Alastair Cook: 'England must protect top players'England Test captain Alastair Cook suggests that Ben Stokes, Joe Root and Moeen Ali be rested on occasion.
Feb 10, 22:50
Alastair Cook wary of cricket 'sin-bins'England Test captain Alastair Cook warns that cricket could become "too PC" if sin-bins are introduced to the sport.
Feb 10, 22:30
England captain Alastair Cook: 'There is a lot of work for us to do'England captain Alastair Cook says that his team have work to do following their 280-run defeat to South Africa in the fourth and final Test in Centurion.
Jan 26, 13:54
England lose three early wickets in chase of 382-run targetEngland's openers crumble as they end day four of the final Test on 52-3, requiring 330 runs to beat South Africa in Centurion.
Jan 25, 16:38
Kagiso Rabada stars as South Africa add to leadKagiso Rabada claims seven wickets in the first England innings as South Africa take pole position in the fourth Test.
Jan 24, 16:21
Ben Stokes: 'We let South Africa off the hook'Ben Stokes rues opportunities missed after England allow South Africa to amass 475 runs during the final Test in Centurion.
Jan 23, 20:40
Alastair Cook leads England fightbackAlastair Cook gets a half-century as the tourists reduce the deficit to 337 runs on the second day of the fourth Test between South Africa and England.
Jan 23, 19:27
England batsman Joe Root stars with century on day two in JohannesburgJoe Root scores his ninth Test century as England battle back from a tough start and close in on South Africa's first-innings total in the third Test.
Jan 15, 15:19
England batsman Alex Hales 'assessed ahead of third Test due to stomach bug'England batsman Alex Hales is reportedly being assessed ahead of the third Test against South Africa due to a stomach bug.
Jan 13, 11:33
Alastair Cook hails Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow partnershipEngland captain Alastair Cook heaps praise on Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow for their 399-run partnership in the first innings of the second Test against South Africa.
Jan 6, 16:40
Result: England maintain series lead with draw in second Test against South AfricaSouth Africa and England draw the second Test in Cape Town after bad light and rain brought a premature end to play on day five in Cape Town.
Jan 6, 14:58
South Africa declare on 627 against England after Temba Bavuma scores maiden tonTemba Bavuma scores a maiden Test century before South Africa declare on 627 in the third Test against England in Cape Town.
Jan 5, 16:06
Jonny Bairstow hails 'best day' of his lifeJonny Bairstow hails "the best day" of his life after he claims his first Test maiden for England in Cape Town.
Jan 3, 21:08
Hashim Amla leads South Africa fightback after Ben Stokes showpiece for EnglandHashim Amla leads the fightback as South Africa keep themselves in the second Test against England after Ben Stokes scored a historic double-hundred on day two.
Jan 3, 16:00
England dominate day three to take control of first Test in South AfricaEngland put themselves in command of the first Test against South Africa with a dominant third day in Durban.
Dec 28, 20:39
England all out for 303South Africa bowl out touring England for 303 runs during the first innings of the opening Test match in Durban.
Dec 27, 10:25
Nick Compton, James Taylor lead England fightback against South AfricaNick Compton and James Taylor both hit half-centuries as England fight back from 49-3 to finish day one of the first Test against South Africa on 179-4.
Dec 26, 21:16
Alastair Cook falls before rain forces lunch in first South Africa-England TestSouth Africa paceman Dale Steyn removes England captain Alastair Cook for a duck before lunch is taken early in the first Test in Durban due to rain.
Dec 26, 10:08
Moeen Ali "happy" to bat at number eightAll-rounder Moeen Ali says that he cannot wait to bat at number eight for England, having had an unsuccessful spell at the top of the order.
Dec 22, 13:54
Result: England win final warm-up encounterSpinner Moeen Ali takes 6-77 as England record an innings victory over South Africa A in Pietermaritzburg.
Dec 22, 10:06
Alastair Cook, Joe Root score centuries for EnglandSkipper Alastair Cook and Joe Root reach three figures during England's warm-up encounter against South Africa A in Pietermaritzburg.
Dec 21, 21:28
James Taylor backs Alex Hales to "bounce back"James Taylor believes that Alex Hales has what it takes to "bounce back" from his low scores against a South African Invitational XI.
Dec 17, 23:12
England's James Taylor, Ben Stokes hit warm-up centuriesJames Taylor and Ben Stokes both hit three figures during England's tour encounter against a South Africa Invitational XI.
Dec 15, 19:56
Nick Compton makes 58 on England returnFollowing his two-year Test exile, England's Nick Compton produces a knock of 58 runs in a warm-up match in South Africa.
Dec 15, 12:25
Trevor Bayliss: 'Alex Hales will open in first Test'Alex Hales will open for England in the first Test against South Africa, confirms Trevor Bayliss.
Dec 12, 14:54
England's Joe Root not thinking about Test captaincyJoe Root is not thinking about being England's next Test captain, opting instead to concentrate on the upcoming tour of South Africa.
Dec 9, 15:58
England trio named in ICC Test Team of the Year 2015England's Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad and Joe Root are named in the ICC Test Team of the Year for 2015.
Dec 2, 08:24
England in South Africa: Who makes the XI?Sports Mole picks the 11 players that should take to the field for England's first Test match away in South Africa later this month.
Dec 1, 12:16
England captain Alastair Cook: 'Ian Bell will benefit from Test axe'England captain Alastair Cook believes that Ian Bell will return to Test cricket and that his break will "do him the world of good".
Nov 26, 08:00
Stuart Broad: 'Alex Hales deserves his chance in Test cricket'Stuart Broad is confident that Alex Hales can rise to the challenge of opening the batting for England in Test cricket.
Nov 20, 22:18
Nick Compton relieved to be back in England squadNick Compton admits that he was not sure if he would ever play for England again, before being recalled to the side.
Nov 19, 12:59
Ian Bell dropped from England Test squad for South Africa seriesIan Bell is left out of the England Test squad for the tour of South Africa.
Nov 19, 10:04
Mitchell Johnson: Top five bowling spellsFollowing his retirement, Sports Mole looks back on five of Mitchell Johnson's most impressive bowling spells at international level.
Nov 17, 13:09
England win toss, unchanged for second one-day international with PakistanEngland captain Eoin Morgan wins the toss and names an unchanged side for the second one-day international with Pakistan.
Nov 13, 10:50
South African bowler Vernon Philander doubtful to face EnglandA foot injury may rule Vernon Philander out of South Africa's Test series against England, which gets underway on Boxing Day.
Nov 12, 15:09
Misbah-ul-Haq wants to play county cricketVeteran batsman Misbah-ul-Haq aims to play county cricket next year in case he decides to feature against England in July.
Nov 7, 12:43
Alastair Cook 'concerned' by England's batting following Pakistan defeatEngland captain Alastair Cook admits that he is 'concerned' by his team's batting following a 2-0 series defeat to Pakistan in the UAE.
Nov 5, 13:14
Result: England slump to 2-0 series lossAlastair Cook's England lose their Test series against Pakistan 2-0 following a 127-run defeat in Sharjah.
Nov 5, 09:24
England lose five wickets to Pakistan as hopes of winning final Test crumbleEngland's hopes of salvaging the series are dashed as they lose five wickets to Pakistan, who have a 164-run lead on day four of the final Test in Sharjah.
Nov 5, 08:06
England lose two wickets in pursuit of 284England end day four needing 238 runs with eight wickets in hand to win the third and final Test match against Pakistan.
Nov 4, 13:23