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(...)

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(...)

 James Anderson  celebrates dismissing Murali Vijay of India during day four of 2nd Investec Test match between England and India at Lord’s . Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

James Anderson is set to learn tomorrow the date for the full hearing into the allegation that he “abused and pushed” India all-rounder Ravindra Jade(...)

England’s Stuart Broad (centre) rues a dropped catch off India’s MS Dhoni (right) during day two of the first Investec test match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

England’s frustrations continued at Trent Bridge as an unbroken last-wicket stand of 87 took India well past 400 by tea on day two of the Investec Tes(...)

England’s Stuart Broad (second right) celebrates taking the wicket of New Zealand's Hamish Rutherford  during day three of the third Test match at Eden Park in Auckland. Photograph:   Anthony Devlin/PA

Cricket round-up: England faltered to 204 all out, as Trent Boult recorded a maid(...)