Jos Buttler of England leaves the field after being run out by Sachithra Senanayake of Sri Lanka during the One Day International match between England and Sri Lanka at Edgbaston. Photograph: Getty Images

Sri Lanka held their nerve to pip England to a 3-2 Royal London Series victory in a controversial decider at Edgbaston. England fought back after Sach(...)

Matthew Wade celebrates a wicket with Nathan Coulter-Nile of Australia during  the one-day international against England at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images

In the end it was perhaps all for the best, as England lost a low-scoring and ultimately rather tense and gripping fifth one-day international by seve(...)

England’s Scott Borthwick bowls during the nets session.

It is either new year or another random day in the calendar. Was it last year when England were dismantled by Australia or merely a few days ago? It i(...)

England’s Matt Prior could lose the gloves to Jonny Bairstow for the fourth Test. Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

There is no more stirring sight than the walk to the “G” on St Stephen’s Day morning. Three years ago, almost 90,000 people were packed and stacked in(...)

England have added Durham leg-spinner Scott Borthwick (pictured) and Kent off-spinner James Tredwell to their squad for the St Stephens’ Day Test against Australia in Melbourne. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire

England have called up spinners Scott Borthwick and James Tredwell to their Ashes Test squad following the retirement of Graeme Swann. Uncapped leg-sp(...)

Graeme Swann during an England nets session at the WACA in Perth, Australia. Swann has announced his retirement from the international game. Photo: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

From Cricinfo’s ball-by-ball commentary, the morning of 16 December, Australia against England at the Waca, the last delivery of the 77th over: “Swann(...)

England’s Eoin Morgan hits out from the bowling of Australia’s Fawad Ahmed, during the Second One Day International at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Michael Clarke’s Australia earned a measure of redemption in Manchester as the captain’s hundred powered them to an 88-run victory over England in th(...)

Ireland captain William Porterfield hits a six to make his century against Englandat Malahide. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A century from a flame-haired left-hander from Rush following on from a four-wicket haul from a 6ft 8in former farmer from Bready in Co Tyrone helped (...)

 England’s Eoin Morgan and Niall O’Brien of Ireland during a one-day match in Clontarf in 2011. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Eoin Morgan will captain England against Ireland for a second time when the sides meet at Malahide next week. The Dubliner has been included in(...)

South Africa’s Lonwabo Tsotsobe (R) is caught from the bowling of England’s Stuart Broad during the ICC Champions Trophy semi final match at The Oval. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

England crushed South Africa by seven wickets at The Oval to move within one win of their first global one-day international trophy.Jonathan Trott (82(...)