Joe Root distances himself from England captaincy talkJoe Root insists that he has no plans to become England captain at this stage of his career and feels that Alastair Cook is doing an excellent job in the role.
England captain Alastair Cook desperate to get back to top formEngland captain Alastair Cook outlines his ambition to get back to his peak form in the middle to end his long-awaited search for his 26th Test hundred.
Alastair Cook praises Jason Holder defianceAlastair Cook gives credit to Jason Holder for earning the West Indies a draw in the first Test as he scored his maiden first-class hundred to deny England victory.
Apr 18, 05:35
Result: Jason Holder ton earns West Indies first-Test draw with EnglandJason Holder's maiden Test century frustrates England and record breaker James Anderson as West Indies rescue a draw in the first Test in Antigua.
Apr 17, 22:17
Gary Ballance century sets up victory push against West Indies in AntiguaA Gary Ballance century and a sensational Chris Jordan catch help set up England's victory push in the first Test against West Indies in Antigua.
Apr 16, 23:06
England declare on 333 for seven against West IndiesWest Indies begin their pursuit of 438 in the first Test against England in Antigua after the visitors declared on 333 for seven just before tea.
Apr 16, 20:32
England churn out runs to stretch lead to 328 against West Indies at lunchEngland stretch their lead over the West Indies to 328 runs, with just Joe Root falling in the morning session of day four of the first Test in Antigua.
Apr 16, 17:04
Andrew Flintoff: 'Alastair Cook criticism is unfair'Former England bowler Andrew Flintoff defends captain Alastair Cook following his slump in form.
Apr 16, 14:26
Bob Willis: 'Alastair Cook's form is a concern'Bob Willis says that Alastair Cook will lose his place as captain of the England Test team unless he turns his form around.
Apr 16, 06:33
West Indies hold off England chargeWest Indies battle to 155-4 to trail England by 244 runs at the end of day two in the first Test match.
Apr 14, 22:59
Ian Bell scores 143 as England impress on day one against West IndiesEngland score 341-5 in the first day of the first Test against West Indies, with Ian Bell scoring 143.
Apr 14, 00:14
West Indies win toss ahead of first Test with EnglandWest Indies elect to bowl first after winning the toss ahead of the first Test match with England in Antigua.
Apr 13, 14:37
Alastair Cook: 'England will not be distracted'Alastair Cook insists that events back at home in the past few days will not distract England ahead of the first Test against the West Indies.
Apr 12, 22:20
Jonathan Trott prepared for England returnJonathan Trott insists that he is ready for the challenge of playing Test cricket again ahead of his return to the England side.
Apr 11, 03:59
James Tredwell tips Alastair Cook to build on centuryJames Tredwell believes that Alastair Cook can build on the century he scored against St Kitts ahead of the series with the West Indies.
Apr 8, 05:18
Alastair Cook scores warm-up centuryAlastair Cook prepares for the upcoming Test series against the West Indies by scoring a century in a warm-up encounter.
Apr 7, 15:14
Alastair Cook delighted to see Jonathan Trott back in England contentionJonathan Trott's performances at domestic level have "demanded selection" for an international recall, according to England captain Alastair Cook.
Apr 5, 08:11
England coach Peter Moores: 'Kevin Pietersen isn't on our radar'England head coach Peter Moores insists that Kevin Pietersen is not on his "radar" for selection amid talk of a possible return for the batsman.
Apr 2, 09:07
Glenn McGrath certain of Ashes successGlenn McGrath is confident that Australia will be too strong for England when they look to defend The Ashes this summer.
Apr 2, 04:06
Jason Gillespie: 'Joe Root ready to captain England'Jason Gillespie says that Joe Root would "do a good job" as England captain, even if he were to be given the role now.
Apr 1, 15:18
Kevin Pietersen happy to work under Alastair Cook for EnglandSurrey batsman Kevin Pietersen praises "nice guy" Alastair Cook and says that they can work together again if he receives an international recall.
