Stubborn England deny India for now

England produced a stubborn batting display on day four of the third Test but India need just one more wicket to secure victory.
The hosts began the day on 23-0 and still needing 498 runs to secure the unlikeliest of victories, but their chances were not helped as openers Keaton Jennings and read more...

Fabrace calls for England grit

England assistant coach Paul Farbrace has said the team will have to show character to avoid defeat in the third Test with India.
India declared on the evening of the third day with a 520-run lead leaving the Three Lions just over two days to bat through if they are to survive. The openers A read more...

Kohli puts India in total control

England face an uphill battle to save the third Test after India skipper Virat Kohli’s superb century on day three at Trent Bridge.
Kohli hit 103 as the Asians declared their second innings on 352-7, handing the Three Lions a victory target of 521 to win. Alastair Cook (9) and Keaton Jenni read more...

Seamer remains Taylor made for Foxes

Leicestershire have moved to tie young seamer Tom Taylor down to a contract to keep him at Grace Road until the end of the 2020 season.
The 23-year-old initially penned a one-year deal for the 2018 campaign having arrived from Derbyshire, but he has since claimed 64 first-class wickets in 25 read more...

Stokes unlikely to return to Big Bash this winter

Ben Stokes will prioritise England duty this winter amid reports Cricket Australia could block any offers from the Big Bash League.
Stokes, who played for the Melbourne Renegades in 2015, was recalled straight back into the Test team after being acquitted of a charge of affray in a Bristol c read more...

Pandya puts England on the back foot

Hardik Pandya blew England away with five wickets in 29 balls as India took control of the third Test on day two at Trent Bridge.
The all-rounder removed Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Chris Woakes, Adil Rashid and Stuart Broad as India skittled England for 161 in their first innings and a lead o read more...

Johnson calls time on cricket career

Former Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson has retired from cricket, admitting that mentally and physically

it was time to move on
.
The left-arm fast bowler, best remembered for his contribution to Australia's 5-0 whitewash of England in the 2013-14 Ashes, retired fro read more...

Aussie ace calls time on career

Former Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has confirmed he has retired from cricket at the age of 36.
The left-arm paceman retired from the international game back in 2015 but had been continuing in the Indian Premier League and Australia's Big Bash competitions. Johnson, who is fourth o read more...

Ervine makes Derbyshire loan move

Derbyshire have swooped to sign veteran Zimbabwean all-rounder Sean Ervine from Hampshire on an initial 28-day loan.
The 35-year-old, who ended his international career back in 2004 having played five Tests and 42 one-day matches for his country, had not featured in a first-class game for Ha read more...