England

ICC Cricket / England

The England National Cricket Team has been a full member of the ICC since 15 June, 1909, representing both England and Wales. They were one of the first teams to be given Test status (along with Australia) in 1877.

Founded: 1846
Main Ground: Lords Cricket Ground

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Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib reveals strength of nation at the World Cup 
Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib reveals strength of nation at the World Cup 
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:15:36 GMT

Gulbadin Naib stood with his shoulders back, elbows out, fists closed in, muscles flexed. The Afghanistan captain's bulging biceps threatened to pop the stitching in his shirt.

Buttler ready to take over as England captain against Afghanistan but nemesis Rashid lies in wait
Buttler ready to take over as England captain against Afghanistan but nemesis Rashid lies in wait
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:46:44 GMT

If Jos Buttler leads England out against Afghanistan on Tuesday in Manchester, he will have more on his plate than he may care to admit.

South Africa finally off the mark at the Cricket World Cup
South Africa finally off the mark at the Cricket World Cup
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:35:00 GMT

RICHARD GIBSON IN CARDIFF: To borrow a line from Elton John - another performer in the Welsh capital on Saturday evening - South Africa are still standing at this World Cup.

James Vince in line for World Cup debut against Afghanistan
James Vince in line for World Cup debut against Afghanistan
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 22:15:14 GMT

Jason Roy tweaked his troublesome left hamstring during Friday's win over West Indies in Southampton, while captain Eoin Morgan suffered a back spasm.

England Test skipper Joe Root admits obsession with Ashes revenge as he plots to beat Australia
England Test skipper Joe Root admits obsession with Ashes revenge as he plots to beat Australia
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:39:23 GMT

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY RICHARD GIBSON: Joe Root is at the forefront of attempts to create a white-ball legacy in this country - yet as Test captain his mind is never far away from the Ashes.

Pakistan and India's historic political feud set to be played out on cricket's global stage 
Pakistan and India's historic political feud set to be played out on cricket's global stage 
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:32:12 GMT

Tensions are always high when the countries meet at cricket, which - for political reasons - they do these days only at global tournaments or the Asia Cup.

Aaron Finch smashes 153 to lead Australia to 87-run win over Sri Lanka
Aaron Finch smashes 153 to lead Australia to 87-run win over Sri Lanka
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 18:21:44 GMT

LAWRENCE BOOTH AT THE OVAL: For a while in south London, Sri Lanka dared to dream. Chasing 335 to set the cat among the pigeons, their openers flew to 115 inside 16 overs against Australia.

'We're getting on a bit of a roll': Joe Root praises England form despite injuries
'We're getting on a bit of a roll': Joe Root praises England form despite injuries
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 12:56:33 GMT

A comprehensive eight-wicket success over the West Indies on Friday made it three wins from four for the tournament hosts, with inviting fixtures against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka to come next.

Get ready for the biggest game in world sport as India face Pakistan
Get ready for the biggest game in world sport as India face Pakistan
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:30:05 GMT

Until the eve of this tournament question marks hung over whether the biggest game in sport would take place, so it would be cruel for the Manchester weather to have the final word.

HOT OR NOT: Fran Wilson's spectacular diving catch rivals Ben Stokes'
HOT OR NOT: Fran Wilson's spectacular diving catch rivals Ben Stokes'
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 20:21:51 GMT

It's Hot or Not time again as Sportsmail's Ian Ladyman reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold this week.

Joe Root hits century as England cruise past West Indies
Joe Root hits century as England cruise past West Indies
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 19:13:10 GMT

PAUL NEWMAN IN SOUTHAMPTON: It may have come at a cost but this was an emphatic way for England to take a huge step towards the World Cup semi-finals against a woeful West Indies.

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