Jason Roy takes a stunning catch to dismiss Ashton Agar during England’s win over Australia in the third ODI at Old Trafford. Photograph: Reuters

A maiden international century from James Taylor and the dual spinning threat of Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali kept England hopes alive in the one-day ser(...)

Australian Phillip Hughes has died at the age of 25 after being struck by a short ball during a Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales at the SCG 2:09

As an opening batsman, the Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being struck by a ball while on 63 during a Sheffield Sh(...)

England’s Stuart Broad (centre) rues a dropped catch off India’s MS Dhoni (right) during day two of the first Investec test match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

England’s frustrations continued at Trent Bridge as an unbroken last-wicket stand of 87 took India well past 400 by tea on day two of the Investec Tes(...)

 Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has accused England’s Stuart Broad of “blatant cheating” during the Ashes series. Photograph:   Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has accused England’s Stuart Broad of “blatant cheating” and has urged cricket fans Down Under to make sure the bowler (...)

England’s Joe Root acknowledges the applause after losing his wicket on 180 on day four of the Second Investec Ashes Test at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Joe Root proved his worth with ball as well as bat to end Australia’s afternoon resistance and keep England on target for a 2-0 Ashes lead at Lord’s.S(...)

England’s Joe Root and Alastair Cook (right) run between  wickets during day two of the Ashes Test at Lord’s.

Darren Lehmann cut a solitary figure late in the afternoon at Lord’s. The dressing- room balcony doors were shut, and he sat outside on his own on a b(...)

England’s Alastair Cook and team-mates wait for  the third umpire’s decision which gave England victory in the first Ashes Test.

“I’m sweating like a pig here,” said Andrew Strauss in his Trent Bridge commentary box at lunchtime yesterday, and while the temperatures were, indeed(...)

James Anderson of England celebrates the final wicket of Brad Haddin. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

James Anderson secured victory for England by 14 runs in the first Investec Ashes Test in a gripping encounter against Australia at Trent Bridge.Tirel(...)

Australia captain Michael Clarke catches Stuart Broad  at slip off the bowling of Ashton Agar, a decision that was not given by umpire Aleem Dar. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA

A formidable innings from Ian Bell and a moment of dubious sportsmanship from Stuart Broad left England in control on day three of the first Ashes Te(...)

Australia’s number 11 batsman Ashton Agar  hits out on his way to 98 during day two of the first Ashes Test against Australia  at Trent Bridge. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Australia’s 19-year-old debutant number 11 Ashton Agar transformed the first Ashes Test as he and Phil Hughes rewrote the record books in an astoundin(...)