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  • Vaughan: Just play Rashid

    Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes a carefully-managed Adil Rashid could prove to be a key weapon in the upcoming Ashes series.

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  • Haddin out to avoid Bayliss

    Brad Haddin has the utmost respect for former coach Trevor Bayliss, but will give his fellow Australian a wide berth until they share a beer after the heat of Ashes battle has died down.

    Tuesday June 30 2015, 22:04 BST
    Brad Haddin: Respect for fellow Australian
  • Moores takes role with Notts

    Peter Moores has been given a route back into county cricket as coaching consultant at Nottinghamshire - less than two months after his unceremonious sacking by England.

    Tuesday June 30 2015, 19:32 BST
    Peter Moores: Back in cricket with Notts
  • Starc: Bayliss a great coach

    Mitchell Starc expects Trevor Bayliss to make a big impact as England coach although he is unsure how his style will play out in a new environment.

    Tuesday June 30 2015, 12:50 BST
    Mitchell Starc: Knows all about England's new coach Trevor Bayliss
  • Watson not fazed by Wood

    Australia all-rounder Shane Watson says he cannot remember a brief spat with a teenage Mark Wood while in the nets, but warned the England bowler should expect the toughest challenge of his fledgling Test career in the Ashes.

    Monday June 29 2015, 23:51 BST
    Shane Watson: Preparing for the Ashes
  • Johnson tips Anderson to sledge

    Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson believes Jimmy Anderson has no intention of following through on his own suggestion that sledging should be ditched from the Ashes series, and labelled the England man as one of the worst offenders.

    Tuesday June 30 2015, 10:16 BST
    Mitchell Johnson: Looking forward to the Ashes
  • McGrath mocks England decision

    Glenn McGrath has mocked England's decision to turn to an Australian for the first time in appointing Trevor Bayliss as their new coach for the upcoming Ashes series.

    Monday June 29 2015, 22:42 BST
    Glenn McGrath: Looking ahead to the Ashes series
  • Clarke in upbeat mood

    Michael Clarke is confident Australia will have found just the right balance by the time his side face England for the Ashes opener in Cardiff next month.

    Monday June 29 2015, 17:43 BST
    Michael Clarke: Looking forward to the Ashes series
  • Lehmann confident in Smith

    Australia coach Darren Lehmann has given short shrift to Stuart Broad's suggestion that Steven Smith could struggle at number three in the Ashes.

    Monday June 29 2015, 13:58 BST
    Steven Smith: Set to bat number three in the Ashes
  • Australia triumph at Kent

    Australia's Ashes tour began with a convincing victory over Kent in Canterbury, despite a smashing century from young Englishman Daniel Bell-Drummond on Sunday.

    Sunday June 28 2015, 17:05 BST
    Australia's Ryan Harris celebrates the wicket of Kent's Daniel Bell-Drummond
  • Lehmann only focused on Aussies

    Australia coach Darren Lehmann has no interest in England's four-day trip to Spain as he has plenty to ponder following the tourists' winning start to the Ashes summer.

    Sunday June 28 2015, 18:39 BST
    Australian players celebrate the wicket of Bell-Drummond
  • Broad: We have to play to our style

    Stuart Broad believes England will lose the forthcoming Ashes series if they try and match Australia for aggression.

    Saturday June 27 2015, 22:10 BST
    Stuart Broad: Wants England to keep to their own identity
  • Marsh fires ahead for Australia

    Mitchell Marsh cranked up the fight for Australia's Ashes all-rounder berth by blasting a 94-ball century and then retiring himself out in the tour match against Kent.

    Saturday June 27 2015, 18:40 BST
    Mitchell Marsh: Blasted 101 off 94 balls
  • Cook ready for Ashes challenge

    England captain Alastair Cook believes winning this summer's Ashes would rank as the greatest achievement of his career.

