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England batsman Alex Hales picks his All Time XI

England's opening batsman Alex Hales, who celebrated his twenty-ninth birthday last week, has named his greatest All Time XI. The opening batsmen Hales picks are fellow teammate Alastair Cook and Indian batsman Virender Sehwag. Hales…

Ashes Test: Lyon roars with run-out to slow England

BRISBANE: England's James Vince was left kicking himself after he was spectacularly run out close to an Ashes debut century, as Australia struck late to leave the first Test finely balanced after day one on Thursday. Captain…

Root named England’s new Test skipper

LONDON: Joe Root has been named as new Test captain of England, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced Monday. Yorkshire batsman Root, previously England's vice-captain, had been the overwhelming favourite to replace…

Cook could no longer be ‘100 percent’ captain

LONDON: Alastair Cook said he could no longer give the "100 percent" required as he explained in detail on Tuesday why he had resigned as England's Test captain. The 32-year-old opening batsman, who wants to continue his England career,…

Alastair Cook quits as England Test captain – ECB

LONDON: Alastair Cook resigned as England Test captain after a record 59 matches in the role, saying Monday it was "a sad day" but the right decision for the team. Cook, England's leading scorer in Tests with 11,057 runs, became captain…