Under captain Eoin Morgan the hosts have become a fearless batting team capable of taking any bowling unit apart. The flip side is that they can also crash and burn.
England gave the world a taste of what’s to be expected from them at the World Cup in their recent home-series victory over Pakistan.
Proteas batsman Aiden Markram finally scored a ton on England soil for Hampshire in the Royal One Day Cup against Sussex on Thursday.
England batsman Alex Hales has been withdrawn from England’s World Cup squad.
Linda Zondi is confident that the 15-man World Cup squad have been picked on merit and are clear of racial bias.
England named their preliminary 15-man ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Squad, leaving the door open for Jofra Archer and Chris Jordan to stake a claim.
England batsman Jos Buttler believes he can reach Virat Kohli’s level as he prepares for the World Cup.
Graeme Swann has picked himself and no South Africans in his all-time XI.
England’s 3-0 series win over Sri Lanka has moved them ahead of South Africa and up to second spot on the ICC’s Test rating log.
Despite a late rally from Sri Lanka, England took a comfortable 42-run win in the third Test at Colombo to secure a 3-0 series win.
Sri Lanka ended the third day of the third Test in all sorts of trouble against England at Colombo, while Pakistan have built a big first innings score as they seek to level the series against New Zealand.
South African-born Keaton Jennings (son of legendary wicketkeeper Ray Jennings) has taken four catches in Sri Lanka’s first innings of the third Test at Colombo.
Bangladesh beat the West Indies at Chittagong, while honours are even in the Tests between Sri Lanka and England, and Pakistan and New Zealand.
Jonny Bairstow’s 110 for England against Sri Lanka, and Nayeem Hasan’s 5-61 on debut for Bangladesh against West Indies were the highlights of Friday’s Test cricket action.
Amy Jones and Natalie Sciver scored half-centuries to claim an eight-wicket win against India as England booked their place against Australia in the World T20 Final.