England's unwavering commitment to playing attacking cricket without fear under captain Ben Stokes and coach Brendan McCullum was once again vindicated on Thursday when the hosts took control of the fourth Ashes test against Australia.
"I ... believe that the Ashes is the script that the skipper is waiting to write, so he'll be sweet. I don't have any concerns," he told reporters in Wellington at the conclusion of the drawn series with New Zealand
The absence through injury of fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi is a "big loss" to Pakistan in the three-match Test series starting this week, England head coach Brendon McCullum said Monday.
Afghanistan is ready for the "huge honour" of making their landmark Lord's debut, officials say ahead of next week's match, after a fairytale rise catapulted them into the elite club of Test nations last month.
New Zealand's Brendon McCullum has been ruled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League season with a hamstring strain, heaping fresh misery on his Gujarat Lions team.
With Australian opener David Warner at the helm, Sunrisers Hyderabad defy all odds with their four-pronged pace attack, and managed to climb to the top of the points table despite a precarious start to their campaign.
Brendon McCullum blasts into history with the fastest hundred in his final Test match to leave Australia shell-shocked on an unforgettable day at Hagley Oval.
Brendon McCullum's one-day international career ends with a 55-run win over Australia at Seddon Park, though the legacy of the aggressive right-hander is likely to have a much longer effect on the sport in New Zealand.