International Cricket Council opens up archive of classic matches
26/03/2020 | sport | cricket | 174
Footage of classic cricket matches is made available by the ICC for fans who are isolating because of coronavirus.
New Zealand v India: Virat Kohli says tourists 'not good enough' in 10-wicket defeat
24/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 146
Captain Virat Kohli said India "didn't show enough competitiveness" in their 10-wicket first-Test defeat by New Zealand in Wellington.
Jos Buttler can take confidence from T20 knock to Sri Lanka, says Chris Silverwood
17/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 81
England coach Chris Silverwood hopes Jos Buttler can take confidence from his T20 half-century against South Africa into the Test tour of Sri Lanka.
Twenty20 World Cup: The questions facing England eight months out from tournament
16/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 237
While England's Twenty20 team appears to be in good shape eight months out from the World Cup, questions remain over the roles of some key players.
Pick your England T20 World Cup team
16/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 31
After England's 2-1 T20 series win in South Africa, pick your team for the opening T20 World Cup game in October.
England in South Africa: Eoin Morgan leads side to victory in stunning chase of 223
16/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 373
England pull off a stunning chase of 223 to beat South Africa in the third Twenty20 in Centurion and take a pulsating series 2-1.
England in South Africa: Tourists win second T20 by two runs to level series
14/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 351
England hold their nerve to level the series against South Africa with a thrilling two-run victory in the second Twenty20 international in Durban.
England in South Africa: Eoin Morgan says his team have 'lessons to learn'
12/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 229
England have plenty to learn in the run-up to the Twenty20 World Cup after their one-run defeat by South Africa, according to captain Eoin Morgan.
England in South Africa: Tourists lose first Twenty20 by one run
12/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 353
England throw away the opportunity to defeat South Africa in the first Twenty20 international, losing a dramatic contest by one run in East London.
England recall Keaton Jennings and Ben Foakes for Sri Lanka tour
11/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 537
England recall Keaton Jennings and Ben Foakes for their tour of Sri Lanka next month but James Anderson, Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali are not included.
England bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood could alternate - Chris Silverwood
10/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 154
England could alternate fast bowlers Jofra Archer and Mark Wood to make sure they get the rest they need, says coach Chris Silverwood.
England in South Africa: Tourists win third ODI by two wickets to draw series
09/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 259
England secure a 1-1 series draw with South Africa by beating the hosts by two wickets in the third one-day international in Johannesburg.
Jofra Archer: Joe Root defends use of injured fast bowler
08/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 201
Joe Root says Jofra Archer has not been over-bowled while playing for England, despite suffering a stress fracture in his right elbow.
England in South Africa: Dale Steyn returns to Proteas' Twenty20 squad
08/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 21
South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn is set to play international cricket for the first time in nearly a year after being named in the Twenty20 squad to face England.
Big Bash League: Sydney Sixers beat Melbourne Stars to win title
08/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 33
Sydney Sixers win the 2019-20 Big Bash League title with a 19-run victory over Melbourne Stars in a rain-shortened final at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Jofra Archer: England bowler to miss Test tour of Sri Lanka with elbow injury
06/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 267
Jofra Archer will miss England's two-Test tour of Sri Lanka next month and the Indian Premier League after suffering a low-grade stress fracture of the elbow.
Quinton de Kock hits hundred as England thrashed by South Africa
04/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 318
England suffer a heavy seven-wicket defeat by South Africa in Cape Town in their first one-day international since winning the World Cup.
England in South Africa: The issues facing England at start of new ODI cycle
03/02/2020 | sport | cricket | 192
England play their first 50-over match since winning the World Cup. What shape are they are in and how will the team look in 2023?
England in South Africa: Jason Roy hits century as England win warm-up by 77 runs
31/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 156
Jason Roy makes 104 but the rest of England's batsmen failed as the tourists won their one-day warm-up match against a South Africa Invitational XI.
