Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq: 'We were below average against England'Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq says that his team were "below average" in their second-Test defeat to England at Old Trafford.
Jul 25, 18:57
England captain Alastair Cook pleased to "bounce back" in second TestEngland captain Alastair Cook says that it is "nice to bounce back" by winning the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.
Jul 25, 18:46
Result: England level up series against Pakistan with 330-run victory in second TestEngland level up the series 1-1 by beating Pakistan by 330 runs in the second Test at Old Trafford.
Jul 25, 17:45
England in full control over PakistanEngland dismiss Pakistan for 198 and decide not to enact the follow-on, extending their lead to 489 by the close of day three at Old Trafford.
Jul 24, 20:47
England reduce Pakistan to 57-4 at Old Trafford to take controlPakistan trail England by 532 runs at the end of play on day two of the second Test at Old Trafford.
Jul 23, 18:57
Alastair Cook, Joe Root hit tons as England pass 300 against PakistanAlastair Cook and Joe Root score centuries as England end day one of the second Test against Pakistan on 314-4.
Jul 22, 18:34
Adil Rashid snubbed as England win toss and choose to bat against PakistanAdil Rashid misses out as England win the toss and opt to bat against Pakistan in the second Test at Old Trafford.
Jul 22, 10:57
Jake Ball, Steven Finn left out of England team for second Test against PakistanEngland captain Alastair Cook confirms that Jake Ball and Steven Finn will not be part of the 12-man team for the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.
Jul 21, 12:42
Alastair Cook: 'England made to pay by Pakistan in first Test'Alastair Cook admits that England "paid the price" for their negative display during the first innings of their first Test with Pakistan, which ended in a 75-run defeat.
Jul 17, 19:30
Result: Pakistan beat England by 75 runs to win first Test at Lord'sPakistan take the lead in the four-Test series with England courtesy of a 75-run victory at Lord's.
Jul 17, 18:12
Yasir Shah puts Pakistan in control at Lord'sYasir Shah takes five wickets on day two of the first Test between England and Pakistan to put the tourists in control.
Jul 15, 19:26
Jake Ball to make England Test debut against Pakistan at Lord'sEngland captain Alastair Cook confirms that fast bowler Jake Ball will make his Test debut against Pakistan at Lord's tomorrow.
Jul 13, 12:43
Joe Root ready to move up to number threeEngland batsman Joe Root insists that he is ready to move up to number three in the batting order for the Test series against Pakistan.
Jul 12, 13:35
England captain Alastair Cook laments weather interruptionAlastair Cook expresses his disappointment after England's third Test match against Sri Lanka is called off due to bad weather.
Jun 13, 22:36
Alex Hales edges England towards victory in third TestAlex Hales hits 94 as England set an imposing target for Sri Lanka in the third Test at Lord's.
Jun 12, 19:18
Alan Shearer, Alastair Cook recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours ListFormer England striker Alan Shearer and England cricket captain Alastair Cook are awarded CBEs in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Jun 11, 09:19
Alastair Cook: 'Match-fixers should be banned for life'England captain Alastair Cook insists that players found guilty of match-fixing should be handed lifetime bans.
Jun 9, 10:11
England to name unchanged side for third Test against Sri LankaEngland captain Alastair Cook confirms that the team is unchanged for the third and final Test against Sri Lanka, which begins at Lord's tomorrow.
Jun 8, 12:57
Trevor Bayliss: 'Alastair Cook can catch Sachin Tendulkar'England head coach Trevor Bayliss sees "no reason" why Alastair Cook cannot overtake Sachin Tendulkar as the leading run-scorer in Test cricket history.
May 31, 22:15
England unchanged for third TestEngland name the same squad for the third Test against Sri Lanka, which could mean a debut for bowler Jake Ball at Lord's.
May 30, 21:33
England captain Alastair Cook: 'Reaching 10,000 Test runs is very special'England captain Alastair Cook says that it was a "very special moment" to pull up 10,000 Test runs, making him the first Englishman to do so.
May 30, 18:19
Result: England wrap up series win over Sri Lanka with nine-wicket victory in second TestEngland wrap up a series win over Sri Lanka by winning the second Test by nine wickets in Durham.
May 30, 16:44
England captain Alastair Cook makes history by reaching 10,000 Test runsAlastair Cook becomes the first England cricketer and youngest in the sport to reach 10,000 Test runs.
May 30, 15:16
England comfortable after closing day one of second Test against Sri Lanka on 310-6England are in a comfortable position after reaching stumps on day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka on 310-6 in Durham.
May 27, 18:11
Andrew Flintoff backs Alastair Cook to catch Sachin Tendulkar's Test run recordFormer England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff believes that Alastair Cook can break Sachin Tendulkar's record of Test runs as he closes in on his 10,000th.
May 26, 20:39
Chris Woakes to replace Ben Stokes in England team for second Sri Lanka TestAlastair Cook reveals that injured all-rounded Ben Stokes will be replaced by Chris Woakes for the second Test meeting with Sri Lanka, which gets underway on Friday.
May 26, 12:17
England dominate day two of first Test by dismissing Sri Lanka for 91England dominate day two of the first Test against Sri Lanka after bowling their opponents out for 91 and taking a 206-run lead.
May 20, 18:45
Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow halted by rain at HeadingleyEngland end day one of their meeting with Sri Lanka on 171-5 after a slow start to the first Test at Headingley.
May 19, 18:29
England lose toss ahead of first Test match with Sri LankaEngland are put into bat by Sri Lanka ahead of the first Test at Headingley.
May 19, 10:32
Steven Finn picked ahead of Jake Ball for England's first Test against Sri LankaEngland captain Alastair Cook picks Steven Finn ahead of Jake Ball for the first Test against Sri Lanka.
May 18, 18:20
Alastair Cook pens new two-year Essex contractEngland Test captain Alastair Cook pens a new two-year contract with his county side Essex.
May 5, 11:47
England Test captain Alastair Cook scores century for EssexAlastair Cook scores a century for Essex in their County Championship match against Gloucestershire.
Apr 11, 15:35
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