Chris Jordan took a stunning one handed catch at slip to remove Darren Bravo late on in the fourth day of the first test in Antigua. Photograph: Reuters

There came a point either side of tea when it was easy to gain the impression that this Test match was primarily about getting Jimmy Anderson to a rec(...)

Alistair’s run without a century continued as he was bowled out cheaply again in England’s second innings against the West Indies at Antigua/ Photograph: Inpho

Until Jerome Taylor went on the rampage it seemed as if England had the upper hand in the first Test. On a pitch that appeared to be getting slower by(...)

Ian Bell’s 22nd Test Match century gave England control on the first day against the West Indies in Antigua. Photograph: Afp

Two teams, one of them, England, down on their uppers these past six months or so and under intense scrutiny and the other labelled mediocre by the EC(...)

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 captain Eoin Morgan was dismissed by Mitchell Marsh for yet another duck as Australia cruised to victory in their World Cup opener. (Photogaph: REUTERS/Hamish Blair)

England suffered a crushing 111-run defeat to Australia to begin their World Cup campaign in Melbourne.England were made to pay for dropping centurion(...)

 Eoin Morgan scored just 90 runs in seven innings against Sri Lanka, but the Dubliner has been backed to thrive   in his new role as England one-day captain. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Alastair Cook admitted he was “gutted” to be omitted from England’s World Cup squad after being replaced as one-day international captain by former Ir(...)

Former Ireland batsman Eoin Morgan is set to captain England at next year’s World Cup after Alastair Cook was relieved of the captaincy. Photograph:    Dave Thompson/PA

Alastair Cook’s dream of leading England into the World Cup in February and March came to an end when the English national selector, James Whitaker, i(...)

England’s Gary Ballance lifts his bat after reaching his century during the third Test  against India at the Rose Bowl cricket ground in Southampton. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

A climbing wall has been installed at the Rose Bowl, alongside the Shane Warne stand: they want to make the Test attractive to young families and all (...)

Alastair Cook of England raises his bat after making 95 on the first day of the second Test against India at the Rose Bowl in Southampton. Photograph:   Michael Steele/Getty Images

England captain Alastair Cook has spoken of his relief, despite falling agonisingly short of his first century in over a year, as he finally felt like(...)