England V Pakistan: James Anderson doubtful for first Test, fractures right shoulder

England V Pakistan: James Anderson doubtful for first Test, fractures right shoulder

The 33-year-old -- who has 454 Test wickets to his name -- has a shoulder blade injury which he suffered in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka earlier this month.

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.

Former West Indian cricketer Franklyn Rose says New Zealand is unsafe for black

Former West Indian cricketer Franklyn Rose says New Zealand is unsafe for black

Rose said he has written to the International Cricket Council stating "New Zealand is not a safe place for international cricketers, especially if they are black".

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.

Dharamsala among six new Test venues as BCCI announces 2016-17 schedule

Dharamsala among six new Test venues as BCCI announces 2016-17 schedule

The 2017 season will witness Australia touring India for four Test matches in February and March while Bangladesh is slated to play a solitary Test in India.

Glenn McGrath tips James Anderson to surpass his 563 Test wickets

Glenn McGrath tips James Anderson to surpass his 563 Test wickets

Anderson, 33, reached the 450-wicket milestone during the second Test against Sri Lanka.

League system for Tests could be in place by 2019: ICC

League system for Tests could be in place by 2019: ICC

Without a tournament like World Cup, which allows eligible teams to compete for the top prize, Test cricket rely on the ICC rankings to decide the best team.

Cricket will be like F1 in 10 years: Kevin Pietersen's big prediction

Cricket will be like F1 in 10 years: Kevin Pietersen's big prediction

T20 has already become the favoured format — for both players and spectators.

For Arjuna Ranatunga, T20 is like Maggi, while Test cricket is mother's home-cooked food

For Arjuna Ranatunga, T20 is like Maggi, while Test cricket is mother's home-cooked food

While talking about his World Cup winning squad, the 52-year-old, legendary Sri Lankan became nostalgic. 

Death knell tolls: Ex-Aussie bowler predicts Test cricket will vanish in ten years

Death knell tolls: Ex-Aussie bowler predicts Test cricket will vanish in ten years

Former Australian fast bowler Rodney Hogg has predicted that Test cricket will be extinct in next ten years after the recently-concluded World T20 in India received huge success.

IPL should not be used as the yardstick to select bowlers for Tests, warns Zaheer Khan

IPL should not be used as the yardstick to select bowlers for Tests, warns Zaheer Khan

Zaheer would be playing what could be his final IPL season, with the Delhi Daredevils.

Focus on Test cricket hurt Australia's ICC World T20 chances, says Steve Waugh

Focus on Test cricket hurt Australia's ICC World T20 chances, says Steve Waugh

Waugh said that Australia did not play enough T20I cricket in the past 12-18 months and also swapped the team.

'Fantastic' Virat Kohli can become one of the best cricket captains: Kris Srikkanth

'Fantastic' Virat Kohli can become one of the best cricket captains: Kris Srikkanth

Srikkanth also hailed Kohli's "never-give up attitude", which the former chairman of selectors called "Virat's style".

Swashbuckling Brendon McCullum promises to 'go after the bowling again' in his final innings

Swashbuckling Brendon McCullum promises to 'go after the bowling again' in his final innings

He took mere 54 balls to slam the fastest ever Test century.

Kane Williamson crowned sportsman of the year, Brendon McCullum gets leadership honour in Halberg Awards

Kane Williamson crowned sportsman of the year, Brendon McCullum gets leadership honour in Halberg Awards

With this award, Williamson will look to build on his performances against Australia in the second Test.

RSA vs ENG, 4th Test: Skipper Cook leads England reply after de Kock maiden ton on Day 2

RSA vs ENG, 4th Test: Skipper Cook leads England reply after de Kock maiden ton on Day 2

England were 138 for two at the close of play after Quinton de Kock`s maiden Test century took South Africa to a first innings total of 475.

4th Test: Stephen Cook, Hashim Amla steer South Africa before England hit back

4th Test: Stephen Cook, Hashim Amla steer South Africa before England hit back

Cook and Amla put on 202 for the second wicket before a dramatic collapse.

India's tour of Australia: Steve Smith disappointed with WACA, Gabba pitches

India's tour of Australia: Steve Smith disappointed with WACA, Gabba pitches

All four encounters have produced a lot for the batters as bowlers have found it tough to get much help.