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England's Haseeb Hameed cleared of major damage to his hand after being struck by ball

England's Haseeb Hameed cleared of major damage to his hand after being struck by ball

Hameed was ruled out of the final two Tests in India late last year after breaking the little finger on his left hand -- an injury which required surgery.

England on brink of rivaling IPL and Big Bash with city-based T20 tournament

England on brink of rivaling IPL and Big Bash with city-based T20 tournament

Eight as yet unnamed teams will play 36 games over a 38-day summer window in the season, with four home games per team.

England rope in Pakistan legend Saqlain Mushtaq as spin consultant

England rope in Pakistan legend Saqlain Mushtaq as spin consultant

He had previously mentored England spinners during the India tour last November. Besides, Mushtaq also worked with New Zealand and West Indies national teams in the same role.

Be brave and smile, ECB tell England players

Be brave and smile, ECB tell England players

Tom Harrison, chief executive of the ECB, said the England cricketers and their director of cricket former England skipper Andrew Strauss knew what was expected of them.

Virat Kohli, Steve Smith inspire England's newly-appointed Test skipper Joe Root

Virat Kohli, Steve Smith inspire England's newly-appointed Test skipper Joe Root

Root insisted he had no hesitation in accepting the captaincy when it was offered to him by ECB director Andrew Strauss.

Under new Test skipper Joe Root, Ben Stokes wants fans to fall in love with England again

Under new Test skipper Joe Root, Ben Stokes wants fans to fall in love with England again

Stokes, 25, was one of several players interviewed by England team chief Andrew Strauss, himself a former Test skipper, although Root was the obvious choice to succeed Cook after serving as his vice-captain.

Privileged, humbled and excited with the huge honour, says Joe Root on being named England captain

Privileged, humbled and excited with the huge honour, says Joe Root on being named England captain

Meanwhile the ECB said all-rounder Ben Stokes would succeed Root as vice-captain of the Test side.

Joe Root replaces Alastair Cook as England's Test captain, Ben Stokes named deputy

Joe Root replaces Alastair Cook as England's Test captain, Ben Stokes named deputy

Joe Root made his Test debut in December 2012 and was named vice-captain to Alastair Cook in summer 2015.

On Kevin Pietersen's unceremonious sacking:  I wish it was done differently, says Alastair Cook

On Kevin Pietersen's unceremonious sacking: I wish it was done differently, says Alastair Cook

Soon after stepping down as the skipper of England's Test squad, Alastair Cook has finally spoken on the sacking of Kevin Pietersen.

Alastair Cook steps down as England Test skipper, to continue playing as batsman

Alastair Cook steps down as England Test skipper, to continue playing as batsman

Alastair Cook has stepped down from his role after 59 Tests as England Test captain.

IND vs ENG: Asking Chris Woakes to bowl last over was not plot to protect Stokes, clarifies Eoin Morgan

IND vs ENG: Asking Chris Woakes to bowl last over was not plot to protect Stokes, clarifies Eoin Morgan

Less than a year ago, there was heartbreak for England when the West Indies, needing 19 from last over to win the World Twenty20 title, sealed the issue with Carlos Brathwaite smacking Stokes for four successive sixes.

On Alastair Cook's future as England captain: Who is saying what about the left-hander

On Alastair Cook's future as England captain: Who is saying what about the left-hander

Ahead of England's tour to India, Cook had mentioned about stepping down as captain after expressing uncertainly over his future as the leader of the Test squad.

Alastair Cook completes 11,000 runs in Tests, becomes youngest batsman to do so

Alastair Cook completes 11,000 runs in Tests, becomes youngest batsman to do so

It was a special achievement for Cook, who is the youngest (31y 257d) and has taken the least time from debut (10y 290d) to reach 11, 000 Test runs.

Alastair Cook should step down if he is taking captaincy 'for granted', feels Nasser Hussain

Alastair Cook should step down if he is taking captaincy 'for granted', feels Nasser Hussain

Ahead of England's tour to India, Cook had hinted about stepping down as captain after expressing uncertainly over his future as the leader of the Test squad.

First day-night Ashes Test confirmed; will be played at Adelaide Oval in December 2017

First day-night Ashes Test confirmed; will be played at Adelaide Oval in December 2017

Australia has already staged two day-night tests at the Adelaide Oval, while the Gabba will host a third against Pakistan starting on Thursday.

India vs England: Eoin Morgan back as limited-overs skipper; Ben Duckett, Steven Finn left out

India vs England: Eoin Morgan back as limited-overs skipper; Ben Duckett, Steven Finn left out

Despite Morgan withdrawing from the Bangladesh tour, head coach Trevor Bayliss said there wasn't any doubt about the fact that Morgan would be back to lead the limited-overs side.

England agree to pink ball test in Ashes tour

England agree to pink ball test in Ashes tour

The itinerary for the Ashes tour, which is scheduled for late next year, was still being finalised but the ECB had agreed in principle to one of the five tests being under lights, the Sydney Morning Herald said.  

Yuvraj Singh's wedding: Barmy Army wants THIS England cricketer to dance at left-hander's marriage

Yuvraj Singh's wedding: Barmy Army wants THIS England cricketer to dance at left-hander's marriage

While several Indian cricketers will attend the wedding, it has been reported that nobody from the touring England team has been invited. 

Rain delays start of first New Zealand-Pakistan test

Heavy rain delayed the start of the first cricket test between New Zealand and Pakistan at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Thursday.

India vs England: Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Amit Mishra - Spin troika in firing line against Alastair Cook's confident men

India vs England: Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Amit Mishra - Spin troika in firing line against Alastair Cook's confident men

India`s spin trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, the world`s top-ranked bowler, Ravindra Jadeja and Amit Mishra had been expected to rip through England`s batting line-up but wilted in the Rajkot heat.