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Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
England batsman Joe Root signs contract extension with Yorkshire
England batsman Joe Root signs a contract extension until 2019 with Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
10:51
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
Alastair Cook pens new two-year Essex contract
England Test captain Alastair Cook pens a new two-year contract with his county side Essex.
May 5, 11:47
English fast bowler James Anderson celebrates after becoming the highest ever English wicket taker with 384 after taking the wicket of West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin on day five of the first cricket Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir
England's James Anderson would "love" one-day return
Bowler James Anderson expresses his desire to play either 50-over or Twenty20 cricket for England again.
Apr 27, 12:11
Mark Wood celebrates dismissing Michael Clarke on day two of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
England bowler Mark Wood undergoes surgery on ankle
England pace bowler Mark Wood targets a return to competitive cricket in the summer after undergoing a second ankle operation.
Apr 22, 12:00
Rob Key of Kent hits out during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Hampshire and Kent Spitfires at Ageas Bowl on June 5, 2014
Rob Key announces retirement from cricket
Former England and Kent batsman Rob Key announces his retirement from cricket.
Apr 18, 16:20
James Anderson of England with figures of 6 for 42 acknowledges the crowds applause during day two of the 3rd Test match between West Indies and England at Kensington Oval on May 2, 2015
James Anderson eyeing 2019 Ashes involvement
Veteran bowler James Anderson is hoping that he will still be able to turn out for England during the 2019 Ashes series.
Apr 17, 11:29
James Taylor watches Ben Stokes's tight T-shirt on day one of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 22, 2016
Ben Stokes 'absolutely devastated' for James Taylor
England all-rounder Ben Stokes admits that he is 'absolutely devastated' for James Taylor after being forced to retire due to a heart condition.
Apr 16, 20:22
Reece Topley during an England nets session on November 22, 2015
England bowler Reece Topley out for six to eight weeks with broken hand
England bowler Reece Topley is ruled out for six to eight weeks with a broken hand.
Apr 13, 16:01
Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow in action on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow among cricketers of year
England duo Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow make Wisden's top five cricketers of the year for 2015.
Apr 13, 09:09
James Taylor of England celebrates his century during the 3rd Royal London One-Day International match between England and Australia at Old Trafford on September 8, 2015
James Taylor "overwhelmed" by support after retiring with heart condition
James Taylor says that he is "overwhelmed" by the support after announcing his retirement from cricket with a serious heart condition.
Apr 12, 18:24
James Taylor of England celebrates his century during the 3rd Royal London One-Day International match between England and Australia at Old Trafford on September 8, 2015
James Taylor retires: Twitter tributes
The cricketing world pays tribute to the retiring James Taylor on Twitter.
Apr 12, 15:22
England's Jos Buttler (R) celebrates scoring his century during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston cricket ground, in Birmingham, central England on June 9, 2015
England star Jos Buttler "devastated" by James Taylor's retirement
Jos Buttler says that he is "devastated" to hear that his England teammate James Taylor has been forced to retire from cricket due to a heart condition.
Apr 12, 13:29
Fabrice Muamba, manager of World Refugee Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) XI looks on during the charity football match between Arsenal Legends XI and World Refugee Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) XI at Underhill Stadium on June 23, 2013
Fabrice Muamba reaches out to cricketer James Taylor over heart condition
Fabrice Muamba reaches out to cricketer James Taylor after the batsman is forced to retire with a heart condition.
Apr 12, 13:02
Stuart Broad in action for England on day two of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 27, 2015
Stuart Broad "gutted" for James Taylor
Stuart Broad speaks of his anguish following the news that teammate James Taylor has retired because of a serious heart condition.
Apr 12, 11:25
James Taylor of Nottinghamshire poses during a photocall at Trent Bridge on April 4, 2014
James Taylor: "My world is upside down"
James Taylor says that his "world is upside down" following the news that he must retire because of the discovery of a serious heart condition.
Apr 12, 10:43
Nottinghamshire's James Taylor in action against Glamorgan on September 21, 2013
Serious heart condition forces James Taylor to retire
England and Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor is forced to retire due to a serious heart condition.
Apr 12, 10:22
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
England Test captain Alastair Cook scores century for Essex
Alastair Cook scores a century for Essex in their County Championship match against Gloucestershire.
Apr 11, 15:35
England's Kevin Pietersen leaves the pitch after losing his wicket for 6 runs during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England on September 11, 2013
Kevin Pietersen eyes Test return with South Africa
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen admits that he is considering resuming his international career with South Africa in 2018.
Apr 10, 20:53
Moeen Ali at an England portrait session in May 2015
Moeen Ali stopped by border control officers
England cricketer Moeen Ali is stopped by UK border control officers as he returns to England from the World Twenty20 in India.
Apr 10, 14:13
Joe Root consoles Ben Stokes after the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Steven Finn "gutted" for Ben Stokes
Steven Finn admits that he was "totally distraught" for Ben Stokes after his costly last over in the final of the World Twenty20.
Apr 7, 13:42
Ben Stokes still in action during an England training session on February 11, 2016
Stuart Broad: 'Ben Stokes can be one of England's best'
Ben Stokes has the potential to end up being regarded as one of the best cricketers to have played for England, according to Stuart Broad.
