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2nd Test, Day 4: Record-breaker Alastair Cook leads England to Sri Lanka series win

2nd Test, Day 4: Record-breaker Alastair Cook leads England to Sri Lanka series win

Cook`s innings Monday saw him score the five he needed to become just the 12th player of all time to make 10,000 Test runs.

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.

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.

Kevin Pietersen hails England, Nick Compton's efforts against Proteas

Kevin Pietersen hails England, Nick Compton's efforts against Proteas

KP, 35, also praised Nick Compton, who played solid knocks of scored 85, 49 in the Test.

1st Test: All-round Stuart Broad puts England on top on Day 2 vs South Africa

1st Test: All-round Stuart Broad puts England on top on Day 2 vs South Africa

South Africa were 137 for four at the close, still 166 runs behind England`s first innings total of 303.

RSA vs ENG, 1st Test: Dale Steyn halts English fightback on rain-interrupted Day 1

RSA vs ENG, 1st Test: Dale Steyn halts English fightback on rain-interrupted Day 1

England were 179 for four at the close of play after being sent in to bat.

South Africa vs England: Last chance for visiting players to win Test places

South Africa vs England: Last chance for visiting players to win Test places

Alex Hales, Gary Ballance, Nick Compton, Steven Finn and Mark Footitt will be under especially close scrutiny.

Adam Lyth makes case to fill England's problem position

Adam Lyth makes case to fill England's problem position

Adam Lyth scored a composed century in his second test match on Saturday to raise England hopes that he could be the long-term solution to a problem position at the top of the order.

Yuvraj Singh to play for MCC in Emirates T20 tournament

Yuvraj Singh to play for MCC in Emirates T20 tournament

India discard Yuvraj Singh will play for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in Dubai on March 20.

Stewart praises centurion Root over Compton for `star quality`

Former England cricket captain Alec Stewart has praised right-handed batsman Joe Root for his maiden Test hundred at Headingley, saying he batted like a mature and experienced player, unlike Nick Compton who has not gone past 16 in his last five innings despite scoring hundreds in the first two Tests during England`s tour of New Zealand earlier this year.

Prior excluded from England’s provisional squad for Champions Trophy

England’s wicketkeeper batsman Matt Prior, was on Friday, overlooked for a place in England’s provisional 30-man squad for the Champions Trophy in June.

Nick Compton eyeing Ashes `man of the series` medal named after grandfather

England opener Nick Compton has already set his eyes on winning the man of the series award in this year`s Ashes series, which is named after his legendary grandfather, Dennis Compton.

Scoring consecutive tons in front of father was a special moment, says Nick Compton

England opener Nick Compton has claimed scoring back to back centuries against New Zealand while his father was watching from the stands was a special moment for him.

Eng vs NZ, 2nd Test, Day 1: Compton, Trott score tons as England post 267/2

Centuries by Nick Compton and Jonathan Trott on day one of the second Test put England on course for a huge first innings total as they finished at 267 for the loss of two wickets.

India vs England, Nagpur Test: Day 4, Statistical Highlights

Statistical highlights of the fourth day`s play of the final Test between India and England here on Sunday.

‘Compton tipped to solve England’s opening woes for next few years’

In Nick Compton, England may well have found their opening batsmen for a good few years, according to cricket blogger, Lizzy Ammon Ammon believes Compton has all the qualities in him to cement his place as Alastair Cook’s opening batsman in the England Test squad.

India vs England Kolkata Test, 2nd Day: Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights of the second day`s play in the third cricket Test between India and England here on Thursday.

Amazing to bat with highest century maker for England: Compton

England opener Nick Compton on Thursday described the feeling of opening the batting with Alastair Cook as an "amazing one" and said that skipper helps him to "chill out" there in the middle.

India vs England 2012: Ahmedabad Test, Day 4 - As it happened

Live updates from the fourth day of the first Test between India and England in Ahmedabad.

India vs England 2012, 1st Test, Day 3: Statistical Highlights

Statistical highlights of the third day`s play of the first cricket Test between India and England here on Saturday