England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he wants to "inspire the next generation" of young boys and girls to play cricket as he looks ahead to the launch of The Hundred competition this summer. The Hundred features eight brand new teams based in Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Southampton and...
Moeen Ali has no issues with Joe Root over the way his departure from England's Test tour of India was handled, insisting the captain made an "honest mistake" when he said the all-rounder choose to return home. England head coach Chris Silverwood revealed last week that Moeen's exit ahead...
James Anderson and Stuart Broad could play together in the pink-ball third Test against India, England captain Joe Root has said. Anderson and Broad have featured in alternate Tests so far this winter, playing one game each during the win in Sri Lanka and then across the first two...
Former England international Ebony Rainford-Brent thinks The Hundred has set out a "statement" with the historic decision to start the tournament with a women's match. The men's and women's competitions will then be played alongside each other. "It's amazing news," said Rainford-Brent. "Men and women competing side by side, the...
Heather Knight is relishing the opportunity to play cricket in front of a crowd again, as England resume preparations for the defence of their World Cup title in 2022. England were supposed to defend the 50-over title they won at Lord's in 2017 in New Zealand next month, but...
India batsman Rohit Sharma has taken aim at the critics who complained about the Chennai pitch in the second test against England, saying every team "takes advantage of home conditions". After losing the opening Test of the four-match series, India levelled with a 317-run win as England struggled against...
Cheteswhar Pujara says India will not carry any scars from the "disaster" of 36 all out in the pink-ball Test in Australia earlier this winter into their day-night clash with England in Ahmedabad. India were bundled out for their lowest-ever Test score in Adelaide in December, lasting just 21.2...
South Africa director of cricket Graeme Smith has warned the International Cricket Council smaller member nations must get their fair share of Test tours against the so-called 'Big Three' or face future domination of the Twenty20 leagues. South Africa are smarting after Australia opted to pull out of a...
South Africa will travel to Ireland for a first full limited-overs tour in July, comprising three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 fixtures. The ODIs will be staged in Malahide from July 11-16, with the same venue used for the opening game of the T20 series that runs from July...
England's spin coach Jeetan Patel hopes Moeen Ali's eight-wicket match haul against India will be the "carrot" that lures him back into the Test fold on a permanent basis. Moeen opted to take time out of international cricket after being dropped from England's Ashes side 18 months ago, but...