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.

Broad backs returning Stokes to have big impact on England scene

Ben Stokes has been backed by all-rounder Stuart Broad to have as big an impact on the England scene as he did on a Barbados dressing-room locker after the young all-rounder was recalled to a 13-man squad for next week`s Test against India.

Broad glad to have Stokes back on board

Stuart Broad has backed Ben Stokes to have as big an impact on the England scene as he did on a Barbados dressing-room locker after the young all-rounder was recalled to a 13-man squad for next week`s first Test against India.

England recall Stokes for India opener

Durham all-rounder Ben Stokes was recalled by England as the selectors named a 13-man squad on Wednesday for next week`s first Test against India at Trent Bridge.

Stuart Broad looks for new England era after tough winter

Stuart Broad looked forward to a new England era after a miserable winter ended with a World Twenty20 exit in Chittagong on Saturday.

Kieswetter replaces injured Wright in England squad

 England have replaced injured Luke Wright with wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter in their World Twenty20 squad.

England`s Wright ruled out of World T20 with injury

England all-rounder Luke Wright was ruled out of the World Twenty20 with a side strain on Saturday while recuperating Australian James Faulkner will miss Sunday`s super 10 match against Pakistan.

Stokes has op on self-inflicted wrist injury

ngland all-rounder Ben Stokes has undergone surgery on a wrist injury that he sustained when he punched a locker, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Friday.

Woakes replaces injured Stokes in England squad for World T20

All-rounder Chris Woakes on Saturday replaced an injured Ben Stokes in the England squad for the ICC World Twenty20 as Event Technical Committee of the tournament has approved the change.

England`s Stokes ruled out of World T20

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of this month`s World Twenty20 in Bangladesh with a fractured hand, the England and Wales Cricket Board said on Friday.