England | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • Hales out of India tour

    England opener Alex Hales was Friday ruled out of the rest of the India tour after breaking his hand in the second one-day international in Cuttack.

  • England fined

    England have been fined for a slow over rate during the second one-day international against India in Cuttack, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Friday.

  • Audience with an all-round king

    New Zealand cricket great Sir Richard Hadlee said Bangladesh should get enough opportunity to play Test cricket against top teams like Australia, England and South Africa.

  • Murray avoids Djokovic fate

    With Novak Djokovic's reign broken, Andy Murray boosted his claim to the Melbourne Park throne with a comprehensive 6-4 6-2 6-4 win over American Sam Querrey to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.

  • Twin tons power India

    Skipper Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav hit centuries to help India chase 350 and stun England by three wickets in the first ODI in Pune on Sunday.

  • Elton John leads tributes to ex-Eng boss Taylor

    Rock star Elton John led the tributes to former England manager Graham Taylor on Thursday, saying the man he saw as a brother had turned his beloved team Watford into a European contender.

  • 'Sir Andy' looks to banish Aus Open tennis blues

    Newly knighted Andy Murray will bid to end a run of heartbreaking defeats at the Australian Open and see off his chief rival Novak Djokovic as he enters his first Grand Slam tournament as world number one.

  • 'Challenge to beat India at home'

    England captain Eoin Morgan has said it will be a big challenge for the visitors to beat India at home but they are ready for the "special experience" that awaits them in the upcoming limited overs series.

  • Hodgson feels Rooney still has role to play for Eng

    Wayne Rooney still has an important role to play in manager Gareth Southgate's England squad, former national manager Roy Hodgson has said after the striker's leadership was recently called into question.

  • Is Cook’s goose cooked before Christmas?

    England captain Alastair Cook heads home for Christmas with calls for his resignation ringing in his ears after what turned into an embarrassing subcontinental tour.

  • Brathwaite T20 heroics light up year of batsmen

    The prolific Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Steve Smith and Kane Williamson all enhanced their burgeoning reputations in 2016 but, aided by the screams of commentator Ian Bishop to "remember the name", the year will forever belong to Carlos Brathwaite.

  • Cook, Jennings defy Ind on final morning

    England openers Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings survived some nervy moments on the final morning of the fifth Test against India on Tuesday as the tourists look to bat out the day and prevent a 4-0 series defeat.

Top