England

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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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Chris Gayle returns to the West Indies fold aged 41 after an 18-month absence
Chris Gayle returns to the West Indies fold aged 41 after an 18-month absence
Sat, 27 Feb 2021 00:54:07 GMT

Gayle last represented the West Indies in a one-day international series against India in August 2019, but showed his intent to return to the fold with some strong Indian Premier League displays in 2020.

England need to turn things around in India, but how do they do it? Sportsmail experts discuss
England need to turn things around in India, but how do they do it? Sportsmail experts discuss
Fri, 26 Feb 2021 23:32:05 GMT

Sportsmail's experts come together to discuss how England can get out of the mess they find themselves in, as Nasser Hussain, David Lloyd, Paul Newman and Lawrence Booth share their ideas.

England consider formal complaint over state of Ahmedabad pitch
England consider formal complaint over state of Ahmedabad pitch
Fri, 26 Feb 2021 18:43:19 GMT

PAUL NEWMAN: Coach Chris Silverwood revealed on Friday he is in discussion with captain Joe Root over England's response to the second under-prepared surface in successive Tests.

Chris Jordan backs England's rotation policy, insisting 'everyone has bought into it'
Chris Jordan backs England's rotation policy, insisting 'everyone has bought into it'
Fri, 26 Feb 2021 17:29:29 GMT

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY LUKE AUGUSTUS: England all-rounder Chris Jordan has defended the ECB's rotation policy, declaring that he and his team-mates are fully behind the plans.

Joe Root admits he is 'bitterly disappointed' after England crashed to 10-wicket defeat by India
Joe Root admits he is 'bitterly disappointed' after England crashed to 10-wicket defeat by India
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 23:42:46 GMT

Seventeen wickets fell on a frantic day in Ahmedabad, which began with Root taking an incredible five for eight as India collapsed to 145. His team were then skittled for 81.

England suffer emphatic 10-wicket defeat inside two days against India
England suffer emphatic 10-wicket defeat inside two days against India
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 23:41:56 GMT

PAUL NEWMAN: It does not get any more gruesome than this. Gruesome for England, brushed aside for their lowest score against India, and even worse for the health of Test cricket.

MARTIN SAMUEL: It was a catalogue of comedy capers... now will India play the last Test for laughs?
MARTIN SAMUEL: It was a catalogue of comedy capers... now will India play the last Test for laughs?
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 22:49:45 GMT

MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: It's not that the wicket wasn't poor. It's not that the batting wasn't abysmal. It's not that too many matches like this won't kill Test cricket.

TOP SPIN ON THE TEST: England's dismal 81 all out is their lowest Test total EVER against India
TOP SPIN ON THE TEST: England's dismal 81 all out is their lowest Test total EVER against India
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 20:33:43 GMT

TOP SPIN ON THE TEST: The last time England were bowled out for fewer than 200 in five successive Test innings was back in the 19th century against Australia between 1887-1888.

BUMBLE ON THE TEST: ICC need to ask serious questions over India vs England pitches
BUMBLE ON THE TEST: ICC need to ask serious questions over India vs England pitches
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 20:30:37 GMT

DAVID LLOYD: Tests finishing well under time, this one not even lasting two days? We need answers from Dubai but I'm not expecting to get a single one.

THIRD TEST RATINGS: Jonny Bairstow only gets one point for sympathy while Axar Patel was lethal
THIRD TEST RATINGS: Jonny Bairstow only gets one point for sympathy while Axar Patel was lethal
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 20:27:14 GMT

England's third Test on a difficult Ahmedabad pitch lasted just two days but contained plenty of drama as hosts India ran out winners by ten wickets to edge in front in the four-Test series.

NASSER HUSSAIN: England can't use the pitch as an excuse for losing in Ahmedabad
NASSER HUSSAIN: England can't use the pitch as an excuse for losing in Ahmedabad
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 20:18:21 GMT

NASSER HUSSAIN: I don't believe the Ahmedabad pitch provided a fair contest between bat and ball - but neither do I believe England can use that as an excuse for losing the third Test.

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