Devastated Ben Stokes undergoes surgery; Reece Topley ruled out for three months

Devastated Ben Stokes undergoes surgery; Reece Topley ruled out for three months

Hampshire seamer Topley, who was in England`s World Twenty20 squad, has been out since April 16 with a fractured thumb but now has much bigger problems to contend with.

1st Test: Alastair Cook all set to break Sachin Tendulkar's historic record against depleted Sri Lankans

1st Test: Alastair Cook all set to break Sachin Tendulkar's historic record against depleted Sri Lankans

In the absence of stalwarts like Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews and his boys will have to play out of their skins to put a good show in the Test series.

ECB named uncapped duo Jake Ball, James Vince for home series against Sri Lanka

ECB named uncapped duo Jake Ball, James Vince for home series against Sri Lanka

Vince comes into the team in place of the retired James Taylor, while Ball is the joint-leading wicket taker in Division One this season with 19 wickets.

England women's captain Charlotte Edwards retires from international cricket

England women's captain Charlotte Edwards retires from international cricket

Edwards is also the most capped player in the women's game, with 309 international appearances.

Alastair Cook on verge of breaking Sachin Tendulkar's historic record in Tests

Alastair Cook on verge of breaking Sachin Tendulkar's historic record in Tests

Between June 2013 and May 2015, for two years, Cook could not score a single ton in Tests.

Alastair Cook's ton kicks off England preparations for forthcoming international campaign

Alastair Cook's ton kicks off England preparations for forthcoming international campaign

Cook reached his century from 182 deliveries, 16 of which he dispatched to the boundary.

Pune's Kevin Pietersen unlikely to play in England again, claims Alec Stewart

Pune's Kevin Pietersen unlikely to play in England again, claims Alec Stewart

KP was released by Surrey at the end of last season.

READ: Carlos Brathwaite's beautiful message for Ben Stokes' mother Deborah

READ: Carlos Brathwaite's beautiful message for Ben Stokes' mother Deborah

Stokes, who moved from Christchurch to England as a child, conceded four consecutive sixes in the final of ICC World Twenty20 2016.

Carlos Braithwaite's 6, 6, 6, 6: Ball-by-ball description of incredible power-hitting

Carlos Braithwaite's 6, 6, 6, 6: Ball-by-ball description of incredible power-hitting

Brathwaite took the breath way of all the spectators in the ground with his powerful strokes and emerged out as a new hero of West Indies cricket.

READ: What Ben Stokes said after heart-breaking 20th over in ICC World Twenty20 final

READ: What Ben Stokes said after heart-breaking 20th over in ICC World Twenty20 final

With every six, Stokes body language dropped and he was on his haunches after the third six.

South Africa might persuade Kevin Pietersen to play for them: Darren Gough

South Africa might persuade Kevin Pietersen to play for them: Darren Gough

Former England speedster Darren Gough reckons South Africa might persuade discarded English batsman Kevin Pietersen to play for them in the future.

3rd ODI: South Africa stay alive in series as Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla's ton flatten England

3rd ODI: South Africa stay alive in series as Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla's ton flatten England

Under Morgan's captaincy, England are seeking to become the first touring team to win a test and ODI series in South Africa for 14 years.

Kevin Pietersen: The elephant in the room

The great Shakespearean line from Hamlet ‘to be, or not to be, that is the question’ can easily be rephrased into ‘to pick, or not to be, that is the question’ in the context England’s squad selection dilemma for the ICC World T20.

WATCH COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS: How Stuart Broad destroyed South Africa in 3rd Test

WATCH COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS: How Stuart Broad destroyed South Africa in 3rd Test

Stuart Broad's six-fer in the second innings of the third Test guided England to a seven-wicket win over South Africa.

3rd Test: Stuart Broad guides England to series win over South Africa with magical spell

3rd Test: Stuart Broad guides England to series win over South Africa with magical spell

England registered an emphatic seven-wicket win against South Africa in the third Test as a result of a sensational spell of seam bowling from Stuart Broad.

I prioritise Test cricket in my head and heart: says James Anderson

I prioritise Test cricket in my head and heart: says James Anderson

Anderson believes that Test cricket is where the real skill and character of players are tested.

England's Jos Buttler could play in IPL 2016

England's Jos Buttler could play in IPL 2016

Till last season of IPL, English board was unwilling to send their players to the league.

2nd Test, Day 3: Hashim Amla frustrates England with brilliant comeback ton

2nd Test, Day 3: Hashim Amla frustrates England with brilliant comeback ton

Amla, who was struggling to find his rhythm of late, slammed his 24th Test ton against England.

Kevin Pietersen hails England, Nick Compton's efforts against Proteas

Kevin Pietersen hails England, Nick Compton's efforts against Proteas

KP, 35, also praised Nick Compton, who played solid knocks of scored 85, 49 in the Test.