Cricket Update

Joe Root in action for England in July 2016
England trail Australia by 177 at end of day four
England will enter the final day of the second Ashes Test requiring 178 runs from six wickets to level the series 1-1.
Dec 5, 11:28
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England given hope in second Ashes Test
James Anderson and Chris Woakes both take two wickets each as England keep their faint hopes of winning the second Ashes Test against Australia alive.
Dec 4, 11:56
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Australia in complete command on day two
England trail Shaun Marsh-inspired Australia by 413 runs at the close of day two of the second Ashes Test.
Dec 3, 11:51
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Australia build lead on day one of second Test in Adelaide
Australia reach stumps on day one of the second Test with England on 209-4 after the tourists endured a testing day in the field in Adelaide.
Dec 2, 12:02
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Australia on verge of victory over England in first Ashes Test
England are on the brink of losing the first Ashes Test after Australia dominated the fourth day at The Gabba in Brisbane.
Nov 26, 09:52
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England face Ashes battle after Steve Smith century gives Australia control
Australia take control of the first Ashes Test thanks to captain Steve Smith's century and two late England wickets on day three at The Gabba in Brisbane.
Nov 25, 10:11
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Steve Smith inspires Australia fightback
Australia skipper Steve Smith helps steady the ship after the hosts lose their first four wickets for just 76 runs on the second day of The Ashes.
Nov 24, 08:52
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England close on 196-4 on Ashes opening day
England close on 196-4 after Australia fight back on the opening day of the first Ashes Test.
Nov 23, 09:26
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All to play for in England, West Indies decider
The West Indies hold a slender lead over England at the end of day two of their deciding Test match.
Sep 8, 20:29
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14 wickets fall on opening day
Ben Stokes stars for England as 14 wickets fall on an eventful first day of the final Test with the West Indies.
Sep 7, 19:16
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Alastair Cook 243 puts England in control of day-night Test against West Indies
Alastair Cook registers 243 as England tighten their grip on West Indies on day two of the day-night Test at Edgbaston.
Aug 18, 21:16
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England dominate West Indies at Edgbaston on day one of first Test
Alastair Cook and Joe Root both hit centuries as England reach 348-3 at the end of day one of their historic day-night Test against West Indies at Edgbaston.
Aug 17, 21:56
Moeen Ali reacts after being hit on the head during day one of the fourth Test between England and Pakistan on August 11, 2016
Moeen Ali increases England lead over South Africa to 360 runs
An unbeaten half-century by Moeen Ali cements England's stranglehold over South Africa on day three of the final Test at Old Trafford.
Aug 6, 19:00
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England in charge against South Africa in fourth Test
England hold an advantage of 142 runs at the close of play on day two of the fourth Test with South Africa after reducing the tourists to 220-9.
Aug 5, 18:42
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England, South Africa share spoils on opening day of final Test
England end the opening day of the fourth and final Test match with South Africa at Old Trafford on 260-6.
Aug 4, 18:42
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England survive Alastair Cook scare to hold on against South Africa
South Africa remain in control heading into day four of their second Test meeting with England, sitting 474 runs in front after frustrating their opponents.
Jul 16, 18:55
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England crumble against rejuvenated South Africa in Nottingham
South Africa hold a 205-run lead over England at the end of day two at Trent Bridge following a disappointing day with the bat for the home side.
Jul 15, 18:59
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South Africa hold edge over England after first day of second Test
South Africa end the first day of the second Test match with England at Trent Bridge on 309-6.
Jul 14, 19:06
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England in control against South Africa at end of day three
England are 216 runs ahead of South Africa after beginning their second innings in impressive style, reaching 119-1 come the end of play at Lord's.
Jul 8, 18:54
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England hold advantage over South Africa
Moeen Ali contributes with both bat and ball as England hold a lead of 244 runs over South Africa at the end of the second day of the first Test at Lord's.
Jul 7, 18:44
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Joe Root impresses in first Test as England captain
Joe Root scores an unbeaten 184 in his first outing as Test captain to help England recover against South Africa at Lord's.
Jul 6, 18:58
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New Zealand rip through South Africa's batting order to close in on series leveller
New Zealand are closing in on levelling the three-Test series as South Africa trail by 95 runs on day four in Hamilton.
Mar 28, 09:34
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India on brink of series win against Australia
India require just 87 runs to beat Australia in the fourth Test match in Dharamsala after bowling the tourists out for just 137 in their second innings.
Mar 27, 12:42
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Kane Williamson ton edges New Zealand into lead against South Africa
Kane Williamson hits an unbeaten 148 as New Zealand open up a slender lead over South Africa after the third day of the third Test match in Hamilton.
Mar 27, 09:44
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India trail Australia by 52 runs in series decider after faltering start
Nathan Lyon stars for Australia as India are restricted to 248-6 in Dharamsala, with the tourists reaching stumps on day two 52 runs ahead.
Mar 26, 13:18
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Quinton De Kock impresses for South Africa on day two of third Test against New Zealand
South Africa reach 314 all out on day two of the third Test against New Zealand, who end the day on 67 without loss.
Mar 26, 12:28
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Steven Smith hits another Test ton for Australia against India
Steven Smith hits his 20th Test century as Australia make 300 on the opening day of the fourth Test match against India.
Mar 25, 11:10
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South Africa lose four wickets on rain-hit day
South Africa reach the close of play on the opening day of the third Test match with New Zealand on 123-4.
Mar 25, 10:11
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Australia in trouble as India dominate day four of third Test
A double century by Cheteshwar Pujara and a career-best 117 from Wriddhiman Saha put India in a strong position on the fourth day of the third Test against Australia.
Mar 19, 13:54
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India remain in touch in third Test match with Australia
India lose just five wickets during the third day of the third Test match with Australia, but they remain 92 runs away from establishing a first-innings lead.
Mar 18, 11:57
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Australia in charge against India as Steve Smith and Glenn Maxwell impress
Glenn Maxwell claims his maiden century and Steve Smith strikes an unbeaten 178 to help Australia post a series-high 451 on day two of the third Test against India.
Mar 17, 13:13
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Quinton de Kock, Temba Bavuma rescue South Africa in New Zealand
A 160-run partnership between Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma helps turn South Africa's fortunes around in the second Test with New Zealand in Wellington.
Mar 17, 12:53
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Steve Smith hits unbeaten century for Australia against India
Steve Smith's 19th Test century and Glenn Maxwell's breakthrough batting performance push Australia to 299-4 at stumps on day one of the third Test against India.
Mar 16, 12:55
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Henry Nicholls hits maiden Test ton for New Zealand against South Africa
A maiden Test hundred by Henry Nicholls helps New Zealand fight back from a top-order collapse on day one of the second Test against South Africa in Wellington.
Mar 16, 12:34
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Dean Elgar helps South Africa stretch lead against New Zealand
Dean Elgar helps to stretch South Africa's lead against New Zealand as the opener impresses on day four of the first Test in Dunedin.
Mar 11, 12:50
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New Zealand, South Africa Test match finely poised
The first Test match between New Zealand and South Africa is finely poised after three days with South Africa currently holding a five-run advantage in Dunedin.
Mar 10, 09:47

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