Australia batsmen Aaron Finch and George Bailey celebrate victory by eightwickets during the 5th Royal London One-Day International match at Old Trafford. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

England’s batsmen stumbled at the final hurdle to gift Australia the Royal London one-day series and spurn the chance of an unbeaten summer. Starting (...)

England’s Eoin Morgan after being struck by Australia’s Mitchell Starc. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

England captain Eoin Morgan retired hurt in the deciding one-day international against Australia after suffering a nasty blow to the helmet. Morgan wa(...)

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(...)

England’s Eoin Morgan in action against New Zealand. Photo: Philip Brown/Reuters

Eoin Morgan was centre stage as England breezed to a national record run chase of 350 to level the Royal London Series at 2-2 and set up a weekend dec(...)

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(...)