July 30: England fast bowler Stuart Broad is expecting his side to rotate their pace options for the five-match test series against India, starting on Wednesday, and is ready for a possible omission.

LONDON, Feb 6: There can rarely have been a more complicated time to set interest rates for the UK economy.

WELLINGTON, Nov 30: Suspended England all-rounder Ben Stokes has signed a short-term deal with New Zealand province Canterbury and will be available to play for the team on Sunday.

SYDNEY, Nov 11: England seamer Jake Ball is likely to miss the tourists’ final warmup ahead of the first Ashes test against Australia after suffering an ankle ligament strain in the tour match at Adelaide Oval.

Jonny Bairstow smashed a career-best unbeaten 141 and Jason Roy hit 96 as England thrashed West Indies by nine wickets in Southampton to complete a 4-0 series rout on Friday.

LONDON, August 23: Former England captain Wayne Rooney announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, ending a 14-year career in which he became the country's top goalscorer with 53 goals.

SYDNEY, August 9: Former Australia quick Damien Fleming says England's top six contains some of the worst batsmen he has seen play test cricket and believes the home pace attack will run through them in the Ashes series at the end of the year.

England's newly crowned Under 20 World Cup winners woke to back-page headlines acclaiming a golden generation on Monday and congratulatory tweets from a future British king and one of the country's greatest sporting heroes.

MOHALI, INDIA, Nov 27: England's Ben Stokes has been reprimanded for the second time in a month for an offensive outburst on the opening day of the third test against India, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced.

RAJKOT, India, Nov 11:  Cheteshwar Pujara was one short of his century and Murali Vijay was 86 not out as India reached 228-1 at tea Friday, cutting England's first-innings lead to 309 runs on day three of the series-opening cricket test.

LJUBLJANA, Oct 11: England captain Wayne Rooney has been dropped from the starting lineup for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Slovenia.

LONDON, APril 25: Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez became the first African to be named English football's player of the year on Sunday, straight after the Algerian helped his team close in on the Premier League title.