International Cricket

New era at Edgbaston as Giles keen to promote Asian talent

Ashley Giles is determined to make the most of untapped resources in the British Asian talent pool as he begins a new era at Edgbaston.

England's Alex Hales

India v England: England’s Hales left sidelined with hand injury

England opener Alex Hales will miss the remainder of England’s limited-overs tour of India with a broken right hand and is also touch and go for next month’s trip to the West Indies.

India's Yuvraj Singh raises his bat and helmet to celebrate scoring hundred runs against England in Cuttack on Thursday. Picture: AP/Aijaz Rahi

Chris Waters: Yuvraj Singh proves age no barrier as he silences the doubters

EVERYONE remembers the name of the first Indian batsman to play for Yorkshire.

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England's Alex Hales falls on the ground in Thursday's ODI defeat against India in Cuttack. Picture: AP/Aijaz Rahi

India v England: Self-belief doesn’t translate into victory for England

Eoin Morgan admits England were outplayed by India in Cuttack despite running the hosts close in a thrilling run chase.

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England's Jos Buttler (right) and captain Eoin Morgan celebrate  victory over Sri Lanka at the Ageas Bowl last July. Picture: Chris Ison/PA

India v England: ‘Fantastic leader’ Eoin Morgan backed to be big hitter again

Jos Buttler hailed England captain Eoin Morgan as a “revolutionary” in a ringing endorsement of his leadership ahead of the second one-day international against India.

Jake Ball: Notts seam bowler said the noise of the crowd in  Pune was incredible.

England in India: Ball planning to silence the crowd and level the series

England bowler Jake Ball wants to silence the Indian fans after Virat Kohli’s latest masterclass whipped the stands into a frenzy in the first one-day international.

Maurice Leyland

Bygones: When Don Bradman turned the Ashes series for Australia off his own bat

IT REMAINS the only five-match Test series won by a team that were 2-0 down.


Australia v England 1936/37

1st Test, Brisbane: December 4-9. England 358 (M Leyland 126, CJ Barnett 69; WJ O’Reilly 5-102) and 256 (GOB Allen 68; FA Ward 6-102) beat Australia 234 (JHW Fingleton 100, SJ McCabe 51; W Voce 6-41) and 58 (GOB Allen 5-36) by 322 runs.

England's captain Eoin Morgan.

Chris Waters: Eoin Morgan is under pressure to start delivering for England

“PRESSURE?” scoffed the legendary Australian all-rounder Keith Miller.

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Indian captain Virat Kohli celebrates his hundred.

Brilliance of India’s Virat Kohli frustrates England bowlers in Pune

EOIN MORGAN rated England “odds on” favourites after taking four early wickets in the first one-day international against India but had not reckoned on twin hundreds from the peerless Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav.

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Seam bowler Steve Patterson never thought he would earn a testimonial when he started out with Yorkshire. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Weekend Interview: ‘Proudest thing that’s ever happened to me’ - Steve Patterson

THERE are some cricketers that you cannot imagine playing for any other county.

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England's Ben Stokes is aiming to hone his one-day game in the IPL this year. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

India v England: Ben Stokes hopes to feel benefit of spell in IPL

Ben Stokes is the latest England cricketer to set his heart on a spell in the Indian Premier League and believes the experience could help take him to the next level.

HOLDING BACK: India's MS Dhoni. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA.

Former captain MS Dhoni vows to try and keep to his new role under Virat Kohli

Mahendra Singh Dhoni admits he will have to be careful over how much influence he exerts in the field against England after passing on the Indian one-day captaincy to Virat Kohli.

Adil Rashid in action against India A in Mumbai (Picture: AP)

Shock defeat can serve as timely wake-up call, believes Jonny Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow deemed England’s heavy defeat by India A in Mumbai “a kick in the backside”, but nothing to fret about ahead of Sunday’s series opener in Pune.

Joe Root: Yorkshire batsman would be unchallenged if Alastair Cook decided to step down.

Captain’s call: Game of patience for Joe Root over transition of power as Alastair Cook deliberates over captaincy

Joe Root set off for India still awaiting a formal decision on whether he will soon be England’s new Test captain.

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Australia's Peter Handscomb during nets session at The Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester. (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire)

He might be scoring like Don Bradman, but Peter Handscomb is coming to Yorkshire to learn

PETER HANDSCOMB, one of the rising stars of Australian cricket, insists that he is not coming to Yorkshire for Ashes batting practice.

England and Yorkshire's Joe Root. Picture: Adam Davy/PA

Yorkshire CCC’s Joe Root ready, willing and able for England’s ODI battle with India

JOE ROOT is due to be available for the start of England’s one-day international series against India after the birth of his son.

England's Eoin Morgan clips the ball away during the Royal London One Day International Series match at Lord's, London. (Picture: Adam Davy/PA)

Global glory beckons as England catch up with rest of the world

AFTER a short break for Christmas and the New Year, England’s cricketers return to action a week tomorrow when they begin a three-match one-day series in India.

England's batsman Joe Root.

State of the Nation - Cricket: England still have reasons to remain cheerful

“STATE Of The Nation” is the name of this annual exercise in The Yorkshire Post, the brief being to analyse the state of the England cricket team at the start of the year.

David Warner took just 78 balls to record his century against Pakistan in Sydney.

Australia’s David Warner joins an elite band with century before lunch

THE words of wheelchair-bound Australian Paralympian Kurt Fearnley said it all.

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