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Ireland’s Boyd Rankin during a training session ahead of the Test match against England at Lord’s. Photo: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Four-day Test: England v Ireland First ball: 11am, Wednesday. Venue: Lord’s, London. On TV: Sky Sports Cricket. Samuel Beckett loved his trips to Lo(...)

India’s Virat Kohli celebrates his century. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters

England’s plight predictably worsened on day three at Trent Bridge as Virat Kohli applied a merciless slow grind in the third Specsavers Test. Kohli(...)

India’s  Ravi Ashwin celebrates as England’s Joe Root is run out during day one of the first Test at Edgbaston. Photograph:  Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

Yorkshire Day suddenly fell flat for England at Edgbaston as Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root’s high hopes were dashed against India. England were on cou(...)

England’s Jonny Bairstow is unable to take a catch to dismiss Pakistan’s Shadab Khan on the second day of the first Test  between England and Pakistan at Lord’s.  Photograph: Adrian dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Jonny Bairstow insists England are still in with a “real fighting chance” despite Pakistan’s 166-run lead in the first NatWest Test at Lord’s. Engla(...)

 Australia’s captain Steve Smith reacts during the fourth day of the second Ashes Test. Photograph: David Gray/Inpho

The twilight zone. Though 24 hours later than many expected, England got their moment under lights on the fourth evening in Adelaide and through Joe (...)

England’s Alastair Cook: missed a shot at becoming England’s sixth Test triple-centurion. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

Alastair Cook’s chanceless Edgbaston vigil ended at last on 243 but still maintained England’s dominant position on a rain-shortened second day of the(...)

England captain Joe Root and West Indies captain Jason Holder with the series trophy ahead of the Test series between the sides at Edgbaston in Birmingham. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP

Joe Root called on his England players to think on their feet before Thursday’s maiden day-night Test against West Indies at Edgbaston, urging them to(...)

 Kane Williamson of New Zealand: hit 31 not out against Sri Lanka in Christchurch. Photograph: Getty Images

New Zealand claimed a comprehensive eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Christchurch on Monday. The Black Caps chased down the tar(...)