If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, then you probably haven’t grasped the seriousness of the situation. In the wake of England’s 405-run steamrollering by Australia at Lord’s one thing is certain: Trevor Bayliss is calm.
Mike Yardy, the Sussex and former England all-rounder, is to retire at the end of the season.
The American psychologist and social scientist author, David Niven, would have been impressed by Brendon McCullum and his New Zealand team.
This was nothing less than a calamitous day for England, the resurgent optimism that came with their win in Cardiff blown into smithereens by Australia.
For all the pre-Ashes talk of sledging at the crease, it is instead the delicate matter of post-match drinks etiquette that has sparked an unlikely war of words between England and Australia.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has dropped its opposition to the idea of the sport being added to the Olympic programme, according to the MCC’s World Cricket Committee.
Stuart Broad knows that questions are being asked of Australia after their defeat in the first Ashes Test at Cardiff and says England will look to deflate them early in Thursday’s second instalment at Lord’s with attacking, aggressive cricket.
Australia's plans in disarray as injuries compound a heavy defeat for Australia.
It's honours even so far in the First Test in Cardiff
Which country has the momentum going into the Third Test?
Have England got the stamina for the shortest version of the game?
A superbly judged unbeaten 79 from Steve Smith brought the Rajasthan Royals a third consecutive victory as they beat the still-winless Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in Ahmedabad.
The story of the sporting year to come will, in all probability, look quite a bit like the story of the sporting year just past.
The Spaniard secures his return to La Liga, following a disappointing spell with Cardiff City.
A week on, the ripples are still spreading through English cricket, running outwards from Cape Town, their progress unchecked even by the team’s underwhelming performance in the final three days of the second Test.
England will have to hope an overcast morning gives James Anderson the chance to shine on Day Two.
Will controversial yet sensational cricket Kevin Pietersen walk away from England test cricket once the upcoming two series against Australia are over? Amit Acharya believes so.
Amit Acharya reviews the latest Indian Premier League cricket season.
Many have come forward with praise for Sachin Tendulkar after the 'Little Master' retires from the game after playing 200 tests in a record breaking 24-year career.
Alastair Cook may have played a more abject shot in his Test career than the one that resulted in his first-innings dismissal on Friday, but it is hard to think of one off-hand.
For the second week running at England nets a bowl-off was held, with Jake Ball and Chris Woakes both steaming in at Durham’s blustery Riverside ground hoping to catch the eye of both captain and head coach before Friday’s second Test with Sri Lanka.
Alastair Cook says he would like nothing more than to wipe off the 36 runs he needs to become the first Englishman past 10,000 in Test cricket, if only to get people talking about something different.