England batsman Zak Crawley  plays a shot during the fifth day of the second Test against Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl. Photograph:  Gareth Copley/Getty Images for ECB

Day 5 of 5: Pakistan 236 (M Rizwan 72, A Ali 60; S Broad 4-56) drew with England 110-4 dec (Z Crawley 53) It can be tricky playing in a dead situati(...)

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’s Joe Root celebrates making his century with his captain Eoin Morgan, from Dublin. Photograph: PA

India 257-8, England 260-2 – England win by eight wickets England thrashed India by eight wickets with 33 balls to spare, a victory far more straight(...)

Alistair Cook made his first century since 2013 as the West Indies enjoyed the better of day one of the third test in Barbados. Photograph: Afp

For one England batsman the return journey is complete. For another there is utter desolation when renaissance was all he craved. It was shortly after(...)

England’s Jonathan Trott reacts as he leaves the field after losing his wicket to the bowling of Australia’s Mitchell Johnson during day two of the first Ashes test at The Gabba in Brisbane. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

Former England captain Nasser Hussain expects the sledging to continue in the Ashes series despite Jonathan Trott’s departure from the tour with a str(...)