Botham will sit as a non-party peer in Lords, whose members are mostly political appointees, with a smattering of hereditary nobles, judges and clergy. The cricket legend will be known as Lord Botham.
Large parts of the cricketing world rallied to England's cause, with the West Indies, Pakistan, Ireland and Australia all going ahead with scheduled tours.
Gower spoke on how Kohli’s immense respect for the Test format will inspire youngsters to devote their time to the long format.
Ballance, who played 23 Tests and 16 one-day internationals from 2013-2017, has not appeared for Yorkshire in a season delayed by the COVID-19 outbreak.
England batsman Zak Crawley sympathised with fans frustrations' but said bad light could cause life-changing injuries.
Morgan said IPL helps players come out of their comfort zone.
English cricket’s domestic calendar will also include the men’s Twenty20 Blast and a 50-over women’s competition.
Mark Wood says England could lose their next Ben Stokes or Joe Root if grassroots cricket remains shut
World Cup-winning fast bowler Mark Wood says English cricket could lose "the next Ben Stokes or Joe Root" if the game doesn't resume at the grassroots at the earliest.
England's Sam Billings eager to play Test cricket, doesn't want to be 'pigeon-holed as white-ball cricketer'
Billings has never played a Test for England but featured in 15 ODIs and 26 T20Is before a shoulder injury robbed him of a chance to be a part of his team's historic victory in the 50-over World Cup last year.
England pacer James Anderson believes extended break due to COVID-19 could prolong his career by two years
England fast bowler James Anderson believes the extended break afforded to him by cricket’s suspension during the COVID-19 pandemic could prolong his career by up to two years.
A group of 55 England cricketers have been asked to return to training to prepare for the start of the English summer season that was delayed by the COVID-19, the ECB said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Pakistan won't use England tour to leverage return trip, says PCB CEO Wasim Khan
Pakistan are scheduled to play three Tests against England in August followed by three T20s with the games to be played behind closed doors.
Centrally contracted England bowlers and those invited from the county circuit will train for the first two weeks and once they “reach their desired loading efforts”, batsmen and wicketkeepers will begin their individual sessions, the ECB said in a statement.
Coronavirus Outbreak: England cricketers could start outdoor training soon as ECB eyes home series against West Indies in July
The ECB Director agreed that they have to create an environment where the West Indies and Pakistan both feel safe while travelling to the United Kingdom
Coronavirus Outbreak: England pacer Jofra Archer calls for 'crowd simulation' at closed door matches
"We play music at cricket. Why can't we play some crowd simulation?" Archer said on the BBC podcast 'Stumped'.
England's World Cup-winning all-rounder Ben Stokes will run his maiden half marathon on Tuesday to raise funds for a charity and hospitals battling the COVID-19 pandemic.
England batsman Jason Roy feels it makes sense to postpone T20I World Cup if teams don't get enough preparation time
England batsman Jason Roy can't wait to get back on the cricket field but says it would make sense to postpone the T20I World Cup in October-November if teams don't get enough time to prepare for the mega event.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Feels a long way away from getting back to playing cricket, says England pacer Stuart Broad
Broad is confident that the stakeholders of the game won't be going ahead with tournaments if any risks are involved.
England all-rounder Chris Woakes has revealed that he pulled out of this year's IPL primarily to be with his pregnant wife but need not have officially announced his withdrawal from the event, which was suspended indefinitely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Former captain Michael Vaughan feels Kevin Pietersen should not have been picked for England again after the 2012 text-gate scandal where he was accused of sending unsavoury messages about his skipper Andrew Strauss to the opposition team during the course of a Test match.