Farbrace: Pressure situations will benefit England Paul Farbrace believes the pressure of Friday's winner-takes-all Tri-Series clash with India will stand England in good stead at the World Cup.

Parry aims to be Diamond pleaser Stephen Parry is hoping for his first action of the England Lions tour in Wednesday’s second one-day match against South Africa A on a Kimberley pitch which has generally been perceived to favour spin.

Lumb and Carberry chase Big Bash glory Michael Lumb expects a “cracking game” when his Sydney Sixers meet defending champions Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League final in Canberra on Wednesday.

White Rose tie down Lyth England Lion Adam Lyth has committed his future to county champions Yorkshire by signing a three-year contract extension.

Narine out of World Cup Sunil Narine has pulled out of West Indies' World Cup squad as he continues to build confidence on his remodelled action.

Smith claims medal hat-trick Steven Smith swept the board at Australia's seasonal awards in Sydney, claiming the coveted Allan Border Medal as well as being named both Test and one-day player of the year.

Waitrose back Ageas Bowl Market Garden project England Cricket Team sponsor Waitrose has offered its support to an innovative Hampshire Cricket in the Community project at the Ageas Bowl.

Wisden recognition an honour for Moeen England all-rounder Moeen Ali is honoured to be the new cover star of this year’s Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.

Abandonment sets up England decider Australia and India suffered an Australia Day no-result at the Sydney Cricket Ground, meaning Friday’s game between England and India is effectively a semi-final for a place in the Tri-Series showpiece.

Steelbacks snap up Afridi Northants Steelbacks have pulled off a major coup by signing Pakistan international Shahid Afridi for the start of their NatWest T20 Blast campaign.