Ian Bell, Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison have been left out by England for the first Test against West Indies at Lord's.
Andrew Flintoff will be fit from knee surgery for the Twenty20 World Cup on June 5, the England and Wales Cricket Board has said.
Ryan Sidebottom's latest comeback gathered pace as he starred with bat and ball for club side Leek at the weekend.
Alastair Cook admitted his finger was still sore after declaring himself fit to face the West Indies in the first Test on May 6.
Leicestershire have refused the West Indies permission to train at Grace Road after their coach John Dyson criticised the wicket.
Andrew Strauss believes four players have a chance of becoming England's number three batsman and that a difficult decision lies ahead.
West Indies coach John Dyson feels consistency will be the key to success on the upcoming two-Test tour of England.
England spinner Graeme Swann showed the selectors that he has recovered from elbow surgery with three wickets for Notts on Sunday.
Kevin Pietersen's Bangalore Royal Challengers will face Andrew Flintoff's Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League on Monday.
The International Cricket Council has made the "regrettable" decision to strip Pakistan of hosting any 2011 World Cup matches.
Worcestershire paceman Simon Jones hopes to be back to match fitness in six weeks following his latest knee operation.
Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower said he was "very honoured" to be confirmed at Lord's as England's new team director.
The ECB is set to announce England's new team director on Wednesday, with caretaker Andy Flower expected to be appointed.
Simon Jones' chances of being involved in this summer's Ashes have been dashed after being told he will miss the start of the season.
Andrew Flintoff believes playing in the IPL will improve his fitness ahead of a busy summer for England, with the Ashes on the horizon.
Marcus Trescothick has confirmed that he snubbed England captain Andrew Strauss' attempts to lure him out of international retirement.
James Foster is refusing to get carried away about his international hopes, despite being named in two England squads during the week.
Australia coach Tim Nielsen has made it clear Brett Lee will not be rushed back into the national side following his injury lay-off.
Ian Bell does not believe the current MCC v Durham match will have any bearing on his selection for England this summer.
Samit Patel says he never again wants to be in a position where his lack of fitness costs him a place in the England side.
South Africa have taken a 2-1 lead in the five-match one-day series with Australia after a 25-run victory in Cape Town.
National selector Geoff Miller wants the new England coach in position as soon as possible, with Andy Flower favourite for the job.
Michael Vaughan and Ian Bell must wait for their chance to bat themselves back into the England side after the MCC fielded at Lords.
Former captain Michael Vaughan has been included in this summer's 25-man England Performance Squad adding to his hopes of a recall.
Andrew Strauss says he has had no involvement in the selection process for England's next coach but hopes a decision will be made soon.
England captain Andrew Strauss has not been selected in the preliminary squad for the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament.
India are in total control of the second Test with New Zealand but day five may well be washed out in Wellington.
New Zealand off spinner Jeetan Patel has joined Warwickshire as their overseas player for the 2009 season.
India have taken control of the third Test with New Zealand after Zaheer Khan claimed five wickets in Wellington.
England captain Andrew Strauss was full of praise for his team after their 26-run victory in St Lucia gave them the ODI series.
England's Claire Taylor is the first woman to be named one of Wisden's five Cricketers of the Year after her recent World Cup exploits.
Andrew Strauss has confirmed that Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Flintoff are fit for England's final one-day clash against West Indies.
England and Wales Cricket Board managing director Hugh Morris says he has been impressed with Andy Flower as temporary England coach.
Kevin Pietersen is "desperate" to end England's tour of the Caribbean with victory over West Indies in Friday's winner-takes-all clash.
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