Mar 26, 04:05
Jason Gillespie delighted with Yorkshire performance against MCCJason Gillespie praises his Yorkshire side following an emphatic win over MCC in Abu Dhabi.
Mar 25, 03:17
Colin Graves: 'I have every confidence in Alastair Cook'Incoming ECB chairman Colin Graves insists that he has "every confidence" in Test captain Alastair Cook and sees him as a "big part" of his plans going forward.
Mar 24, 20:29
Alastair Cook out for three on cricket returnEngland Test captain Alastair Cook falls lbw to Ryan Sidebottom for three runs on his return to first-class cricket.
Mar 23, 03:20
Sports Mole's England XI for West Indies tourSports Mole picks the 11 players that we believe should take the field for England in the first Test against the West Indies in April.
Mar 22, 11:53
Adam Lyth "proud and honoured" by England call-upYorkshire opening batsman Adam Lyth says that he is "proud and honoured" to have been handed his first England call-up for the tour of the West Indies.
Mar 18, 16:36
England selector James Whittaker: 'Kevin Pietersen isn't part of our plans'National selector James Whitaker reiterates that Kevin Pietersen is not part of England's plans going forward despite the batsman angling for an international return.
Mar 18, 15:35
Alastair Cook: 'England confidence has been shattered'England Test captain Alastair Cook admits that he must "rebuild" the team's shattered confidence following their failures in recent months.
Mar 18, 15:02
Alastair Cook: Kevin Pietersen return "very unlikely"England Test captain Alastair Cook insists that it is "very unlikely" that Kevin Pietersen will ever play for his country again.
Mar 18, 14:27
Alastair Cook: 'Selectors wrong to sack me as ODI captain'Alastair Cook claims that England's hapless performance in the World Cup proves that the selectors were wrong to sack him at ODI captain.
Mar 18, 13:37
Jonathan Trott returns to England Test squadJonathan Trott returns to the England squad for their tour of the West Indies.
Mar 18, 11:47
Michael Vaughan: 'Slim chance of Kevin Pietersen making England return'Former captain Michael Vaughan insists that talk of Kevin Pietersen playing for England again is "a long shot" which has just a "10% chance" of happening.
Mar 15, 13:17
England captain Eoin Morgan defends national anthem snubEngland captain Eoin Morgan defends his reasons not to sing the national anthem at World Cup matches.
Feb 27, 11:13
Geoffrey Boycott: 'England not as good as they think they are'Geoffrey Boycott believes that England are not as good a team as they think they are following their heavy defeat to New Zealand.
Feb 20, 10:39
Joe Root: 'Eoin Morgan will turn it on at World Cup'Joe Root is convinced that run-shy England captain Eoin Morgan will rediscover his form under the pressure of the World Cup following a poor run of scores.
Feb 11, 16:36
James Anderson: 'England comeback couldn't have gone much better'James Anderson reveals his joy at coming through England's Tri-series meeting with India unscathed following his return from injury.
Jan 21, 07:47
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan: 'No return for Kevin Pietersen'Eoin Morgan says that Kevin Pietersen will not be returning to the England one-day fold, despite the batsman stating that the skipper would "love" to have him back.
Jan 15, 09:27
Eoin Morgan promises "back to the basics" England captaincyEngland one-day captain Eoin Morgan says that he will take the captaincy "back to the basics" for the upcoming World Cup after replacing Alastair Cook.
Jan 11, 10:50
Peter Moores "comfortable" with Alastair Cook captaincy decisionEngland coach Peter Moores insists that it was the right decision to strip Alastair Cook of the ODI captaincy so close to the World Cup.
Jan 6, 11:40
On this day: Jonathan Trott tortures Australia in MelbourneOn this day four years ago, Jonathan Trott scored an unbeaten 141 to help England on their way to a victory which would clinch the 2010-11 Ashes series with Australia.
Dec 27, 10:10