West Indies and England are two teams in transition and will do battle tomorrow in the first installment of a three Test series in Antigua.
The Parks, Oxford. If the setting is as low-key as it is pleasant, then the occasion is certainly one of note.
A late assault from Australia’s James Faulkner on his World Cup-winning teammate Mitchell Johnson helped Rajasthan Royals begin their 2015 IPL campaign with a surprise win over Kings XI Punjab.
How will England, under the guidance of captain Alastair Cook, fare in the upcoming Test series against the West Indies?
Cricket fans around the world mourn the last of the gentleman commentators
When you’ve grown accustomed to seeing and hearing someone on TV – especially someone with a voice both commanding and calming like Richie Benaud’s – often they appear in real life much smaller than how you’d built them up in your imagination; more like the rest of us than you’d perhaps anticipated.
It is perhaps apt that the final “match” of the Paul Downton era at the England & Wales Cricket Board is this farce of a non-event.
England are set for a change of leadership after their managing director, Paul Downton, was sacked on Wednesday evening by the new England and Wales Cricket Board chief executive, Tom Harrison, after only 14 months in the job.
Suryakumar Yadav hit the winning runs to complete a swashbuckling 46 from 20 balls as Kolkata Knight Riders beat Mumbai Indians by seven wickets to open the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League.
England v West Indies : The series no-one is talking about.
Roy Hodgson may have offended San Marino, but he's on to something about the England cricket team!
With the Ashes due to start tonight, we look at the five players who could decide the fate of the famous urn.
We're not so sure about this at all...
Debutante Boyd Rankin aside, England's bowlers were smashed out of the game in their T20 International against New Zealand
The cricketer is a huge Forest fan and celebrated in a relaxed style.
It may still be the case that the third Test in Kolkata is marked by some defining contribution – a second-innings dash, a short-leg masterclass – from England's middle-order craftsman Ian Bell, a player who reached a plateau of gorgeously well-grooved cricketing maturity 18 months ago, only to suffer an unexpected and continuing regression.
Who-zat in my car? Oh, it's just former Zimbabwe cricket captain Brendan Taylor...
Think Tony Greig, think Kerry Packer. The two names are indelibly linked. Yet there is another link in this chain that can easily be forgotten.
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.
It was as if the scriptwriters of The Archers had taken a sabbatical in India to oversee the World Twenty20.
Nineteen. N-n-n-n-nineteen, for those old enough to remember Paul Hardcastle. Nineteen runs to defend in the final over of the competition and the World Twenty20 trophy would be in England’s hands. Ben Stokes to bowl it, a young player gaining a reputation as a reliable “death” bowler.