James Anderson gives England scent of victory
James Anderson gives England scent of victory

James Anderson featured in all six dismissals as the West Indies crashed to 286 for eight at lunch on the final day of the second Test against England at the National Cricket Stadium on Saturday.

2nd Test, Day 4:  Kraigg​ Brathwaite ton frustrates England
2nd Test, Day 4: Kraigg​ Brathwaite ton frustrates England

 Kraigg Brathwaite`s unbeaten 101 anchored a determined West Indies second innings as the home side reached 202 for two at stumps on the fourth day of the second Test against England on Friday.

Why Kevin Pietersen should be reinstated into England's Test team

Why Kevin Pietersen should be reinstated into England's Test team

Surrey captain lauds `true professional` Pietersen
Surrey captain lauds `true professional` Pietersen

Surrey captain Gareth Batty hailed Kevin Pietersen as a "true professional" after the former England skipper struck a brisk unbeaten fifty against Glamorgan in the County Championship on Wednesday.

West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1: Marlon Samuels holds firm in 100th innings
West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1: Marlon Samuels holds firm in 100th innings

Marlon Samuels averted a complete West Indies batting collapse with a classy, unbeaten 94 to lift the home side to 188 for five at stumps on a rain-affected first day of the second Test against England at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada on Tuesday. 

I've improved as a batsman, says England's off form Alastair Cook
I've improved as a batsman, says England's off form Alastair Cook

England captain Alistair Cook is convinced he has improved as a batsman despite failing to score a Test century since 2013.

Timid England must be more aggressive, says former bowler Matthew Hoggard
Timid England must be more aggressive, says former bowler Matthew Hoggard

Former fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has accused England of being too "timid" and is urging his country to follow Australia coach Darren Lehmann`s lead by encouraging a more positive and aggressive approach.

Despite Steve Waugh's harsh words, Kevin Pietersen has no hard feelings for him
Despite Steve Waugh's harsh words, Kevin Pietersen has no hard feelings for him

Kevin Pietersen stated on Monday that he doesn't have any hard feelings for former Australian skipper Steve Waugh despite the latter's comments on the England outcast.

Early human ancestors were cannibals: Study

Some early humans in England were cannibals who ate human flesh, gnawed on bones and split them to feast on the marrow inside, a new study has found.

West Indies drop spinner Sulieman Benn for second test
West Indies drop spinner Sulieman Benn for second test

West Indies have dropped spinner Sulieman Benn for the second test against England starting in Grenada on Tuesday.

Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was added to the squad which drew the first match of the series in Antigua last week.

Brendan Taylor admits 'dearth of money' behind Zimbabwe retirement
Brendan Taylor admits 'dearth of money' behind Zimbabwe retirement

Zimbabwe's retired cricketer Brendan Taylor has admitted that the lack of financial security was the reason behind his decision to quit international cricket after the World Cup.

Michael Clarke sees Kevin Pietersen returning for Ashes
Michael Clarke sees Kevin Pietersen returning for Ashes

Captain Michael Clarke may have hoped to have seen the back of Kevin Pietersen in test cricket, but concedes the controversial batsman could yet return to threaten Australia`s hopes of retaining the Ashes.

England in control despite Windies resistance
England in control despite Windies resistance

England worked themselves into a winning position despite strong West Indies resistance in their second innings on the fourth day of the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Thursday.

Court allows Jagan to go abroad

The special court for CBI cases here on Wednesday permitted YSR Congress chief Y S Jaganmohan Reddy to visit Israel, France and England.

Power to the North pledge dangled ahead of UK vote

The cranes on the skyline of Manchester reflect a boom under way in this former industrial hub in northern England that is leading the charge for wresting greater local powers from London.

Joe Cole relishing another walk down Wembley way for Villa
Joe Cole relishing another walk down Wembley way for Villa

Former England midfielder Joe Cole has become a bit-part player for Aston Villa but hopes to add another couple of warm Wembley experiences to his memory bank and help his side claim some long-awaited silverware.

Kevin Pietersen celebrates England `lifeline` with Surrey ton
Kevin Pietersen celebrates England `lifeline` with Surrey ton

Kevin Pietersen said he`d been offered a "lifeline" after he capped what could turn out to be a memorable week in his turbulent career with a century on his Surrey return.

Jadeja incident affected me during World Cup, says James Anderson
Jadeja incident affected me during World Cup, says James Anderson

England pace spearhead James Anderson says the altercation with India's Ravindra Jadeja during the Trent Bridge Test last year "affected" his performance in the cricket World Cup where he claimed just five wickets in six matches.

British town feels swamped by East Europe immigration

For centuries the town of Boston in eastern England saw its inhabitants emigrate around the world, notably lending the name of their home town to the city in the US state of Massachusetts.