England in South Africa: Joe Root's side win series 3-1
27/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 490
England surge to a 191-run win in the fourth Test against South Africa to complete a 3-1 series victory - only their second overseas success in four years.
England in South Africa: Joe Root moves tourists closer to series win
26/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 340
England close in on a series victory after setting South Africa an unlikely 466 to win the fourth Test in Johannesburg.
Billy Cooper, the Barmy Army's trumpet player, to retire
25/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 384
Billy Cooper, the Barmy Army's trumpet player, will retire after England's current tour of South Africa.
England in South Africa: Mark Wood shines in Johannesburg
25/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 568
Mark Wood stars with bat and ball to give England complete control of the fourth Test against South Africa on a superbly entertaining second day in Johannesburg.
England in South Africa: Home side fight back in Johannesburg
24/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 469
England post their first century opening stand since 2016 only to lose four wickets for 50 runs on a fluctuating first day of the fourth Test in South Africa.
England in South Africa: Youngsters stood up to be counted - Chris Silverwood
20/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 181
England's youngsters "stood up to be counted" in the side's third-Test victory over South Africa in Port Elizabeth, says coach Chris Silverwood.
England in South Africa: Tourists win by an innings in Port Elizabeth
20/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 522
England seal their biggest away win in more than nine years in the third Test against South Africa to move 2-1 up with one match to play.
England in South Africa: Joe Root takes four wickets in Port Elizabeth
19/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 249
Captain Joe Root takes four wickets to push England closer to victory on the fourth day of the third Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth.
South Africa v England: Dom Bess says 'it was time to pull my finger out'
18/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 63
England's Dom Bess said he felt it was "time to pull my finger out" before he took five wickets on the third day of the third Test against South Africa.
England in South Africa: Dom Bess takes five wickets in third Test
18/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 201
Dom Bess takes his maiden Test five-wicket haul to tighten England's grip on the third Test against South Africa on a weather-hit third day in Port Elizabeth.
England in South Africa: Ollie Pope & Ben Stokes hit hundreds in third Test
17/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 399
Ollie Pope scores his first Test century and Ben Stokes 120 to put England in a dominant position on day two of the third Test against South Africa.
South Africa v England: Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope give tourists edge
16/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 385
An unbroken stand of 76 between Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope gives England a slight edge over South Africa at the end of a fluctuating first day of the third Test in Port Elizabeth.
South Africa v England: Mark Wood likely to play with Jofra Archer injured
15/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 274
England fast bowler Jofra Archer is set to miss the third Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth, with Mark Wood likely to play.
South Africa v England: Why we should enjoy the ups and downs of Joe Root's men
15/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 172
Ups and downs are the norm for the England Test team - they should be enjoyed, rather than endured.
India v Australia: David Warner and Aaron Finch hit tons in 10-wickets win
14/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 195
David Warner and Aaron Finch both strike unbeaten centuries as Australia hammer India by 10 wickets in the first one-day international in Mumbai.
Ashley Giles: Five-day Tests precious, says England director of men's cricket
08/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 470
England director of men's cricket Ashley Giles says five-day Tests are "precious" to him and the players.
England's James Anderson to have scan on side injury
08/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 124
England seamer James Anderson will have a scan on a side injury that limited his bowling on the final day of the thrilling second-Test win.
England in South Africa: Ben Stokes stars in thrilling 189-run win
07/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 747
England force a dramatic 189-run victory over South Africa late on day five of the second Test in Cape Town to level the series at 1-1.
England in South Africa: Hosts frustrate tourists after Dom Sibley century
06/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 297
England need eight wickets for victory on the final day of the second Test after being frustrated by South Africa's top order in Cape Town.
England in South Africa: James Anderson says 'age is irrelevant' after starring in second Test
05/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 86
England's James Anderson says "age is irrelevant" in considering how long he can keep playing after starring against South Africa in the second Test.
