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Cover of <i>Bringing Home The Ashes</i> by Joe Root

Bringing Home The Ashes

How Root urned it for England

Joe Root's book on the victorious 2015 Ashes series is also a summation of England's mixed and eventful year in international cricket

Under-19 World Cup 2016

Cricket Ireland still assessing tournament invite

Cricket Ireland's chief executive, Warren Deutrom, has said that a decision is likely to be made within the next 24 hours about whether to send a team to Bangladesh for the Under-19 World Cup

Craig Overton made the breakthrough removing Alex Gidman

County news

Craig Overton abuse of Zaidi raises disciplinary questions

It has emerged that Craig Overton, the Somerset allrounder who was banned for two games at the end of last season after accumulating nine penalty points, allegedly told Sussex's Ashar Zaidi to "go back to your own f***ing country"

The cover image of Pete Langman's <i>The Country House Cricketer</i>

The Country House Cricketer

Stories from stately venues

The Country House Cricketer explores English cricket through some of its nobler grounds

Jos Buttler leaves the field after his rollicking hundred

England news

England hope Buttler medicine works for Bell

Jos Buttler admitted that being dropped from the Test team had helped to clear his mind before a stunning return to form in the final ODI against Pakistan and England's coach, Trevor Bayliss, has held out similar hope for Ian Bell, after he was left out o

Azhar Ali was run out during a mix-up with Mohammad Hafeez

Pakistan v England, 4th ODI, Dubai

Pressure on Azhar rises ahead of 'must-win' game

Azhar Ali has called Pakistan's final ODI against England a "must-win game" as the pressure on his captaincy mounts after just six months in the job

Jos Buttler found some welcome form with an unbeaten 49

Pakistan v England, 4th ODI, Dubai

Resurgent England eye series

ESPNcricinfo previews the fourth ODI between Pakistan and England

The movie poster of <i>Warriors</I>, a film by Barney Douglas about the Maasai cricketers


A moving Kenyan tale

A new film brings the country's Maasai cricketers into the media spotlight again