With their 2-0 trans-Tasman series win and faultless party-pooping effort in Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum’s farewell Test, Australia now find themselves on top of the ICC rankings, claiming back a title they’ve held for just three months out of the previous five years.
Shane Warne has been bitten by an anaconda after plunging head first into a tank of snakes on the reality television show I’m a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here.
Root scores another brilliant 100 making his Sports Personality of the Year omission seem even more bizarre.
Alastair Cook has warned cricket’s lawmakers not to become “too PC” following reports that the game is about to experiment with sin-bins to counter bad behaviour. England’s Test captain also said he thought the professional game had become “a lot quieter” in recent years because of stump mics and an increase in TV cameras.
“We want to wrap it up in the next game, put this series to bed and hopefully go for a 5-0.”
England triumphed over South Africa 2-1 without being triumphant.
The Shane Warne Foundation has announced it will close days after the Australian cricketer declared it had “nothing to hide” amid a Victorian government probe into the financial and reporting practices of the charity.
Stuart Broad’s six-wicket annihilation of South Africa has propelled him to No1 in the Test rankings for the first time, drawing praise from Trevor Bayliss.
Leeds have reportedly made a new bid for Norwich forward Kyle Lafferty.
England take on South Africa today at The Oval in a battle between the two top test sides in World Cricket.
The Nottingham Forest fan has light-heartedly backed the Newcastle United goalkeeper for the Three Lions squad.
The immovable object and the irresistible force collided this week.
Pundit is worried about Sheffield Wednesday's recent form.
It was the best of series, it was the worst of series.
The Spaniard secures his return to La Liga, following a disappointing spell with Cardiff City.
If anyone is equipped to prosper at England’s training camp in Portugal it is Tom Wood. As well as offering the extra lineout option Eddie Jones may yet need against South Africa next week, the Northampton flanker boasts a black belt in jujutsu which should give him a slight advantage when England return to their judo mats in the Algarve this week.
Andrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, has stated his belief that Alastair Cook will continue his role as Test captain into next summer.
Aymeric Laporte has teamed up with Jorge Mendes, fuelling speculation that he could be on the move this summer.
BT Sport has announced the addition of Michael Vaughan and Kevin Pietersen to their punditry team for the Australia v South Africa Test series next month. The two former England Test captains are joined by Graeme Swann, the former Australia captain Ricky Ponting, the BBC commentator Alison Mitchell and Radio 1’s Greg James as the anchor.
There was nothing that could have been done to save Phillip Hughes after he was hit in the neck by a ball as he batted in a Sheffield Shield match two years ago, a coronial inquest into his death has heard.
The man in the Hampshire tie in the Robin Smith Bar had a quizzical air about him. “The thing is,” he confided in subdued tones, as if addressing his physician, “I have never seen Ben Stokes bat. So I want to see him do well, but not too well, if you get my drift.”