Intensity the key for Root in 'crucial' Ashes practice
Joe Root believes that England's four-day warm-up game against England Lions in Brisbane provides his side with an opportunity to get ahead of Australia in their Ashes preparations.
India come close but are forced to settle for draw against New Zealand
A nail-biting first Test between India and New Zealand ended in a draw, despite the hosts coming within one wicket of victory in Kanpur on day five.
India wrestle back control of First Test through Axar brilliance
The first Test between India and New Zealand swung back in the hosts' favour on Saturday thanks to the brilliance of Axar Patel.
Vaughan: I'm sorry for the hurt Rafiq has gone through
Michael Vaughan has apologised "for the hurt Azeem Rafiq has gone through" amid his former Yorkshire team-mate's allegations of racism.
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India start new era with win over T20 World Cup finalists New Zealand
Rohit Sharma led by example as India started a new era with a five-wicket win over New Zealand in Jaipur on Wednesday.
Australia have named a 15-man squad for the opening two Ashes Tests, with captain Tim Paine included despite an injury cloud and veteran Usman Khawaja recalled.
David Miller and Kagiso Rabada blasted South Africa to a dramatic four-wicket T20 World Cup win over Sri Lanka after Wanindu Hasaranga took a hat-trick at Sharjah Cricket Stadium.
Quinton de Kock took the knee before making his South Africa return in the T20 World Cup match against Sri Lanka on Saturday.
Asif Ali produced an inspired cameo as Pakistan defeated Afghanistan by five wickets to maintain their 100 per cent record at the T20 World Cup.