    Saturday June 27 2015, 08:04 BST
    Alastair Cook: Ready for Ashes
  • Smith and Johnson impress for Australia

    Vice-captain Steve Smith scored a century before paceman Mitchell Johnson claimed three wickets as Australia took control of their Ashes warm-up match against Kent at the Spitfire Ground in Canterbury.

    Friday June 26 2015, 23:30 BST
    Mitchell Johnson celebrates after bowling out Ben Harmison
  • Smith not worried by Swann banter

    Australia vice-captain Steve Smith dismissed the pre-Ashes banter of former England spinner Graeme Swann after chalking up a century on day two of the opening tour match against Kent at the Spitfire Ground in Canterbury.

    Friday June 26 2015, 22:35 BST
    Steve Smith on his way to a century
  • Broad: England have momentum

    Recent form and a home advantage mean England have a strong chance of taking back the Ashes urn, according to paceman Stuart Broad.

    Friday June 26 2015, 13:21 BST
    Stuart Broad: Looking forward to the Ashes
  • Cook lauds bold new England

    Test captain Alastair Cook admits it was an “un-English” batting attack that was the turning point in the team’s form ahead of the Ashes series.

    Friday June 26 2015, 14:31 BST
    Alastair Cook: Preparing to take on Australia
  • McCullum commits to Kiwis

    New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum will continue to represent his country in all formats of the game after agreeing to sign a new central contract.

    Friday June 26 2015, 12:06 BST
    Brendon McCullum: Will lead his side against fierce rivals Australia
  • Vaughan urges Stokes to keep Cool

    Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes all-rounder Ben Stokes will be the focal point of Australia's sledging during the forthcoming Ashes series.

    Friday June 26 2015, 09:48 BST
    Ben Stokes: Could be a key figure in the Ashes
  • Openers boost Ashes claims

    Chris Rogers let his cricket make the headlines again by scoring 84 on the first day of Australia's tour match at Kent, where opening partner Shaun Marsh laid down his own Ashes claim with an impressive century as the tourists coasted to 348 for three.

    Friday June 26 2015, 17:33 BST
    Shaun Marsh reaches his century at Canterbury
  • Marsh: Selection not on my mind

    Reaction to the opening day of Australia's Ashes warm-up match against Kent at Canterbury.

    Friday June 26 2015, 17:32 BST
    Shaun Marsh acknowledges his century at Canterbury
  • Trott welcomes Test 'closure'

    Jonathan Trott has revealed he knew he had made the right decision to walk away from Test cricket after watching England storm back against New Zealand in the first Test at Lord's earlier this summer.

    Thursday June 25 2015, 09:21 BST
    Jonathan Trott: England career is over
  • Trevor Bayliss prepares for Ashes

    Incoming head coach Trevor Bayliss is ready to throw himself into England's Ashes preparations when he touches down on Thursday.

    Wednesday June 24 2015, 13:22 BST
    Trevor Bayliss
  • Rogers regrets hospitality gaffe

    Australia opener Chris Rogers admits he has learned a lesson from trying to sell hospitality packages for the Lord's Ashes Test, but denies any wrongdoing and is determined to swiftly put the controversy behind him.

    Wednesday June 24 2015, 13:18 BST
    Chris Rogers: 'I have probably learned my lesson'
  • Anderson wants 'positive series'

    James Anderson has called for England and Australia to ditch the sledging and bring the spirit of cricket to the Ashes.

    Wednesday June 24 2015, 12:42 BST
    James Anderson: Getting ready for the Ashes
  • Morgan hails pre-Ashes buzz

    Eoin Morgan believes England's limited-overs success has ensured an electric atmosphere for the start of the Ashes.

    Wednesday June 24 2015, 11:18 BST
    England captain Eoin Morgan's limited-overs side impressed
  • England impress again in T20 win

    England's new-look limited-overs side made another emphatic statement against New Zealand, following up their one-day series win with a 56-run victory in the NatWest Twenty20 International.

