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England vs Sri Lanka: Hosts win series 2-0 as Lord’s Test ends in damp draw

England vs Sri Lanka: Hosts win series 2-0 as Lord’s Test ends in damp draw

The result saw England take the three-match series 2-0 after convincing wins by an innings and 88 runs and nine wickets at Headingley and Chester-le-Street respectively.

England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Chasing 362 for win, visitors 32-0 at stumps on Day 4

England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Chasing 362 for win, visitors 32-0 at stumps on Day 4

England captain Alastair Cook declared his side`s second innings on 233 for seven.

England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Nuwan Pradeep treble rocks Three Lions on Day 3

England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Nuwan Pradeep treble rocks Three Lions on Day 3

England in their second innings were 109 for four at the close of the third day, a healthy but not impregnable lead of 237 runs.

England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Jonny Bairstow highs and lows as visitors hit back on Day 2

England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Jonny Bairstow highs and lows as visitors hit back on Day 2

At stumps, Sri Lanka were 162 for one in reply to England`s first innings 416, a deficit of 254 runs.

England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Jonny Bairstow defies visitors with another hundred on Day 1

England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test: Jonny Bairstow defies visitors with another hundred on Day 1

At stumps, England were 279 for six, having been 84 for four when Bairstow (107 not out) came to the crease.

Kumar Sangakkara denied as Gloucestershire win English one-day cup final

Kumar Sangakkara denied as Gloucestershire win English one-day cup final

Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara was denied an English one-day cup final triumph as Gloucestershire held their nerve to snatch a dramatic six-run victory over Surrey at Lord`s on Saturday.

Michael Klinger returns to see Gloucestershire into Lord`s final

Michael Klinger returns to see Gloucestershire into Lord`s final

 Michael Klinger`s journey round the globe proved worthwhile as the Australian`s unbeaten century for Gloucestershire against Yorkshire at Headingley on Sunday saw his side into the final of English county cricket`s 50-over competition at Lord`s.

England vs Australia, 2nd ODI: Ben Stokes controversy overshadows Oz win at Lord's

England vs Australia, 2nd ODI: Ben Stokes controversy overshadows Oz win at Lord's

England all-rounder Ben Stokes`s controversial dismissal in being given out obstructing the field promised to be the lasting memory of Australia`s 64-run win in the second one-day international at Lord`s on Saturday.

Ben Stokes obstruction dismissal sparks Lord`s fury

Ben Stokes obstruction dismissal sparks Lord`s fury

Boos rang out around Lord`s after England batsman Ben Stokes was controversially given out obstructing the field against Australia in the second one-day international on Saturday.

Australia opener David Warner suffers thumb injury during 2nd ODI against England

Australia opener David Warner suffers thumb injury during 2nd ODI against England

Australia opener David Warner was ruled out of fielding in the second one-day international against England because of a thumb injury he suffered to the first ball he faced with the bat at Lord`s on Saturday.

Australia's Chris Rogers recovering after dizzy spell, has 'delayed ear problem'

Australia's Chris Rogers recovering after dizzy spell, has 'delayed ear problem'

Australia opening batsman Chris Rogers is getting better after being forced to retire during the second innings of the Lord`s Ashes test on Sunday, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Monday.

Early wickets concern England captain Alastair Cook after Lord`s rout

Early wickets concern England captain Alastair Cook after Lord`s rout

England captain Alastair Cook said his side simply had to stop losing early wickets if they were to regain the initiative in the Ashes after a colossal 405-run defeat by Australia in the second Test at Lord`s.

Michael Clarke says Australia can improve after trouncing England

Michael Clarke says Australia can improve after trouncing England

Australia captain Michael Clarke said his side still had room for improvement after their utterly dominant 405-run win in the second Ashes Test against England at Lord`s on Sunday.

2nd Ashes Test, Day 3: Australia in complete control after brief England revival

2nd Ashes Test, Day 3: Australia in complete control after brief England revival

Australia repelled a brief England fightback led by Alastair Cook and Ben Stokes to remain firmly in control of the second Ashes test on the third day at Lord`s on Saturday.

Ashes 2015, 2nd Test Preview: Shane Watson faces axe as Australia seek to level series

Ashes 2015, 2nd Test Preview: Shane Watson faces axe as Australia seek to level series

Australia, reeling from the late withdrawal of wicket-keeper Brad Haddin, are reportedly set to drop Shane Watson for the second Ashes Test at Lord`s on Thursday as they bid to level the five-match series at 1-1.

Aussie Chris Rogers regrets ticket furore, had kept officials informed

Aussie Chris Rogers regrets ticket furore, had kept officials informed

 Chris Rogers has been frustrated by a furore over his securing tickets for the second Ashes test at Lord`s and then offering them as part of an unofficial hospitality package.

Chris Rogers` Ashes ticket scheme shuts down: Reports

Chris Rogers` Ashes ticket scheme shuts down: Reports

A company in which Australia opener Chris Rogers is a partner has been banned from selling tickets for next month`s Ashes Test at Lord`s at up to £2,910 apiece (AUS $5,914), the ESPNcricinfo website and the Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday.

Ton-up Kane Williamson savours Lord`s `buzz`

Ton-up Kane Williamson savours Lord`s `buzz`

Kane Williamson said it felt particularly special to join the select group of New Zealand batsmen who`ve made a Test century at Lord`s after he reached three figures at `the home of cricket` on Saturday.

New Zealand Mike Hesson coach calls for longer England series

New Zealand Mike Hesson coach calls for longer England series

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said he believed his side were worthy of longer series ahead of their two-Test campaign in England.

Gareth Breese helps Durman beat Warwickshire in county Cup final

Gareth Breese helps Durman beat Warwickshire in county Cup final

West Indies all-rounder Gareth Breese enjoyed a fairytale finish to his career with Durham as the north-east side won a tense English county One-Day Cup final against Warwickshire at Lord`s on Saturday.