Pietersen says `unhappy` Eng still suffering Ashes hangover

Kevin Pietersen has said an "underlying current of unhappiness" within the England side that developed during the Ashes thrashing in Australia was still at work had played its part in the team`s first home Test series defeat by Sri Lanka.

Warne says it`s time for Cook to quit England captaincy

Australia great Shane Warne has launched a fresh attack on Alastair Cook`s leadership abilities, saying he should either quit the England captaincy or take a break from all cricket.

Sri Lanka win England series thriller

Sri Lanka beat England by 100 runs, with just one ball to spare, to win the second Test at Headingley on Tuesday and so take the two-match series 1-0.

Jayawardene stands firm after Ali double

Mahela Jayawardene steered Sri Lanka to a lead of more than a hundred runs in the second Test at Headingley after Moeen Ali proved an unlikely bowling hero for England.

Robson celebrates `dream` century

Scoring a maiden Test century was "the stuff dreams are made of", Englkand batsman Sam Robson admitted after reaching three figures for England against Sri Lanka at Headingley on Saturday.

`Aussie` Robson scores maiden England century

Australia-born England opener Sam Robson scored his first Test century on the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Headingley on Saturday.

Broad takes his second Test hat-trick

Stuart Broad became the first England bowler to take two Test hat-tricks and just the fourth in all after he struck with three succesive balls against Sri Lanka at Headingley on Friday.

England look to seal Sri Lanka deal

England will hope to go one wicket better when they face Sri Lanka in the second and final Test of their series at Headingley on Friday.

Headingley ground sets for major revamp

English county Yorkshire have announced a 20-year redevelopment plan for their Headingley stadium in a bid to ensure they continue staging international cricket.

Cook reveals `places up for grabs` in Test squad to face Sri Lanka in June

England captain Alastair Cook has revealed that there are places up for grabs in the Test squad to face Sri Lanka in June this year.

Root extends Yorkshire stay

England batsman Joe Root has signed a new contract with his native county of Yorkshire that will keep him at Headingley for at least another two years, the club announced Monday.

Guptill slams century to guide Kiwis home

:New Zealand opener Martin Guptill has helped lead his team home by ushering in a five-wicket win in the one-day international (ODI) series opener at Lord`s against England with his century score.

Kiwis warn Root not to get carried away by adulation

Upcoming England batsman Joe Root has been warned to expect a fiery attack by the New Zealand side in the middle as they look to ruin his first homecoming at Headingley.

Cricket: Controversy over Finn `dead ball` call

England fast bowler Steven Finn fell afoul of a seldom used law of cricket when umpire Steve Davis called dead ball to a delivery which South African captain Graeme Smith edged to slip on the first day of the second Test at Headingley.

Bravo says West Indies must avoid clean sweep

Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies` sole objective will be avoiding a clean sweep after the Caribbean side conceded the three-match One-Day International series with a second straight defeat.