England in South Africa: Dom Sibley's 85 not out puts tourists in control
05/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 365
Dom Sibley makes an unbeaten 85 as England take total control of the second Test against South Africa on day three in Cape Town.
Rory Burns: England opener set to miss Sri Lanka tour
05/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 70
England opener Rory Burns is likely to miss the Sri Lanka series in March with the ankle injury which ended his tour of South Africa.
England in South Africa: Tourists fight back with ball to end day two on top
04/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 471
England fight back with the ball against South Africa to end day two on top in the second Test in Cape Town.
Virat Kohli: India captain 'not a fan' of four-day Tests
04/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 88
India captain and leading Test batsman Virat Kohli says he is "not a fan" of the proposal to reduce Test matches to four days.
England in South Africa: Tourists struggle with bat in Cape Town
03/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 746
England limp to 262-9 after another dismal batting display against South Africa on day one of the second Test in Cape Town.
England in South Africa: Rory Burns out of tour with football injury
02/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 805
Rory Burns will miss the rest of England's tour of South Africa after damaging his ankle playing football, while Jofra Archer is another fitness doubt before Friday's second Test.
England in South Africa: Jofra Archer an injury doubt for Cape Town Test
01/01/2020 | sport | cricket | 215
England bowler Jofra Archer is a doubt for the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town with an elbow injury.
England and Wales Cricket Board 'cautiously' supports four-day Tests
31/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 463
The England and Wales Cricket Board says they "cautiously" support four-day Tests as a possible way to ease the strain on players and the fixture list.
South Africa v England: Tourists lose first Test by 107 runs
29/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 964
South Africa claim a convincing 107-run victory as England collapse again in the first Test in Centurion.
Australia v New Zealand: Hosts secure crushing 247-run victory in Melbourne
29/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 79
Australia complete a 247-run victory over New Zealand on the fourth day in Melbourne to win the three-Test series with one match remaining.
Peter Siddle: Australia pace bowler retires from international cricket
28/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 56
Australia pace bowler Peter Siddle announces his retirement from international cricket.
South Africa v England: Rory Burns leads unlikely pursuit of 376
28/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 359
Rory Burns' unbeaten 77 gives England hope of chasing an unlikely 376 to beat South Africa in the first Test in Centurion.
South Africa v England: Tourists collapse as 15 wickets fall on second day
27/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 631
An England batting collapse gives South Africa the upper hand in the first Test as 15 wickets fall on an entertaining second day in Centurion.
South Africa v England: Sam Curran takes 4-57 on opening day of first Test
26/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 295
Sam Curran stars with the ball as England make a promising start against South Africa in the first Test of the series in Centurion.
South Africa v England: Archer, Broad & Leach continue recovery before Boxing Day Test
23/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 168
Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad and Jack Leach all take part in a nets session on Monday in preparation for England's opening Test.
England in South Africa: Joe Root will trust bowlers to decide on fitness
22/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 149
England will trust Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad and Jack Leach to decide if they are fit to play the first Test against South Africa after illness.
England in South Africa: Ollie Pope hits century in warm-up match
21/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 64
Ollie Pope scores his first century for England to steer the tourists to a lead of 302 over South Africa A on day two of the warm-up match in Benoni.
England in South Africa: Joe Denly hits century in final warm-up match
20/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 142
Joe Denly scores 103 as England impress with the bat on day one of their final tour match before the Test series against South Africa.
Big Bash League: Tom Banton scores maiden fifty as Brisbane Heat lose to Melbourne Stars
20/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 26
Tom Banton scores his maiden fifty in the Big Bash League but cannot prevent Brisbane Heat falling to a 22-run defeat against Melbourne Stars.
England in South Africa: Dom Bess and Craig Overton called up as illness hits camps
20/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 151
Somerset duo Dominic Bess and Craig Overton are called up by England for their tour of South Africa after the camp is hit by illness.
