LONDON (AP) — Seam bowler Ollie Robinson was recalled by England on Tuesday for the first two cricket tests against South Africa this month.
The series begins at Lord's on Aug. 17, moves to Old Trafford, and finishes at the Oval from Sept.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Rishabh Pant was combative and Ravindra Jadeja composed in leading India's recovery from 98-5 to 338-7 against England on the first day of the series-deciding test at Edgbaston on Friday.
LONDON (AP) — There are twins in England’s cricket squad for the final test of the series against New Zealand.
Jamie Overton was called up on Thursday, joining Craig — the older brother by three minutes — in a 14-man party for the match at Headingley starting on June 23.
LONDON (AP) — England began the Ben Stokes era with a chaotic day of cricket Lord’s, with 17 wickets tumbling Thursday on a frantic start to the first test against New Zealand.
Led for the first time by the captain-coach pairing of Stokes and Brendon McCullum, with new director of cricket Rob Key also watching on, England looked to be putting a string of poor results behind them with a rousing bowling display on day one at the home of cricket.
There will be a new fast bowler to go with a new captain and new coach when English cricket's test team launches its new era on Thursday.
Matthew Potts, a 23-year-old paceman, will make his international debut in any format after being selected in the team to play New Zealand at Lord's in the first test of a three-match series.
LONDON (AP) — Veteran fast bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad were recalled to the England test squad on Wednesday under new captain Ben Stokes.
Anderson and Broad were dropped for the tour of the West Indies earlier this year, which followed a stinging 4-0 Ashes loss in Australia.
ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada (AP) — England is set to be without Ollie Robinson for the test series decider against the West Indies starting Thursday after the paceman struggled to prove his fitness in a net session.
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (AP) — West Indies veteran seamer Kemar Roach was as surprised as everyone else when England left out James Anderson and Stuart Broad for their three-test series starting on Tuesday.
LONDON (AP) — James Anderson and Stuart Broad were given encouragement Wednesday that their storied test careers with England were not over, with the interim head of English cricket urging the veteran pacemen to “get themselves fired up” to play in the summer series.
James Anderson and Stuart Broad, England's two leading test wicket-takers of all time, were the headline names in a ruthless post-Ashes cull for next month's tour of the West Indies.
The fast-bowling greats received no assurances that they still had test careers, either.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — England fast bowler James Anderson is urging officials to continue with the Ashes series against Australia despite a COVID-19 drama which unfolded at the team’s hotel on Monday and delayed the start of the second day of the third test.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — England was hit by COVID-19 dramas within its support staff on Monday before its batsmen sustained another top-order collapse at the Melbourne Cricket Ground as Australia moved within sight of a series-clinching victory in the Ashes.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Ollie Robinson’s stellar seam bowling helped England beat India by an innings and 76 runs on the fourth morning of the third test at Headingley on Saturday.
England tied the five-match series 1-1 by taking eight wickets for 63 after India had reached 215-2 Friday while trying to erase a 354-run deficit.
LEEDS, England (AP) — England ripped through India for 78 — its ninth lowest total in test cricket — before putting on the team’s highest opening stand of the summer to take complete control of the third test after Day 1 at Headingley.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The last nine months have moved quickly for Paul Phillips.
A Circuit Court judge by day, he has a lot on his docket from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. But in his free time, he’s been writing a series of thrillers under the pen name James Chandler.
England paceman Stuart Broad was ruled out of the remainder of the test series against India on Wednesday because of a torn calf muscle.
The 35-year-old seamer sustained the injury during a warmup session on Tuesday — two days before the start of the second test at Lord's — and an MRI scan revealed a tear.
LONDON (AP) — England has recalled experienced all-rounder Moeen Ali for the second test against India at Lord's that starts on Thursday.
The 34-year-old Moeen has played 61 tests for his country but in only one in the last two years, against India in Chennai almost six months ago.
NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — James Anderson dismissed old rival Virat Kohli for a duck as England's bowlers bounced back against India on a rain-shortened second day of the first test on Thursday at Trent Bridge.
NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — England collapsed to 183 all out after losing its last seven wickets for 45 runs in the first innings of the first test against India on Wednesday.
Captain Joe Root made a fluent 64 to overtake Alastair Cook as England’s record international run-scorer, but Rory Burns, Dan Lawrence, Jos Buttler and Ollie Robinson all failed to score a single run.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — England fast bowler James Anderson claimed the 1,000th first-class wicket of his career in the County Championship on Monday.
In trademark fashion, the 38-year-old Anderson dismissed Heino Kuhn with an outswinger that the Kent batsman could do nothing more than edge behind to Lancashire wicketkeeper Dane Vilas.
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — New Zealand made England suffer for dropped catches to trail by only 74 runs after day two of the second test at Edgbaston on Friday.
Replying to England's 303 all out, New Zealand was 229-3 after the unexpected dismissal of Will Young on 82 off the final ball of the day.