Ben Duckett

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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(...)

Ireland batsman Paul Stirling bats against England during the one-day international against  England at Lord’s in May 2017. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Alex Hales’s messy removal from England’s World Cup plans may be big news for the tournament favourites but Ireland batsman Paul Stirling says the dra(...)

Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh of Australia celebrate after Australia regained the Ashes. Photo: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

It did not just go wrong on a pavement in Bristol in the early hours of September 25th. The first and most obvious reason why Australia have regained (...)

Alastair Cook is set to earn his 150th Test cap in the third Ashes Test at the Waca. Photograph: James O’Brien/PA

Alastair Cook is living in a changed world as an England cricketer — but insists he still wants to be a part of it. Cook will become the first Englis(...)

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 (...)

 ‘Any historic ground with an atmosphere is great to play, but Lord’s has that little bit extra,’ says Gower, who  is now a Sky Sports commentator. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Okay, so it’s hard to get away from the image of a languid David Gower on the other end of the line to London, mid-tilt on his stuffed recliner, swirl(...)

Joe Root and Alistair Cook after England’s heavy second Test defeat in Vizag. Photograph: Reuters/Danis Siddiqui

So often it is the hope that gnaws away at you. During that three-hour opening partnership between Alastair Cook and Haseeb Hameed on Sunday night hop(...)

Joe Root’s century helped give England the upper hand in the opening day of the first test against India in Rajkot. Photograph: AP/Rafiq Maqbool

The new old guard showed the way. Joe Root, gliding to his 11th Test century, and Moeen Ali, in his latest habitat as an England batsman at No5, sooth(...)

Bangladesh celebrate the wicket of Zafar Ansari on a famous day in Dhaka. Photograph: Getty

Teenage sensation Mehedi Hasan claimed his second five-wicket haul of the match as Bangladesh secured their first ever test win over England with a 1(...)

Eoin Morgan has pulled out of England’s tour to Bangladesh due to security concerns. Photograph: PA

England director Andrew Strauss has expressed his disappointment at the decision of captain Eoin Morgan and opening batsman Alex Hales to pull out of (...)