England aim to recover from chastening start to Jos Buttler and Matthew Mott’s white-ball reign

England aim to recover from chastening start to Jos Buttler and Matthew Mott’s white-ball reign against South Africa… with series coming less than 48 HOURS after suffering defeat against India England facing South Africa less than 48 hours after ending series against India  Series defeat threw up more questions than answers for life after Eoin … Read more

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: England’s tenth-wicket partnership saves a Test match for the SEVENTH time

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: England’s tenth-wicket partnership saves a Test match for the SEVENTH time in history… while new Aussie hero Scott Boland takes his bowling average to an incredible 8.64 By Lawrence Booth for MailOnline Published: 13:51 GMT, 9 January 2022 | Updated: 14:14 GMT, 9 January 2022 The 102 overs England survived … Read more

Australia vs England – Ashes: Live score and updates from Day Five of the second Test

Ashes Day Five LIVE: Australia need just four wickets to secure another dominant win and move 2-0 up in the Ashes as Ollie Pope falls early and Ben Stokes is out to Nathan Lyon after a smart review Australia are on the brink of going 2-0 up in the Ashes on the final day  Ollie … Read more

Ben Stokes raises hopes of Ashes return as he posts training video

‘Great to be back hitting balls’: England talisman Ben Stokes raises hopes further of being fit for the Ashes as he bats for the first time in THREE MONTHS… and his last shot was a lot better than his first! Ben Stokes has not played cricket since taking an indefinite break in July The England … Read more

Liam Livingstone surprisingly omitted from England Lions 14-man squad for Australia tour

Liam Livingstone is a surprising omission from England Lions’ 14-man squad for Australia tour – but Dom Sibley, Matt Parkinson and Saqib Mahmood are all in All-rounder Liam Livingstone is averaging 38.36 after 62 first-class matches But, despite harbouring Test aims, the Lancashire man has been overlooked Matt Parkinson and Saqib Mahmood are in, having … Read more

Danny Briggs is out of the England Lions’ tour of Australia due to family reasons

EXCLUSIVE: Danny Briggs is out of the England Lions’ tour of Australia due to family reasons and after asking to be excused ahead of November matches Danny Briggs would have been among the reserves travelling on November 4  He has a pre-arranged appointment that month so will not be named in the group Briggs helped … Read more

Joe Root ‘just wants Ben Stokes to be okay’ as England captain prepares for India Test series

Joe Root reveals ‘I just want my friend to be okay’ as England captain prepares for India Test series without star all-rounder Ben Stokes who is taking indefinite break from cricket Joe Root has said he just wants Ben Stokes to put himself first and be okay  It was announced the England all-rounder will take … Read more

England star Ben Stokes to miss India Test series to prioritise ‘his mental wellbeing’

Ben Stokes takes an indefinite break from cricket to focus on his mental wellbeing with the England star hailed for his ‘tremendous courage to open up’ by ECB director Ashely Giles By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline Published: 12:38 EDT, 30 July 2021 | Updated: 12:56 EDT, 30 July 2021 England have confirmed Ben Stokes will … Read more

Jason Roy blasts quickfire half century before Chris Jordan leads nervy England home

Who needs the Hundred? Certainly, a packed and pulsating Old Trafford could not have been treated to any more thrills and spills than this as cricket’s grand old short format served up a dramatic win for England in their Twenty20 decider against Pakistan. As the strains of Sweet Caroline – far too old a song … Read more

Ollie Pope may miss England’s first Test match against India next month following thigh injury

Ollie Pope may miss England’s first Test match against India next month following thigh injury suffered on Surrey duty… and medical staff could advise him to aim for second Test at Lord’s eight days later Ollie Pope sustained a thigh injury playing for his county Surrey in the T20 Blast The England batsman had hoped … Read more