    Tuesday June 23 2015, 21:57 BST
    Mark Wood celebrates taking the wicket of Brendon McCullum
  • Morgan hails England victory

    Reaction to England's 56-run victory over New Zealand in the one-off NatWest Twenty20 International.

    Tuesday June 23 2015, 22:09 BST
    Ben Stokes celebrates dismissing Luke Ronchi
  • Wood earns increment contract

    Mark Wood has been awarded an England increment contract for the rest of the 2014-15 campaign.

    Tuesday June 23 2015, 21:45 BST
    Mark Wood: Good start to his England career
  • Lyon shrugs off 'weakest' claim

    Graeme Swann has been accused of "trying to get under Australian skin" after urging England to target off-spinner Nathan Lyon during the upcoming Ashes series.

    Tuesday June 23 2015, 13:59 BST
    Nathan Lyon (c): Weakest link or biggest threat?
  • Moores frustrated by portrayal

    Peter Moores believes his ill-fated second stint in charge of England was tainted by a misconception of him as a statistics-driven coach.

    Monday June 22 2015, 23:59 BST
    Peter Moores: Was sacked by the ECB after a disappointing second spell in charge of England.
  • Guptill out to end tour on high

    New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill is hoping to end a memorable tour of England on a high at Emirates Old Trafford on Tuesday.

    Monday June 22 2015, 17:48 BST
    Martin Guptill: Preparing for the T20 clash
  • Only one sport for Billings

    England newcomer Sam Billings found it a surprisingly easy decision to make when the prospect of Premier League football threatened to overtake his cricket career.

    Monday June 22 2015, 15:08 BST
    Sam Billings: Could have been a Premier League footballer
  • Marsh: We won't overstep mark

    Shaun Marsh says Australia will be fuelled with aggression for the forthcoming Ashes series, but insists the notoriously confrontational tourists will not overstep the mark.

    Monday June 22 2015, 14:23 BST
    Shaun Marsh: Australia will continue to be aggressive
  • England in good shape for Bayliss

    Paul Farbrace will present Trevor Bayliss with an England team who have already passed a significant test set by the Australian ahead of this summer's Ashes.

    Sunday June 21 2015, 17:20 BST
    Paul Farbrace hands the reins to Trevor Bayliss
  • Clarke out to prove Gillespie wrong

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has dismissed a suggestion from former Ashes winner Jason Gillespie that the current squad are too old to beat England this summer.

    Sunday June 21 2015, 13:52 BST
    Michael Clarke during Sunday's press conference
  • Bairstow secures series success

    Supersub Jonny Bairstow pulled off a thrilling three-wicket win for England to clinch their record-breaking run-fest Royal London Series 3-2 against New Zealand.

    Saturday June 20 2015, 23:55 BST
    England's Jonny Bairstow celebrates hitting the winning runs
  • Bairstow hails Farbrace impact

    Reaction to England's Royal London Series victory against New Zealand.

    Saturday June 20 2015, 22:11 BST
    England's Jonny Bairstow in action
  • Buttler to miss T20 clash

    Jos Buttler will miss England's NatWest Twenty20 international against New Zealand because of his hand injury.

    Saturday June 20 2015, 12:34 BST
    Jos Buttler: Hand problem won't affect his Ashes hopes
  • Bairstow gets England call

    Jonny Bairstow has been called up to England's squad ahead of the fifth one-day international with New Zealand after Jos Buttler split the webbing on his left hand in practice on Friday morning.

    Friday June 19 2015, 14:12 BST
    Jonny Bairstow: Called up by England
  • Resurgent England please Finn

    Pace bowler Steven Finn is delighted England have finally begun to express themselves in the 50-over format of the game.

    Thursday June 18 2015, 17:47 BST
    Steven Finn: Happy with England's progress
  • Stokes hails Farbrace and Morgan

    All-rounder Ben Stokes has credited interim coach Paul Farbrace and one-day captain Eoin Morgan for bringing a "positive formula" to an improving England team.

