Alastair Cook's ton kicks off England preparations for forthcoming international campaign

Alastair Cook's ton kicks off England preparations for forthcoming international campaign

Cook reached his century from 182 deliveries, 16 of which he dispatched to the boundary.

England can win ICC World Twenty20 in India: Alastair Cook

England can win ICC World Twenty20 in India: Alastair Cook

Under Eoin Morgan, England have emerged as one of the strongest teams in the shortest format of the game and boast match-winners like Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler.

South Africa vs England: Victorious Alastair Cook & Co still searching for answers

South Africa vs England: Victorious Alastair Cook & Co still searching for answers

Root, 25, turned into Mr Dependable during the series, scoring at least a 50 if not better in each of the four tests.

4th Test: Kagiso Rabada's 7-up keeps Proteas in driving seat against England

4th Test: Kagiso Rabada's 7-up keeps Proteas in driving seat against England

England, set an unlikely target of 382 on a deteriorating pitch, were 52 for three at the close.

South Africa vs England, 4th Test: Kagiso Rabada takes seven as Proteas stretch advantage on Day 3

South Africa vs England, 4th Test: Kagiso Rabada takes seven as Proteas stretch advantage on Day 3

England were bowled out for 342 in reply to South Africa`s 475.

RSA vs ENG, 4th Test: Skipper Cook leads England reply after de Kock maiden ton on Day 2

RSA vs ENG, 4th Test: Skipper Cook leads England reply after de Kock maiden ton on Day 2

England were 138 for two at the close of play after Quinton de Kock`s maiden Test century took South Africa to a first innings total of 475.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul: West Indies legend announces retirement from international cricket

Shivnarine Chanderpaul: West Indies legend announces retirement from international cricket

Chanderpaul scored 11,867 runs in Tests which is just 87 runs short of the West Indies all-time record holder Lara.

South Africa vs England, 4th Test: Alastair Cook urges fellow batsmen to earn their places

South Africa vs England, 4th Test: Alastair Cook urges fellow batsmen to earn their places

England already have an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series in the four-match Test series.

England vs South Africa: Top order keen to end on a high, says Nick Compton

England vs South Africa: Top order keen to end on a high, says Nick Compton

The touring side hold an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series heading into the fourth and final match starting at Centurion Park on Friday.

England: Stuart Broad's rise to top of ICC Test rankings was long time coming

England: Stuart Broad's rise to top of ICC Test rankings was long time coming

In 2015, Broad finished with the second most wickets behind India's Ravichandran Ashwin.

3rd Test: Stuart Broad guides England to series win over South Africa with magical spell

3rd Test: Stuart Broad guides England to series win over South Africa with magical spell

England registered an emphatic seven-wicket win against South Africa in the third Test as a result of a sensational spell of seam bowling from Stuart Broad.

Alastair Cook disappointed over Hashim Amla's resignation as Test skipper

Alastair Cook disappointed over Hashim Amla's resignation as Test skipper

Amla took over the captaincy from Graeme Smith in mid-2014.

England fast bowler Stuart Broad fined for telling umpire Aleem Dar to 'just get on with the game'

England fast bowler Stuart Broad fined for telling umpire Aleem Dar to 'just get on with the game'

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 30% of his match fee for telling umpire Aleem Dar to "just get on with the game" during the fourth day of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands.

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: England survive Proteas surge before match ends in draw on Day 5

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: England survive Proteas surge before match ends in draw on Day 5

Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali negotiated the rest of the afternoon and England were on 159 for six when play was called off for bad light 15 minutes after tea and abandoned 45 minutes later.

England vs South Africa: Under-fire Hashim Amla slams 24th Test ton after forgettable India series

England vs South Africa: Under-fire Hashim Amla slams 24th Test ton after forgettable India series

Amla was under serious pressure after a forgettable four-match Test series vs India where he scored just 118 runs from seven innings.

 

 

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ben Stokes attacks Proteas to give England the edge on Day 1

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ben Stokes attacks Proteas to give England the edge on Day 1

England were 317 for five at the close, with the left-handed Stokes on 74 not out.

1st Test: England crush South Africa by 241 runs after Moeen Ali's seven-wicket haul

1st Test: England crush South Africa by 241 runs after Moeen Ali's seven-wicket haul

After losing the four-match Test series against India recently, the Proteas suffered another big loss, this time at home.

AB de Villiers: Amid retirement rumours, can he save 1st Test for South Africa against England?

AB de Villiers: Amid retirement rumours, can he save 1st Test for South Africa against England?

AB was unbeaten on 37 at stumps on Day 4 of 1st Test after South Africa were reduced to 136/4 by England.

Steven Finn puts England on verge of win against Proteas in 1st Test

Steven Finn puts England on verge of win against Proteas in 1st Test

Finn dismissed Hashim Amla (12), Dean Elgar (40) and Faf du Plessis (9) in quick succession on fourth day of the 1st Test.

Inspirational Steve Smith finishes 2015 as top most run getter in Tests

Inspirational Steve Smith finishes 2015 as top most run getter in Tests

England's Joe Root and Alastair Cook finished second and third respectively.