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England bowler Jofra Archer celebrates the wicket of Marnus Labuschagne of Australia during day two of the fifth  Ashes Test  at The  Oval. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Day 2 of 5: England 294 (J Buttler 70, J Root 57, R Burns 47; M Marsh 5-46, P Cummins 3-84, J Hazlewood 2-76) & 9-0 lead Australia 225 (S Smith 80(...)

England’s Jos Buttler plays a shot during play on the first day of the fifth Ashes  Test against  Australia at The Oval. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Day one: England 271-8 (J Buttler 64no, J Root 57, R Burns 47; M Marsh 4-35, P Cummins, 2-73 J Hazlewood 2-76) v Australia. Two contrasting half-cent(...)

 Australia batsman Steve Smith picks up some runs during day two of the fourth  Ashes Test match against England  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

4th Test - Day 2 of 5: Australia 497-8 dec (S Smith 211, M Labuschagne 67, T Paine 58, M Starc 54no; S Broad 3-97, M Leach 2-83, C Overton 2-85) lead (...)

Jason Roy of England bats during a nets session at Headingley ahead of the third Ashes Test. Photo: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Joe Root believes England are ready to pounce on the absence of Steve Smith and heap more pressure on Australia using the fast bowler who was born for(...)

Jofra Archer of England bowls during a nets session at Lord’s on Tuesday. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

The advent of any Test debutant is a source of excitement. But some are more exciting than others. On Wednesday, if the weather permits, Jofra Archer (...)

 England’s Joe Root and Australia’s Tim Paine with the Ashes trophy at Edgbaston. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters

England have named their team for the first Ashes Test, with no place for Jofra Archer. The Barbados-born paceman received his maiden call-up for th(...)

 England’s Jason Roy during the World Cup final against New Zealand. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

Several of England’s World Cup heroes will be missing when Ireland play at Lord’s next week. While Jason Roy has been included in a Test squad for th(...)

Jason Holder of West Indies celebrates taking the catch to dismiss Moeen Ali of England during day four of the first Test at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on Saturday. Photograph; Getty Images

Amid the Sunday morning showers stunned Englishmen and women – players, coaches, fans and pundits – contemplated the debris after England’s thrashing (...)

England’s Moeen Ali celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka’s captain Suranga Lakmal. Photograph: Ishara S Kodikara/AFP/Getty

England 290 & 346 all out (80.4 overs) beat Sri Lanka 336 & 243 all out (74.0 overs) by 57 runs. The mercurial Moeen Ali, world-class all-rou(...)

England batsman Joe Root trapped lbw playing the reverse sweep as Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella reacts during day three of the second Test  at Pallekele Cricket Stadium  in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

A brave and brilliant century by Joe Root has given England the chance of a famous victory in a compelling Test match in Kandy on Friday. The Englan(...)

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