Five-star James Anderson back in swing

James Anderson did his best to put a disappointing Ashes tour of Australia behind him by enjoying yet more success at Trent Bridge as he took five wickets on the first day of the 2014 County Championship season.

Virender Sehwag hits century to guide MCC to a six-wicket win

India discard Virender Sehwag blasted a 97-ball 109 to lead Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to a comfortable six-wicket win over Durham in a Champion County Test match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.

Samit Patel says England has finally broken Indian hoodoo

England all rounder Samit Patel has said the team has worked hard to improve and end their one-day losing streak against India on their home turf.

India`s woes continue as they lose by nine runs in 1st ODI

India`s woeful run of losses continued after a struggling top-order failed to convert good starts even on a placid track as England drew first blood.

Me and Raina could`ve got India over the line: Dhoni

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said India could have chased down the stiff 326-run target set by England in the first ODI here today, had he and Suresh Raina stayed till the end.

English county Nottinghamshire bars its players from IPL

English county side Nottinghamshire has decided to not allow its players to participate in the upcoming season of Indian Premier League.

Confidence from Test win would be carried into T20s: Morgan

England`s stand-in Twenty20 skipper Eoin Morgan on Wednesday said that his team will carry the confidence of 2-1 Test series victory over India into the two-match T20 series, commencing at the Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium here on Thursday.

‘Under pressure’ England faces selection quandaries ahead of Mumbai Test

England management is facing headache over the right team selection ahead of the second Test match against India in Mumbai, which starts on Friday.

Cook, KP are capable of hitting big hundreds: Samit Patel

England all-rounder Samit Patel is confident that the likes of skipper Alastair Cook, Kevin Pietersen and Ian Bell have the ability to hit big hundreds and also save the Test match in the remaining three days.

Dravid says playing Patel instead of Panesar on spinning pitches could hurt England

Former Indian player Rahul Dravid has said England must play Monty Panesar instead of all rounder Samit Patel against India in the Test series, since the turning pitches would assist the specialist spinner more.

England-Mumbai A game ends in tame draw

England emerged with a few positives from their three-day warm-up game against Mumbai A that ended in a draw.

WT20: Sri Lanka thrash England to enter semis along with West Indies

Lasith Malinga blew away the England top-order by dismissing three batsmen in a single over as Sri Lanka defeated the defending champions by 19 runs in their last Super Eight match to qualify for the semifinals of the World Twenty20 along with the West Indies, on Monday

ICC T20 World Cup 2012: Can England defend their title?

Defending champions England will be keen to keep their superiority intact in the 3rd edition of the World T20 but it will be very difficult for them. Though nobody was expecting them to win the trophy two years back but England had some fine T20 players in their former skippers - Kevin Pietersen and Paul Collingwood. With the former controversially kept out of the team while the latter retired from cricket, England, led by pace bowler Stuart Broad, are no longer favourites this time. But the tea

ICC T20 World Cup 2012: Can England defend their title?

Defending champions England will be keen to keep their superiority intact in the 3rd edition of the World T20 but it will be very difficult for them. Though nobody was expecting them to win the trophy two years back but England had some fine T20 players in their former skippers - Kevin Pietersen and Paul Collingwood. With the former controversially kept out of the team while the latter retired from cricket, England, led by pace bowler Stuart Broad, are no longer favourites this time. But the tea

Sammy keeps eyes on the skies as Windies face Lions

The West Indies will be hoping the rain stays away when they face England Lions in a four-day match starting here Thursday, a fixture that will be their final warm-up before the Lord`s Test next week.

Patel overlooks IPL riches to secure place in England Test squad

Samit Patel, who chose not to play IPL to secure a Test place, has maintained he is 100 per cent happy with his decision to stay at home.

All rounder Patel’s ‘weight’ issues hindering England career

England all rounder Samit Patel’s England career is in jeopardy due to him being overweight.

Wanted to get Indian players out of their comfort zones: Patel

England`s left-arm spinner of Indian origin Samit Patel has admitted that on-field verbal duels with Indian players have continued from the last series.

A fit Samit Patel raring to go

The English cricketer of Indian descent, who was out of action till recently despite making his international debut in 2008.

Finn hoping of making significant contribution for England

Lanky pacer Steven Finn and portly left-arm spinner Samit Patel are confident that they will be able to make significant contribution to help England win the five-match ODI series against India.