Root fires rallying call

Joe Root says it is time for England to stand up and be counted as they head into the third Ashes Test in Perth in need of a result.
Australia lead the series 2-0 and will regain the Ashes if they win at the Waca, a venue where England historically struggle having not won there since 1978. E read more...

Anderson plays down Duckett bust-up

James Anderson says England players must be smarter in future after confirming Ben Duckett poured a drink over him in Perth.
The incident occurred during a night out last week and has resulted in Northamptonshire's Duckett being handed the maximum fine possible for a Lions player, as well as read more...

Kiwis rout Windies for 2-0 triumph

New Zealand dismissed West Indies for 203 on Tuesday to win the second Test by 240 runs and clinch a 2-0 series triumph.
Having taken the first match by an innings and 67 runs, the Black Cats had manoeuvred themselves into a strong position after three days, leaving the Windies on 30-2 in pu read more...

Cook not done yet

Alastair Cook insists he has yet to make any decision on his future but made it clear the desire to succeed is still very much there.
The 32-year-old former captain will make his 150th Test appearance for England when they face Australia the third Ashes Test at the Waca from Thursday and tal read more...

Vaughan blasts England antics

Michael Vaughan says he is staggered at certain decisions being made by members of England's Ashes squad.
England's tour Down Under has so far been a disaster with the tourists 2-0 down after suffering thumping defeats in Brisbane and Adelaide, with the Aussies only needing victory at the Wa read more...

One-year ban for Jamshed

Former Pakistan batsman Nasir Jamshed has been handed a one-year ban for his failure to comply with an investigation into spot-fixing.
The 28-year-old was charged back in April in relation to spot-fixing during last winter's Pakistan Super League and was supposed to have violated articles 2. read more...

Paine downplays sledging talk

Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine claims he does not have any concerns about sledging ahead of the third Ashes Test with England.
In recent days there have been some concerns by the amount of verbals between the two teams out in the middle, with England star Jonny Bairstow claiming some thing read more...

Duckett handed final warning

England Lions batsman Ben Duckett has been handed a final warning and he will play no further part in their tour of Australia.
The England and Wales Cricket Board have released a statement outlining the punishment handed out to Duckett following his conduct in a Perth bar. Duckett poured a d read more...

Bayliss opens up on potential Stokes return

England head coach Trevor Bayliss says it will be a

bit of a circus
when Ben Stokes returns to the international stage.
Stokes is currently suspended from international duty as an investigation is still ongoing following his arrest in Bristol in September on suspicio read more...

Duckett suspension add to England woe

England's disastrous Ashes tour worsened on Saturday as Ben Duckett was dropped for the Perth tour game after an incident in a bar.
The 23-year-old is in Western Australia as part of the second-string Lions squad and was scheduled to play for England against a Cricket Australia XI. However h read more...