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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ECB chairman Colin Graves sets his sights low for controversial new Hundred competition
ECB chairman Colin Graves sets his sights low for controversial new Hundred competition
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:05:06 GMT

COLIN GRAVES INTERVIEW BY MATT HUGHES: Colin Graves is not a man given to self-doubt, which may explain why he gets so much done.

Spinner takes out a red handkerchief and turns it into a STICK after taking a wicket
Spinner takes out a red handkerchief and turns it into a STICK after taking a wicket
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:06:33 GMT

South African wrist-spinner Tabraiz Shamsi loves performing tricks and set a whole new bar for cricket celebrations when he dismissed Wihab Lubbe of the Durban Heat.

JOFRA ARCHER: Those Kiwi speed guns were definitely faulty
JOFRA ARCHER: Those Kiwi speed guns were definitely faulty
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 22:32:28 GMT

JOFRA ARCHER: I've enjoyed my first tour with England, but it's safe to say I'm very much looking forward to the trip to South Africa. The guys tell me the pitches have more pace and bounce there.

Graham Thorpe urges England batsmen to take their lead from Joe Root
Graham Thorpe urges England batsmen to take their lead from Joe Root
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 22:30:13 GMT

Graham Thorpe has urged England's batsmen to take their lead from Joe Root after a series defeat in which the tourists managed only two individual centuries to New Zealand's five.

Sportsmail's MIKE DICKSON: The Bob Willis I knew was a man of deep generosity, humour and humanity
Sportsmail's MIKE DICKSON: The Bob Willis I knew was a man of deep generosity, humour and humanity
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:52:25 GMT

MIKE DICKSON: The Bob Willis that most people might recognise would be him coming in off his long run, whether it was delivering a cricket ball at high speed or his famously blunt critiques via TV.

Bob Willis was very loyal and supportive but if you didn't pull your weight, he'd tell you 
Bob Willis was very loyal and supportive but if you didn't pull your weight, he'd tell you 
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:49:18 GMT

DAVID GOWER: Bob Willis was a very loyal and supportive friend, firstly as players, then when I was his vice-captain and as captain with him as assistant manager on tour.

NASSER HUSSAIN: Bob Willis created this grumpy image for TV. But that's all it was. He was loved
NASSER HUSSAIN: Bob Willis created this grumpy image for TV. But that's all it was. He was loved
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:39:55 GMT

NASSER HUSSAIN: The Bob Willis you saw on TV and the image he created as a somewhat grumpy persona, staring at the camera and coming out with so many great lines, was far from the truth.

OBITUARY: Bob Willis took 325 Test wickets, but generations will remember his Headingley '81 heroics
OBITUARY: Bob Willis took 325 Test wickets, but generations will remember his Headingley '81 heroics
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 20:24:48 GMT

PAUL NEWMAN: The original miracle of Headingley in 1981 was the undoubted highlight in the career of one of the greatest of all English fast bowlers who has died aged 70.

GRAHAM GOOCH: Bob Willis was an inspiring team-mate for me
GRAHAM GOOCH: Bob Willis was an inspiring team-mate for me
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 19:05:19 GMT

GRAHAM GOOCH: Everyone in the cricketing fraternity around the world will be devastated that such an iconic figure has left us. Bob was a great inspiration to so many players.

Sky Sports News presenter Vicky Gomersall in tears on camera after death of Bob Willis
Sky Sports News presenter Vicky Gomersall in tears on camera after death of Bob Willis
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:57:00 GMT

Sky Sports News presenter Vicky Gomersall struggled to hold back tears live on air after the announcement that former colleague and cricketer Bob Willis had died aged 70.

'At his peak he was one of the best three bowlers in the world' - Cricket reacts to Willis' death
'At his peak he was one of the best three bowlers in the world' - Cricket reacts to Willis' death
Wed, 04 Dec 2019 17:05:10 GMT

The cricket world reacted to the sad news that former England captain and cricket pundit Bob Willis died on Wednesday with many considering him to be one of the greatest bowlers ever.

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