Stokes withdraws from England squad to be with family in New Zealand

Ben Stokes is out of action for the rest of the Test match summer as he puts his family first. The England all rounder and Mirror Sport columnist has withdrawn from the squad to play the final two Tests against Pakistan and will instead head off to spend time with his family in New Zealand.
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England legend Ben Stokes is a ‘national icon’ and the country’s best EVER – Graeme Swann

Ben Stokes is England’s best ever cricketer, claimed Graeme Swann, after a sensational year for the all-rounder. Stokes, who won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award last year, won the World Cup with England’s ODI team, as well as a whole host of other accolades, and he has now been compared to some
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Big Bash League: T20 innovator Trent Woodhill gets official role to reinvigorate competition

As rugby league prepares to bring maverick Phil Gould inside its tent, cricket has tried a similar philosophy with its own rebel voice. Radical thinker and coach to the stars Trent Woodhill has for years been considered an outsider by the Australian cricket establishment, in some ways because he was one of their most vocal
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Domestic cricket season resumes with the Bob Willis Trophy

Domestic cricket season resumes with the Bob Willis Trophy after this season’s County Championship was scrapped due to Covid-19 crisis English cricket’s longest-running competition will not be played this season The 18 first-class counties will play five four-day matches in the competition The final of Bob Willis Trophy will be played in October, probably at Lord’s
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Fears IPL final could destroy return of Test cricket to Australia

Australia faces the agonising prospect of having to postpone its historic clash with Afghanistan, or go to battle in a Test match with a vastly understrength side. The Indian Premier League has flagged a November 8 final, a date too late for any Aussie stars featuring to make it back home in time to serve
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Stuart Broad takes 500th Test wicket as England look to complete West Indies victory

Stuart Broad took his 500th Test match wicket early on day five as England look to beat the West Indies at Old Trafford. Broad had Kraigg Brathwaite lbw as he took his third wicker of the innings. England went into the final day against the West Indies needing eight wickets to win the match and the
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Michael Holding wife: Who is the cricket legend married to?

Michael Holding is widely regarded as one of the best fast bowlers to have ever played Test cricket. He is married to Laurie-Ann Holding, who comes from Antigua. Along with her partner Rhonda Kelly, she runs an events and communications company called Kelly Holding Ltd. Discussing her feelings about cricket in an interview in 2017,
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England vs West Indies radio coverage: How to listen to first Test live

The three-match Test series between England and West Indies gets underway this week at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The second Test will take place at Old Trafford from July 16-20, with the third Test at the same venue from July 24-28. Ben Stokes will captain England for the first time against West Indies. The
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England vs West Indies live stream, TV channel: How to watch Test series

England vs West Indies becomes the first major international fixture since cricket’s shutdown in March amid the coronavirus pandemic. The teams meet at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton as Ben Stokes captains his country for the first time. “I know everyone has been craving this,” said Stokes. “We know we have hundreds of thousands of
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English cricket to remember Sir Andrew Strauss's late wife once again

English cricket to turn red once again with third Test match against West Indies to be dedicated to former captain Sir Andrew Strauss’s late wife Ruth The third Test at Old Trafford will be named the Ruth Strauss Foundation Test  The second day will see the return of the initiative that began last summer  Fans
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