Woakes eager to face West Indies in day-night Test

“To play the first day-night Test match, on my home ground, would be great”

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England all-rounder Chris Woakes has expressed his desire to regain his spot in the national team ahead of the first Test against the West Indies, which will be the first day-night Test to be held in England.

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Ponting: Ashes will be Smith’s biggest challenge

“It’s those series that you are remembered for as a leader and as a player as well”

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Ex-Australia captain Ricky Ponting has admitted that current skipper Steve Smith will come under intense scrutiny when his side take on England in a highly-anticipated Ashes series in November.

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Arthur confident Pakistan will bounce back after disastrous performance against India

“We’ll go back to the drawing board and we’ll hopefully come back a lot stronger”

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Despite expressing concerns after Pakistan were thrashed by 124 runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method in their clash with arch-rivals India, Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has backed his side to rebound in their next two group stage matches.

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Will Anderson and Broad be able to make it through the Ashes series?

“Speaking to some of the Aussie players I said ‘you might lick your lips at some of the bowling because Anderson and Broad can’t play five Test matches'”

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Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen believes that Australia will be “licking their lips” if the pace duo of James Anderson and Stuart Broad are unable to stay fit throughout the upcoming Ashes series later this year.

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