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

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

England beat India by eight wickets in third women’s T20 to seal multi-format series win

England beat India by eight wickets in third women’s T20 to seal multi-format series win as Danni Wyatt goes from zero to hero after smashing unbeaten 89 from 56 balls England chased down India’s target of 154 in style to win multi-format series Danni Wyatt propelled England to victory with an unbeaten 89 from 56 … Read more

England suffer catastrophic batting collapse in chase of mediocre total of 149 against India

England suffer catastrophic batting collapse in chase of mediocre total of 149 against India as multi-format series goes to the wire Tammy Beaumont and Heather Knight had England on 106-2 in the 14th over But both women were dismissed in successive balls as the hosts collapsed Knight was dismissed after Deepti Sharma inadvertently blocked her … Read more

England Women brush aside India with commanding eight-wicket victory in the first ODI

England Women brush aside India with commanding eight-wicket victory in the first ODI… as Tammy Beaumont’s 87 helps lead her side to a two-point lead in multi-format series England beat India by eight wickets in the first ODI of the multi-format series Tammy Beaumont made 87 as England cruised to their small target of 202 … Read more

India v New Zealand: Heavy rain in Southampton delays start to World Test Championship final

Heavy rain in Southampton delays start to inaugural World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand – with MORE rain forecast over the next five days and just ONE reserve day in place The inaugural World Test Championship final was due to start at 10:30am  However, rain has frustrated both India and New Zealand … Read more

Cricket World Cup ‘set to revert to 14-team format not seen since 2003 tournament from 2027’

Cricket World Cup ‘set to revert to 14-team format not seen since 2003 tournament from 2027… with a Super Six stage returning and six more matches included’ than system used two years ago in England’s triumph A 10-team format was used in 2019 World Cup won by Eoin Morgan’s England  It is also scheduled to … Read more