Rory Burns

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England’s Joe Root: ‘We know how important this game is.’

After two months in the subcontinent, England’s Test cricketers are within touching distance of the departure lounge. Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Jofr(...)

Zak Crawley top-scored for England with 53 on the first day of the third Test against  India in Ahmedabad. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/AFP via Getty Images

Day One: England 112 (Z Crawley 53; A Patel 6-38) lead India 99-3 (R Sharma 57no) by 13 runs England endured a miserable first day in the day/night t(...)

Jack Leach took a late wicket as England push for victory in Chennai. Photograph: Getty

First Test day four: India 39-1 off 13 overs (J Leach 1-21) & 337 off 95.5 overs (R Pant 91, W Sundar 85, C Pujara 73, D Bess 4-76, J Anderson 4-4(...)

Dom Bess took four wickets on Saturday. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty

First Test, day three: India 257-6 off 74 overs (C Pujara 73, R Pant 91, D Bess 4-55, J Archer 2-52) trail England 578 off 190.1 overs (J Root 218, D (...)

Jonny Bairstow hit the winning runs at the Galle International Stadium as England claimed the first of the two-match series. Photograph: Getty Images

Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence showed cool heads to see England to a seven-wicket victory on the final morning of the first Test against Sri Lanka. (...)

Martin Reilly scores a penalty for Cavan. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Cavan 1-14 Down 1-13 Cavan advanced to their second Ulster final in a row when they came from 10 points down to defeat Down by a single point in an e(...)

England’s Zak Crawley celebrates his maiden Test century  on the first day of the third Test against Pakistan at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/PA Wire

Day 1 of 5: England 332-4 (Z Crawley 171no, J Buttler 87no) v Pakistan Zak Crawley’s maiden Test century came with the minimum of fuss. He had taken (...)

Rain forced play to be abandoned on the fourth day of the second Test between England and Pakistan. Photograph: Getty Images

Only 10 full overs were possible on the penultimate day of England’s rain-ruined second Test against Pakistan, with Rory Burns the most frustrated man(...)

 James Anderson of England celebrates taking the wicket of Azhar Ali. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Jimmy Anderson is still alive; he can still smile and he can still bowl; debate over his imminent retirement has stalled. In between the Tests he almo(...)

Chris Woakes celebrates after hitting the winning runs for England against Pakistan. Photograph: Lee Smith/Getty/AFP

England 277-7 (C Woakes 84*, J Buttler 75, Y Shah 4-99) and 219 (O Pope 62, J Buttler 38, Y Shah 4-66) beat Pakistan 326 (S Mansood 156, B Azam 69, S (...)

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