Gary Neville, the former Manchester United and England defender, believes that playing in men's cricket as a youngster gave him his competitive edge
Allrounder hits six sixes in an over for Jamnagar in the Saurasthra Cricket Association's inter-district T20 tournament
Rory Burns and Jade Dernbach will share Surrey's captaincy duties, with Gareth Batty stepping down after three seasons in charge
Suranga Lakmal has also been omitted for the three-match series, leaving the seam-bowling contingent short of experience
On a tour where more had been said about Jonny Bairstow's headbutt than his batting he was able to let out a few emotions on the second day in Perth
ESPNcricinfo recalls five occasions in which England's batting malfunctioned after a seemingly serene start to an Ashes innings.
PERTH, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Tales of Jonny Bairstow’s headbutting incident left Australia captain Steve Smith giggling like a schoolboy just weeks ago, but the wicket-keeper batsman’s maiden Ashes century in Perth on Friday allowed England skipper Joe Root the last laugh.
England rue late collapse to be bowled out for 403 (Adds quotes, details)
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Sunil Narine has also made himself unavailable for the T20s due to personal reasons. Ashley Nurse was drafted in as his replacement.
Dec 15 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard at stumps on the second day in the third Test between Australia and England on Friday in Perth, Australia England 1st innings (Overnight: 305-4) A. Cook lbw b Starc 7 M. Stoneman c Paine b Starc 56 J. Vince c Paine b Hazlewood 25 J. Root c Paine b Cummins 20 D. Malan c sub b Lyon 140
PERTH, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Paceman Craig Overton removed both of Australia's openers but the hosts pushed to 88 for two at tea in reply to England's first innings 403 on day two of the third Ashes test on Friday.
PERTH, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Jonny Bairstow made a triumphant return to Perth with a sparkling century before England collapsed with six late wickets to be dismissed for 403 at lunch on day two of the third Ashes test against Australia on Friday.
And in the tournament opener, Ireland's Paul Stirling smacked an unbeaten 66 to help Kerala Kings chase down a target of 90 with two openers to spare
The side will be captained by Jason Sangha, who became Australia's youngest first-class centurion last month in a tour game against England