Mark Butcher: 'Alex Hales should open for England'Ex-England batsman Mark Butcher believes that Alex Hales should open the batting in the Test series against Pakistan instead of Moeen Ali.
Sep 30, 16:35
Alastair Cook: 'Moeen Ali could open against Pakistan'Alastair Cook claims that Moeen Ali is a candidate to open the batting with him when England meet Pakistan in a three-Test series in the UAE.
Sep 30, 05:58
Kevin Pietersen tips England to succeed in United Arab EmiratesKevin Pietersen is confident that England will have a successful Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.
Sep 29, 15:30
Alastair Cook "excited" by England squadEngland skipper Alastair Cook admits that he is buoyed by the potential of the players in the current squad.
Sep 29, 10:42
Bob Willis: 'Alex Hales is a good pick for England'Former England bowler Bob Willis says adding Alex Hales to the squad for the forthcoming Test series with Pakistan is a good move.
Sep 17, 16:11
Brendan McCullum tips Moeen Ali to open batting for EnglandNew Zealand skipper Brendan McCullum believes that Moeen Ali should open the batting for England in the Test series against Pakistan.
Sep 17, 15:33
Michael Atherton: 'Alex Hales picked due to aggressive style'Former England skipper Michael Atherton says that adding Alex Hales to the Test squad is the right call.
Sep 17, 10:35
David Lloyd: 'Alex Hales needs to be given time'Former England coach David Lloyd wants Alex Hales to be given time to settle into the Test side after being handed his first call-up.
Sep 16, 18:55
Alex Hales vows to bring natural game to Test arena for EnglandNottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales says that he will maintain his attacking principles after earning his first call-up to the England Test side.
Sep 15, 15:27
Alex Hales, Zafar Ansari named in England squad for Pakistan seriesAlex Hales, Zafar Ansari and James Taylor are named in the England squad for the Test series with Pakistan.
Sep 15, 11:34
Report: England to select Surrey opener Zafar Ansari for Pakistan seriesEngland are will reportedly pick Surrey opener Zafar Ansari for their upcoming series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.
Sep 15, 04:45
Sir Ian Botham: 'Alex Hales deserves chance in Test cricket'Sir Ian Botham believes that Alex Hales deserves to be given the chance to open the batting for England in Test cricket.
Sep 3, 05:58
Alastair Cook looking for England opening partnerAlastair Cook is hoping to find an opening batsman who can "jump out and nail that slot" after Adam Lyth struggled to score in this summer's Ashes series.
Sep 1, 05:49
Ian Bell not planning on retiringIan Bell insists that he is not ready to retire from international cricket while he still has "hunger and desire".
Aug 28, 09:54
Moeen Ali eyes opening spotMoeen Ali claims that he would be willing to open the batting when England meet Pakistan in the UAE.
Aug 27, 02:35
Adam Lyth aiming to "bounce back" from Ashes formAmid 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
England players fined for slow over-rate in fifth Ashes TestEngland 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
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
Australia coach Darren Lehmann: We were "outplayed" by EnglandAustralia 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
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
Result: Australia win final Ashes Test by an innings and 46 runs at The OvalAustralia win the final Ashes Test of the series by an innings and 46 runs at The Oval to reduce the margin of their defeat in the series to 3-2 in England's favour.
Aug 23, 15:30
Live Commentary: The Ashes - Fifth Test, Day Four - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live coverage as Australia claim an innings victory within four days against England in their final Ashes clash at The Oval.
Aug 23, 10:30
England on brink after Alastair Cook dismissalEngland are on the brink of losing the fifth and final Ashes Test match after finishing day three on 203-6, still 129 runs behind Australia.
Aug 22, 18:43
England facing battle to avoid innings defeatEngland reach tea on day three of the fifth Ashes Test on 123-3, still 209 runs behind Australia.
Aug 22, 15:43
Live Commentary: The Ashes - Fifth Test, Day Three - as it happenedFollow Sports Mole's live coverage of day three of the fifth Test between England and Australia at The Oval.
Aug 22, 10:30
Batting collapse puts England in deep trouble after day twoA batting collapse puts England in deep trouble on day two of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 21, 18:37
Australia bowled out for 481 before England fightback stuttersEngland bowl Australia out for 481 before making 30-1 at tea on day two of the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 21, 15:46
Live Commentary: The Ashes - Fifth Test, Day Two - as it happenedRelive all the action from day two of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Oval.
Aug 21, 10:29
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
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
Australia in charge at The OvalSteve Smith hits an unbeaten 78 as Australia reach 287-3 at the end of day one of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 20, 19:08
England make breakthrough at teaAustralia lose two wickets at tea as England make the breakthrough on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 20, 15:43
Australia bowler Josh Hazlewood rested for fifth Ashes TestAustralia rest bowler Josh Hazlewood for the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 19, 15:05
James Anderson to miss fifth Ashes TestEngland captain Alastair Cook confirms that James Anderson is not fit enough to take part in the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 19, 12:29
Mark Wood targets win in fifth Test to thrash AustraliaEngland are "raring to go" ahead of the fifth Ashes Test against Australia, says bowler Mark Wood.
Aug 18, 20:15
Alastair Cook opts to remain England captainAlastair Cook confirms that he will stay on as England captain after the Ashes series.
Aug 17, 05:03
England selector Angus Fraser 'angered' by past criticismsEngland selector Angus Fraser admits to having mixed feelings over the Three Lions' Ashes victory.
Aug 10, 16:00
England's Ashes heroes allowed to play in T20 Blast quarter-finalsEngland allow their Ashes heroes to take part in this week's T20 Blast quarter-finals.
Aug 10, 13:00
Joe Root backs Alastair Cook to stay England captainJoe Root says that he hopes Alastair Cook stays on as England captain after the Ashes.
Aug 10, 05:45
Piers Morgan: 'Alastair Cook, England have shut me up'Piers Morgan claims that he has been proved wrong by Alastair Cook after England won the Ashes series.
Aug 8, 14:45