Shane Watson's pads take evasive action in ironic dismissal
Shane Watson's pads take evasive action in ironic dismissal

Shane Watson`s pads have never tired of planting themselves between ball and stumps but on Monday in Cardiff their failure to do so delivered the ultimate punchline at the Australian`s expense.

England`s Eoin Morgan glad to justify Angus Fraser`s faith
England`s Eoin Morgan glad to justify Angus Fraser`s faith

England Twenty20 captain Eoin Morgan thanked his county boss Angus Fraser after marking his return to cricket with a fine 74 in his side`s five-run win over Australia in Cardiff on Monday.

England skipper Alastair Cook in search of opening Test partner
England skipper Alastair Cook in search of opening Test partner

It is Test cricket`s equivalent of a lonely hearts advert: experienced opener seeks partner for meaningful relationship.

Revived Eoin Morgan ready for Australia T20 clash
Revived Eoin Morgan ready for Australia T20 clash

England Twenty20 captain Eoin Morgan believes he is "twice the man" after taking several weeks off ahead of Monday`s match against Australia in Cardiff.

Australia regain Women`s Ashes
Australia regain Women`s Ashes

Australia regained the women`s Ashes with a 20-run win over England in the second Twenty20 international at Hove on Friday.

Women's hockey team seals Olympic spot after 36 years, creates history on Dhyan Chand's birthday
Women's hockey team seals Olympic spot after 36 years, creates history on Dhyan Chand's birthday

Indian women's hockey team on Saturday qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics after England defeated Spain in the semi-finals of the EuroHockey Championships in London.

Ian Bell dismisses Test retirement talks, says has hunger to continue
Ian Bell dismisses Test retirement talks, says has hunger to continue

England batsman Ian Bell has insisted he is determined to carry on in international cricket following talks with coach Trevor Bayliss and captain Alastair Cook.

England's Ian Bell not ready to retire
England's Ian Bell not ready to retire

England right-handed batsman Ian Bell on Friday said he still has the "hunger and desire" to play top-flight cricket.

Steve Smith grateful for Ireland `work-out` ahead of England series
Steve Smith grateful for Ireland `work-out` ahead of England series

Australia captain Steven Smith described his side`s rain-affected victory over Ireland as a "good work-out" ahead of the five-match one-day international series against England which starts next week.

England Women keep Ashes hopes alive with T20 win
England Women keep Ashes hopes alive with T20 win

England gave themselves hope of retaining the Women`s Ashes as Sarah Taylor`s fifty saw them to a seven-wicket Twenty20 win in the first Twenty20 international at Chelmsford on Wednesday.

This was a match England had to win if they were to have any chance at all of squaring the series.

England rest Joe Root for Australia T20, ODIS
England rest Joe Root for Australia T20, ODIS

England have rested Ashes-winning star batsman Joe Root from their squads for both the upcoming lone Twenty20 international and five one-day internationals against Australia announced on 

Ashes to dashes as England, Australia fail Test exam
Ashes to dashes as England, Australia fail Test exam

One of the charms of Test cricket is that a match scheduled to last five days allows for the possibility of a fightback, even if a team falls behind early on.

Death toll in UK airshow could approach 20: Police

The number of people killed when a jet aircraft crashed onto a busy road near an airshow in southern England on Saturday could climb to nearly 20, British police said on Monday.

Ashes success can`t hide England flaws, says Trevor Bayliss
Ashes success can`t hide England flaws, says Trevor Bayliss

England coach Trevor Bayliss has warned his Ashes winners that some of their places are in jeopardy following the fifth Test thrashing by Australia.

5th Ashes Test, Day 3: England vs Australia - As it happened...

England, following on, were 203 for six in their second innings in reply to Australia`s first innings 481 -- a deficit of 129 runs -- at the close of the third day of the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval on Saturday. Jos Buttler was 33 not out and nightwatchman Mark Wood unbeaten on nought.

Low Test totals due to 'short tempered' batting: Viv Richards
Low Test totals due to 'short tempered' batting: Viv Richards

Former West Indies captain Viv Richards has said a combination of outstanding bowling and short tempered batting are the reasons low totals are lately being produced in Tests.

5th Ashes Test, Day 2: England vs Australia - As it happened...

After losing the Ashes, fought back to salvage the pride and also give retiring skipper Michael Clarke a sweet parting gift, played with vigour and lots of positives. For the second day, they have dominated England in all aspects of the game - from batting to bowling to fielding. England were reduced to 107 for eight at Day 2 Stumps at The Oval. Earlier, they have posted 481 in the first innings.

BCCI ponders dual coach policy for Team India: Report
BCCI ponders dual coach policy for Team India: Report

Indian cricket team will be getting a coach in September, but it could rather be two of them. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which has done away with a head coach since five month now, is planning to introduce a dual-coach policy - one coach for Test matches and the other for ODIs and T20s.

David Warner hails England `respect` after Michael Clarke honour guard
David Warner hails England `respect` after Michael Clarke honour guard

David Warner praised England for the respect they`d shown towards Michael Clarke in marking the Australia captain`s final Test with a guard of honour during the Ashes finale at The Oval on Thursday.

Protest hits out at `Big Three` takeover ahead of the start of fifth Ashes Test
Protest hits out at `Big Three` takeover ahead of the start of fifth Ashes Test

Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside The Oval ahead of the start of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia on Thursday in protest against the way in which world cricket is now run.