Graham Gooch

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Alastair Cook will retire from international cricket after England’s final Test against India at th Oval. Photograph: William West/AFP

Alastair Cook has called time on his record-breaking England career and will bow out at the end of the fifth Test with India after admitting “there is(...)

Connacht’s John Muldoon celebrates team-mate Kieran Marmion’s try at the Guinness PRO14 against Leinster at the Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

When Ian Botham marked one of his returns from test match exile by taking a wicket with his first ball, Graham Gooch said to him: “Who writes your scr(...)

Cameron Bancroft and Australia captain Steve Smith. Photograph: Darren England/EPA

Cameron Bancroft, his anonymity beyond Perth and Bristol now entirely blown, delivered a scorching straight drive and the Test match was won by Austra(...)

 England captain Alastair Cook raises his bat after reaching 10,000 Test runs during day four of the second Test against Sri Lanka at  Chester-le-Street. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

England won the second Test in Durham on Monday and with it the three-match series, just as they had promised to do since bowling Sri Lanka out for 10(...)

Pakistan’s Shoaib Malik lies on the field recovering from a cramp at The Sheikh Zayed International Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on October 14th. Photograph: Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images

Shoaib Malik’s comeback double-century exacted an ever escalating cost for the chances spurned by England in the first Test against Pakistan. Shoaib (...)

England’s Ben Stokes celebrates taking the wicket of New Zealand’s Mark Craig during the fifth day of the first Test match between at Lord’s . Photograph: Getty Images

Ben Stokes was in the thick of the action again as England completed a once highly improbable victory in the first c Test by bowling New Zealand out i(...)

India captain MS Dhoni trudges off after being run out by Glenn Maxwell during Australia’s World Cup semi final win over India at the SCG. Photograph: Getty

With blissful ease compared to their cousins across the Tasman Australia cruised into Sunday’s World Cup final in Melbourne.A polished century by the (...)

England captain Alastair Cook reacts after losing the Fourth Ashes Test. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Alastair Cook is determined to continue as England captain — even if he loses the Ashes 5-0 — until someone instructs him otherwise.Cook appeared shel(...)

Tim Bresnan has been added to England’s Ashes squad, and is in the reckoning to play in the second Test in Adelaide this week.

Tim Bresnan has officially rejoined England’s Ashes squad in readiness for the second Test in Adelaide, and Australia expect conditions to favour an i(...)