England national selector Ed Smith admitted Keaton Jennings’ recall for the two-Test tour of Sri Lanka next month was down to the Lancashire opener’s proficiency on the subcontinent.
England have recalled Lancashire opener Keaton Jennings and Surrey wicketkeeper-batsman Ben Foakes for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka next month.
James Anderson has set his sights on making a comeback from a rib injury for England’s important Test tour of Sri Lanka next month.
Mark Wood made his first England appearance since the World Cup final in the third Test against South Africa, replacing the injured James Anderson at Port Elizabeth.
England are set to unleash Mark Wood in the third Test against South Africa, with Jofra Archer unable to prove his match fitness.
Captain Joe Root will keep a close eye on the fitness of Mark Wood and Jofra Archer in England’s final practice session before the third Test against South Africa.
James Anderson has been ruled out of England’s last two Tests against South Africa and faces up to eight weeks on the sidelines with a rib injury during the fifth day victory in Cape Town.
England are “holding their breath” over James Anderson’s latest injury.
England seamer James Anderson will be sent for scans on a side injury after struggling through the fifth-day win over South Africa.
Liverpool won their FA Cup derby with Everton in the headline result of this weekend’s sporting action.
James Anderson hopes England team-mate Dom Sibley can go on to nail down a future in Test cricket after proving his credentials with a knock of real substance in Cape Town.
Dom Sibley enjoyed the best day of his short international career in Cape Town as he methodically worked England into a dominant position in the second Test against South Africa.
Dom Sibley patiently guided England to a commanding lead of 155 on day three of the second Test against South Africa, after James Anderson laid claim to another bowling record in Cape Town.
England established a commanding lead of 98 on day three of the second Test against South Africa, as James Anderson helped himself to another national record in Cape Town.
James Anderson completed a five-wicket haul as England dismissed South Africa for 223 on the third morning of the Cape Town Test, banking a lead of 46.
England bowled with skill and heart to drag themselves back into contention in the second Test against South Africa, but Stuart Broad paid the price for over-stepping on a hard-fought day in Cape Town.
England went wicketless on the second afternoon in Cape Town, as an obdurate South African partnership, a Stuart Broad no-ball and an unlucky drop combined to frustrate the tourists.
England hit back with the ball on day two of the second Test against South Africa with Stuart Broad and James Anderson at the fore.
England are licking their wounds after suffering a 107-run defeat in the first Test against South Africa in Centurion.
England need one more wicket to wrap up South Africa’s first-innings in the Boxing Day Test, before the spotlight turns on their tourists’ batting lineup and Ben Stokes’ role within it.
Sam Curran carried England’s ailing bowling attack on his young shoulders as South Africa posted 277 for nine on day one of the Boxing Day Test in Centurion.
James Anderson is about to make history as the first fast bowler to play 150 Tests but England’s record wicket-taker insists the prospect of turning out for his country still leaves him feeling “like a kid”.
England have been forced to hastily revise their preparations for the Boxing Day Test against South Africa due to an illness bug sweeping the camp, with Friday’s final warm-up match downgraded from first-class status.
James Anderson made his long-awaited return to the England attack but an illness sweeping the camp left Joe Root’s side a depleted force on day two of their opening warm-up match in South Africa.
James Anderson made his long-awaited return to the England attack, but an illness sweeping the camp left Joe Root’s side a depleted force on day two of their opening warm-up match in South Africa.
James Anderson returned to lead a depleted England bowling attack as the tourists took to the field for the first time in South Africa but Joe Root’s men endured a chastening morning in Benoni.
James Anderson was outshone by Sam Curran as he made his long-awaited return to England duty on day two of England’s warm-up match in South Africa.
Stuart Broad was absent with illness as England began their tour of South Africa with a batting day against an Invitational XI in Benoni.
England head coach Chris Silverwood expects Jofra Archer to find South Africa a happier hunting ground than New Zealand and has challenged the paceman to make his mark on the forthcoming Test series.
Moeen Ali’s England exile will stretch into 2020 with national selector Ed Smith admitting he does not know if the all-rounder will return to the international arena.