Sam Billings keen to make his mark at Old Trafford against New Zealand
Sam Billings keen to make his mark at Old Trafford against New Zealand

Manchester United fan Sam Billings will be looking to star for England against New Zealand at the `other` Old Trafford on Tuesday after turning his back on a possible football career.

Eoin Morgan enjoys England`s reversal of fortune
Eoin Morgan enjoys England`s reversal of fortune

England captain Eoin Morgan said his side were beginning to see the fruits of their one-day labours after sealing a dramatic 3-2 series win over New Zealand on Saturday.

England hope New Zealand win provides Ashes boost
England hope New Zealand win provides Ashes boost

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan hopes the feel-good factor generated by his side`s limited overs series win against New Zealand will carry on into next month`s Ashes series.

England win 5th ODI against New Zealand, take series 3-2
England win 5th ODI against New Zealand, take series 3-2

 England beat New Zealand by three wickets on the Duckworth/Lewis Method to win the fifth one-day international at the Riverside on Saturday and so take the series 3-2.

Jos Buttler out of New Zealand T20 but on course for Ashes
Jos Buttler out of New Zealand T20 but on course for Ashes

England`s Jos Buttler has been ruled out of Tuesday`s lone Twenty20 international against New Zealand at Old Trafford with the hand injury that sidelined him from Saturday`s one-day series decider, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced via Twitter.

Jos Buttler injury sees England summon Jonny ​Bairstow
Jos Buttler injury sees England summon Jonny ​Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow was called into England`s squad ahead of Saturday`s deciding one-day international against New Zealand in Durham after wicket-keeper Jos Buttler suffered a hand injury in training on Friday.

Rain washes out Ireland-England ODI clash
Rain washes out Ireland-England ODI clash

Rain meant only 18 overs were possible as the lone one-day international between Ireland and England at Malahide ended in a washed-out no result on Friday.

New-look England seek home comfort against Sri Lanka

England will look to put the memory of their 5-0 Ashes drubbing in Australia behind them and prove there is Test life beyond Kevin Pietersen when they face Sri Lanka in the first of a two-match series at Lord`s on Thursday.

`Injured` Prior `running out of time` for England recall after being ruled out of county game

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has suffered a setback to his hopes of being recalled to the national squad as he continues his struggle with an Achilles injury, which saw him being ruled out of Sussex`s LV Championship match on Sunday.

Bairstow `disappointed` over never being able to play with Pietersen in England team again

England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow has said that it is disappointing for him that he would not play again in the team with Kevin Pietersen, who was sacked following the team`s 5-0 Ashes whitewash in Australia in the winter.

England to stick with Bairstow behind the stumps

Captain Alastair Cook says Jonny Bairstow will continue behind the stumps for England in the final Ashes Test starting from Friday despite support for the experienced Matt Prior from rival skipper Michael Clarke.

Matt Prior vows to regain place as England wicketkeeper

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has reportedly vowed to regain his place after being omitted from the team for Jonny Bairstow .

Prior vows to return to England team following axing from fourth Ashes Test

Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Matt Prior has vowed to make his return to the team after he axed from the fourth Ashes Test against Australia in Melbourne and was replaced by understudy Jonny Bairstow in yet another changing of the guard.

Jos Buttler put on `red alert` to challenge for England`s Test keeper slot during limited-over series

England batsman- wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has reportedly been put on the red alert to challenge for the position of England`s Test glovesman slot a little earlier than expected after Matt Prior was dropped for the Boxing Day Test and replaced by Jonny Bairstow.

Bairstow, Panesar, Rankin likely to play in Boxing Day Test

England is poised to make up to three changes to the team that meekly surrendered the Ashes in Perth last week, according to reports.

Flower contemplating replacing Prior with Bairstow in Boxing Day Test

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior is reportedly facing a fight to keep his spot for the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ( MCG) with team director Andy Flower contemplating replacing Prior with wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow, who has averaged 30.2 from 12 Tests.

Reformed Ben Stokes ready for England call

Ben Stokes` last tour of Australia ended in ignominy but the England all-rounder claims he is back with a new attitude and ready for a dream debut in the second Ashes test at Adelaide.

Ian Bell out to sound Ashes death knell for Australia

Ian Bell has come a long way since notorious sledger Shane Warne first likened him to the red-haired nerd from the comedy film American Pie, and with Australia facing the prospect of a fourth successive Ashes defeat it is the England batsman who could be having the last laugh.

Harris says `unacceptable` Siddle no-ball could have cost Oz Ashes

Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has called fellow seamer Peter Siddle`s no-ball as unacceptable, saying that the team is disappointed as the no-ball that saw England`s Jonny Bairstow reprieved at Lord`s could have cost Australia the Ashes.

Bairstow to miss ODIs against India

Wicketkeeper batsman Jonny Bairstow will miss England`s One-day tour of India next month due to an illness in the family.