• Eng level series with big win

    James Anderson marks his return to international duty with three wickets as England beat Pakistan by a massive 330 runs to win the second Test at his Old Trafford home ground.

  • Murali aided Aussies take Sri Lanka Test

    Australia will be looking to local legend and one-time bogeyman Muttiah Muralitharan to inspire them to success on his home patch as the world's number one Test team begin a three-match series in Sri Lanka this week.

  • Fizz sits out with shoulder niggle

    Those who were looking forward to following Mustafizur Rahman's exploits in his stint with Sussex are left disappointed as the left-hander misses out Royal London One-Day Cup match against Gloucestershire in Cheltenham.

  • ‘Little margin of error for Yasir against Cook and Root’

    Mushtaq Ahmed, Pakistan's bowling coach, says legspinner Yasir Shah bowled too quickly on the opening day of the second Test against England at Old Trafford in Manchester, and paid the price for it.

  • England appoint Allardyce

    Sam Allardyce is the new England manager after the Football Association officially appointed him on Friday, 10 years after he failed to convince them he was the right man for the job.

  • Fernando in SL squad

    Teenage fast bowler Asitha Fernando has been included in the Sri Lanka squad for the Test series with Australia.

  • Anderson fitness debate a 'messy affair'

    England captain Alastair Cook says he is surprised by the row over the decision to omit seamer James Anderson for the first-Test defeat by Pakistan.

  • 'England trio's return will have impact'

    Legendary fast-bowler Wasim Akram says that the return of Ben Stokes and James Anderson will prove to be pivotal for the English cricket team when they face Pakistan in the second Test at Old Trafford.

  • 'Lord's win was special'

    Pakistan captain, Misbahul Haq describes the win over England at Lord's in the first Test as "special" and says he had always dreamt of seeing the team win at the home of cricket.

  • Steven Finn

    Finn, Ball dropped

    England captain Alastair Cook announces that the hosts had reduced their squad for the second Test against Pakistan from 14 to 12 after dropping Steven Finn and Jake Ball.

  • Pommies turn to Saqlain to solve spin problem

    England are in a spin in more ways than one as they head into the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Friday looking to level the four-match series at 1-1.

  • 'Allardyce to be named Eng manager'

    Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is expected to be named the new England manager inside the next 24 hours, British press reports said Wednesday, tasked with guiding the under-performing national side to the 2018 World Cup.

  • 'Allardyce to be named Eng manager'

    Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce is expected to be named the new England manager...

  • Yasir best since Warne: Stokes

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes hails Pakistan's Yasir Shah on Wednesday as the best leg-spinner since Australia great Shane Warne.

  • Mashrafe positive about England's visit

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza on Wednesday gives out a hopeful note about England's scheduled tour of Bangladesh in October despite security fears.

  • Bruce in the race for England job

    Steve Bruce is definitely a runner in the race to be England football manager as several media outlets reported Tuesday the Hull City coach had held talks with the Football Association.

  • Elworthy to oversee 2019 World Cup

    South African Steve Elworthy will head up the organisation of the 2019 Cricket World Cup being hosted in England and Wales after the former international cricketer was appointed managing director on Tuesday.

  • Eng coach mulling two spinners

    England coach Trevor Bayliss says it's possible the team could field two specialist spinners at home after Yorkshire leg-break bowler Adil Rashid was called into the squad for the second Test against Pakistan.

  • Black Caps Boss wants 4-day Tests, two-tiers

    New Zealand Cricket chief David White called Tuesday for Test cricket to continue its pink-ball revolution by slashing the format to four days and introducing two divisions.

  • James Anderson

    Anderson, Stokes & Rashid called up

    England add premier pace bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid into an expanded 14-man squad.

  • Yasir tops ICC rankings

    Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah has knocked England's James Anderson off the top of the International Cricket Council Test rankings in the aftermath of his match-winning heroics at Lord's.

  • Yasir Shah: Numero Uno

    Leg-spinner Yasir Shah has become the number-one ranked bowler in the world after he bowled Pakistan to 75 runs victory over England in the first Test at Lord’s on Sunday.

  • Masters of making the ball talk

    The one constant in Pakistan cricket is the inherent quality and variety of the bowling. These men rejoice in making a cricket ball talk. The use of the ball, its leather and its seam, is a culture, forensically explored and widely envied.

  • Rajkot to make Test debut in Ind-Eng series

    England will embark on their lengthy tour of India later this year with Rajkot hosting the first of the five Test matches from November 9, the cricket boards announce on Friday.

  • Misbah ul Haq

    Lord's ton Misbah's 'top innings'

    Pakistan captain Misbahul Haq said his century against England at Lord's on Thursday was the "top innings" of an impressive Test career.

  • Ball to make Eng debut

    Jake Ball is set to make his England debut against Pakistan at Lord's on Thursday after captain Alastair Cook confirmed his place in the side a day before the start of the first Test.

  • Root ready for No 3

    England batsman Joe Root is confident he can cope with the added responsibility of batting at number three during the upcoming Test series against Pakistan.

  • Leadsom withdraws from UK leadership race

    Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom abruptly withdraws from the contest to succeed David Cameron as Britain's prime minister.

  • Buttler out with thumb fracture

    England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler is set for a stint on the sidelines after suffering a fractured thumb, his county side Lancashire said on Sunday.

  • Pakistan off to strong start

    Azhar Ali's fine form with the bat gave Pakistan the perfect boost ahead of the first Test with England next week as he stroked