    Friday June 19 2015, 14:23 BST
    Ben Stokes: 'We've been full of confidence all series'
  • Mark Footitt in training squad

    Mark Footitt is the surprise inclusion in England's 14-man pre-Ashes training camp squad to travel to Spain with new coach Trevor Bayliss this month.

    Thursday June 18 2015, 13:40 BST
    Mark Footitt
  • Topley & Vince get England call

    Reece Topley and James Vince are the new faces in England's squad for next week's one-off NatWest International Twenty20 against New Zealand.

    Thursday June 18 2015, 10:08 BST
    James Vince: Earns England call
  • Excellent England level series

    Eoin Morgan was centre stage as England breezed to a national record run chase of 350 to level the Royal London Series at 2-2 and set up a weekend decider against New Zealand.

    Wednesday June 17 2015, 22:02 BST
    Eoin Morgan celebrates his century with Joe Root
  • Morgan hails 'carefree attitude'

    England captain Eoin Morgan has credited his resurgence in form to the "carefree attitude" in the dressing room after playing a starring role in their win over New Zealand at Trent Bridge.

    Wednesday June 17 2015, 23:05 BST
    England's Eoin Morgan batting during the Royal London One Day Series match at Trent Bridge
  • Bairstow eyes England ODI role

    Jonny Bairstow believes he is a perfect fit for England's explosive new style of cricket.

    Tuesday June 16 2015, 19:28 BST
    Jonathan Bairstow: Hoping to earn a regular ODI role
  • Willey makes no apologies

    David Willey is the embodiment of England's new-found aggression with bat and ball - and he makes no apology for his methods.

    Tuesday June 16 2015, 17:41 BST
    David Willey celebrates the wicket of Martin Guptill
  • Mascarenhas impressed by England

    New Zealand could be forgiven a moment or two of incredulity at England's post-World Cup transformation.

    Tuesday June 16 2015, 17:41 BST
    New Zealand bowling coach Dimitri Mascarenhas
  • Pacemen give Lehmann headache

    Australian coach Darren Lehmann admits he faces a "massive headache" when selecting his quick bowlers for the Ashes opener against England next month.

    Tuesday June 16 2015, 13:21 BST
    Josh Hazlewood was Man of the Series
  • Hales: Fans are back on side

    Alex Hales believes England's attacking brand of cricket in the Royal London Series against New Zealand has "won our fanbase back" after an atrocious World Cup.

    Tuesday June 16 2015, 13:17 BST
    England's Alex Hales in action in the 2nd ODI Royal London One-Day Series
  • Overton twins eye England history

    Craig and Jamie Overton may be about to become the first set of twins ever to play together for England after their call-ups to the Royal London Series squad.

    Tuesday June 16 2015, 09:56 BST
    Somerset's Craig Overton: Called up by England
  • New Zealand take series lead

    England hit a notable new high at the Ageas Bowl but still ended up losing to New Zealand by three wickets after centuries by Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson, to go 2-1 down in the Royal London Series.

    Sunday June 14 2015, 19:05 BST
    Kane Williamson top scored for New Zealand with 118
  • Morgan fixed on attacking style

    Post-match reaction to New Zealand's three-wicket victory over England in the third ODI at Southampton.

    Sunday June 14 2015, 20:46 BST
    Ben Stokes is bowled by Ben Wheeler
  • Australia power to series win

    Australia wrapped up the second Test inside four days at Sabina Park to claim a 2-0 series win over the West Indies.

    Sunday June 14 2015, 21:08 BST
    Mitchell Starc: Picked up three wickets
  • England all out for 302

    England kept swinging, for their third successive total of more than 300, but were bowled out with almost five overs unused against New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl.

    Sunday June 14 2015, 14:37 BST
    Joe Root and Eoin Morgan both scored half centuries
  • Australia on course for victory

    Australia were rapidly closing in on a series victory after reducing West Indies to 16 for two in pursuit of a victory target of 392 in the second Test in Kingston.

