 24, 08:06
Stuart Broad holds his ball proudly after claiming the wicket of Michael Clarke on the first day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 6, 2015
Sir Ian Botham: 'Stuart Broad should have been man of the Ashes series'
Sir Ian Botham believes that Stuart Broad should have won the Compton-Miller award for player of the Ashes series rather than Joe Root.
Aug 24, 05:05
Australia coach Darren Lehmann oversees an official team training session ahead of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at the Riverside stadium in Chester-le-Street, north-east England on August 8, 2013
Australia coach Darren Lehmann: We were "outplayed" by England
Australia coach Darren Lehmann admits that his side were outplayed by England in the key moments of the Ashes series, leading to the 3-2 defeat.
Aug 24, 04:39
Sixers coach Trevor Bayliss speaks to the media during a Sydney Sixers Big Bash League press conference at Sydney Cricket Ground on February 4, 2014
Trevor Bayliss upbeat over England future following Ashes triumph
England coach Trevor Bayliss is confident over the future of his side following their triumph over Australia in the Ashes, despite their lack of experience.
Aug 24, 04:24
Chris Rogers poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Australia's Chris Rogers "sad" about retirement
Australia opener Chris Rogers admits that he is "sad" about the end of his Test career following his side's victory over England in the final match of the Ashes series.
Aug 24, 04:03
Australia's captain Michael Clarke receives a guard of honour from his Australia teammates as he leaves the field after Australia wrap up the game on the fourth day of the fifth Ashes cricket test match between England and Australia at The Oval cricket gr
Michael Clarke: "It has been an amazing journey"
Michael Clarke reveals that he has greatly enjoyed his "amazing journey" during his career playing for Australia.
Aug 24, 03:52
England's captain Alastair Cook kisses the replica Ashes urn as England 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, 2015
Alastair Cook: 'Far more to come from England'
England skipper Alastair Cook admits to being "disappointed" by his side's showing in the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 23, 16:08
Adam Lyth poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
Report: Adam Lyth faces England axe for Pakistan tour
Adam Lyth will not be selected to play for England against Pakistan in the UAE next month, according to reports.
Aug 23, 11:11
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 criticises England batsman for 'poor decisions'
England's batsman need to dig in and score runs slowly at the start of an innings, according to ex-captain Michael Vaughan.
Aug 23, 09:56
Peter Siddle of Australia celebrates after taking the wicket of Adam Lyth of England during day three of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at The Kia Oval on August 22, 2015
Jos Buttler urges England to show steel in face of defeat
England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler admits that his side must try to hang around for as long as possible tomorrow as Australia close in on victory in the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 22, 19:32
Peter Siddle of Australia celebrates after taking the wicket of Adam Lyth of England during day three of the 5th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at The Kia Oval on August 22, 2015
Peter Siddle delighted with recall
Peter Siddle admits that it is pleasing to return to form after being recalled for Australia in the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 22, 19:08
Steven Finn leads the England team off on day three of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on July 31, 2015
Steven Finn bemoans "very poor day"
England bowler Steven Finn admits that the team had a "very poor day" after slipping to 107-8 at stumps on the second day of the fifth Test against Australia.
Aug 21, 21:13
Chris Tremlett of England celebrates with team mates after dismissing Steve Smith of Australia during day one of the First Ashes Test match on November 21, 2013
Chris Tremlett announces retirement from cricket
Former England bowler Chris Tremlett confirms his retirement from all forms of cricket.
Aug 21, 12:28
Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of Chris Rogers on day two of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
Ben Stokes: 'England were unlucky'
Ben Stokes believes that England deserved more reward after Australia reached 287-3 on the first day of the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 20, 22:41
Australia's David Warner in action during day two of the First Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
David Warner: 'Patience was key'
David Warner believes that a patient approach was key as Australia's batting lineup made a strong start to the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 20, 22:21
Paul Horton of Lancashire bats during the LV County Championship match between Lancashire and Yorkshire at Old Trafford on September 2, 2014
Paul Horton agrees Lancashire exit
Australian batsman Paul Horton is leaving Lancashire following a 12-year association with the Red Rose.
Aug 20, 11:41
Michael Klinger of the Redbacks bats during day one of the Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales at Adelaide Oval on March 3, 2014
Australian batsman Michael Klinger commits to Gloucestershire
Veteran Australian batsman Michael Klinger agrees a new two-year contract with Gloucestershire.
Aug 20, 09:45
New Zealand left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori makes a successful appeal for a leg before wicket decision against Pakistani batsman Mohammad Talha during the third and final Test match between New Zealand and Pakistan at the Sharjah cricket stadium in Sharja
Shane Bond joins Daniel Vettori at Brisbane Heat
Brisbane Heat head coach Daniel Vettori confirms that Shane Bond will be his assistant for the next Big Bash League.
Aug 20, 09:36
Mark Footitt of Derbyshire celebrates after taking the wicket of Durham's Will Smith (not pictured) during the LV County Championship match between Derbyshire and Durham at The County Ground on September 13, 2013
Mark Footitt rejects Derbyshire offer
Mark Footitt turns down the offer of a contract extension from Derbyshire.
Aug 20, 02:07
Australia's Steve Smith in action on day one of the Third Test on July 29, 2015
Jason Gillespie backs Steve Smith to become an "excellent" Australia captain
Steve Smith could become an "excellent" Australia captain, according to former fast bowler Jason Gillespie.
Aug 19, 22:37
Joe Root in action on the second day of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
Michael Vaughan demands England batsmen find form in final Ashes Test
England's batsman need to find form and score some heavy runs at The Oval this week, according to Michael Vaughan.
Aug 19, 22:08
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, Rob Keogh sign new Northamptonshire deals
Rob Keogh and Ben Duckett sign two-year contract extensions with County Championship outfit Northamptonshire.
Aug 19, 16:31
Josh Hazlewood of Australia celebrates taking the wicket of Cheteshwar Pujara of India during day four of the 2nd Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba on December 20, 2014
Australia bowler Josh Hazlewood rested for fifth Ashes Test
Australia rest bowler Josh Hazlewood for the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 19, 15:05
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