2nd Test, Day 3: Alastair Cook, Jonathan Trott put England on top against Windies
2nd Test, Day 3: Alastair Cook, Jonathan Trott put England on top against Windies

England`s first century opening partnership for more than two years helped them to 143 for one in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 299 at lunch on the third day of the second Test on Thursday.

Alastair Cook closes in on England batting record
Alastair Cook closes in on England batting record

Alastair Cook closed in on becoming England`s highest Test run-maker on Wednesday as his team began their pursuit of West Indies` 299 all out on the second day of the second Test.

West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2: Alastair Cook, Jonathan Trott make solid start
West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2: Alastair Cook, Jonathan Trott make solid start

England openers Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott made a solid start in reply to West Indies` total of 299 by reaching 74 without loss on the second day of the second test on Wednesday.

Alastair Cook satisfied with effort as England fall short
Alastair Cook satisfied with effort as England fall short

England did everything possible to win the first test against West Indies which ended in a draw in Antigua on Friday, captain Alastair Cook said.

England stumble again but take 1st innings lead of 220 against West Indies
England stumble again but take 1st innings lead of 220 against West Indies

England`s top order tumbled cheaply again but the tourists still worked themselves into a commanding position at 116 for three in their second innings, an overall lead of 220, by stumps on the third day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Wednesday.

Michael Vaughan, Geoffrey Boycott criticise England's openers
Michael Vaughan, Geoffrey Boycott criticise England's openers

Former England batsmen Michael Vaughan and Geoff Boycott criticised openers Jonathan Trott and Alastair Cook after the West Indies got them both out early in the first cricket Test here.

1st Test: Ian Bell, Joe Root lead England out of trouble against Windies
1st Test: Ian Bell, Joe Root lead England out of trouble against Windies

England`s Ian Bell and Joe Root put on an unbeaten 133 run partnership as the tourists recovered from a shaky start to reach 167 for three at tea on the first day of the first test in Antigua.

West Indies and England seek fresh start
West Indies and England seek fresh start

 West Indies and England face-off in the first Test of a three-match series on at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Monday, with both sides involved in reconstruction and rehabilitation following a wretched few months.

West Indies vs England: Jonathan Trott expects 50th test cap
West Indies vs England: Jonathan Trott expects 50th test cap

Jonathan Trott believes his battle against depression has made him stronger and the former bedrock of England`s batting lineup is confident of winning his 50th test cap in Monday`s first test against the West Indies in Antigua.

Alastair Cook scores first century for England since 2013
Alastair Cook scores first century for England since 2013

England captain Alastair Cook scored his first century for his country since an Ashes warm-up game in November 2013 before retiring on 101 not out against a St Kitts Invitational XI on Tuesday.

England bowl out St Kitts for 59, Cook and Trott add 158
England bowl out St Kitts for 59, Cook and Trott add 158

England made a flying start to their tour of West Indies by bowling out a St Kitts Invitational XI for 59 before Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott added 158 for the first wicket on Monday.

Trott needs to earn his place back: England coach Moores
Trott needs to earn his place back: England coach Moores

 England head coach Peter Moores on Friday said returning batsman Jonathan Trott will have to fight for a place back in the England team.

Cricket World Cup: Grant Elliott forces South Africa to count cost of exodus
Cricket World Cup: Grant Elliott forces South Africa to count cost of exodus

Kevin Pietersen may be South African cricket`s most high-profile expatriate talent, but Grant Elliott`s World Cup showstopper left the Proteas once again cursing another of their lost sons.

Jonathan Trott facing baptism of fire on England comeback
Jonathan Trott facing baptism of fire on England comeback

Jonathan Trott`s technique, as well as his mental state, will come under scrutiny next month when his rehabilitation as an international batsman continues in the West Indies.

Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour
Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour

Jonathan Trott was on Wednesday named in the England Test squad for the first time since having to withdraw from the 2013-14 Ashes series with a stress-related condition.

World Cup revives a career interrupted for Grant Elliott
World Cup revives a career interrupted for Grant Elliott

Watching the 1992 World Cup got New Zealand`s Grant Elliott suspended from school but also set him on the path to a career as a professional cricket.  

ICC World Cup: Struggling Eoin Morgan wants to be match-winner
ICC World Cup: Struggling Eoin Morgan wants to be match-winner

England captain Eoin Morgan said Wednesday he was aiming to end a run of poor form with a match-winning performance when his side face New Zealand in their next World Cup game.

Jonathan Trott gets Michael Vaughan backing after double century
Jonathan Trott gets Michael Vaughan backing after double century

England`s Jonathan Trott completed his return to representative cricket with a double century on Wednesday as former captain Michael Vaughan backed him to make a Test comeback.

Jonathan Trott fails in first tour match
Jonathan Trott fails in first tour match

Jonathan Trott returned to the crease on an overseas tour but lasted only 20 minutes as he scored just six before being dismissed playing for the England Lions against a Gauteng Invitation XI in Soweto on Monday. 

Jonathan Trott bids to revive test career on South Africa tour
Jonathan Trott bids to revive test career on South Africa tour

Former England batsman Jonathan Trott will continue to try to revive his test career on his first overseas tour since leaving the Ashes in Australia with stress issues just over a year ago.