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  • Afghanistan's Lord's debut against MCC

    Afghanistan are set for another milestone after it was announced Friday they will play their first match at Lord's, taking on a side led by former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.

  • Podolski crowns farewell with winner over Eng

    Germany's Lukas Podolski capped his international swansong with a sensational goal to give the world champions a 1-0 victory over England in a friendly on Wednesday.

  • Southgate picks up pieces as Eng rebuild again

    After a year scarred by scandal and sporting catastrophe, Gareth Southgate will begin his attempt to steer England into calmer waters in Wednesday's friendly against Germany in Dortmund.

  • Southgate cannot promise Rooney's Eng return

    Wayne Rooney faces a battle to get back into the England squad due to his lack of playing time at Manchester United, with a number of in-form players currently ahead of him in the pecking order, manager Gareth Southgate has said.

  • Hales, Root tons take Eng to record ODI win over WI

    England's Alex Hales and Joe Root struck centuries as the tourists cruised to a series sweep with a massive 186-run victory over West Indies in the third and final one-day international at the Kensington Oval on Thursday.

  • Root hits unbeaten 90 as Eng clinch series

    Joe Root struck an unbeaten 90 as he and Chris Woakes steered England to a four-wicket victory over West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday.

  • Morgan century leads England to 45-run win

    Eoin Morgan’s 10th one-day international century provided the batting foundation while seamers Liam Plunkett and Chris Woakes took four wickets each as England defeated the West Indies by 45 runs in the series opener on Friday.

  • Brathwaite, Stokes face off again

    Carlos Brathwaite and Ben Stokes face off on Friday for the first time since the giant West Indian clubbed four successive sixes off the fiery Englishman to help win last year's World Twenty20.

  • Kohli will be back 'bigger and stronger'

    Mitchell Starc may have won the opening duel against Indian skipper Virat Kohli by getting the star batsman out for a duck in the first Test, but the Australian fast bowler insists the battle has just begun.

  • Hales called up to Eng tour after rapid recovery

    England opener Alex Hales should play a role after all in England's tour of the West Indies after earning a call-up only a month after he had been omitted because of a right hand fracture.

  • Ben Stokes brought down to earth after IPL boon

    Less than a week after earning the most lucrative overseas contract in IPL history, Ben Stokes was brought back down to earth somewhat in the opening match of England's tour of the West Indies over the weekend.

  • Manny Pacquiao 'in negotiations' to fight Amir Khan

    Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was "in negotiations" to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout.

  • Stokes sold for record $2.16m at IPL

    England all-rounder Ben Stokes became the most expensive foreign player in Indian Premier League history when he was bought by the Rising Pune Giants for more than $2 million at auction Monday.

  • Root happy to rely on old friend Stokes

    When Joe Root leads England out for the first time as Test captain he will be able to turn to a familiar face in Ben Stokes.

  • Kohli and Smith inspire new captain Root

    Joe Root hopes becoming a Test captain will take his batting to the "next level", just as it's done for India's Virat Kohli and Australia's Steve Smith.

  • Stokes wants fans to fall in love with Eng again

    Ben Stokes chose Valentine's Day to send a message to England fans vowing to make them fall in love with the Test side again.

  • Root named new England Test skipper

    Joe Root is named the new England Test captain and will take the place of Alastair Cook, who stepped down last month after five years in charge

  • 'Unshackled' Cook can thrive without captaincy

    An "unshackled" Alastair Cook still has several years ahead of him as an England player despite resigning the Test captaincy on Monday, according to predecessor Andrew Strauss.

  • Eng Test Captain Alastair Cook steps down

    Alastair Cook has stepped down from his role after 59 Tests as England Test captain

  • India's cricket board rejects proposal to trim revenue

    India has voted against a proposed shake-up of cricket's global governing body that threatens its influence as one of the game's "Big Three" powers along with Australia and England.

  • ICC moving away from Big Three formula

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has agreed in principle to constitutional and financial changes that will effectively dismantle the Big Three formula imposed upon the governing body of cricket in 2014.

  • Team India's grand gift for Dhoni

    The entire Indian team that won the recently concluded T20I series against England presented former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni with an innovative wooden plaque to serve as a memento for his services to the sport and for being a continuous source of inspiration to the Indian team.

  • Morgan bemoans collapse return to bad old days

    Skipper Eoin Morgan said England's batting collapse in the third Twenty20 international was their worst performance in recent times after India inflicted a crushing defeat in the series decider in Bangalore.

  • Wood gets England Lions call for Sri Lanka

    England fast bowler Mark Wood was a late addition Monday to the second-string Lions squad for their one-day series against Sri Lanka 'A' in the sub-continent in March.

  • Morgan calls for DRS in T20s after Root howler

    Eoin Morgan has called for cricket's Decision Review System (DRS) to be used in Twenty20 internationals after a final over umpiring error cost England victory in the second match of their series against India.

  • England keep India to 144

    Seamer Chris Jordan led England's disciplined bowling performance to restrict India to 144 for eight despite opener Lokesh Rahul's blazing half century in the second Twenty20I in Nagpur on Sunday.

  • England thrash India

    Skipper Eoin Morgan's sublime half-century and a disciplined bowling effort powered England to a seven-wicket win against India in the first T20I in Kanpur on Thursday.

  • Young India ready for England T20s

    India's young guns will get an opportunity to fire on the big stage and carry forward the exceptional dominance over England when they clash with the visitors in the three-match Twenty20 series, starting on Thursday.

  • Stokes lifts Eng to 321

    Ben Stokes hit an aggressive half-century to help lift England to 321 for eight in their third and final one-day international against India in Kolkata on Sunday.

  • Bairstow replaces injured Hales

    Wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow will replace the injured Alex Hales in England's squad for three-match Twenty20 series against India, the country's cricket board said on Saturday.

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