A large puddle on the outfield at Old Trafford that eventually ended play on day two of the third Test between England and India. Photograph:   Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Until the rain arrived at Old Trafford a little more than half an hour after lunch the game had moved on significantly, and largely to the advantage o(...)

 England’s Alastair Cook remaisn as captain.   Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

Alastair Cook will remain as England captain with Jos Buttler in line for his Test debut after being picked in a 13-man squad for the third match of (...)

England’s Eoin Morgan  hasn’t make the squad for the test series against Sri Lanka. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

There is no place for Skerries born Eoin Morgan is the England squad for the test series against Sri Lanka. The selectors have picked three uncapped (...)

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(...)

Sri Lanka’s Sachithra Senanayake appeals for the run out of England’s Jos Buttler (not in picture) as umpire Michael Gough (R) signals during the fifth one-day international cricket match at Edgbaston.  Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters

Controversy took hold at Edgbaston after Sri Lanka’s Sachithra Senanayake angered the crowd by running out golden boy Jos Buttler in questionable circ(...)

Timm van der Gugten of the Netherlands celebrates dismissing Eoin Morgan of England during the ICC World Twenty20 match in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

England’s lamentable winter lurched to a new low as they bowed out of the World Twenty20 with a shambolic 45-run defeat to the Netherlands in C(...)

 George Bailey (right) of Australia and Stuart Broad   talk after Australia won game two of the International Twenty20 series  at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad concedes suffering defeat in all three formats Down Under is “heartbreaking” but hopes a victory in the final g(...)

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 Ben Stokes  bats during game four of the One-Day International series against Australia at the Waca in Perth. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

England captain Alastair Cook breathed a sigh of relief after watching his side clinch a 57-run victory over Australia in the fourth One-Day Internati(...)

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(...)