ENGLAND MEN MEDIA & TRAINING SCHEDULE: Vitality IT20s and Metro Bank ODIs schedule England Men v New Zealand Men
All timings are BST and approximate. Please be in place a minimum of 30 mins before the advertised time. All timings are subject to change.
Monday 28 August
Media, broadcasters and photographers accredited by the ECB are invited to observe training. No other access will be per
England Men announce white-ball squads to play New Zealand
The England Men’s selection panel has named the squads for the upcoming Metro Bank One-Day International Series and Vitality IT20 Series against New Zealand.
Ben Stokes returns to the England Men’s ODI set-up after deciding to reverse his decision to retire from the format while uncapped Surrey quick Gus Atkinson is included in the 15-player squad.
The squad for the four-match Vitality I
England and Wales Cricket Board chosen to host 2026 ICC Women's T20 World Cup
The 2026 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be held in England and Wales, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced today.
The success of the ECB’s bid to host the competition means this country will host another global women’s cricket competition less than a decade since England captain Heather Knight lifted the 50-over ICC Women’s World Cup on an unforgettable day at Lord’s in 2017.
Ben Stokes retires from one-day international cricket
England Men’s all-rounder Ben Stokes has announced that he will retire from one-day international cricket following Tuesday’s Royal London International against South Africa.
Stokes has played 104 ODI matches and is set to end his international career in the format on his home ground at the Seat Unique Riverside.
The 31-year-old’s ODI career will forever be remembered for his Player-of-the-M
Vitality Blast quarter-final dates confirmed
Inaugural champions Surrey will open the 20th anniversary Vitality Blast quarter-finals when they host Yorkshire Vikings, at the Kia Oval on Wednesday.
Surrey won the first-ever men’s Twenty20 competition in 2003 – which remains their one success - and earned a home tie after topping the South Group with the competition’s best record.
North Group winners Birmingham Bears will host two-time c
Australia Women win Women's Ashes 12-4
Australia Women 164-2 beat England Women 163 by 8 wickets
Australia Women won the final ODI at Junction Oval to take a clean-sweep in the ODI leg of the multi-format series and finish up 12-4 winners in the Women's Ashes.
Meg Lanning's side knocked off England's total of 163 for the loss of two wickets.
The England Women's team travel to New Zealand for the ICC Women's World Cup on Fe
ECB BOARD GIVES CONDITIONAL APPROVAL TO MEN'S ASHES TOUR
The ECB has issued this statement following a meeting of the ECB Board today:
"Over recent weeks we have made excellent progress in moving forward on the England Men's Ashes Tour.
"To facilitate further progress and allow a squad to be selected, the ECB Board has met today and given its approval for the tour to go ahead. This decision is subject to several critical conditions being met befor
Dates confirmed for England Men to play the Netherlands
England Men will play the Netherlands in three one-day internationals in Amstelveen next June.
The matches will form part of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League and have been rescheduled after the tour had been postponed from May this year.
1st One-Day International – Friday, 17 June, VRA Cricket Ground
2nd One-Day International – Sunday, 19 June, VRA Cricket Ground
Royal London Cup match at Radlett cancelled
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed the cancellation of tomorrow’s Royal London Cup match between Middlesex and Gloucestershire at Radlett due to a Covid-19 outbreak within the Gloucestershire squad.
Members of the Gloucestershire squad are required to self-isolate which has resulted in the cancellation of the match.
Under Playing Condition 220.127.116.11 Group A will, therefo
2020 Domestic Cricket Journalism Award winners announced
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced the 2020 Domestic Cricket Journalism Award winners with The Cricketer securing two honours.
The Cricketer won the Outstanding Online Coverage of Domestic Cricket award for a third successive year while its journalist Nick Friend was judged the Christopher Martin-Jenkins Young Journalist of the Year.
Wisden’s Taha Hashim and ESPN Cricinf
Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire match abandoned
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) can confirm that the Bob Willis Trophy match between Gloucestershire and Northamptonshire in Bristol has been abandoned.
The match officials, following agreement from both participating clubs, called off the match as a precaution due to a COVID-19 related issue.
The health and safety of the players, staff and officials is the first priority of the EC
Vitality IT20s Start Times Update
Please find confirmation of start times for the six Vitality IT20s against Pakistan and Australia.
England v Pakistan:
1st IT20 v Pakistan: Friday 28 August at Emirates Old Trafford (6.00pm start) - Live on Sky Sports Cricket on air at 5.30pm.
2nd IT20 v Pakistan: Sunday 30 August at Emirates Old Trafford (2.15pm start) – Live on Sky Sports Cricket on air at 1.30pm, live on BBC One on air