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Ashes 2021 England squad: Ben Stokes continues indefinite break as England announce squad for tour of Australia

Premier all-rounder Ben Stokes remains unavailable for selection and will not be travelling to Australia with England’s Ashes touring contingent, the England and...

‘It’s a bit rich’ – Nasser Hussain blasts Australia for double standards

The flak that England’s Test cricketers are receiving from certain corners for their hesitancy before agreeing to tour Australia for the Ashes later this year...

Stuart Broad contemplated retirement after being dropped for the first Test

When international cricket returned after the forced break due to the coronavirus pandemic, England had a luxury of having as many as at least six fast bowlers fit and...

Ian Botham, Bob Willis and the heroics of the 1981 Headingley Test

There was an eerie silence at Lord’s. England captain Ian Botham put his head down and walked back to the dressing room after another duck in the second Ashes Test...

Tim Paine under the scanner – the inimitable legacy of the accidental captain

The journey of Tim Paine from one of obscurity, marking an appearance every now and then but largely being forgotten in the general scheme of things to becoming the...

I want to play for England for as long as possible: Adil Rashid

England wrist spinner and 2019 World Cup winner Adil Rashid said in an interview with ESPNcrincinfo that he despite the trouble that he has gone through with his...

“Winning Ashes with Joe Root number 1 priority,” says new England coach Silverwood

New England coach Chris Silverwood says his priority is to help Test captain Joe Root as they target a successful Ashes campaign in Australia in two years’ time....

Test openers, fast bowlers and the battle for supremacy

Test Cricket has always been the pinnacle for any player who has featured or has aspired to feature in the game. It’s the ultimate test of character with physical...

“We’ve got the best bowling attack in the world” – Tim Paine

Captain Tim Paine has predicted a “very exciting era” for Australian cricket after the team retained the Ashes against England, while revealing he broke his...

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer picks six wickets to put England in charge of fifth Ashes Test

Jofra Archer took six wickets as England bowled Australia out for 225 to gain the upper hand on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test on Friday despite another Steve...