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

Rafiq ‘incredibly hurt and disappointed’ after Root said he has no recollection of racism

Azeem Rafiq says he was ‘incredibly hurt’ after Joe Root claimed he has no recollection of any racist incidents during his time at Yorkshire.  England captain Root spoke on the issue as well as releasing a statement on Thursday, where he called for ‘change and actions’ from the county and said the issue has ‘fractured … 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

Joe Root hands England injury scare ahead of test against New Zealand

Joe Root hands England injury scare ahead of first Test against New Zealand after captain’s right hand was injured by a ball delivered by head coach Chris Silverwood Despite bruising, Joe Root is expected to be fit to face New Zealand at Lord’s Root is set to miss Tuesday’s outdoor nets practice session as a … Read more

England leapfrog Australia in the ICC Test rankings as Joe Root’s side move up to third

England leapfrog Australia in the ICC Test rankings as Joe Root’s side move up to third in the standings… ahead of summer series’ against top two New Zealand and India and Ashes down under in the winter England are now third in the ICC’s official Test rankings, on a total of 109 points  Tim Paine’s … Read more