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Sir Ian Botham believes that Joe Root is destined to become one of the greats of the game after another impressive display for England.

England centurion Joe Root has criticised the state of the pitch in Grenada during the second Test match with West Indies.

Jonathan Trott says Joe Root makes cricket "look relatively easy" after his unbeaten century against West Indies in the second Test.

Yorkshire's plans for the season have been hit by the loss of overseas signing Aaron Finch to a serious hamstring injury.

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels says the sledging received from England on the first day of the second Test keeps him motivated.

Derbyshire have confirmed that they have signed South Africa captain Hashim Amla as a replacement for overseas player Martin Guptill.

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan believes Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid should be given a chance in the Test team.


England vice-captain Ian Bell believes the return of Moeen Ali provides England with an "exciting lower order."

Joe Root has revealed that he would happily become England captain at some point in his career but feels it is too soon at the moment.

MS Dhoni has blamed himself for the Chennai Super Kings disappointing defeat to the Rajasthan Royals on Sunday.


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