England tour of India postponed due to worsening coronavirus crisis

England have confirmed their limited-overs tour of India scheduled for September and October has been postponed until 2021. The tour, part of the ICC Future Tours Programme (FTP), was going to be used as preparation for the men’s T20 World Cup which was due to take place in Australia in

England fast bowler Olly Stone faces month out after injury setback

England fast bowler Olly Stone faces a month out after suffering fresh injury setback in first appearance of 2020 season for Warwickshire Stone suffered a side strain in his first appearance of the 2020 season He was sent for a scan after reporting soreness in his left side on Monday 

Gary Moore fined for breaching Covid-19 rules after 50/1 winner

Gary Moore was fined £750 for breaching racecourse coronavirus rules on the day of his 50/1 winner at Glorious Goodwood. The trainer gained access to the owner zone, an area he was not permitted to be in, on several occasions during the July 30 card which featured the surprise success

England on top of Pakistan after three morning wickets

James Anderson takes prize wicket of Babar Azam before Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes strike to put England firmly on top against Pakistan on second morning of Old Trafford Test Pakistan reached lunch on 187 for five on the second day of Test with England James Anderson took the prize

Smith has unfinished Ashes business

Aussie batting dynamo Steve Smith left England last year with a mammoth 774 runs in four Ashes Tests and the urn retained. But the 31-year-old said a drawn series wasn’t enough and has nominated winning an Ashes series in England as one of two cricketing mountains he’s desperate to climb

MARTIN SAMUEL: On-song Babar Azam deserves to join batting's fab four

MARTIN SAMUEL: On-song Pakistan star Babar Azam deserves to join batting’s fab four of Steve Smith, Virat Kohli, Joe Root and Kane Williamson Babar Azam is a predictably high-scoring batsman in an unpredictable team  The Pakistan star scored 69 not out on day one of the first Test versus England

Aidan Coleman expects injury to rule him out until October

Aidan Coleman expects to be on the sidelines until the autumn through injury. The leading rider suffered a broken arm in a fall at Southwell on July 30. Coleman was racing into contention on the JP McManus-owned Dieg Man when they parted company at the penultimate obstacle in the Visit

Harrington keen to see what Cadillac is made of

Jessica Harrington is excited to see what Cadillac can do in the Japan Racing Association Tyros Stakes at Leopardstown. The Lope De Vega colt went off favourite for his racecourse introduction over the same course and distance he tackles again at the start of July – and that apparent confidence

Gimcrack option for Mohawk King at York

Richard Hannon is leaning towards giving Mohawk King the chance to extend his unbeaten record in the Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Gimcrack Stakes at York. The Siyouni colt could attempt to provide the Marlborough handler with back-to-back wins in the six furlong Group Two prize on August 21, having captured

Ireland makes history as bumbling Poms lose again

Paul Stirling insisted he always believed Ireland could beat England after his brilliant century inspired a record Irish run-chase in a shock seven-wicket win over the world champions during the third one-day international at Southampton. Both Stirling, with 142, and Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie (113), scored centuries during Ireland’s ultimately