    Sunday June 14 2015, 00:13 BST
    Josh Hazlewood: Took five wickets at Sabina Park
  • Pace duo ruled out of series

    England duo Chris Jordan and Liam Plunkett will miss the remainder of the one-day international series against New Zealand through injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board has announced.

    Saturday June 13 2015, 21:31 BST
    Chris Jordan: Will miss the rest of the series against New Zealand
  • Farbrace enjoying Kiwis test

    England will remain under orders to take New Zealand on shot for shot - because Paul Farbrace is convinced that is how to beat opponents he sees as a perfect test for his team.

    Saturday June 13 2015, 21:21 BST
    Paul Farbrace: England will meet fire with fire
  • England fall just short

    England fell agonisingly short in another remarkable run-fest as New Zealand inched the outcome on Duckworth-Lewis at the Kia Oval to level the Royal London Series at 1-1.

    Saturday June 13 2015, 10:44 BST
    New Zealand's Ross Taylor celebrates scoring 100 not out against England
  • Smith hands Australia control

    Steven Smith's fifth century in his last six Tests lifted Australia into a position of strength after they had lost a couple of early wickets against West Indies at Sabina Park.

    Friday June 12 2015, 00:14 BST
    Steve Smith celebrates his century at Sabina Park
  • Root aiming for a repeat

    England can only strive to somehow revisit perfection after setting the bar for their new era impossibly high in the record victory over New Zealand.

    Thursday June 11 2015, 16:27 BST
    Joe Root: Hit a superb century in the opening ODI
  • Matt Prior calls it quits

    Matt Prior has received plaudits from England colleagues past and present after announcing his retirement from all professional cricket, at the age of 33, because of injury.

    Thursday June 11 2015, 17:41 BST
    Matt Prior: Forced to retire due to injury
  • Williamson: More of the same

    New Zealand are expecting to have to deal with more English fireworks when the second Royal London Series match gets under way at The Oval.

    Thursday June 11 2015, 17:47 BST
    Kane Williamson: Wary of England after Edgbaston
  • Records tumble in England win

    England began their new era of one-day international cricket with a glut of records as exemplary centuries from Jos Buttler and Joe Root powered them to an emphatic victory in an Edgbaston run-fest.

    Tuesday June 9 2015, 21:06 BST
    Chris Jordan of England celebrates with team-mates after taking the final wicket of Mitchell McClenaghan
  • Morgan: England close to perfect

    Eoin Morgan hailed a "near perfect" performance as England went from World Cup zeroes to record-breaking heroes against New Zealand at Edgbaston.

    Tuesday June 9 2015, 23:05 BST
    England captain Eoin Morgan hits a six during the ODI against New Zealand at Edgbaston
  • Morgan: England playing catch-up

    It will take more than an exploding oven to put off England's young braves at the start of a new era under Eoin Morgan.

    Monday June 8 2015, 17:04 BST
    Eoin Morgan: Kenn to usher in a new era
  • McCullum aware of England threat

    New Zealand made mugs of England in the World Cup - but their captain Brendon McCullum is expecting a tougher challenge in the Royal London Series.

    Monday June 8 2015, 17:37 BST
    Eoin Morgan and Brendon McCullum are ready to battle it out in the ODI series
  • New Zealand ease to victory

    Grant Elliott and Luke Ronchi each scored centuries to lead New Zealand to a 198-run victory over Leicestershire at Grace Road on Saturday.

    Saturday June 6 2015, 18:55 BST
    Luke Ronchi cuts the ball for four
  • Cook to make Essex return

    England captain Alastair Cook will make his first appearance of the summer for the Essex Eagles when he plays in Friday's NatWest T20 Blast match against Surrey at the Kia Oval.

