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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England to field TWO different squads with Ireland ODis wedged in between Test series
England to field TWO different squads with Ireland ODis wedged in between Test series
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:33:47 GMT

Eoin Morgan's world champion 50-over England team will take on the country of his birth, Ireland, at the Ageas Bowl on July 30, August 1 and August 4.

NASSER AND BUMBLE: The eyes of the world will be on this Test... the players must buy into it  
NASSER AND BUMBLE: The eyes of the world will be on this Test... the players must buy into it  
Mon, 06 Jul 2020 00:15:57 GMT

Former England captain Nasser Hussain and former England coach David 'Bumble' Lloyd answer the big questions ahead of an eagerly anticipated three-Test series.

County chairmen could vote for calendar featuring first-class, 50-over and Twenty20
County chairmen could vote for calendar featuring first-class, 50-over and Twenty20
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 22:41:10 GMT

The truncated 2020 county season could feature three separate competitions under a late compromise being put in front of the domestic game's 18 club chairmen at a vote on Tuesday.

England and the West Indies may ditch sledges for upcoming Test
England and the West Indies may ditch sledges for upcoming Test
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 22:23:08 GMT

EXCLUSIVE: England's Test series against the West Indies may be 'sledge free' after players were warned that anything they say in the middle is likely to be picked up by microphones.

SPORTS AGENDA: Entertainer Ben Stokes gets the tees in
SPORTS AGENDA: Entertainer Ben Stokes gets the tees in
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 22:22:24 GMT

SPORTS AGENDA BY MIKE KEEGAN: England all-rounder and stand-in captain Ben Stokes can now add golf secretary to his expanding array of roles and responsibilities.

Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis arrested after involved in an accident where 64-year-old man died
Sri Lankan batsman Kusal Mendis arrested after involved in an accident where 64-year-old man died
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 17:35:59 GMT

The vehicle Mendis was driving struck a cyclist at 5am local time just south of Colombo, the country's capital, on Sunday. The man died soon after, and Mendis was set to appear before a magistrate.

STUART BROAD: Ben Stokes won't change as England captain... he'll lead by example
STUART BROAD: Ben Stokes won't change as England captain... he'll lead by example
Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:03:08 GMT

STUART BROAD: Ben Stokes becomes England's 81st Test captain next week while Joe Root is on paternity leave, and I anticipate that he will lead by the way he plays.

England selector Ed Smith insists the door is not shut on Jonny Bairstow
England selector Ed Smith insists the door is not shut on Jonny Bairstow
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 19:46:57 GMT

LAWRENCE BOOTH: Bairstow, along with Moeen Ali, was not even among a nine-strong reserve list named in case any of the first-choice squad withdraw because of the coronavirus.

England leave out Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali from 22-man list ahead of first Test West Indies test
England leave out Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali from 22-man list ahead of first Test West Indies test
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 11:20:16 GMT

LAWRENCE BOOTH: The spinner's role has been entrusted to Somerset's 22-year-old Dom Bess, who impressed during England's 3-1 win in South Africa earlier this year.

Divide emerges among counties over which form of the game to play when cricket resumes this summer
Divide emerges among counties over which form of the game to play when cricket resumes this summer
Sat, 04 Jul 2020 09:31:53 GMT

A growing divide amongst counties over the form of the game they want to play this summer emerged on Friday at a meeting of the 18 county chairmen to be determined via a simple majority vote next week.

Sir Alastair Cook believes 'selfless' Ben Stokes will be the perfect stand-in England captain
Sir Alastair Cook believes 'selfless' Ben Stokes will be the perfect stand-in England captain
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 22:09:20 GMT

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY PAUL NEWMAN: Former England captain Sir Alastair Cook is reflecting on the first real test of his ability to play shots on the other side of the cricketing fence.

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