England bowler Stuart Broad  celebrates as wicketkeeper Jos Buttler catches New Zealand batsman  Ross Taylor down the legside during day three of the first Test at Lord’s. Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

England are battling to stay in contention at Lord’s, and avoid a false start to their Ashes summer, after conceding a 134-run first-innings advantage(...)

Roscommon manager John Evans has no significant injury concerns ahead of his side’s clash with London at Ruislip. Photograph: Tommy Greally/Inpho.

(...) raised the bar for his young side and the 15 lining out here will surely put up a cricket score. There(...)

Mohammad Rafique with his wife, Rafika Begum, three-year-old Waheeda and seven-year-old Jamalida. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

Punjabi King. With the help of the local rugby club the Rohingya men have revived Carlow Cricket Club – it(...)

New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson in action against England during day two of the first Test at Lord’s. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA

Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor mastered a lifeless England attack to lift New Zealand to 303 for two at the close on the second day of the first Test(...)

Francesco Molinari shot a 65 to take the first round lead in the PGA Championship at Wentworth. Photograph: Getty
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New Zealand’s Matt Henry celebrates taking the wicket of England’s Joe Root on 98 during day one of the first Test at Lord’s.  Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA  .

Cricket days like this are heaven-sent. Sunlit Lord’s, chattering crowd, shirtsleeve order in the(...)

Grounds such as Lords could soon be holding day-night Test matches. Photograph: Getty

(...) the International Cricket Council. While one-day and Twenty20 internationals have been played into the(...)

Timothy O’Grady: I Could Read the Sky “has a life particularly in the west, where there is hardly a house that has evaded the wounds brought about by emigration. The book feels to me as if it’s not so much me talking as all those people I spoke with and remembered. Some of them built the roads and buildings of England. They felt glory and loss. People want to know about them, whether from this book or some other source, and when they learn they are touched.” Photograph: Iris Renata Lardner

(...) carried out in a factory. Drink coffee. Look into a wound. Follow cricket. Understand the speech of a man(...)

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James Morrison of England poses with the Trophy after winning the Open de Espana. Photo: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

(...) and Francesco Molinari. The 30-year-old, who played cricket in the same England youth teams as(...)