West Indies drop Sulieman Benn for second Test against England
West Indies drop Sulieman Benn for second Test against England

The West Indies left out spinner Sulieman Benn from their 14-man squad announced Saturday for the second Test against England in Grenada.

Michael Clarke says KP has 'scored enough runs' to earn England recall for Ashes series
Michael Clarke says KP has 'scored enough runs' to earn England recall for Ashes series

Australian Test cricket team captain Michael Clarke has said that axed batsman Kevin Pietersen is scoring enough runs to earn a return to the England team.

Alastair Cook satisfied with effort as England fall short
Alastair Cook satisfied with effort as England fall short

England did everything possible to win the first test against West Indies which ended in a draw in Antigua on Friday, captain Alastair Cook said.

West Indies vs England, first Test: Jason Holder earns draw for hosts despite James Anderson record
West Indies vs England, first Test: Jason Holder earns draw for hosts despite James Anderson record

Jason Holder struck his maiden first-class century to lead West Indies to a draw in the first test in Antigua on Friday after James Anderson had become England`s leading test wicket-taker.

James Anderson breaks Ian Botham`s English wicket record
James Anderson breaks Ian Botham`s English wicket record

James Anderson became the leading wicket-taker in English Test cricket history, dismissing West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin after tea on the final day of the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Friday.

Jermaine Blackwood rides the blows to make first Test ton
Jermaine Blackwood rides the blows to make first Test ton

For five-and-a-half hours England`s bowlers threw everything at Jermaine Blackwood but the young West Indies batsman held firm to notch up his maiden test century in Antigua on Wednesday.

England stumble again but take 1st innings lead of 220 against West Indies
England stumble again but take 1st innings lead of 220 against West Indies

England`s top order tumbled cheaply again but the tourists still worked themselves into a commanding position at 116 for three in their second innings, an overall lead of 220, by stumps on the third day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Wednesday.

Backing Alastair Cook to score freely against West Indies: Stuart Broad
Backing Alastair Cook to score freely against West Indies: Stuart Broad

Ahead of their first Test against the West Indies on Monday, England's pacer Stuart Broad said he is backing skipper Alastair Cook to make as many runs as possible as he is looking refreshed and confident.

Australia's Ed Cowan still dreams of Test comeback
Australia's Ed Cowan still dreams of Test comeback

Uncontracted Australian Test batsman Ed Cowan on Sunday admitted that a national recall is unlikely, but his cricket career still remains alive.

West Indies vs England: Jonathan Trott expects 50th test cap
West Indies vs England: Jonathan Trott expects 50th test cap

Jonathan Trott believes his battle against depression has made him stronger and the former bedrock of England`s batting lineup is confident of winning his 50th test cap in Monday`s first test against the West Indies in Antigua.

Antigua declares half holiday for West Indies-England match on Monday
Antigua declares half holiday for West Indies-England match on Monday

An official half holiday has been declared in Antigua and Barbuda for Monday, the first day of the first test match between the West Indies and England.

Uncapped Shai Hope, Carlos Brathwaite in line for West Indies debuts
Uncapped Shai Hope, Carlos Brathwaite in line for West Indies debuts

Rookie batsman Shai Hope has been rewarded for his heavy scoring in a recent first class tournament with a place in the West Indies 14-man squad to face England in the first Test starting here Monday.

Hope India tours Bangladesh, says Shakib Al Hasan
Hope India tours Bangladesh, says Shakib Al Hasan

Refusing to comment on N Srinivasan-Mustafa Kamal feud, senior Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is hopeful that India will tour Bangladesh for a short Test and limited overs series as per bilateral FTP agreement after the completion of Indian Premier League.

New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests
New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests

Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves confirmed on Tuesday that he is considering tabling proposals to shorten Test matches from five days to four.

Michael Clarke reveals Test aim after World Cup win
Michael Clarke reveals Test aim after World Cup win

Australia captain Michael Clarke said his next target after winning the World Cup in his last one-day international on Sunday was to take his team back to the top of the Test rankings.

Test cricket the pinnacle, says outgoing Michael Clarke
Test cricket the pinnacle, says outgoing Michael Clarke

Australia captain Michael Clarke accepted he may be running against the tide of public opinion but insisted he had no regrets about putting Test cricket above one-day and Twenty20 in his list of priorities in order to prolong his playing career.

Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi bid adieu to ODI cricket
Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi bid adieu to ODI cricket

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi's ODI careers came to an end on Friday following their World Cup quarterfinal defeat against Australia but the two players will continue to play Test and Twenty cricket respectively.

Chris Gayle hints at Test cricket retirement
Chris Gayle hints at Test cricket retirement

Swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle hinted an early retirement from the Test cricket to prolong his playing career. The West Indian cricketer had previously expressed his fight with a fragile back.

Pakistan veteran Younis Khan rejoins Yorkshire
Pakistan veteran Younis Khan rejoins Yorkshire

Pakistan veteran Younis Khan will return to Yorkshire for the opening weeks of the 2015 season, the English county side announced on Saturday.

Kemar Roach looking to prove his worth following injury break
Kemar Roach looking to prove his worth following injury break

Fast bowler Kemar Roach is looking to the upcoming ICC World Cup to prove he is back to full fitness and form, after recovering from an ankle injury which ruled him out of the Test series against South Africa last December.