India vs England: Visitors admit hosts played better in third Test, reject talks of raising complaint about pitch
While India went with three spinners, England opted for just one in Jack Leach for the day-night pink ball Test.
While the move has led to key players not featuring in big-ticket matches and series in turns, Steyn feels it is boosting England's bench strength and will benefit them while picking teams for future ICC events.
While the likes of Stokes, Archer, Chris Woakes have all been retained by their franchises, the likes of Moeen Ali, Dawid Malan along with 15 others will go under the hammer.
India vs England: Visiting coach Chris Silverwood says implementation of rotation policy necessary while playing in bio-secure bubbles
England, who face the prospect of playing at least 17 Tests in 2021, rested two star players in all-rounder Ben Stokes and fast bowler Jofra Archer from their recent 2-0 series win in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka vs England: Dan Lawrence says he's 'learned so much' from Essex teammate Alastair Cook ahead of potential debut
Lawrence, 23, is set to be selected by the tourists for the first of two Tests in Galle starting Thursday after coach Chris Silverwood said he was "ready".
Sri Lanka vs England: Players free to quit tour if they are mentally down, says England skipper Joe Root
Head coach Chris Silverwood has for the first time decided to bring on the tour a psychologist, James Bickley.
The 45-year-old Kallis worked in a similar role with the Proteas last year in the Test series against England.
England head coach Chris Silverwood has no doubt that competing in a world class event like IPL will help his players prepare well for the T20 World Cup but is worried about players burning themselves out.
England vs Australia: Will be tough for Dawid Malan to break into one-day unit, says hosts' coach Chris Silverwood
But Malan was only drafted into England's squad for a three-match one-day international series against Australia on Wednesday, and just as a reserve batsman.
Highlights, England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd Test, Day 5 Cricket Match at Southampton: Hosts win series after draw
Check out the live scorecard of third Test match between England and Pakistan being played at Southampton.
England vs Pakistan: Coach Chris Silverwood urges hosts to 'finish strong' and see James Anderson to 600 Test wickets
James Anderson was left just one shy of becoming only the fourth bowler to reach the landmark figure as a combination of poor catching, bad weather and determined Pakistan batting thwarted him on the fourth day of the third Test.
England vs Pakistan: Hosts' coach Chris Silverwood bats for early start time to tackle 'bad light' issues
Silverwood, speaking ahead of Friday's third and final Test, also at the Ageas Bowl in a series England lead 1-0, said it would be possible to start at half past ten and not the usual 11 o'clock.
England vs Pakistan: Joe Root says he 'would love to play in Pakistan' after Wasim Akram's call for a return tour
An attack by armed militants on Sri Lanka's team bus in Lahore in 2009 ended major cricket tours for a decade, with Pakistan playing the majority of their subsequent 'home' matches in the United Arab Emirates.
England have not travelled to Pakistan since the 2005-06 due to security concerns following the terrorist attack on the visiting Sri Lankan team in 2009.
England have avoided touring Pakistan since 2005-06 citing security concerns but of late the England and Wales Cricket Board has expressed hope of visiting the country in two years’ time.
England vs West Indies: We are going to consider rotating Ben Stokes, says hosts' coach Chris Silverwood
Stokes had pulled himself out of the attack midway through his 15th over in West Indies' second innings but later insisted that there was "absolutely nothing to worry about".
Jos Buttler, a wicket-keeper batsman, has not scored a fifty in his last 12 Test innings and also dropped Jermaine Blackwood, who ended up scoring match-winning 95 for West Indies in the first Test.
England vs West Indies: 'Talisman' Ben Stokes receives coach Chris Silverwood's backing ahead of captaincy debut
Silverwood also revealed that Jos Buttler will be Stokes deputy in the opening Test.
IPL 2020: Jofra Archer likely to skip upcoming season and turn up for Sussex, hints England coach Chris Silverwood
Archer said earlier this week he had his fingers crossed on playing at some stage in the IPL, which begins on 29 March, but Silverwood wants him to rebuild his fitness under the watchful eye of the staff at Sussex.
England coach Chris Silverwood hopes Jos Buttler's blistering 57 in T20I series decider against South Africa will revive his Test career
England coach Chris Silverwood hopes Jos Buttler’s return to form in the T20I series decider against South Africa will help revive his Test career in next month’s tour of Sri Lanka.