‘Excited’ Joe Root insists England ‘couldn’t be in a better place’ ahead of India series

Joe Root, the England captain holds the ‘Moose Clothing Cup 2021’ trophy Joe Root was England’s star batsman Those taking part in the first two India Tests travel on Wednesday from Sri Lanka and into quarantine for six days. They then have three days training before the first match in

Ban bouncers in junior cricket, says concussion expert

Cricket authorities should consider banning bouncers in the junior game to limit the risk of concussion, Michael Turner, a head injury specialist, told The Telegraph. Cricket’s lawmakers, the MCC, have begun a consultation process to discuss whether changes are needed for the short ball or bouncer, which rears up from

TOP SPIN ON THE TEST: England win fifth consecutive away Test

TOP SPIN ON THE TEST: England win a fifth consecutive Test away from home for the first time in over 100 years as Joe Root joins Richie Benaud in the bowling hall of fame after claiming two wickets for no runs Only Wally Hammond (563) has scored more than Joe

Former Test star’s unwanted career-first

Former Australian batsman Usman Khawaja was rattled by the “ball of the tournament” during Monday evening’s nine-wicket victory over the Adelaide Strikers. Having never been dismissed for a duck in his Big Bash League career, Khawaja was removed by Strikers paceman Daniel Worrall on the first delivery of the Sydney

Farnan poised for The Galaxy assault first-up

Group 1 colt Farnan looks set to return to the scene of his greatest triumph to tackle The Galaxy as Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott look to get the Golden Slipper winner back to his best. Farnan was one of the most exciting colts in training heading into last spring

Jos Buttler hails Joe Root's batting 'masterclass' in Sri Lanka

Jos Buttler hails Joe Root’s batting ‘masterclass’ following his 186 against Sri Lanka and praises England captain’s ‘hunger’ after maintaining his stunning form from the first Test Jos Buttler has hailed Joe Root’s powers of concentration, endurance and skill Root produced a marathon effort of 186 to reduce England’s deficit

England’s batting unit must learn from Joe Root’s ‘amazing’ innings in Galle, says Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler has lauded Joe Root’s 186 on day three of the second Test as “a great education” to England’s batsmen, young and old. The tourists finished Sunday’s play on 339 for nine, still 42 behind Sri Lanka’s first innings of 381. Like the first Test, which England won by

Jos Buttler and England 'in awe' of run machine Joe Root

Joe Root produced another masterpiece of sub-continental batting with a wonderful century that carried the England cause almost single-handedly in the second Test at Galle. Root followed his relentless 228 in the series opener with a knock of 186 from same elite level. The England captain had never before hit

Kevin Pietersen accuses England of disrespecting India with Test selection

Kevin Pietersen has accused England of ‘disrespecting’ India ahead of their eagerly anticipated Test series by opting not to pick their strong possible XI. Joe Root’s side are currently in the midst of a two-Test series against Sri Lanka where the ability of their top order has been severely examined

BBL centurions go head to head in Thunder Vs Strikers clash

Alex Hales became the second player to hit century this BBL but the Thunder star is ready to lead his side to another record hunt in Adelaide. Hales powers epic Thunder derby win Alex Hales has scored his first BBL ton. In a battle of the BBL|10 centurions, the Thunder’s