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  • Ray Wilkins no more

    Former England and Manchester United midfielder Ray Wilkins has died at the age of 61 following a cardiac arrest, his former club Chelsea announced on Wednesday.

  • Jason Roy (L) celebrates with teammate Joe Root

    Roy's record 180 inspires England to victory

    Opener Jason Roy records the highest-ever one-day international score by an England player as the tourists finally had something to celebrate with a five-wicket win over Australia.

  • Chris Lynn

    White replaces Lynn in Australia's ODI squad

    Cameron White replaces injured Chris Lynn in Australia's squad for this month's one-day international series against England.

  • Smith's masterful ton gives Aussies the edge

    Steve Smith produces a defiant unconquered century as Australia take the edge in the first Ashes Test at the Gabba on Saturday.

  • Ilkay Guendogan

    England, Germany to wear poppies in friendly

    England and Germany's players will wear black armbands bearing commemorative poppy motifs in Friday's friendly at Wembley, the Football Association (FA) announce.

  • Moeen hattrick seals Test for England

    Moeen Ali's hattrick sees England complete a 239-run win over South Africa in the third Test at The Oval on Monday.

  • Pietersen eyes South Africa international return

    Kevin Pietersen says he has not ruled out resurrecting his international career with his native South Africa even though he'll be pushing 40 when he requalifies.

  • Pakistan in final

    Pakistan book a place in Sunday's final of the ICC Champions Trophy after dispatching hosts England by eight wickets in the first semifinal at the Sophia Garden in Cardiff today.

  • Rashford determined to show Manchester unity

    Manchester United youngster Marcus Rashford says his recent hospital visit to see victims of the Manchester terror attack was motivated by a desire to show the city remains united.

  • England in semifinals

    England book their place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with an 87-run win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Tuesday.

  • AB de Villiers angry at 'ball-tampering' inference

    South Africa captain AB de Villiers insists his side had done nothing wrong after they found themselves caught up in a fresh ball-tampering row as they lost their one-day international series against England.

  • BCCI raises concerns after Manchester attack

    The Indian cricket board has sent a security officer to England amid concerns over team safety in the Champions Trophy following the Manchester bomb attack.

  • SA staying put despite Manchester attack

    Visiting South African cricketers "are uneasy" following Monday's suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester but abandoning their tour of England is not under consideration, the team's manager says.

  • ICC to review security after Manchester attack

    A day after the terrorist attack in Manchester that claimed 22 lives, the International Cricket Council (ICC) today reiterate its pledge that safety and security is the highest priority for the its two events – the ICC Champions Trophy and the Women’s World Cup – to take place in England.

  • Anderson doubtful for first SA Test

    James Anderson's chance of being fit for the first Test of the summer against South Africa will become clearer on Sunday when he has a scan on his groin injury.

  • Anderson concern for England

    England are sweating over the fitness of James Anderson after the veteran seamer pulled up with injury mid-delivery during Lancashire's County Championship clash with Yorkshire.

  • England have recovered from WC woes: AB

    England have recovered from their disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign and are one of the favourites for next month's Champions Trophy, South Africa captain AB de Villiers said ahead of the teams' three-match one-day international series.

  • Players won't face pay dispute: Woakes

    England all-rounder Chris Woakes on Thursday said they are paid very well and that he does not foresee English cricket being hit by the kind of pay dispute threatening this year's Ashes series.

  • Rod Tucker, Sundaram Ravi umpires for BD-Eng match

    The International Cricket Council today announced the umpire and match referee appointments for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, which will be staged from 1-18 June at Cardiff Wales Stadium, Edgbaston and The Oval.

  • Lehmann plays down Ashes strike threat

    National coach Darren Lehmann admitted Thursday a bitter pay dispute will be a distraction for Australia at next month's ICC Champions Trophy, but played down a boycott of this year's Ashes series.

  • Root to bring aggression back: Warne

    Widely regarded as one of the best bowlers in the history of the game, Australia’s Shane Warne expects new captain Joe Root to change the way England play Test cricket.

  • Steyn ruled out of England Test series

    Fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of South Africa's four-match Test series in England after being forced to withdraw from his country's A team tour as he has yet to regain full fitness following a fractured shoulder.

  • Aus board threatens players with unemployment

    Australia's cricket board has warned players will not be given alternative contracts if they fail to agree to a new collective bargaining agreement in an escalation of a protracted and increasingly bitter pay dispute.

  • New Perth Stadium not ready for Ashes

    The new Perth Stadium will not be finished in time for the third Ashes test between Australia and England in December and the match will therefore be hosted at the traditional WACA ground, Cricket Australia confirmed on Wednesday.

  • England

    ‘England deserve 'favourites' tag in Champions Trophy’

    England's formidable limited-overs squad fully deserve the 'favourites' tag going into next month's Champions Trophy at home, all-rounder Moeen Ali has said.

  • India to participate in Champions Trophy - BCCI

    India will participate in next month's Champions Trophy in England and Wales, the country's cricket board (BCCI) said after a special general meeting on Sunday.

  • Overpaid English youngsters losing edge: Southgate

    Young English footballers have lost the motivation to succeed after getting paid too much money too early in their playing careers, national team manager Gareth Southgate has said.

  • Other teams 'petrified' of England

    England wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Billings has returned home from the Indian Premier League (IPL) carrying with him the message that rivals are "petrified" of his team ahead of next month's Champions Trophy on home soil.

  • Wayne Parnell undergoing heart tests

    South Africa quick Wayne Parnell is undergoing tests on his heart after suffering a scare during a domestic one-day game in England.

  • 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.