George Dobell

Senior correspondent at ESPNcricinfo

The scoreboard reflects Glenn McGrath's best Ashes figures

The Investec Ashes 2015

Johnson can 'reopen' English scars - McGrath

Glenn McGrath believes Mitchell Johnson "has to play" the first Test of the Investec Ashes series and that he can "reopen the scars" he inflicted in England during the last series in Australia

Stuart Broad is eager to target Steven Smith with the new ball

The Investec Ashes 2015

Broad senses opportunity with Smith at 3

Ahead of the Ashes some in the England camp feel the decision to promote Steven Smith to No. 3 in the batting order may weaken a significant strength in the Australian line-up

Recordo Gordon took three wickets to limit Yorkshire's total

Lancashire v Birmingham, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Old Trafford

Birmingham start in a jam, Lancashire end in one

Liam Livingstone's penultimate ball heave for six leaving Lancashire requiring three from the final delivery but he was run out off the last delivery

Alastair Cook will want to be holding the Ashes urn again after the fifth Test

The Investec Ashes 2015

Cook aims for 'remarkable' Ashes glory

Alastair Cook has suggested that winning the Investec Ashes this summer would rate as "the biggest achievement" of his career

Graham Ford leads a coaching drill

Sri Lanka news

Graham Ford may make Sri Lanka return

Graham Ford could be on the verge of a return to the Sri Lanka coaching job. Ford, who was Sri Lanka coach from January 2012 to January 2014, is currently with Surrey

Chris Rogers with team doctor Peter Brukner after being struck on the helmet at training

The Investec Ashes

Rogers rebuked for Ashes tickets offer

Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers has been left red-faced after it emerged that he has been attempting to sell tickets for the Ashes Test at Lord's contrary to regulations

Mark Wood bowled Brendon McCullum

England v New Zealand, Only T20, Old Trafford

Electric England sweep to victory

England continued their remarkable resurgence in limited-overs cricket with the third-largest victory in their history over New Zealand in the one-off T20 at Old Trafford

Reece Topley has been called up for the first time

England v New Zealand, only T20, Old Trafford

Farbrace hands over free, fearless England

Quietly going about his business as interim coach, Paul Farbrace has helped lay the foundations of success for a talented young England team