Ben Foakes ruled out of LV= Insurance Test Series
Foakes has torn his left hamstring
Kent’s Sam Billings and Nottinghamshire’s Haseeb Hameed added to the Test squad
Surrey and England wicketkeeper Ben Foakes is ruled out of the forthcoming LV= Insurance Test series against New Zealand after tearing his left hamstring.
Foakes, who was selected in the England men’s squad earlier this month, was set to play his first Test in home conditions
Ashes 2021-22 schedule confirmed
Men’s Ashes Test Series will commence in Brisbane on 8 December 2021
The fifth Men’s Ashes Test will take place at Optus Stadium, Perth on 14 January 2022
Women’s Ashes will start on 27 January 2022 in Canberra
The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Cricket Australia (CA) have confirmed the Men’s and Women’s Ashes schedule for 2021-22 to be staged in Australia.
Men’s Ashes Tes
Chris Silverwood names squad for LV= Insurance Test Series against New Zealand
STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL 3.00PM (BST) ON TUESDAY 18 MAY 2021
England Men’s Head Coach Chris Silverwood has named a 15-player squad for the two-match LV= Insurance Test Series against New Zealand starting at Lord’s on Wednesday 2 June 2021.
England Men’s Test Squad
Joe Root (Yorkshire) Captain
James Anderson (Lancashire)
James Bracey (Gloucestershire)
Stuart Broad (Nottinghams
Cricket Stars Team Up with Dr Ranj to Help Kids Get Outdoors and Active Again
England cricketers Chris Woakes and Sophie Ecclestone, who are also set to play in The Hundred this summer, have written a letter to more than 150,000 kids and their parents around the country about the positive role cricket can play in their lives The two international players visited their old primary schools to read the letters to pupils Exacerbated by the pandemic, a recent survey has reveal
ECB confirms restructure to selection of England Men's senior teams
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced a restructure of its selection system for men's international teams.
As part of the restructure, the role of National Selector, currently held by Ed Smith, who was appointed in spring 2018, will no longer exist, and Smith will leave the ECB at the end of the month. In those three years England have enjoyed success across all formats,
Ben Stokes to have surgery on finger injury
England all-rounder Ben Stokes will be out for up to 12 weeks after a repeat X-ray and CT scan on Thursday revealed that he has a fracture of his left index finger.
Stokes, who is currently in India with Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League, will fly home tomorrow. He will have surgery in Leeds on Monday.
The injury occurred while fielding during Royals' opening match against Punjab
Jofra Archer Injury Update
England and Sussex bowler Jofra Archer has been given the all-clear by his hand Consultant to resume training after his right hand continues to heal following his operation on Monday 29 March.
He will return to light training this week, working closely with the Sussex and England men’s medical teams.
It is hoped that he will be able to up his intensity with his bowling from next week.
Hygiene brand Lifebuoy partners with England Cricket to support a safe return of the game
Lifebuoy becomes Official Hygiene Partner of England Cricket, incorporating men’s, women’s, and disability teams at an elite level ECB and Lifebuoy to provide all recreational cricket clubs with a free ECB Hygiene Bundle The world’s number one hygiene soap1 brand is also providing tens of thousands of cricket-playing children with hand sanitiser packs through involvement with All Stars Cricket &
Jofra Archer Injury Update
England pace bowler Jofra Archer underwent successful surgery to his right hand on Monday. A fragment of glass was removed during the operation to his middle finger on his right hand.
He will now commence two weeks of rehabilitation. The Consultant will review him before returning to training.
Further update on his elbow injury will be provided once he has returned to bowling to assess th
CWI and ECB announce expanded England Men's Tour of the West Indies in 2022
Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced the scheduled match dates for England’s next tour of the Caribbean in 2022. It represents an expanded schedule to the original International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Future Tours Programme (FTP).
The January 2022 Tour will now feature five T20 Internationals (T20Is) – increased from three matches – to be foll
England men name ODI squad for India series
England Men have named their 14-player squad for the three-match One-Day International series against India in Pune starting on Tuesday.
Three additional players – Jake Ball, Chris Jordan and Dawid Malan – will travel with the squad as cover. All these players have been in India for the Twenty20 International series that concluded in Ahmedabad on Saturday.
Jofra Archer is returning to the UK
New England Men's Coaches announced
ECB have today announced a number of new appointments in the England men’s pathway.
In one of three elite coaching appointments, Former England and Somerset batter Marcus Trescothick has been confirmed as Elite Batting Coach. Trescothick has experience working with the group and will take up the new role in the middle of March. He will step down from his role as Assistant Coach at Somerset CCC