IPL auction: Eoin Morgan signs for Kolkata Knight Riders
19/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 124
England's Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, Chris Woakes and Sam Curran all earn six-figure contracts in the Indian Premier League's player auction.
England in South Africa: James Anderson returns from injury in warm-up draw
18/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 103
James Anderson returns to England's attack as the under-strength tourists draw their two-day warm-up match against a Cricket South Africa Invitation XI in Benoni.
Arsenal: Freddie Ljungberg has flatlined and lifeless Gunners are heading south
15/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 607
One shot on target, six home games without a win - Arsenal are rudderless and in need of drastic action, says Phil McNulty.
Joe Root left out of England T20 squad for matches in South Africa
13/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 132
England Test captain Joe Root is left out of the squad for the three T20 internationals in South Africa.
Sri Lanka appoint Mickey Arthur as new head coach
05/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 27
Sri Lanka appoint former Pakistan, Australia and South Africa coach Mickey Arthur as their new head coach on a two-year contract.
Bob Willis: Tributes after former England cricket captain and Ashes hero dies
04/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 333
Former England captain Bob Willis has been hailed as a "phenomenal" cricketer following his death at the age of 70.
Bob Willis: Former England cricket captain dies aged 70
04/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 1,095
Former England captain Bob Willis, who took 325 Test wickets and was a hero of the 1981 Ashes, has died at the age of 70.
England in New Zealand: What did we learn from tourists' series defeat?
04/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 352
From batting big to bowling options - England's series defeat in New Zealand provided some answers, but some familiar questions remain.
England cricket team: Jeetan Patel appointed as spin bowling consultant
03/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 51
England appoint Jeetan Patel as their spin-bowling consultant for the tours of South Africa and Sri Lanka.
England in New Zealand: Joe Root 'proud' despite Test series defeat
03/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 362
Captain Joe Root says he is proud of the way England "learnt lessons quickly" in their series defeat in New Zealand.
England in New Zealand: Drawn second Test seals 1-0 series win for hosts
03/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 223
New Zealand seal a 1-0 series win over England as Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor centuries ensure a draw in the second Test in Hamilton.
Australia thrash Pakistan in Adelaide to win series 2-0
02/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 133
Australia wrap up a 2-0 series win against Pakistan after winning the day-night second Test by an innings and 48 runs.
England in New Zealand: Joe Root double century gives tourists hope in Hamilton
02/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 413
Captain Joe Root makes a double century but England face an uphill task to win the second Test against New Zealand.
England in New Zealand: Joe Root & Rory Burns hit centuries
01/12/2019 | sport | cricket | 326
Joe Root and Rory Burns score centuries for England but the second Test in New Zealand remains in the balance.
England in New Zealand: Hosts on top in second Test
30/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 236
England reach 39-2 in reply to New Zealand's 375 after two days of the second Test in Hamilton.
England in New Zealand: Tom Latham scores century in second Test
29/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 364
Tom Latham scores an unbeaten 101 as New Zealand frustrate England's bowlers on the opening day of the second Test in Hamilton.
James Anderson & Mark Wood to visit bowling camp in South Africa
25/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 97
James Anderson will continue his recovery from injury alongside Mark Wood at a specialist pace bowling camp in South Africa.
England in New Zealand: Joe Root says side 'cannot panic' after losing first Test
25/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 285
England "cannot panic and think it's the end of the world" after their crushing Test defeat by New Zealand, says Joe Root.
England in New Zealand: Hosts win first Test by innings & 65 runs
25/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 717
England are crushed in the first Test by New Zealand to lose by an innings and 65 runs at the Bay Oval.
England in New Zealand: BJ Watling hits 205 as tourists face battle to save Test
24/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 531
England face a tough battle to save the first Test against New Zealand after BJ Watling scores a superb double century on day four in Mount Maunganui.
England in New Zealand: Joe Root's side toil as BJ Watling hits century at Mount Maunganui
23/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 424
England's bowlers toil on day three of the first Test as BJ Watling's century puts New Zealand in control in Mount Maunganui.