    Thursday June 4 2015, 16:51 BST
    Alastair Cook is back in action for Essex
  • Moeen looking for rhythm

    Moeen Ali has vowed to grind his way into England's Ashes line-up by grafting for rhythm in the next five weeks with Worcestershire.

    Thursday June 4 2015, 15:55 BST
    Moeen Ali: Set for a return to the county scene with Worcestershire
  • 'Back to basics' for England

    England are under orders to go 'back to basics' for this summer's Ashes, to try to rediscover a ruthless edge against Australia.

    Wednesday June 3 2015, 16:42 BST
    Paul Farbrace: 'When you get on top, you have to make it count'
  • England look to the future

    England must fast-track a new generation of one-day cricketers - but insist they have not called time on the careers of any stalwarts left out of their Royal London Series squad.

    Wednesday June 3 2015, 12:08 BST
    Stuart Broad: Not in Royal London Series squad
  • New Zealand level England series

    New Zealand secured a 1-1 draw in their series with England after beating the hosts by 199 runs in the second Test at Headingley.

    Tuesday June 2 2015, 17:23 BST
    Adam Lyth is dismissed by Trent Boult
  • Gibson upbeat over England bid

    Reaction to day three of the second Test between England and New Zealand at Headingley.

    Monday June 1 2015, 15:29 BST
    Martin Guptill: Hit a quickfire 70 at Headingley
  • Billings earns England call

    Sam Billings is the only uncapped player in England's Royal London One-Day Series squad to face New Zealand.

    Tuesday June 2 2015, 19:26 BST
    Sam Billings: Named in England squad
  • Root confident ahead of day five

    Joe Root has claimed England are capable of not only breaking a world record fourth-innings chase, but also scoring in excess of 400 runs on the final day of the second Investec Test at Headingley on Tuesday.

    Tuesday June 2 2015, 12:12 BST
    Joe Root fields during day four of the second Test
  • Stuart Broad boosts England

    Stuart Broad's late counter-attack helped England turn a spot of bother into exact parity with New Zealand in the second Investec Test at Headingley.

    Sunday May 31 2015, 13:24 BST
    Stuart Broad helped England on Sunday morning
  • NZ hit back after Cook milestone

    Alastair Cook became England's leading Test run-scorer as another day served up another headline record at Headingley.

    Sunday May 31 2015, 10:01 BST
    Alastair Cook celebrates with Adam Lyth after breaking the record
  • Alastair Cook: Five of the best

    Alastair Cook is renowned for his remarkable powers of concentration at the crease.

    Saturday May 30 2015, 15:00 BST
    Alastair Cook celebrates winning the Ashes in 2013
  • NZ battle back after Anderson hits 400

    James Anderson became the first Englishman to take 400 Test wickets on day one at Headingley but a defiant century stand from Tom Latham and debutant Luke Ronchi ensured New Zealand remained firmly in the contest.

    Saturday May 30 2015, 13:50 BST
    England and James Anderson celebrate
  • Anderson proud to reach 400

    Reaction from the first day of the second Test where James Anderson reached another career milestone.

    Friday May 29 2015, 21:11 BST
    James Anderson dismisses Martin Guptill to claim his 400th Test match wicket
  • Cook: I'm not in Gooch's class

    Alastair Cook insists he will never be in the same class as Graham Gooch, but when he surpasses the "great man" as England's record Test runscorer he knows exactly how to start repaying him.

    Thursday May 28 2015, 20:02 BST
    Alastair Cook: Nearing a milestone at Headingley
  • Swann misses Anderson partnership

    James Anderson taking his 400th Test wicket had one retired England international wishing he was still playing the game.

    Friday May 29 2015, 16:46 BST
    Graeme Swann: Misses his link-up with James Anderson
  • Kiwis to keep aggressive style

    Brendon McCullum's New Zealand will let bat and ball do the talking in the second Investec Test - but the touring captain is happy to have a word or two beforehand about the opposition.

