Ben Stokes

Cricket - India's Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India captain Virat Kohli had something to cheer on Thursday when he was named ICC World Cricketer of the Year, a day after suffering his first test series defeat as skipper in South Africa.<p>The 29-year-old was rewarded for his prolific run in the qualification period from Sept. …

Virat Kohli

"We want him up and running!" Trevor Bayliss keen to get Ben Stokes back in England squad for New Zealand T20 clash

England boss Trevor Bayliss wants Ben Stokes to get match fit and up to speed in order to resume his international career in New Zealand.<p>The head …

Trevor Bayliss

The ECB's inept handling of the Ben Stokes affair has betrayed its moral cowardice

The England and Wales Cricket Board employs some exceptionally smart people, so it’s entirely possible that we’re all missing a trick here. Still, on …

Jonny Bairstow

Chris Tremlett: Regardless of how the situation has been handled, Ben Stokes has been sorely missed by England and his clearance to play is great news

When the news of Ben Stokes being cleared to return to international duty flashed up on my phone this morning, my reaction was one from a cricketing …

Dawid Malan

ECB is trivialising Ben Stokes incident by lifting suspension - that shows an unpleasant degree of arrogance towards the law

A man is innocent until proved guilty, and that applies to Ben Stokes. However, the notion that a man facing a charge of affray - a crime sufficiently serious to carry the possibility of a prison sentence for anyone convicted of it - should blithely be picked to play cricket for England is …

Kohli becomes second India batsman to reach 900-point mark

Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900-point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test …

Aiden Markram

ECB's Ben Stokes U-turn exposes England cricket chiefs as weak and confused

Ben Stokes is free to play cricket for England once again. But the ECB’s u-turn has exposed them as weak and confused.<p>They have taken a “wait and …

Stokes recall is a muddled decision, but what else could the ECB do?

9:53 AM ET<p>The decision to allow Ben Stokes to resume his England career, immediately after he was charged with affray following an alleged incident …

Cricket

Australia v England, second ODI ultimate guide: How to watch it on TV, fixture, form

WORSE than Zimbabwe – that’s how Australia has fared in one-day cricket in the past year.<p>And you can throw in Ireland (win-loss ratio of 1.00), …

Sport (Australia)

Jason Roy, Alex Hales and Jonny Bairstow in three-way battle to retain England spot from Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes is on the other side of the world but his imminent return has given England’s top order plenty to play for in the rest of the ODI series against Australia which resumes at the Gabba on Friday.<p>It will be one of three who makes way for Stokes whenever he pulls on an England shirt again. …

Jonny Bairstow

Morning mail: councils 'will not own' Adani airport

Thursday: Townsville and Rockhampton councils – together chipping in $34m – backtrack on previous statements. Plus: Reconciliation Australia backs #ChangeTheDate<p>Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 18 January.<p>Top stories<p><b>Two Queensland</b> …

Kylie Minogue

Watch: Damian McKenzie targets first-five switch – 'It's going to be a big year'

00:201<p>Lima Sopoaga cracks up after jibe from reporter about omission from All Blacks' Jockey ad<p>00:312<p>'Never say never' - Lima Sopoaga doesn't rule …

New Zealand News

Obstruction controversy erupts at Under 19 Cricket World Cup

There is drama at the under-19 World Cup in New Zealand after South African opener Jiveshan Pillay was given out for obstructing the field.<p>0:18<p>Stars' …

Cricket

Roy takes his bat to Australia and ends England’s 78-day horror show

It has been an agonizing 78 days for England on its tour Down Under. It wilted under Australia’s searing heat and blistering pace attack and was …

Jasprit Bumrah

'Off-guard' Australia spurred by MCG - Warner

David Warner also echoed the comments of captain Steven Smith who said England were setting the style to follow in one-day cricket although Jonny …

Cricket

David Warner rubbishes hangover theory after England ODI loss

David Warner says an Ashes victory, and the ensuing celebrations, are not to blame for the side's series-opening ODI loss.<p>0:18<p>Stars' embarrassing loss<p>…

Josh Hazlewood

IPL 2018: Uncertainty looms over Ben Stokes’ availability

Stokes was the costliest player in IPL 2017 © IANSThough Ben Stokes has put himself in the INR 2 crore slab for the IPL 2017 auctions, his …

Cricket

Morning mail: Paradise Papers reveal 'packages' to avoid tax

Tuesday: ATO says papers show the huge expansion of networks devoted to offshore schemes. Plus: Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies<p>Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 16 January.<p>Top stories<p><b>Australian authorities have said the</b> …

Dolores O'Riordan

Denmark to charge 1000 youths spreading sex videos on Facebook

More than 1000 youths in Denmark are to be charged with sharing sex videos of two 15-year-olds through Facebook, Danish police said on Monday, in the …

Crime

Live: Breaking news, weather and travel -Monday January 15

06:50KEY EVENT<p>Shots fired at vehicles in Croxteth<p>In other news police are investigating after shots were fired at a parked Audi A3 and a van in …

Crime

England's Jason Roy glad to be back on track after 'tough' 2017

Seven months ago, Jason Roy was cast out from England’s one-day side after six single figure scores in eight innings.<p>The previous summer, he’d had a …

ODI-focussed England bury their head in the sand over Ashes debacle

Author: DILEEP PREMACHANDRANSun, 2018-01-14 19:50ID: 1515952599075161900CENTURION: By the time Trevor Bayliss took over as England’s cricket coach, …

Cricket

'Would love to see him open in the Test team'

Jason Roy went past team-mate Alex Hales to claim England's record ODI score. Hales was among those who reacted on Twitter

Glenn Maxwell

Joe Root and Ben Stokes confirmed in 2018 Indian Premier League auction

By Declan Olley<p>Last Updated: 13/01/18 12:40pm<p>Joe Root and Ben Stokes are in the 2018 IPL auction<p>Joe Root and Ben Stokes are among 282 overseas …

Indian Premier League

Stokes, Starc among 36 players with top base price for IPL auction

Still waiting for his disciplinary or legal charges for the Bristol incident in September, Ben Stokes is among the 36 players who have listed their …

Cricket

Joe Root enters IPL auction for first time but insists he will drop out if it gets in the way of his England career

Joe Root has entered the IPL auction for the first time but has said he will miss the competition in the future if he thinks it is getting in the way of his England career.<p>Root has assured England he can handle the extra burden of playing in the IPL at a time when ideally he would rest and prepare …

Indian Premier League

England seek ODI redemption after one-sided Ashes

Five-match series and a squad of fresh faces give the under-fire Trevor Bayliss the chance to demonstrate his coaching credentials<p>The tour that seemingly never ends has reached the halfway stage. The travel time from England to Australia has been cut considerably from the two months spent on the …

Cricket

Australia v England: Joe Root fit after recovering from illness

<b>England batsman Joe Root is fit to play in Sunday's first one-day international against Australia in Melbourne after recovering from a viral illness.</b><p>The 27-year-old Test captain, who was taken to hospital with gastroenteritis on the final day of the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney, missed Thursday's …

English Cricket

One coach model cannot last - Morgan

Eoin Morgan thinks cricket's formats are diverging at such a route that England could return to split coaches when Trevor Bayliss steps down after …

Cricket

Ben Stokes named in England's Test squad for New Zealand series | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

All-rounder Ben Stokes has been named in the 16-man Test England Test squad while Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone has received a maiden call-up …

Mark Stoneman