Trevor Bayliss has been appointed the new England cricket coach and will take over in time for this summer’s Ashes series. Photograph: Getty

Trevor Bayliss has been appointed England’s head coach. Bayliss, who will join the ECB next month and take charge of the team for the start of the Ash(...)

Andrew Strauss has confirmed Kevin Pietersen won’t be part of England’s plans this summer. Photograph: Getty

England director of cricket Andrew Strauss has confirmed Kevin Pietersen is “not part of our plans” for the Ashes summer.Strauss cited a “massive trus(...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield: “Everything we are doing is about winning.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

The sub-plots surrounding today’s Royal London One-Day International between Ireland and England at Malahide bubbled away furiously yesterday, just(...)

James Taylor will captain England in their one day game against Ireland at Malahide on May 8th. Photograph: PA

Lewis Gregory of Somerset has been called into an 11-man England squad for next week’s one-off international against Ireland in Dublin. The 22-(...)

james Taylor is likely to captain England when they play Ireland in Malahide next month. Photograph: Getty

England will offer a glimpse into the future of their 50-over side following the harrowing Word Cup campaign afternoon when they announce a 14-man squ(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD at the launch of Fine Gael’s Marriage Equality campaign, at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, along with Jerry Buttimer TD, Simon Coveney TD, Frances Fitzgerald TD and James Reilly TD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 4:50

A No vote in the same sex marriage would send a message that gay people are not equal citizens in Ireland, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said.F(...)

Ireland face England in a one day international at Malahide next month. Photograph: Sportsfile

Ireland welcome England to Malahide on Friday, May 8th for a one-day international with the gap between the two sides arguably the closest it has e(...)

Bangladesh celebrate after consigning England to a 15-run defeat in Adelaide. Photograph: Reuters

England are out of the World Cup. On a ground that has seen humiliation heaped upon them more than once in the past decade, they suffered one more ign(...)

England suffered another heavy World Cup defeat as Sri Lanka chased down 309 with nine wickets to spare. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Joe Root’s century was in vain as England’s bid to reach the World Cup quarter-finals suffered another setback with a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka (...)

England’s captain Eoin Morgan (L) walks off the ground with his team mates after losing their Cricket World Cup match against New Zealand at Wellington Stadium. Photograph: Anthony Phelps/Reuters

England cricketing disasters can come with the bar set very high, but even by their lofty standards this was par excellence.The defeat, at the hands o(...)