    Thursday May 28 2015, 19:56 BST
    Brendon McCullum: Plenty of respect for England
  • Cook delighted with Bayliss 'coup'

    Alastair Cook believes England have pulled off a "great coup" by hiring highly experienced Australian Trevor Bayliss to their coaching role ahead of this summer's Ashes series.

    Thursday May 28 2015, 13:49 BST
    Alastair Cook speaks at his press conference at Headingley
  • Morgan hails Bayliss arrival

    Eoin Morgan is relishing the prospect of working with new England coach Trevor Bayliss again.

    Wednesday May 27 2015, 20:56 BST
    Eoin Morgan: Continues as England's ODI captain
  • Guptill confident of victory

    New Zealand opener Martin Guptill is confident his side can deny England a series victory in the second Test at Headingley.

    Wednesday May 27 2015, 16:47 BST
    Martin Guptill: Ready to halt England revival
  • Root optimistic over Bayliss

    Joe Root hopes the reputation and achievements of new coach Trevor Bayliss can soon start rubbing off on England's national side.

    Wednesday May 27 2015, 13:07 BST
    Joe Root: Looking forward to a bright future
  • Bayliss appointed England coach

    Australian Trevor Bayliss is the new England coach, and will take charge of the team for the first time in this summer's Investec Ashes.

    Tuesday May 26 2015, 13:19 BST
    Trevor Bayliss: Named as England new head coach
  • Stokes rockets up rankings

    Ben Stokes' match-winning performance in the first Test against New Zealand at Lord's has seen him mark a career-best in the Reliance International Cricket Council Test rankings.

    Tuesday May 26 2015, 14:25 BST
    Ben Stokes: On the rise in the ICC Test rankings
  • Plunkett called into squad

    Seamer Liam Plunkett has been added to the England squad for the second Test against New Zealand at Headingley, which starts on Friday.

    Tuesday May 26 2015, 11:33 BST
    Liam Plunkett: Will add to England's bowling options for the second Test
  • 'Stokes can replace Pietersen'

    Ben Stokes will replace Kevin Pietersen as England’s “box office” player according to Paul Collingwood.

    Tuesday May 26 2015, 11:30 BST
    Stokes celebrates his remarkable century
  • Gillespie backs Strauss decision

    Jason Gillespie admits he would probably have made the same decision as Andrew Strauss had he been in charge of finding the next England coach after appearing to miss out on the post himself.

    Tuesday May 26 2015, 09:47 BST
    Jason Gillespie: Looks like he will stay at Yorkshire
  • England complete famous win

    Ben Stokes was in the thick of the action again as England completed a once highly improbable victory in the first Investec Test by bowling New Zealand out in under three sessions at Lord's.

    Monday May 25 2015, 19:54 BST
    Stokes celebrates dismissing McCullum - one of three second-innings wickets
  • Cook hails 'team effort'

    England began their Ashes summer with an emphatic Lord's victory over New Zealand which Alastair Cook claims must rate "incredibly high" rank among his successes as captain.

    Monday May 25 2015, 22:16 BST
    England celebrate clinching victory at Lord's
  • Bayliss linked with England job

    England are understood to have made an offer to their preferred candidate - amid reports Trevor Bayliss has leapfrogged front-runner Jason Gillespie in the race to be appointed their new coach.

    Monday May 25 2015, 22:23 BST
    Trevor Bayliss: Tipped for England job
  • Cook and Stokes shine for England

    Alastair Cook's 27th century and the fastest ever at Lord's from Ben Stokes transformed the first Investec Test as England went from a position of peril to one of dominance.

    Sunday May 24 2015, 21:59 BST
    England's Ben Stokes celebrates with Alastair Cook
  • Stokes goes with the flow

    Lord's record-breaker Ben Stokes just trusted his instincts to hit the fastest Test century ever seen at the Home of Cricket.

    Sunday May 24 2015, 21:50 BST
    Ben Stokes: Delighted after his century