England

Dan Lawrence ruled OUT of England's second Test against Pakistan due to a family bereavement

The Essex batsman was in contention to make his debut because of the enforced absence of Ben Stokes, who will this week fly to his family home in New Zealand to be with his father Ged.

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8 hours ago, Daily Mail, England, Pakistan

England v Pakistan: Dan Lawrence leaves squad after family bereavement

Uncapped batsman Dan Lawrence leaves the England bio-secure bubble because of a family bereavement.

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9 hours ago, BBC Sport, England, Pakistan

Liam Dawson: Hampshire and England all-rounder out for season with ruptured Achilles

Hampshire and England all-rounder Liam Dawson will miss the rest of the season with a ruptured Achilles tendon.

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13 hours ago, BBC Sport, England, County Cricket

England v Pakistan: James Anderson says he has no plans to retire

England's all-time leading wicket-taker James Anderson says he intends to "show people that I still have what it takes to play Test cricket".

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14 hours ago, BBC Sport, England, Pakistan

England ace Jimmy Anderson plays down talk of retirement from cricket

Anderson, now 38, is currently on 590 wickets and faces being rested for the second Test against Pakistan on Thursday, which led to speculation he may retire.

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14 hours ago, Daily Mail, England

Ive still got what it takes: James Anderson dismisses England retirement talk

Ive still got what it takes: James Anderson dismisses England retirement talk

England's record wicket-taker insists he has no intention of stepping away from Test cricket

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14 hours ago, The Independent, England

England pulled off a miracle in Manchester, now they must find a ruthless streak to rule the world 

England won their third straight Test at Old Trafford in dramatic style on Saturday to take a thrilling 1-0 lead over Pakistan in the second Test series of the summer.

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1 day ago, Daily Mail, England

England’s ‘miracle man’ Stokes pulls out of Pakistan series

England star Ben Stokes will miss the concluding two Tests against Pakistan for family reasons, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced Sunday.

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1 day ago, Fox Sports, England, Pakistan

NASSER HUSSAIN: England are wrong to take 'Mr Nice Guy' Chris Woakes for granted

NASSER HUSSAIN: Chris Woakes has 10 first-class centuries and made his debut seven years ago at No 6, so it's not a huge surprise he was the star of England's fantastic run-chase at Old Trafford.

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1 day ago, Daily Mail, England

Chris Woakes was the star of the show... PLAYER RATINGS from England's first Test win over Pakistan

England's Test series against Pakistan got under way this week with the hosts securing a dramatic fourth-day victory thanks to heroics from Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler.

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1 day ago, Daily Mail, England, Pakistan

Jimmy Anderson set to face the media on Monday about his England future

The record-breaking Test seamer has endured a frustrating summer and the chances are increasing that he may be struggling to reach the magical figure of 600 Test wickets. Anderson is now 38.

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1 day ago, Daily Mail, England

Ben Stokes will MISS the rest of England's Test series against Pakistan for family reasons

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the rest of the Test series against Pakistan for family reasons, the ECB have announced on Sunday.

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1 day ago, Daily Mail, England, Pakistan

Ben Stokes: England all-rounder to miss remainder of Pakistan series

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will miss the remainder of the Test series against Pakistan for family reasons, it has been announced.

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1 day ago, BBC Sport, England, Pakistan

England vs Pakistan: Ben Stokes to miss remainder of Test series for family reasons

England vs Pakistan: Ben Stokes to miss remainder of Test series for family reasons

Stokes only made nine runs and took two wickets at Emirates Old Trafford, but will now be unavailable for Joe Root's side at the Ageas Bowl

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1 day ago, The Independent, England, Pakistan

Buttler, Bairstow and Foakes – England’s embarrassment of adequacy

“I’m putting a team together for a job.” “You son of a bitch. I’m in.” In heist movies, whenever they put a team together, everyone’s always the best of the best; the best there’s ever been. You never make do with members of your heist team. You...

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1 day ago, King Cricket, England

Notoriously slow starters England break nasty habit with brilliant comeback

Chris Woakes hit an unbeaten 84 as England came from behind to beat Pakistan by three wickets in the first Test at Old Trafford on Saturday.

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2 days ago, Fox Sports, England

Joe Root hails England's unwavering belief after Chris Woakes' batting heroics help beat Pakistan

CHRIS STOCKS AT OLD TRAFFORD: Root pinpointed the World Cup final against New Zealand and the barely-believable Ashes win against Australia as belief-forging moments for England.

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2 days ago, Daily Mail, England, Pakistan

Joe Root: England captain says unlikely wins give belief anything is possible

Captain Joe Root says England's habit of pulling off unlikely victories gives them the belief they can win matches from almost any situation.

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2 days ago, BBC Sport, England

Bob Willis Trophy: England returnees fall cheaply on opening day of second round

Jonny Bairstow and Tom Banton fail to capitalise on glorious weather as bowlers generally have the upper hand, except at Worcester.

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2 days ago, BBC Sport, England

England v Pakistan: Azhar Ali praises 'special' Woakes and Buttler partnership

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali praised "a very special partnership" by Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler as England won the first Test against the tourists.

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2 days ago, BBC Sport, England, Pakistan

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