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.
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
Pakistan bowl out England, begin second innings steadilyOpeners Mohammad Hafeez and Azhar Ali move Pakistan to 58-0, 14 runs behind England, at tea on day three of the third and final Test in Sharjah.
Nov 3, 10:56
England in control of final Test by reaching stumps on 222-4 against PakistanEngland close day two on 222-4 in the final Test against Pakistan, who have just a slender 12-run lead in the first innings in Sharjah.
Nov 2, 13:30
Ian Bell, James Taylor lead England recovery before tea against PakistanEngland reach 135-3 at tea on day two of the third and final Test in Sharjah, trailing Pakistan by 99 runs with seven wickets remaining.
Nov 2, 11:05
Alastair Cook, Ian Bell recover for England after Pakistan remove Moeen AliEngland's Alastair Cook and Ian Bell recover from Moeen Ali's early dismissal by reaching lunch on 87-1 in the third and final Test against Pakistan.
Nov 2, 08:05
Michael Vaughan critical of England's spinnersMichael Vaughan provides a damning assessment of the way that England's spinners performed against Pakistan on day one of the third Test.
Nov 1, 15:17
Dominant England bowl out Pakistan for 234England claim all 10 Pakistan wickets on the opening day of the third Test in the United Arab Emirates.
Nov 1, 13:17
Pakistan two down at lunch on first day of third TestPakistan lose two wickets in the morning session on day one of the third Test against England to leave themselves 87-2 at lunch in Sharjah.
Nov 1, 08:13
Trevor Bayliss hints at Jos Buttler omissionHead coach Trevor Bayliss suggests that wicketkeeper Jos Buttler will be left out of the England team for the third Test against Pakistan.
Oct 27, 12:58
Trevor Bayliss: 'Moeen Ali to remain as opener'England head coach Trevor Bayliss hints that Moeen Ali will be given another chance to open the batting in the third Test with Pakistan.
Oct 27, 10:48
England's Alastair Cook blames defeat to Pakistan on first-innings collapseEngland captain Alastair Cook blames his side's defeat to Pakistan in the second Test on the team's first-innings collapse in Dubai.
Oct 26, 18:11
England on brink of heavy Pakistan defeat in DubaiEngland are already two men down and left chasing Pakistan's record target of 491 to claim victory in the second Test in Dubai.
Oct 25, 10:58
Joe Root rebuilds following Alastair Cook exit as England trail Pakistan by 196Joe Root rebuilds following Alastair Cook's dismissal as England reach stumps trailing India by 196 runs on day two of the second Test in Dubai.
Oct 23, 14:51
Alastair Cook, Joe Root steady ship after double blowEngland reach tea on the second day of the second Test with Pakistan on 105-2, despite both Moeen Ali and Ian Bell being dismissed early in their team's first innings.
Oct 23, 12:35
Ben Stokes returns to trainingBen Stokes overcomes a stomach illness to train with his England teammates ahead of tomorrow's second Test match against Pakistan.
Oct 21, 13:41
Alastair Cook left with mixed feelings after dramatic finishAlastair Cook admits that it was a "bittersweet" finish as England fell just short of a famous win over Pakistan in the first Test.
Oct 17, 17:30
James Anderson strikes give England hope of forcing victory on final dayJames Anderson takes two wickets before lunch to give England a slight chance of forcing victory on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan.
Oct 17, 09:07
Sir Ian Botham defends Adil Rashid performanceSir Ian Botham insists that England should give Adil Rashid a chance to make amends for his display in the first innings on the final day of the first Test against Pakistan.
Oct 16, 22:38
Joe Root targets surprise win over Pakistan after Alastair Cook's marathon knockJoe Root believes that England can snatch victory on day five of the first Test against Pakistan after Alastair Cook's marathon effort continued on day four.
Oct 16, 15:46
Alastair Cook falls for 263 as England take lead by the end of day fourAlastair Cook falls for 263 as England finish day four of the first Test against Pakistan on 569-8, leading by 46 and with a draw all but certain on the final day.
Oct 16, 14:44
Alastair Cook remains unbeaten as Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow depart before teaAlastair Cook is 237 not out as England reach 468-5, 55 runs behind Pakistan, at tea on day four of the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
Oct 16, 12:32
Alastair Cook hits double hundred for England against PakistanAlastair Cook hits a double hundred for England on day four of the first Test against Pakistan.
Oct 16, 09:34
Alastair Cook remains defiant as late England wickets fallAlastair Cook goes beyond 150, but England lose two late wickets as day three of the first Test against Pakistan comes to a close with the tourists on 290-3.
Oct 15, 14:32
Centurion Alastair Cook leads stubborn EnglandCaptain Alastair Cook scores a century as England slowly close in on Pakistan's first-innings score of 523-8 declared.
Oct 15, 11:48
England lose Moeen Ali before lunchMoeen Ali departs before lunch on day three, but captain Alastair Cook edges closer to a century as England set about closing the gap to Pakistan's hefty first-innings score.
Oct 15, 09:23
England unbeaten at close on day twoShoaib Malik leads Pakistan to 523-8 declared on day two of the first Test, while in reply England reached the close of play without the loss of a wicket.
Oct 14, 15:19
Pakistan finish day one 286-4 after Shoaib Malik century against EnglandShoaib Malik scores a century and Younis Khan makes history as Pakistan post 286-4 after day one of the first Test against England in Abu Dhabi.
Oct 13, 14:42
Younis Khan makes Pakistan historyYounis Khan surpasses Javed Miandad's 22-year record to become Pakistan's leading run-scorer in Test cricket.
Oct 13, 13:36