Zafar Ansari to make England Test debut against Bangladesh on FridayZafar Ansari will make his England Test debut against Bangladesh after being called up to replace Gareth Batty.
Alastair Cook: 'I was always confident of beating Bangladesh'England captain Alastair Cook insists that he was always confident of beating Bangladesh despite entering the final day of the first Test just 32 runs in front.
Oct 24, 22:22
England captain Alastair Cook: 'Ben Stokes has the X-factor'England captain Alastair Cook hails Ben Stokes after the all-rounder took two wickets to seal a 22-run victory over Bangladesh.
Oct 24, 11:58
Mehedi Hasan's five-wicket haul frustrates England on day one of first TestBangladesh teenage spinner Mehedi Hasan frustrates England by taking five wickets on day one of the first Test in Chittagong.
Oct 20, 13:14
England bowler James Anderson to miss first Test in IndiaEngland captain Alastair Cook reveals that James Anderson will miss the first Test in India as he continues to recover from a shoulder injury.
Oct 19, 10:01
Alastair Cook to return to England squad following birth of second daughterEngland captain Alastair Cook will return to the squad in Bangladesh today after attending the birth of his second daughter.
Oct 17, 16:01
James Anderson 'to miss Bangladesh tour'James Anderson is reportedly ruled out of England's upcoming tour of Bangladesh as he continues to recover from a shoulder injury.
Sep 28, 23:25
Alastair Cook signs new Essex dealEngland captain Alastair Cook extends his deal with county side Essex until the end of the 2018 season.
Sep 28, 19:46
Result: Pakistan cruise to victory in fourth Test against EnglandPakistan draw the Test series with England after a 10-wicket victory at The Oval.
Aug 14, 17:38
Younis Khan scores double century for Pakistan as England collapseYounis Khan and Yasir Shah help Pakistan to a dominant position over England, as they lead by 126 runs heading into day four of the final Test.
Aug 13, 18:51
Alastair Cook: "We fought really hard"Alastair Cook praises his England side for coming from behind to win the third Test with Pakistan at Edgbaston.
Aug 8, 00:34
England unchanged for fourth TestEngland captain Alastair Cook names an unchanged squad for the final Test with Pakistan.
Aug 7, 23:43
England in charge against Pakistan on day four at EdgbastonEngland reach 414-5 in their second innings against Pakistan thanks to Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow's unbeaten century stand on day four.
Aug 6, 19:09
Alastair Cook, Alex Hales hit 50 as England claw back momentumEngland regain the lead as Alastair Cook and Alex Hales end day three of the third Test 120-0 in the second innings against Pakistan at Edgbaston.
Aug 5, 18:36
Azhar Ali "pleased" with century against England at EdgbastonPakistan batsman Azhar Ali is happy with his score of 139 against England at Edgbaston, despite being dismissed with the final ball of the day.
Aug 4, 21:18
Jimmy Anderson: 'England bowled well'Jimmy Anderson claims that England bowled well on the second day of the third Test against Pakistan, despite the tourists taking control of the contest.
Aug 4, 20:18
Azhar Ali century puts Pakistan in control over EnglandAzhar Ali hits 139 before falling on the last ball of the day to leave Pakistan in control of the second Test against England at Edgbaston.
Aug 4, 19:13
England all out for 297 on day one of third Test against PakistanEngland end day one of the third Test all out for 297 as Pakistan's Sohail Khan impresses with the ball at Edgbaston.
Aug 3, 18:29
Pakistan have plan to stop threat of England's Alastair Cook, Joe RootPakistan head coach Mickey Arthur says that his team have a plan in place to stop England batsmen Alastair Cook and Joe Root in the third Test at Edgbaston.
Aug 2, 16:15
Steven Finn to replace Ben Stokes in third TestSteven Finn replaces the injured Ben Stokes for England's third Test with Pakistan this week.
Aug 2, 12:07
Stuart Broad hails "most complete batsman" Joe RootStuart Broad describes England teammate Joe Root as "the most complete batsman" he has ever played with.
Jul 30, 17:35
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