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
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