India vs England: Axar Patel's six-wicket haul, Rohit Sharma's half-century put hosts in driver's seat on Day 1 of third Test
The spin combination of left-armer Patel and off-spinner India vs England exploited the turning Motera pitch at the newly-inaugurated Narendra Modi stadium to the full and England's first innings folded in just 48.4 overs after the visitors opted to bat.
The ECB announced the names of the first 18 players set to take part in The Hundred after its start was postponed by a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The move by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) was not unexpected as Bairstow, 31, has played just one of the past 12 Test matches since the 2019 Ashes.
Pope, who injured the same shoulder last year, suffered his latest setback during the first over of the fourth day's play at Southampton on Monday when sliding to save a boundary off the bowling of Stuart Broad and left the field immediately.
Pope had dived to save a boundary off a Stuart Broad delivery and had to leave the field immediately with James Bracey coming on as a substitute fielder in his place.
England vs Pakistan: James Anderson left just one wicket shy of 600 mark as visitors hang on for dear life
Anderson, denied an early breakthrough when Jos Buttler dropped a routine chance to reprieve Shan Masood, returned for a third spell late on the fourth day of the third Test to have opener Abid Ali lbw.
Ben Stokes has pulled out of the next two Tests against Pakistan due to family reasons.
Masood reached 156 after almost eight hours at the crease to lift the tourists to 326, and the bowlers then tore through England's top order.
The England vs Pakistan series which will be held behind closed doors in a bio-secure environment will begin on 5 August at the Old Trafford in Manchester
England vs West Indies: Former English captain Andrew Strauss terms Ollie Pope a 'real find' for the team
Ollie Pope is yet to play white-ball cricket for England and Andrew Strauss feels although the youngster will fare well in the limited overs format, he should focus on Test cricket for the time being.
England vs West Indies: Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler help hosts recover from wobbly start on Day 1 of series-decider
England recovered from 122-4 just before tea to close on 258-4, with Pope on 91 as he goes in search of his second Test century and Buttler on 56.
England vs West Indies: Ben Stokes, Ollie Pope and other English players to watch out for in cricket's return to action
From Ben Stokes, who takes charge of England for the opening Test, to Jofra Archer, who will be up against the men representing his country of birth, here are some of the English cricketers to watch out for in the upcoming series against West Indies.
All-rounder Ben Stokes will lead England in the match, which will begin at the Ageas Bowl Southampton on Wednesday in a bio-secure environment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Coronavirus pandemic: Six Surrey cricketers asked to self-isolate as precautionary measure against COVID-19
England cricket county Surrey has asked six of its players to self-isolate as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus pandemic.
Sri Lanka vs England: Visitors recall Keaton Jennings, Ben Foakes ahead of two-Test tour; James Anderson misses out with rib injury
Foakes has played five Tests for England, making his debut against Sri Lanka in Galle in 2018 while Jennings, who has two centuries in the sub-continent, was last involved in their tour of West Indies last year
Virat Kohli remains top-ranked batsman in ICC Test rankings, Jasprit Bumrah finishes sixth in bowlers' charts
Indian captain Virat Kohli continued to top the ICC Test batsmen's ranking but his deputy Ajinkya Rahane slipped a place to the ninth spot.
South Africa vs England, Highlights, 4th Test Day 4 at Johannesburg: Joe and Root and Co clinch series
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South Africa vs England, Highlights, 4th Test, Day 3 at Johannesburg: Joe Root and Co dominate hosts
Catch all the live updates from Day 3 of the fourth Test between South Africa and England in Johannesburg
South Africa vs England: Ollie Pope, Joe Root take visitors to 192/4 on day 1 of fourth Test; Ben Stokes has heated exchange with fan
Captain Joe Root (25 not out) and Ollie Pope (22 not out) steadied England until stumps on a day when play was delayed by more than three hours by rain and only two sessions were possible