Wally Hammond

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 Ireland bowler Boyd Rankin  stretches during a training session at Lord’s ahead of the Test match against England, which gets underway on Wednesday morning. Photograph:   Julian Finney/Getty Images

As Boyd Rankin prepares to realise his dream of playing for Ireland against England at Lord’s on Wednesday he admits his Test debut for his adopted co(...)

England’s Alastair Cook enjoyed a century on his second day of the fourth Ashes Test match. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

If you don’t like the weather in Melbourne, wait 10 minutes. Or so the saying goes. Because on the second day of the fourth Test this appeared to be b(...)

England spinner Moeen Ali celebrates taking the wicket of  South Africa’s Quinton de Kock during   day four of the fourth  Test at Old Trafford. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Recent South Africa tours have seen off England captains with a disturbing frequency but on a sunlit Old Trafford evening Joe Root, new to the job, co(...)