Pakistan are keener than ever to get back on the field for the first of two one-day internationals against Ireland on Thursday after their second ODI against Scotland on the weekend was a wash-out. As Ireland are the strongest team outside the Full Members - they are five places below sixth ranked Pakistan - it promises to be a more searching ... (more)
Sporting legends Sir Ian Botham and Gavin Hastings are putting their support behind the England cricket team and the British & Irish Lions and back both to taste victory this summer when they take on arch nemesis Australia during the Lions Tour and the Ashes cricket series.
London, May 22 : Australia's ace spearhead Peter Siddle kick started an Ashes war of words by targeting England opener Nick Compton.
ENGLAND pacemen Chris Tremlett and Stuart Meaker have been named in a powerful Surrey line-up for the three-day game against Oxford MCCU in The Parks starting today.
Michael Carberry provided more evidence that he is one of the country's best batsmen never to have played a one-day international, as he pummelled Lancashire to a nine-wicket knockout at The Ageas Bowl.
The pupils had been chosen to represent Lancashire Cricket Board in the Chance to Shine Two Millionth Child Celebration Cricket Tournament at Lord's. The Chance to Shine concept was launched in 2005 with the aim of bringing competitive cricket and its education and social benefits to state school children across England and Wales.
"It's my home ground, I've grown up watching cricket and playing here" says up-and-coming batsman before second Test against New Zealand But he's been warned to expect a fiery barrage in the middle as the Kiwis look to ruin his first homecoming.
Sri Lanka left-arm fast bowler Chanaka Welegedara has been ruled out of the Champions Trophy starting in England and Wales next month with an ankle injury.
England and Anderson were reeling in the Perth heat, giving Johnson the confidence to start a war of words with the Lancashire bowler on his lack of recent wickets.
A host of former England cricketers have pledged to support youth charity Signpost's third annual six-a-side cricket tournament.
Marcus Trescothick. Nick Compton. Alviro Petersen. James Hildreth. Craig Kieswetter.
A man has been charged with the murders of four members of the Royal Household Cavalry in a 1982 IRA attack in London, the Crown Prosecution Service said in a statement Wednesday.
RYAN Harris will jump-start his Ashes campaign in Brisbane tomorrow, intent on taking down England in all five matches.
The ECB launched their new strategic plan yesterday for 2014-2017 called 'Champion Counties' and in it they have set themselves some pretty ambitious targets as well as some less taxing.
The ECB's chief executive, David Collier, acclaimed Derbyshire as an exemplary club who were "totally revitalised on and off the pitch". Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images The England and Wales Cricket Board has unveiled a raft of ambitious targets, promising to increase county cricket attendances by 200,000 and produce an England team that can ... (more)
Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Radio 4 LW & via BBC Sport website, mobiles and BBC Sport app; live text commentary on BBC Sport website, mobiles and app On the surface, when you look at the 170-run margin of victory for England in the first Test at Lord's, it gives the impression of a one-sided ... (more)
Indian fast bowler S Sreesanth, arrested last week over allegations of spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League, has insisted he is innocent.