England cricket: Chief Rob Key backs new captain Ben Stokes to make the Test team great again

‘He epitomises everything we need’: England chief Rob Key backs new captain Ben Stokes to make the Test team great again – and confirms dropped bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad are in line for a recall Rob Key insisted it was ‘easy’ to appoint Ben Stokes England’s new Test captain All-rounder Stokes replaces his … Read more

Sky Sports pundit Rob Key confirms interest in England managing director job

Sky Sports pundit Rob Key confirms his interest in the vacant England managing director job and he is expected to be interviewed after covering Australia’s tour of Pakistan Ex-batsman Rob Key could become the new managing director of the England  The position is currently being filled on an interim basis by Andrew Strauss   Key would … Read more

England cricket: Mark Ramprakash says Chris Silverwood’s sacking was inevitable

Mark Ramprakash says Chris Silverwood’s sacking was ‘inevitable’ as he describes England coach’s tactics and selections as ‘very confused’ while admitting he was not helped by ‘mitigating circumstances’ Mark Ramprakash has said it was inevitable Chris Silverwood would be sacked The former England cricketer said the coach’s dismissal was ‘a great shame’  But he said … Read more

Women’s Ashes: England not far away from matching Australia despite conceding urn, insists Knight

England ‘are really not far away’ from matching Australia despite conceding the Ashes AGAIN following defeat in first ODI, insists captain Heather Knight… with tourists now only able to level series in two remaining games By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline Published: 12:34 GMT, 3 February 2022 | Updated: 12:41 GMT, 3 February 2022 Heather Knight … Read more

Women’s Ashes: Heather Knight century helps England recover against Australia

Captain marvel Heather Knight leads by example with superb century to rescue England from depths of 120 for six but they still trail Australia by 102 runs in Women’s Ashes Test England closed the second day on 235 for eight, trailing Australia by 102 runs They were 120 for six at one point before captain … Read more

Aussie cricketer Usman Khawaja reveals touching Ashes moment that may have flown under the radar

Aussie cricket favourite Usman Khawaja reveals the touching Ashes moment you probably missed as Australia celebrated thrashing England – and fans are LOVING it Cricketer Usman Khawaja reveals touching moment he shared with teammates  Aussie favourite ran from the stage during champagne spraying celebrations Due to his Muslim faith the player abstains from alcohol but … Read more

Cummins halts Ashes celebrations to hide champagne so muslim team-mate can receive the urn

Ban the bubbly! Australia captain Pat Cummins pauses his side’s boozy Ashes celebrations to hide champagne so muslim team-mate Usman Khawaja can join in after helping seal dominant win over England Australia completed a 4-0 victory over England in the Ashes on Sunday  After lifting the trophy, hosts captain Pat Cummins paused the festivities  With … Read more

Ian Botham slams ’embarrassing’ England display after humiliating 4-0 Ashes series defeat

‘GUTLESS’: Ian Botham slams ’embarrassing’ England display after 4-0 Ashes defeat in Australia, as cricket legend claims they’ve ‘disappointed everyone back home’ Ian Botham has labelled England’s Ashes display as ’embarrassing’ and ‘gutless’ Australia won fifth Test in Hobart by 146 runs following England collapse  England were set 271 to win and made it to … Read more

Ashes: Chris Woakes denied a wicket after a controversial no ball call in final Test

Chris Woakes is DENIED a wicket after a controversial no ball call in England’s final Ashes test in Australia, with Alex Carey handed a reprieve after bowler’s foot was judged to have been over the line on replays Chris Woakes bowled out Alex Carey, only for it to be overturned by the umpire  Sir Ian … Read more