Apr 6, 17:28
Ben Stokes plots revenge after losing the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Radio presenters banned over Ben Stokes
Two Kiwi radio presenters are suspended after they broadcast a conversation with Ben Stokes's mother without her consent.
Apr 6, 11:15
Sussex bowler Monty Panesar in action against Australia on July 28, 2013
Monty Panesar keen on England recall
Following his switch to Northamptonshire, spin-bowler Monty Panesar is eyeing a return to the England Test squad.
Apr 5, 09:17
Englands Ian Bell acknowledges the crowd after reaching 150 runs during the second days play in the third cricket Test match between England and India at The Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Southampton on July 28, 2014
Ian Bell "concentrating on Warwickshire"
Ian Bell is only looking at scoring runs for Warwickshire this season, rather than worrying about earning a recall to the England Test team.
Apr 4, 22:57
Joe Root celebrates the wicket of Johnson Charles during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Four England players named in ICC team of the tournament
England have four players named in the ICC World Twenty20 Team of the Tournament after finishing as runners-up to the West Indies.
Apr 4, 12:11
Ben Stokes is in need of a hug from a thirsty Midlander after the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels: 'Ben Stokes doesn't learn'
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels hits out at "nervous" Ben Stokes following his costly final over in the World Twenty20 final in India.
Apr 4, 10:36
Ben Stokes plots revenge after losing the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Ben Stokes "overwhelmed" by support after World Twenty20 final defeat
England all-rounder Ben Stokes admits that he is "overwhelmed" by the support he has received after his costly last over in the final of the World Twenty20.
Apr 3, 22:31
Joe Root consoles Ben Stokes after the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Eoin Morgan refuses to blame Ben Stokes for World Twenty20 final defeat
England captain Eoin Morgan refuses to blame Ben Stokes for his side's World Twenty20 final defeat to the West Indies, despite a costly final over from the bowler.
Apr 3, 22:04
Ben Stokes is in need of a hug from a thirsty Midlander after the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Kevin Pietersen gives support to "star" Ben Stokes
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen gives his support to Ben Stokes after the bowler was smashed for four consecutive sixes in the last over of the World T20 final.
Apr 3, 20:49
Ben Stokes celebrates his own beauty with Chris Jordan during the World Twenty20 semi-final between England and New Zealand on March 30, 2016
England lose toss, bat first
England will bat first against the West Indies in the final of the ICC World Twenty20.
Apr 3, 14:08
Paul Farbrace photographed on January 9, 2014
Paul Farbrace: 'England do not fear Chris Gayle'
England's bowling attack will not be running scared of Chris Gayle during the ICC World Twenty20 final, according to assistant coach Paul Farbrace.
Apr 3, 10:35
West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels and team captain Darren Sammy celebrate dismissing England's batsman Eoin Morgan during the first T20 match between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on March 9, 2014
Darren Sammy talks up West Indies threat
West Indies captain Darren Sammy insists that his side are not reliant on Chris Gayle ahead of their World Twenty20 final against England.
Mar 31, 20:43
Ben Stokes celebrates his own beauty with Chris Jordan during the World Twenty20 semi-final between England and New Zealand on March 30, 2016
Paul Collingwood: 'England taking game to different level'
England coach and former World T20-winning captain Paul Collingwood claims that the current crop of players are breaking new ground for the country.
Mar 31, 19:44
Eoin Morgan at an England press conference on March 22, 2016
Eoin Morgan heaps praise on rounded England after World T20 semi-final success
England captain Eoin Morgan hails a near-perfect performance from his side after they smashed their way to the World Twenty20 final with victory over New Zealand.
Mar 30, 19:03
England batsman Jason Roy celebrates his century in the fourth one-day international against Pakistan in Dubai on November 20, 2015
Star batsman Jason Roy pays credit to England bowlers
Jason Roy pays tribute to the bowlers after his quickfire 78 helped England ease to victory over New Zealand in the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 in India.
Mar 30, 18:22
Trent Boult of New Zealand celebrates taking the wicket of Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka during the One Day International match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at University Oval on January 23, 2015
Trent Boult, Tim Southee "very much ready to go"
New Zealand seamers Trent Boult and Tim Southee are both in contention to face England in the ICC World Twenty20 semi-finals, according to Kane Williamson.
Mar 29, 15:36
Joe Root in action during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
England's Joe Root moves up to 11th in T20I world batting rankings
England's Joe Root moves up 38 places to 11th in the batting T20 international world rankings.
Mar 29, 14:39
 England coach Trevor Bayliss looks on during an England training session at Ageas Bowl on September 2, 2015 in Southampton, England.
Trevor Bayliss: 'England must focus solely on New Zealand game'
England coach Trevor Bayliss urges his players not to be distracted by "outside influences" as they get ready to take on New Zealand in the World T20 semi-finals.
Mar 28, 22:41
BEN STOKES celebrates winning the World Twenty20 game between England and Sri Lanka on March 26, 2016
Ben Stokes: 'Delhi like home game for England'
Ben Stokes claims that England's familiarity with Delhi could see them better unbeaten New Zealand in the World T20 semi-finals.
Mar 28, 21:46
England celebrate taking the wicket of Shahid Afridi during the 3rd International T20 match between Pakistan and England at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on November 30, 2015 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
England to face New Zealand in last four
New Zealand will stand in England's way of a place in the final of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 event in India.
Mar 27, 14:10