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2011-12 increment contracts revealed

2011-12 increment contracts revealed

The ECB has announced Ravi Bopara, Jade Dernbach and Craig Kieswetter have been awarded 12-month England increment contracts for the period from October 1 2011- September 30 2012.

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English cricket mourns Dilley

English cricket mourns Dilley

ECB chief executive David Collier today paid tribute to former England fast bowler Graham Dilley, who has died aged 52 after a short illness. Dilley played 41 Tests, 36 ODIs and won the Ashes twice.

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Double rewards for England women

Double rewards for England women

The ECB will double its investment in the rewards available for England’s women’s cricketers ahead of their tour of South Africa. Players will now receive tour fees and incentivised appearance fees.

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EPP winter squads announced

EPP winter squads announced

Lancashire left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan and Surrey batsmen Jason Roy and Tom Maynard have been included in a 17-strong England Performance Programme squad for this winter's overseas trips.

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Holmes suspension lifted

Holmes suspension lifted

Maurice Holmes, the former Warwickshire spinner who was banned from bowling earlier this summer, has now had his suspension lifted by the ECB.

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Meaker makes England squad

Meaker makes England squad

The England selectors have named a 15-man squad for the tour of India. Stuart Meaker has received a first call-up. James Anderson is rested.

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Shahzad rebuked for damaging pitch

Shahzad rebuked for damaging pitch

Ajmal Shahzad has been severely reprimanded for deliberately causing avoidable damage to a pitch. Jon Lewis has escaped punishment for deliberately making physical contact with an opposing player.

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Ashes return to Old Trafford

Ashes return to Old Trafford

Old Trafford has been awarded an Ashes Test in 2013, by which time a £32million redevelopment of the ground will be complete. Trent Bridge will host England-Australia Tests in both 2013 in 2015.

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Clarke remembers Nawab of Pataudi

Clarke remembers Nawab of Pataudi

ECB chairman Giles Clarke paid tribute to the former Indian Test captain, the ninth Nawab of Pataudi Jr, whose death has been announced.

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Bairstow and Buttler called up

Bairstow and Buttler called up

Jonny Bairstow and Jos Buttler have both been called up to the England squad as batting cover for the final one-day international in the NatWest Series against India at the SWALEC Stadium.

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