Ashes 2017: England's chances hinge on how their batsmen tackle Australia's formidable bowling attack
England will need the Australia bowlers to under-perform and their batsmen to outperform expectations for them to stand a chance in this series, both of those scenarios is unlikely.
England vs West Indies: Liam Plunkett downplays possible Ashes recall, says he's content being ODI specialist
The 3rd ODI saw Moeen Ali hit eight sixes in his 102 and West Indies opener Chris Gayle six in his 94. However, Plunkett still found a way to take 5/52.
Here are some photo highlights from Day 1 of the third Test between England and West Indies at Lord's.
While West Indies were immeasurably improved at Headingley, it would still be a big surprise if England did not come roaring back into things at Lord’s with the sort of dominant performance that was expected from them in the second Test.
West Indies go into Thursday's third and deciding Test at Lord's with the chance to complete a dramatic turnaround and win their first series in England in almost 30 years.
"I'm sure they will be fully focused and ready to put things right in the next Test," said Trevor Bayliss.
England vs West Indies: Tom Westley maintains his place as hosts announce unchanged squad for 3rd Test
Tom Westley kept his place in an unchanged 13-man England squad announced on Wednesday for next week's decisive third Test against Windies at Lord's.
England vs West Indies, 2nd Test: Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope slam tons to hand visitors first-innings lead
Kraigg Brathwaite and Shai Hope scored superb hundreds as the West Indies continued their remarkable turnaround by securing a first-innings lead against England in the second Test at Headingley on Saturday.
Catch the live scores and updates from Day 1 of the second Test between England and West Indies.
England vs West Indies: Chris Woakes comes back into Test side, replaces Toby Roland-Jones for 2nd match
England have recalled Warwickshire all-rounder Chris Woakes for the second Test against the West Indies at Headingley, captain Joe Root announced Thursday.
Relive the best moments from Day 3 of the first Test between England and West Indies at Edgbaston.
England vs West Indies: Seamers make merry as visitors lose 19 wickets on Day 3 to hand hosts innings win
Stuart Broad starred as England thrashed the West Indies by an innings and 209 runs to ensure the inaugural day/night Test in Britain ended inside three days at Edgbaston on Saturday.
Alastair Cook's double century put England in a commanding position against the West Indies before James Anderson struck in the inaugural day/night Test in Britain at Edgbaston on Friday.
Catch all the live scores and updates from Day one of the day-night Test between England and West Indies.
England vs West Indies: Chris Woakes targets return in historic day-night Test at home ground of Edgbaston
Woakes had become a mainstay in all three international formats, but a side strain suffered in Champions Trophy in June kept him out of action for 11 weeks.
England vs South Africa, 4th Test: James Anderson's four-wicket haul on Day 2 helps hosts tighten their hold
At stumps, England paceman Anderson had figures of four wickets for 33 runs in 15 overs.
Catch all the live scores and updates from Day 2 of the fourth Test between England and South Africa at Old Trafford.
England vs South Africa, 4th Test: Kagiso Rabada's late strike gives Proteas edge over hosts on Day 1
England's Joe Root made a fifty for the tenth straight Test, but only two of those innings have yielded centuries, something that should concern the new skipper.
South Africa will look to Hashim Amla for a big contribution after the star batsman twice fell cheaply to England debutant seamer Toby Roland-Jones.