News - England Cricket

End of African era for England

The third Investec Ashes Test will mark the end of an era for English cricket. For the first time since the fourth Test against West Indies in Antigua in 2004, 139 matches ago, England will take the field in a Test match without a player born in southern

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Cook backing for 'unrecognisable' Bairstow

Alastair Cook has described Jonny Bairstow's batting as having "improved unrecognisably" from his last experience of international cricket

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England hope for some Edgbaston magic

ESPNcricinfo previews the third Test of the Investec Ashes at Edgbaston

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Nevill chosen over Haddin for third Test

Australia's wicketkeeper Brad Haddin may have played his last Test match after being formally advised by the national selectors that they will retain Peter Nevill as gloveman for the third Ashes Test in Birmingham

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