Prithvi Shaw scored a century on his Test debut against the West Indies in Rajkot. Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

India’s Prithvi Shaw has been compared to batting great Sachin Tendulkar since he was a 14-year-old schoolboy and the lofty parallels will intensify (...)

James Anderson of England catches Kemar Roach of the West Indies off the bowling of Ben Stokes  as Tom Westley looks on during the first day of the third Test at Lord’s. Photograph:  Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Day 1: West Indies 123 lead England 46-4 by 77 runs The run-drenched sunshine of Leeds was replaced by the devilish gloom of Lord’s, the glowering sk(...)

England bowler Ben Stokes shows his frustration  as West Indies batsman  Shai Hope picks up some runs during day two of the second Test match  at Headingley  in Leeds. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

James Anderson put England on Ashes alert after a poor day in the field against the West Indies, admitting they cannot win the urn unless they play mo(...)

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(...)

Alistair Cook and Jonathan Trott helped give England a solid platform to build on in their first innings of the second Test match against the West Indies in Grenada. Photograph: Reuters

Tentatively at first, but with increasing certainty and confidence, Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott added 74 for the first England wicket in the 26 o(...)

Andrew Poynter was the top scorer for Ireland with 54.

Ireland suffered a crushing 114-run defeat to Guyana in their opening game of the Nagico Super50 competition in Port of Spain, Trinidad on Friday nigh(...)