England in New Zealand: Sam Curran stars on day two in Mount Maunganui
22/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 261
England reduce New Zealand to 144-4 after posting 353 on the second day of the first Test in Mount Maunganui.
England in New Zealand: Ben Stokes hits 67 not out on opening day of first Test
21/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 352
England make a promising start to the first Test in New Zealand with some patient batting on the opening day in Mount Maunganui.
England in New Zealand: Sam Curran preferred to Chris Woakes
20/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 221
England pick Sam Curran ahead of fellow all-rounder Chris Woakes for the opening Test in New Zealand, which starts at 22:00 GMT on Wednesday.
England in New Zealand: Jos Buttler hits century as tourists draw final warm-up
17/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 155
Jos Buttler hits a century but England have to settle for a draw in their final warm-up match against New Zealand A in Whangarei.
Joe Root: Ashley Giles says England reclaiming Ashes in Australia is captain's 'holy grail'
16/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 131
England Test captain Joe Root is backed to "lead and win in Australia" in 2020-21 by director of men's cricket Ashley Giles.
Joe Root and Chris Silverwood 'aligned' over plan to win back Ashes
14/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 152
England Test captain Joe Root says he and new coach Chris Silverwood are "aligned" on a two-year plan to win back the Ashes in Australia.
England beat New Zealand in super over to win T20 series 3-2
10/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 221
England beat New Zealand in another super over to win a remarkable final Twenty20 and take the series 3-2.
England in New Zealand: Dawid Malan hits century as tourists win fourth T20
08/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 139
Dawid Malan hits the fastest T20 century by an England player as the tourists crush New Zealand by 76 runs in Napier.
Jonny Bairstow added to England squad for New Zealand Test series
07/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 82
Jonny Bairstow is added to the England Test squad for the two-match series against New Zealand as back-up for the injured Joe Denly.
England in New Zealand: Tourists collapse to 14-run defeat in third T20
05/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 188
England lose five wickets in 18 balls as New Zealand win the third Twenty20 by 14 runs to take a 2-1 series lead in Nelson.
New Zealand beat England by 21 runs to level T20 series
03/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 151
New Zealand beat a wasteful England by 21 runs in Wellington to level the Twenty20 series at 1-1.
New Zealand v England: James Vince stars in seven-wicket win
01/11/2019 | sport | cricket | 117
James Vince's fluent half-century helps England begin their tour of New Zealand with a seven-wicket win in the first Twenty20.
New Zealand v England: Banton, Brown, Parkinson - who are the new players?
31/10/2019 | sport | cricket | 84
BBC Sport looks at the new faces in the England team as they prepare for five Twenty20s in New Zealand starting on Friday.
New Zealand v England T20: 'I couldn't lift my bowling arm,' says Adil Rashid
28/10/2019 | sport | cricket | 82
England's Adil Rashid says he "couldn't lift his bowling arm" before this summer's World Cup and has still not fully recovered from a shoulder injury.
MS Dhoni: India selector MSK Prasad says team will "move on" from former captain
24/10/2019 | sport | cricket | 90
India legend MS Dhoni's international career could be over after the team's chief selector says they are "moving on" from the wicketkeeper.
The Hundred is 'not a threat' to cricket traditions - ECB
23/10/2019 | sport | cricket | 316
The ECB's new competition The Hundred is not a "threat" to the traditions of cricket, chief executive Tom Harrison says.
The Hundred: Rashid Khan goes to Trent Rockets, Steve Smith and Mitchell Starc at Welsh Fire
20/10/2019 | sport | cricket | 318
Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan is the first pick in the inaugural The Hundred draft, Steve Smith and Mitchell Starc go to Welsh Fire.
Cricket World Cup final drama never to be repeated after ICC super over change
15/10/2019 | sport | cricket | 124
England's extraordinary win over New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup final will never be repeated after the boundary countback rule is abolished in ICC events.