The decision will ensure that an England international will be broadcast live on free-to-air TV for the first time since the 2005 Ashes.
Bairstow and Roy have enjoyed four partnerships of 123 or more at the top of the order during this World Cup.
The Test squad sees four uncapped players in Craig Young, Lorcan Turner, Simi Singh and Mark Adair. It guarantees that Ireland, barring any late amendments to the squad, will field at least one debutant.
West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite has called for his side to emulate England’s white-ball revival following a disappointing Cricket World Cup campaign. England had a disappointing 2015 World Cup as they won only two of their six group stage matches. Their 2015 campaign included disappointing losses to New Zealand and Bangladesh with many citing those […]
Eoin Morgan recalls the “humiliating” loss to New Zealand, tomorrows opponents, four years ago.
“27 years is a long time, but it’s gone incredibly quickly”
Before Friday’s shock defeat to Sri Lanka it was all going so well. Four wins from five matches – most of them very comprehensive – and a semi-final spot beckoning. Yes, they’d lost to Pakistan but everyone is allowed one bad performance in this round-robin format. Nobody was fooled that the side had hit top […]
Reigning world champs win rain-affected match at Worcester
Adil Rashid possibly set to miss out in Cardiff against Bangladesh
England Women’s cricket team kicked off their busy summer schedule with an impressive 208 run win against the West Indies at Grace Road, Leicester. Opening batswoman Amy Jones (91) and captain Heather Knight (94) who top scored had helped England to 318-9 after winning the toss and electing to bat first. England had been 207-2 […]