Steve Smith plays a shot on the first day of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at Old Trafford. Photograph: Getty Images

At 11 minutes past four, as the first sozzled mid-afternoon cheer began to break around a wind-picked Old Trafford, Jofra Archer bowled a sharp, strai(...)

John Campbell celebrates his century with fellow West Indies opener  Shai Hope during the Tri Series One-Day International against Ireland at castle Avenue in Clontarf. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

West Indies 381-3 (50 ovs) (J Campbell 179, S Hope 170; B McCarthy 2-76), Ireland 185 (34.4 ovs) (K O’Brien 68, G Wilson 30, A Balbirnie 29; A Nurse 4(...)

Shannon Gabriel of West Indies exchanges words with England captain Joe Root during day three of the third Test in St Lucia. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been banned for the first four one-day internationals against England after being found guilty of “person(...)

England’s Ben Stokes reacts after being hit on the hand during the first day of the second Test between West Indies and England at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in St John’s, Antigua. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

2nd Test, day one: England 187 (Moeen Ali 60, J Bairstow 52, B Foakes 35; K Roach 4-30, S Gabriel 3-45, A Joseph 2-38), West Indies 30-0. There was a(...)

England’s James Anderson bowls Kraigg Brathwaite of the West Indies to claim his 500th Test wicket during the third Test at Lord’s. Photograph:   Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

James Anderson’s 500th Test wicket provided the long-anticipated landmark moment Lord’s craved as England held the advantage in a tense, low-scoring m(...)

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(...)