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“I don’t think it will be long before he’s back in the wickets big time. I think it would be very silly for us to write Jimmy off.”

Joe Root has warned anyone questioning Jimmy Anderson’s ability does so at their peril, with England to give their record wicket-taker an immediate c(...)

 Ben Stokes during an England training session at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Friday. Handout photograph: ECB via Getty Images

Ben Stokes is preparing to step up as England captain for the first Test against West Indies next week, and he believes this honour has come about aft(...)

Flintoff celebrates the wicket of Ricky Ponting. Photo: Tom Shaw/Getty Images

Picking a favourite sporting moment is a difficult task. Picking a favourite moment from the 2005 Ashes series, when England beat Australia for the fi(...)

England batsman Ollie Pope pulls the ball  during the opening day of the third Test against South Africa  at St George’s Park in South Africa. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Port Elizabeth: England 224-4 (Z Crawley 44, D Sibley 36, O Pope 33no) v South Africa This was a slow burner of a day – except for those spectators f(...)

There was a bevy of merry ex-ministers at Lord’s, demob-happy evictees from the Tory cabinet – Greg Clark, David Gauke, Gavin Barwell, and Theresa May(...)

 The presence of former England captain Andrew Strauss and Aussie great Shane Warne lit the touch paper for Sky Sports coverage of the Cricket World Cup. Photograph: Lee Smith/Action Images via Reuters

The financial might of satellite broadcasters transcends all other considerations for the majority of sports. The superior viewing figures that terres(...)

Trevor Bayliss has said he will not renew his contract as England coach when it expires in September 2019. Photograph: Jason O’Brien/PA

England coach Trevor Bayliss will walk away at the end of his contract in 2019 but has vowed to begin the job of building a team ready to win in Austr(...)

Joe Root’s England are 2-0 down heading into the Perth Test. Photograph: Jason O’Brien/PA

The last week or two, Australia’s cricketers must have been sitting back chuckling with a mixture of satisfaction and disbelief. Media outlets from Au(...)

Ben Duckett was dropped from England’s tour game in Perth following a bar incident. Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/Getty

Ben Duckett poured a drink over a senior England player’s head in the incident which led to him being suspended pending a disciplinary hearing, coach (...)

English cricketer Ben Stokes is surrounded by media as he arrives at Christchurch Airport on Wednesday. Stokes was arrested under suspicion of causing actual bodily harm in September. Videos have since emerged of the incident. Photograph: Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images

Australian papers have piled into Ben Stokes as he arrives closer to – if not actually on – their shores. The England allrounder has flown to Christc(...)

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