Middlesex batsman Nick Compton has announced his retirement from cricket.
Middlesex captain Dawid Malan is prepared to believe Australia's bowlers were unaware of Steve Smith's ball-tampering plot in South Africa.
Joe Root's last stand was all that feasibly stood between England and 4-0 Ashes embarrassment as they diced with a landslide innings defeat at the SCG.
Joe Root again failed to convert 50 into a century as he undid his good work late on day one of the final Ashes Test at the SCG.
There was something about the way Alastair Cook celebrated his magnificent double-century in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne that epitomised his character.
England head coach Trevor Bayliss revealed his side are not under any investigation over allegations of ball-tampering and believes the claims are another example of "Pommie-bashing" in Australia.
Alastair Cook admitted to being "embarrassed" by his Ashes showing before a record-breaking double-century which kept England in control of the fourth Test at the MCG.
Alastair Cook's record-breaking double-century kept England in control of the fourth Ashes Test at the MCG.
Stuart Broad hopes Alastair Cook can turn his first Ashes century in six years into a major score and help England take complete control of the fourth Test.
Alastair Cook completed his century in the last over at the MCG as he and Stuart Broad belatedly kickstarted their Ashes campaigns to put Australia under pressure at last.
Dawid Malan's maiden Test century gave England the advantage on a spicy first day in Perth.
Joe Root took it upon himself to keep English hopes alive as his team tried to complete a remarkable reversal of fortune in the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval.
Re-energised England produced a spirited revival with bat and ball but still trailed badly after three days of the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval.
England at least defied expectations of an instant twilight collapse after Shaun Marsh's century piled the pressure on them on day two of the second Ashes Test.
It's the hope that kills you.
James Vince blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England's new number one enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame the Gabba on a rain-hit day one of the Ashes.
England admit they were below required standards despite remaining in cruise control against a Cricket Australia XI on day three of their final Ashes warm-up match.
Middlesex's Steven Finn will miss England's first Ashes warm-up match after an injury scare.
Essex's Alastair Cook and Dawid Malan, of Middlesex, have been named in England's squad for the winter Ashes tour.
England under-19 captain impresses at Northamptonshire
Middlesex bowler Toby Roland-Jones has been named in England's 12-man squad for the first Test against South Africa.
Simon Harmer took 9-95 to lead Essex to a dramatic penultimate-over victory against Middlesex and extend their lead at the top of the Specsavers County Championship to 29 points.
Openers put defending champions on back foot
Openers Cook and Browne share record stand
Bowlers surprised by performance in day/night contest
A new community centre, The Yellow, opens in Wembley Park in the heart of the Brent community. From October 1, the hub will offer a selection of arts and fitness classes, many of which will be free.
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