Legendary Sri Lanka spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has revealed he will quit from Test cricket in 2010 to avoid long-term knee problems.
Spinner Graeme Swann felt England's bowlers were disappointing on the rain-delayed opening day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
The ECB have announced that Durham's Riverside stadium will hosts its first ever Ashes Test match in 2013.
Andrew Flintoff says he is using a compression wrap made from spacesuit technology to ensure his knee is ready to face Australia.
Andrew Strauss says Andrew Flintoff is on course to play in the third Ashes Test after enjoying a rest period for his troublesome knee.
Recalled England batsman Ian Bell admitted that he put the Ashes series out of his mind as he knuckled down to country cricket.
Australia coach Tim Nielsen has backed Mitchell Johnson to find his form despite another poor showing against Northamptonshire.
National selector Geoff Miller has confirmed Ian Bell will replace the injured Kevin Pietersen for the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting believes his treatment by the Lord's crowd was "payback" for his success against England in the past.
Ian Bell looks certain to play in the third Ashes Test after national selector Geoff Miller admitted he would not call up any cover.
Andrew Flintoff and Kevin Pietersen have been named in England's 30-man provisional squad for September's Champions Trophy.
Sussex captain Michael Yardy is determined to keep his players focussed for the Friends Provident Trophy final at Lord's on Saturday.
Six leading New Zealand cricketers have agreed not to play in the IPL next year and agreed new contracts with the NZC board.
Justin Langer admitted he still has other goals to achieve after passing Don Bradman to become the leading Australian run-scorer.
Andrew Flintoff says he will "do anything to get through" the remaining Ashes Tests against Australia this summer.
England selector Ashley Giles believes Ian Bell can fill the void left by Kevin Pietersen in the remaining Ashes Tests this summer.
Kevin Pietersen will miss England's final three Ashes Test matches after being ruled out for six weeks with an Achilles injury.
West Indies cricketers have made themselves available for the one-day series against Bangladesh after strike action over a pay dispute.
England batsman Kevin Pietersen will see a specialist to assess his problematic Achilles injury, according to coach Andy Flower.
Brett Lee could feature for Australia in their tour match with Northamptonshire as the pace bowler looks to prove his fitness.
Andrew Flintoff says he is confident that he will be fit for the final three Ashes Test despite his ongoing knee problems.
England have beaten Australia by 115 runs in the second Test at Lord's and take a 1-0 series lead to Edgbaston on July 30.
Kevin Pietersen has admitted that the Achilles injury which has been troubling him since April could end his Ashes campaign.
Durham have opened up daylight at the top of the County Championship after a crushing victory over Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.
Worcestershire director of cricket Steve Rhodes says opting not to renew paceman Simon Jones' contract was a "difficult decision."
Australia will give Nathan Hauritz every opportunity to continue on day two of the second Test after he dislocated his middle finger.
Andrew Strauss backed his fellow batsmen after England lost four wickets in the final session on day one of the second Test.
Ricky Ponting says Australia are ready to punish England for the "bit of a circus" caused by Andrew Flintoff's Test retirement.
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff revealed "the time is now right" for him to listen to his body and step down from Test cricket.
Andy Flower has refuted a claim by Ricky Ponting that England deliberately tried to waste time in the drawn first Ashes Test.
Geoff Boycott has accused Andrew Strauss and Andy Flower of being too scared to stand up to 'spoilt child' Kevin Pietersen.
National selector Geoff Miller has described the latest injury setback to Andrew Flintoff as "not disastrous".
Steve Harmison has been added to England's 14-man squad for the second Test as Andrew Flintoff has emerged as an injury doubt.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting was unhappy with England's time-wasting tactics but refused to blame them for the drawn Cardiff Test.
Andrew Strauss admitted he thought the game was up when Monty Panesar joined James Anderson to save the first Test with Australia.
Paul Collingwood has demanded his fellow batsmen step up to the plate and help England avoid a first Test defeat against Australia.
Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar says he hopes he will be included in his country's latest squad to face Sri Lanka in the upcoming ODI series.
Glamorgan chairman Paul Russell fears Cardiff will be overlooked to host the next Ashes series when the venues are revealed in October.
Captain Andrew Strauss says it is imperative for England to get off to a good start when the first Ashes Test starts against Australia.
Former Australia paceman Glenn McGrath has again predicted a 5-0 Ashes whitewash success for his country over England this summer.
A "frustrated and disappointed" Brett Lee will miss the first Test of the Ashes against England because of a rib injury.
Australia fast bowler Brett Lee has emerged as a doubt for the first Ashes Test in Cardiff after picking up a rib injury.
Australia batsman Simon Katich feels fellow opener Phil Hughes will be able to bounce back from his mauling in the final warm-up match.
Australia coach Tim Nielsen says Nathan Hauritz is improving all the time as the off-spinner chases a place in the first Ashes squad.
Steve Harmison has not made England's 13-man squad for the first Ashes Test against Australia, despite his good form for the Lions.
Fast bowler Chaminda Vaas has denied claims by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) that he is retiring from Test cricket with immediate effect.
Steve Harmison does not expect a recall to the England side for the first Ashes Test, despite his impressive bowling against Australia.
Steve Harmison has admitted he is "desperate" to play for England again after being overlooked for the pre-Ashes training squad.
Michael Clarke claims his experience of the 2005 Ashes defeat in England will make him more determined to win this summer.
Andrew Strauss insists that England's high-profile players are treated just the same as the rest of the side in terms of discipline.
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