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Alastair Cook shows desire to keep playing for England

Alastair Cook shows desire to keep playing for England

Cook scored a total of 23 runs in the two-test series against New Zealand last month as England continued their winless run following their 4-0 defeat in the Ashes. 

Apr 25, 2018, 14:18 PM IST
Joe Root backs ECB's plan for 100-ball format

Joe Root backs ECB's plan for 100-ball format

One of the fundamental aims of the ECB is to simplify the game for a fresh audience, specifically women and children, and Root thinks if the format takes off it could lead to interest in the longer forms of the game.

Apr 24, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Former Test batsman Ed Smith new England selector

Former Test batsman Ed Smith new England selector

The ECB said Smith, who succeeds James Whitaker, would be part of a "new approach to scouting, assessing and selecting players for the senior men`s Test, T20 and one-day sides, ensuring greater connection right through the international pathway".

Apr 20, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
ECB proposes new 100-ball format of cricket

ECB proposes new 100-ball format of cricket

The new domestic competition, which will start in the summer of 2020, will see each side face 15 six-ball overs and another 10 deliveries in one over to make up a total of 100 balls.

Apr 20, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
Concussion subs introduced to county cricket

Concussion subs introduced to county cricket

Under the standard Laws of Cricket, substitutes for injured players are only permitted to field, not bat or bowl.

Mar 21, 2018, 21:43 PM IST
Sony acquires media rights from England and Wales Cricket Board

Sony acquires media rights from England and Wales Cricket Board

Sony Pictures Networks India has acquired from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) exclusive media rights for the Indian subcontinent for a period of five years starting in 2018 through 2022, it was announced on Monday.

Mar 05, 2018, 19:11 PM IST
Ben Stokes to join England squad in New Zealand: ECB

Ben Stokes to join England squad in New Zealand: ECB

Ben Stokes will join the England squad in New Zealand after he pleaded not guilty to a charge of affray in court on Tuesday, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said.

Feb 13, 2018, 18:18 PM IST
England's Joe Root to miss T20 series in Australia, New Zealand

England's Joe Root to miss T20 series in Australia, New Zealand

Joe Root will miss England's Twenty20 tri-series against Australia and New Zealand so he can rest, the ECB said on Monday.

Jan 23, 2018, 11:33 AM IST
Ben Stokes available for England despite affray charge: ECB

Ben Stokes available for England despite affray charge: ECB

Ben Stokes will now be considered for England selection despite being charged with affray, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Wednesday.

Jan 17, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Andrew Flintoff would consider becoming England coach

Andrew Flintoff would consider becoming England coach

Current England coach Trevor Bayliss has announced his intention to step down after the 2019 Ashes series and former England all-rounder Flintoff is pondering a bid to take over.

Jan 17, 2018, 16:09 PM IST
England's Ben Stokes charged with affray

England's Ben Stokes charged with affray

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been charged with affray by prosecutors regarding his alleged involvement in an incident outside a nightclub in September, prosecutors announced on Monday.

Jan 15, 2018, 20:07 PM IST
Trevor Bayliss to step down as England coach in 2019

Trevor Bayliss to step down as England coach in 2019

The 55-year-old Australian, who was appointed in 2015 to succeed the sacked Peter Moores, said by then it would be time for a fresh approach.

Jan 09, 2018, 16:30 PM IST
Ben Stokes given nod to play in IPL

Ben Stokes given nod to play in IPL

The 26-year-old has missed the ongoing Ashes series after being banned from international duty while police investigate his alleged role in a fight outside a nightclub in Bristol last September.

Jan 01, 2018, 18:57 PM IST
Day-night Test 'unlikely' in 2019 Ashes, states England and Wales Cricket Board

Day-night Test 'unlikely' in 2019 Ashes, states England and Wales Cricket Board

The two countries played the first day-night Test against each other in the second match of the current series at Adelaide Oval earlier this month.

Dec 27, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Former England player Ashley Giles slams immature England squad

Former England player Ashley Giles slams immature England squad

Former spinner Giles, who played 54 Test matches for England and later worked as a national team selector, believes some of the current crop of players have lacked maturity.

Dec 24, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
World changed for English cricket after Ben Stokes incident, says Alastair Cook

World changed for English cricket after Ben Stokes incident, says Alastair Cook

Cook, a former captain who will become the first Englishman to play 150 Tests when he appears against Australia in Thursday's crucial third Ashes clash in Perth, admits his side has been slow to learn from the fall-out.

Dec 13, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
'Circus' fears as Ben Stokes included in England ODI squad against Australia

'Circus' fears as Ben Stokes included in England ODI squad against Australia

Selectors said in a statement they were advised to name their strongest squad, and picked the pair accordingly.

Dec 07, 2017, 16:06 PM IST
Ben Stokes Ashes' return unlikely as police seek 'decision on charging'

Ben Stokes Ashes' return unlikely as police seek 'decision on charging'

The 26-year-old Durham all-rounder -- who is suspended from playing for England by the ECB -- is currently in New Zealand after flying to Christchurch to see his extended family.

Nov 30, 2017, 00:08 AM IST
ECB quiz Jonny Bairstow after report of Cameron Bancroft incident

ECB quiz Jonny Bairstow after report of Cameron Bancroft incident

The incident allegedly took place at a hotel while the England team was in town for its tour-opening match against a Western Australian XI.

Nov 26, 2017, 22:59 PM IST
England pacer Steve Finn ruled out of Ashes with knee injury

England pacer Steve Finn ruled out of Ashes with knee injury

England fast bowler Steven Finn has been ruled out of the Ashes series against Australia after scans showed he has torn his left knee cartilage, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Tuesday.

Nov 07, 2017, 15:18 PM IST