Steve Smith: 'I've proved my doubters in the England team wrong'Australia batsman Steve Smith feels that his form over the past year has proved his doubters wrong, especially in the England dressing room ahead of the Ashes.
Andrew Strauss tips Alastair Cook to take England forwardDirector of cricket Andrew Strauss has faith in Alastair Cook to lead England's new approach in the longest format.
Jul 3, 05:20
England squad named for first Ashes TestAdam Lyth, Adil Rashid and Adam Lyth are all named in the England squad for first Ashes Test.
Jul 1, 13:36
Michael Vaughan urges England to pick Adil RashidFormer England captain Michael Vaughan believes that Adil Rashid deserves the opportunity to make his Test debut in The Ashes.
Jul 1, 03:51
Alastair Cook: England have "feel-good factor"England cricket captain Alastair Cook believes that the Test side has a "feel-good factor" ahead of this summer's Ashes.
Jun 26, 13:58
Michael Vaughan: 'England must call on one-day form in Ashes series'Michael Vaughan insists that England's Test team must approach their upcoming Ashes series against Australia in the same way the ODI side did when overcoming New Zealand.
Jun 25, 16:46
Michael Vaughan: 'England must not fear Ashes failure'Michael Vaughan believes that England must not fear defeat if they are to be successful in The Ashes.
Jun 25, 04:40
Nasser Hussain urges England to play with freedomFormer England captain Nasser Hussain hopes that the team's new-found attacking approach in one-day cricket will be continued in the forthcoming Ashes series.
Jun 23, 16:59
England name 14-man pre-Ashes training squadDerbyshire's Mark Footitt is among the 14-man training squad to take part in a four-day fitness camp in Spain ahead of next month's Ashes opener.
Jun 18, 11:59
England hammer New Zealand: Five that impressedSports Mole picks out five of the most impressive England players from their resounding one-day international victory over New Zealand.
Jun 10, 15:08
Nasser Hussain: 'England have to become more ruthless'Nasser Hussain is adamant that England have to become more ruthless to have a chance of beating Australia to regain the Ashes later this summer.
Jun 8, 06:06
Stuart Broad confident of upsetting AustraliaEngland pace bowler Stuart Broad is confident that his side can reclaim the Ashes against Australia this summer.
Jun 6, 12:55
T20 Blast roundup: Jos Buttler blasts Lancashire Lightning to victorySports Mole rounds up all the action from the latest round of T20 Blast fixtures.
Jun 5, 23:20
Result: Ravi Bopara, Tom Westley guide Essex Eagles to victory over SurreyRavi Bopara and Tom Westley hit centuries as Essex Eagles beat Surrey by six wickets on Alastair Cook's return to county action.
Jun 5, 21:28
Alastair Cook included in Essex squad to face SurreyEngland captain Alastair Cook is included in the Essex squad to face Surrey in the T20 Blast at The Oval.
Jun 5, 03:06
Alastair Cook confident England can win The Ashes as long as they improve rapidlyEngland captain Alastair Cook believes that he and his teammates can win The Ashes if they make rapid improvements.
Jun 3, 06:12
Alastair Cook wants England consistencyEngland captain Alastair Cook admits that his side have not been consistent enough in recent times.
Jun 2, 23:01
Alastair Cook: 'Opening session was crucial in New Zealand defeat'England captain Alastair Cook admits that his side's collapse in the opening session of the final day cost them against New Zealand.
Jun 2, 21:24
Result: New Zealand earn victory over England to draw seriesEngland draw series with New Zealand after being bowled out for 255 at Headingley.
Jun 2, 17:01
England on verge of defeat at teaEngland lose three more wickets at tea to put them on the verge of defeat against New Zealand in the second Test at Headingley.
Jun 2, 15:46
England in deep trouble at lunch against New ZealandEngland are reduced to 102-5 at lunch on the final day of the second Test against New Zealand at Headingley.
Jun 2, 13:05
Live Commentary: England vs. New Zealand - Second Test, day five - as it happenedRelive Sports Mole's live updates of day five between England and New Zealand at Headingley.
Jun 2, 10:30
Rain frustrates New Zealand at teaRain halts New Zealand's progress at tea on day four of the second Test against England at Headingley.
Jun 1, 15:37
Live Commentary: England vs. New Zealand - Second Test day four - as it happenedRelive with Sports Mole all of the action from day four of the second Test between England and New Zealand.
Jun 1, 10:30
Nasser Hussain: 'Alastair Cook is back to his best after breaking runs record'England captain Alastair Cook is back to his best following a record-breaking knock against New Zealand, claims Nasser Hussain.
May 31, 03:17
Alastair Cook: 'It was amazing to break Graham Gooch's record'Alastair Cook says that he does not deserve to be England's all-time Test run-scorer after breaking Graham Gooch's record.
May 30, 21:26
Alastair Cook, Adam Lyth hit half-centuriesEngland's opening batsmen Alastair Cook and Adam Lyth both complete half-centuries before tea on day two of the second Test against New Zealand.
May 30, 15:47
Alastair Cook becomes England's highest Test run-scorerAlastair Cook breaks Graham Gooch's record to become England's highest run-scorer in Test cricket.
May 30, 14:37
Alastair Cook, Adam Lyth unbeaten at lunchAlastair Cook and Adam Lyth lead England to 54-0 in reply to New Zealand's 350 at lunch on day two of the second Test.
May 30, 13:04
Live Commentary: England vs. New Zealand - Second Test - as it happenedSports Mole's live text coverage of the second Test between England and New Zealand at Headingley.
May 29, 12:58
Brendon McCullum confident New Zealand can bounce backNew Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is upbeat over his side's chances in the second Test against England despite their 124-run defeat at Lord's.
May 29, 05:46
Alastair Cook: 'I'm still not in Graham Gooch's class'Alastair Cook is adamant that he still won't be in the same class as Graham Gooch even when he passes his all-time record for most Test runs scored by an England batsman.
May 29, 05:31
Nasser Hussain: 'England may have to alter batting lineup for The Ashes'Nasser Hussain feels that England should consider altering their batting lineup for The Ashes to deploy a more attacking player than Gary Ballance at number three.
May 29, 05:11
Alastair Cook: Trevor Bayliss appointment "fantastic news" for EnglandCaptain Alastair Cook urges his England teammates to "carry the feel-good factor" through to the upcoming Ashes series.
May 28, 16:14
Trevor Bayliss named England head coachThe England and Wales Cricket Board confirms that Trevor Bayliss has been appointed England's new head coach.
May 26, 13:04
Alastair Cook praises England's team spirit after beating New ZealandEngland captain Alastair Cook hails the team spirit within the camp following his side's 124-run victory over New Zealand at Lord's.
May 26, 06:11
Result: England earn dramatic win over New ZealandEngland earn a 124-run victory over New Zealand in the first Test at Lord's.
May 25, 18:11
England put pressure on New ZealandNew Zealand are reduced to 21-3 at lunch as they chase down a score of 345 against England on the final day of the first Test at Lord's.
May 25, 13:09
Michael Vaughan praises in-form captain Alastair Cook ahead of Ashes seriesMichael Vaughan hails the form of Alastair Cook ahead of the Australia's visit this summer.
May 25, 05:51
Mike Atherton: 'Alastair Cook scored a brilliant hundred'Alastair Cook scored one of the best centuries of his career against New Zealand yesterday, says ex-England player Mike Atherton.
May 25, 03:09