June 20 2013 Latest news:
England had their bowlers, and faulty South Africa batting, to thank as they cruised into the Champions Trophy final with a seven-wicket win at The Oval.
Alastair Cook is convinced that England can go on and win their first global one-day international trophy this weekend after they swatted aside South Africa side at the Oval today.
The Yorkshire game was a big disappointment, so Monday’s golf day with the sponsors was a good opportunity for us to get away from cricket.
England are confident home support can only prove to their advantage in today’s Champions Trophy semi-final against South Africa.
Chris Adams has revealed his disappointment following his dismissal as Surrey team director.
England captain Alastair Cook says off-the-pitch issues have no relevance ahead of tomorrow’s Champions Trophy semi-final against South Africa.
AB de Villiers has it in his own hands to keep South African tears at bay at The Oval tomorrow - unlike the last time his country met England in a global semi-final.
Australia captain Michael Clarke will remain in London while two of his Ashes team-mates join up with the A squad before this week’s tour match against Gloucestershire in Bristol.
Essex duo Sajid Mahmood and Ben Foakes are desperate to put last week’s humiliating County Championship defeat to Lancashire behind them when they begin their match against Leicestershire on Friday.
England will carry on celebrating their Champions Trophy victories - but only ‘carefully’ after Joe Root’s unfortunate bar-room encounter with Australia batsman David Warner.
George Bailey admits confidence within the Australia camp is running dry following their early elimination from the Champions Trophy.
Group A: Sri Lanka win by 20 runs
Surrey have sacked team director Chris Adams and coach Ian Salisbury, with former England captain Alec Stewart taking temporary charge.
Captain Alastair Cook and England head into the Champions Trophy semi-finals confident they can beat whoever is put in front of them.
Yorkshire Bank 40 Group B: Lancashire beat Essex by 64 runs
England captain Alastair Cook was a relieved man after seeing his side end a “stressful day” with a hard-fought victory over New Zealand that sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy.
England overcame New Zealand when it mattered most, and narrowly beat the Cardiff weather too, to book their place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy.
Kevin Pietersen has confirmed his own comeback date, for Surrey against Yorkshire at Headingley this week.
England bowler James Anderson has branded the claims of ball-tampering by Bob Willis “very disappointing and frustrating” and categorically not true.
India beat Pakistan by eight wickets
County Championship day four: Sussex draw with Surrey
England insist they have no ball-tamperers in their midst and nothing to hide over their methods of reverse-swing.
New Zealand are hoping to stay out of the ball-tampering controversy which has engulfed opponents England before tomorrow’s crucial Champions Trophy match in Cardiff.
Australia captain Michael Clarke has denied reports that batsman Shane Watson approached coach Mickey Arthur after being unhappy with the handling of the David Warner affair.
England’s cricketers will not face new ground rules as a result of David Warner’s bar-room bust-up with Joe Root.
England’s limited-overs coach Ashley Giles today denied his players tamper with the ball in the wake of allegations made by former captain Bob Willis.
Essex were yesterday bowled out for their lowest-ever score of 20 as Lancashire crushed them at Chelmsford.
Wasim Khan, the chief executive of the Cricket Foundation and the first British-born Pakistani to play professional cricket in England, has received an MBE for services to cricket and the community in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Television presenter Clare Balding is among a number of Londoners and other individuals connected to sport in the capital that have been named in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Vikram Solanki made his first century as a Surrey player as his side threatened Sussex’s unbeaten record in the LV= County Championship after dominating the third day at Arundel.