1st Test, Day 4: Gary Ballance's ton puts England on top against West Indies
1st Test, Day 4: Gary Ballance's ton puts England on top against West Indies

Gary Ballance led England`s charge to an increasingly impregnable position as the tourists reached 224 for four in their second innings, a lead of 328, at lunch on the fourth day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday.

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.

1st Test, Day 3: Jermaine Blackwood leads West Indies' fightback against England
1st Test, Day 3: Jermaine Blackwood leads West Indies' fightback against England

Jermaine Blackwood continued to ride his luck in defying England as the West Indies reached 234 for six in reply to the tourists` first innings total of 399 at lunch on the third day of the first Test on Wednesday

First Test: Dogged England restrict timid West Indies
First Test: Dogged England restrict timid West Indies

England`s dogged perseverance paid off in two gritty sessions of play with the West Indies restricted to 155 for four in reply to the tourists` first innings total of 399 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Tuesday.

England bowl out St Kitts for 59, Cook and Trott add 158
England bowl out St Kitts for 59, Cook and Trott add 158

England made a flying start to their tour of West Indies by bowling out a St Kitts Invitational XI for 59 before Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott added 158 for the first wicket on Monday.

ICC World Cup: Remove Peter Moores and put him in charge of kids, says Vaughan
ICC World Cup: Remove Peter Moores and put him in charge of kids, says Vaughan

England coach Peter Moores should be removed from his current position and put in charge of the "kids", according to former captain Michael Vaughan.

England need a world-class T20 tournament: Michael Atherton
England need a world-class T20 tournament: Michael Atherton

Former England captain Michael Atherton on Tuesday felt that his country's cricket needs a "world-class Twenty20 tournament", to make them a strong contender in the limited-overs format.

Dropped Stokes could have won England World Cup: Collingwood
Dropped Stokes could have won England World Cup: Collingwood

 Former England captain Paul Collingwood criticised the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Tuesday, saying dropping Ben Stokes for the World Cup was a big mistake and claiming the young all-rounder could have won England the elusive trophy.

Ben Stokes' World Cup snub 'dumbfounds' Kevin Pietersen
Ben Stokes' World Cup snub 'dumbfounds' Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen said Friday he is "dumbfounded" that former teammate and Melbourne Renegades signing Ben Stokes has been left out of England’s World Cup squad.

England name Gary Ballance in 2015 Cricket World Cup squad
England name Gary Ballance in 2015 Cricket World Cup squad

England named Gary Ballance in their 15-man squad for next year`s Tri-Series against Australia and India and the World Cup, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Saturday.

Ben Stokes wants England focus back on cricket
Ben Stokes wants England focus back on cricket

 England all-rounder Ben Stokes said Tuesday he wanted to see attention turned to the team`s World Cup chances rather than the ongoing fall-out from Kevin Pietersen`s autobiography.

Chris Rushworth takes 15 wickets for 95 runs in Durham rout
Chris Rushworth takes 15 wickets for 95 runs in Durham rout

Durham seamer Chris Rushworth set a new club record by taking 15 wickets for 95 runs in his team`s rout of relegated Northamptonshire in the English County Championship on Wednesday.

Matt Prior, Jonathan Trott lose England contracts, Ben Stokes a surprise
Matt Prior, Jonathan Trott lose England contracts, Ben Stokes a surprise

Wicketkeeper Matt Prior and struggling batsman Jonathan Trott have lost their central contacts with England, though all-rounder Ben Stokes has been rewarded despite a poor home series against India.

Six England cricketers awarded central contracts by ECB
Six England cricketers awarded central contracts by ECB

Moeen Ali, Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes are among six England players to have been awarded their first central contracts, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced today.

Kohli-Stokes in a verbal spat in 3rd ODI
Kohli-Stokes in a verbal spat in 3rd ODI

A brief verbal spat today broke out between Indian batsman Virat Kohli and England pacer Ben Stokes during the third one-dayer, leading to the umpires calling the home side captain and the bowler before the match continued.

Ben Stokes, Matt Prior, testify against Ravindra Jadeja

In a fresh twist to the alleged altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson, two England players have testified that the Indian all-rounder had turned towards the English bowler with a raised bat during the showdown.

Ben Stokes, Matt Prior testify against Ravindra Jadeja

In a fresh twist to the alleged altercation between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson, two England players have testified that the Indian all-rounder had turned towards the English bowler with a raised bat during the showdown.

Ghosts haunt England squad at night, force Stuart Broad to change hotel room

England cricketers` recent poor performance might reportedly be due to a presence of ghosts in their five-star hotel in London.

London hotel haunted, say England cricketers seeking change

In a bizarre development, several England cricketers have requested a change of rooms, saying their five-star London hotel is haunted.

Broad ready for gruelling India series

England seamer Stuart Broad has insisted the hosts have the bowling depth required to cope with a frenetic Test series against India.