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England players' desire must not be questioned, says Ben Stokes

England players' desire must not be questioned, says Ben Stokes

All-rounder Stokes, who scored 18 runs and collected four wickets as South Africa levelled the series at 1-1, said the backlash was fair but some critics took it too far.

1st T20I: Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales guide England to comprehensive nine-wicket win over South Africa

1st T20I: Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales guide England to comprehensive nine-wicket win over South Africa

 South Africa`s total still looked short of a competitive score on what is usually a good batting pitch.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Everyone wants to see an India-England final, says Virat Kohli

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Everyone wants to see an India-England final, says Virat Kohli

The defending champions are up against England in the second semi-final of ICC Champions Trophy to be played on June 15.

ICC Champions Trophy: Winners from previous seven editions

ICC Champions Trophy: Winners from previous seven editions

Winners from previous seven editions

Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes return will boost England – South Africa ODI series: Eoin Morgan

Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Chris Woakes return will boost England – South Africa ODI series: Eoin Morgan

A three-match contest between the sides starts with a day/nighter at Headingley on Wednesday, with the series given added spice by the fact it acts as a warm-up for next week`s Champions Trophy tournament in England and Wales.

England all-rounder Ben Stokes why he registered himself for IPL and not any other league

England all-rounder Ben Stokes why he registered himself for IPL and not any other league

Stokes has registered himself for a base price of Rs. 2 crore for the upcoming IPL auctions.

I have started to think as a captain in my own mind: Joe Root

I have started to think as a captain in my own mind: Joe Root

Cook resigned following a 4-0 series reverse in India that crowned a difficult 2016 for England that saw them lose eight Tests in all.

Alastair Cook steps down as Test captain: England captain says 'new voice' was needed

Alastair Cook steps down as Test captain: England captain says 'new voice' was needed

The 32-year-old speaks up about Joe Root, and him continuing with his run contribution.

Didn't feel 100 per cent as captain of England Test team, says Alastair Cook after stepping down

Didn't feel 100 per cent as captain of England Test team, says Alastair Cook after stepping down

Cook looked emotionally drained after England's 4-0 series loss in India in December, with the tourists suffering innings defeats in the last two matches.

India vs England: When MS Dhoni called fourth umpire on ground during 2nd T20I to replace a bail

India vs England: When MS Dhoni called fourth umpire on ground during 2nd T20I to replace a bail

Despite not being the skipper of India's limited-overs squad, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is still pretty active on the field when it comes to decision making. From having a chat with bowlers to setting the field, the Ranchi dynamo has been ensuring that there is not too much burden on the shoulders of Virat Kohli while leading the team. (India vs England: Full Coverage)

Dus Guna Lagaan: Virender Sehwag trolls England cricket team without even naming them

Dus Guna Lagaan: Virender Sehwag trolls England cricket team without even naming them

As India pulled off an unlikely victory, Sehwag made reference to the 2001 Bollywood movie Lagaan.

India vs England: After series loss at Wankhede, here's how Michael Vaughan trolled Alastair Cook's men

India vs England: After series loss at Wankhede, here's how Michael Vaughan trolled Alastair Cook's men

Jennings, who had hit a brilliant 112-run knock on debut at Wankhede, was dropped at the score of 0 by Karun Nair at gully off Umesh Yadav's bowling in the fourth over of England's first innings. 

David Cameron wants to kidnap Sachin Tendulkar to train England cricket team

David Cameron wants to kidnap Sachin Tendulkar to train England cricket team

The 50-year-old joked about kidnapping the Little Master and putting him at helm to train the English cricketers.

Bangladesh vs England: Skipper Eoin Morgan, opener Alex Hales opt out over security fears, Jos Buttler to lead

Bangladesh vs England: Skipper Eoin Morgan, opener Alex Hales opt out over security fears, Jos Buttler to lead

Lancashire wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler will captain the one-day side in Morgan`s absence, the ECB said.

Piers Morgan challenges Viru! Bets 'England will win ODI World Cup before India wins an Olympic gold'

Piers Morgan challenges Viru! Bets 'England will win ODI World Cup before India wins an Olympic gold'

Morgan has been constantly tweeting about India's performance at Rio Olympics which saw the country only earning two gold medals.

1st ODI: Azhar Ali's 82 goes in vain as Jason Roy guides England to 44-run win over Pakistan

1st ODI: Azhar Ali's 82 goes in vain as Jason Roy guides England to 44-run win over Pakistan

Roy and Joe Root (61) took England to the brink of victory with a second-wicket stand of 89 in 14 overs.

England vs Pakistan: Joe Root hails 'brilliant' Jonny Bairstow as England seize control in 3rd Test

England vs Pakistan: Joe Root hails 'brilliant' Jonny Bairstow as England seize control in 3rd Test

England captain Alastair Cook refused to enforce the follow-on despite a first-innings lead of 391 in the second Test at Old Trafford.

James Anderson leads England to crushing win over Sri Lanka in first test

James Anderson leads England to crushing win over Sri Lanka in first test

England wicket-keeper Jonathan Bairstow was named man-of-the-match for making 140 in England`s total of 298 on his Yorkshire home ground and holding nine catches in the game.

ICC World Twenty20: We are really in a good place mentally, says England skipper Eoin Morgan

ICC World Twenty20: We are really in a good place mentally, says England skipper Eoin Morgan

England face the West Indies in a crucial Super 10 Group 1 encounter in Mumbai.

Michael Vaughan bats for Kevin Pietersen, wants him in England team for 2016  World Twenty20

Michael Vaughan bats for Kevin Pietersen, wants him in England team for 2016 World Twenty20

KP played a brutal innings of 76 off 42 in Melbourne Stars' Big Bash League match against Sydney Thunder.