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Australia win first Test since ball-tampering scandal to level series

Australia rattled through the India tail to level the series at 1-1 and secure their first win since former captain Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft were banned

Root leads English contingent looking to shine in Big Bash Down Under

The eighth Big Bash League begins their week and national team captain Root is joining a small pool of English players on his first appearance for an overseas franchise

Reflective and renewed, Bell is ready to solve England's No 3 problem

The list of England number threes in recent years is a lengthy one but after a resurgent season Bell tells Richard Edwards he's open to a return to his former role

Root ready to embrace rising expectations after Sri Lanka whitewash

The 3-0 win was England's first whitewash victory as a touring team since beating New Zealand in 1963

Bairstow: ‘Three Tests ago I was in the top ten batters in the world’

After recovering from a freak injury, Bairstow is champing to return for England’s third Test in Sri Lanka

England's cricketers pay humbling visit to Sri Lankan minefields

Four England cricketers travelled by helicopter to a former conflict region where the Mines Advisory Group hope to clear the land of explosives by 2020 and bring an end to the lingering effects of the war on this region

England's Stokes and Buttler retained by Royals for IPL season

Stokes was the 2017 IPL MVP after blistering performances with bat and ball and has proven a big hit with local fans while Buttler impressed in last year’s renewal

Leach preaches patience for England after frustrating second day

The hosts had the better of the second day as Roshen Silva and Dimuth Karunaratne formed the spine of a solid 336 all out that left England 46 runs behind