England vs West Indies: Ollie Pope says absence of fans won't affect team's intensity during first Test
England middle-order batsman Ollie Pope says the absence of spectators in the first Test against the West Indies starting on 8 July will not lessen the team's intensity.
England vs West Indies: Windies must rekindle Headingley's spirit from previous tour, says coach Phil Simmons
Simmons said West Indies are drawing strength from the way they hit back from that first Test thrashing at Edgbaston in 2017 to claim a stunning victory in the second Test at Headingley when they chased down 322
England’s series against West Indies could offer a glimpse into a future where the game plods on under the shadow of the new coronavirus.
England vs West Indies: Ben Stokes to lead hosts in first Test as Joe Root gets permission to attend birth of second child
Ben Stokes is set to make his England captaincy debut in the first Test against West Indies as Joe Root gets permission to be with his wife for the birth of his second child.
England vs West Indies: 'Overweight' Oshane Thomas need to work hard on fitness, says former pacer Franklyn Rose
The 23-year-old Thomas is yet to play a Test but he has captured 27 wickets in 20 ODIs and 15 wickets in 12 T20Is.
England vs West Indies: Jofra Archer set to join teammates at Ageas Bowl after testing negative for COVID-19
Besides Archer, all other English cricketers vying for places in the squad for the upcoming Test series also returned negative for COVID-19.
England vs West Indies: 'Bit like a sci-fic movie', paceman Mark Wood describes training in bio-secure bubble at Southampton
England pacer Mark Wood says training inside a bio-secure bubble ahead of next month's three-Test series against the West Indies has been "weird" and a "bit like a sci-fi movie".
Former England captain Michael Atherton calls on ICC to allow more substitutions for injuries requiring hospital visits
Atherton, who has led England in 54 Tests, said there will be one or two issues when international cricket resume after the break
The ECB events director Steve Elworthy, who is leading on English cricket's bio-secure operational plans, said the dates are subject to government approval
India vs England: Jos Buttler leads the way with hard-fought 69 as resilient hosts stretch lead to 233 on Day 3
Jos Buttler once again proved to be a thorn in India's flesh as his gutsy knock of 69 enabled the hosts to put up a fighting 260 for 8 in their second innings on the third day of an evenly poised fourth Test.
Jonny Bairstow said, "The swelling has gone down and I'm going to try and keep wicket in training this afternoon as well."
The 35-year-old Carberry opened the batting for Hampshire to make 100 runs off 121 balls before falling and was given a standing ovation as he walked off.
They have snatched the momentum with a brilliant show on the dreaded Lord's green-top and India's in-form cricketers would now aim to take an unassailable series lead against a demoralised England in the third cricket Test.