Australia’s Michael Clarke sets the field during the third day of the third test match against South Africa. Photograph: Shaun Roy/Reuters

Australia took complete control of the deciding third test against South Africa on an elongated third day in Cape Town. Replying to Austr(...)

 David Warner of Australia bats during day four of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George’s Cricket Stadium.  Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images

Australia batsman David Warner has been fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after questioning how South Africa worked on the ball(...)

Australia’s David Warner celebrates his  century during the third day of the first Test against  South Africa in Centurion Park. Photo: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

David Warner took over from Mitchell Johnson as South Africa’s tormentor-in-chief as the Australian opener blitzed a quickfire century to exten(...)

Australia’s Shaun Marsh plays a shot during the first day of their  Test match against South Africa in Centurion. Photograph: Reuters

Late call-up Shaun Marsh scored an unbeaten century in his first test in two years to lead a middle-order recovery as Australia closed at 297 f(...)

Eoin Morgan of England speaks with Michael Clarke of Australia during game three of the One Day International Series  at Sydney Cricket Ground. Photograph: Brett Hemmings/Getty Images

England did not just lose the Carlton Mid ODI series in Sydney. They may have also lost a captain as Alastair Cook, cutting an increasingly hangdog an(...)

Australia’s  Aaron Finch celebrates a century during the opening one-day international series between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday. Photograph:  Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

If this really was the opening step in the minting of a new era for English cricket then it must be said it looked similar to one or two other new era(...)

Eoin Morgan bats against Australia during  the first one day international  with  Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground.  Photograph:  Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

An Aaron Finch century consigned England to a six-wicket defeat in the first one-day international against Australia in Melbourne.On another forgetta(...)

England’s Kevin Pietersen has been released by IPL side Delhi. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Kevin Pietersen has yet to commit himself to an Indian Premier League franchise for 2014 but is far more likely to respond to Delhi’s decision not to (...)

The hulk of the Betelgeuse tanker lies at the oil Jetty at Whiddy Island following the disaster. Photograph: Pat Langan

A survivor of the Whiddy Island oil terminal disaster in Bantry Bay, west Cork, yesterday spoke of the impact the tragedy continues to have on him (...)

England captain Alastair Cook reacts after losing the Fourth Ashes Test. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Alastair Cook is determined to continue as England captain — even if he loses the Ashes 5-0 — until someone instructs him otherwise.Cook appeared shel(...)