Former England wicketkeeper Bob Taylor is in hospital awaiting a heart bypass operation after suffering a heart attack.
Australia captain Michael Clarke had mixed emotions after the third day of the tourists' match against Essex.
Essex's bowlers offered a boost to England ahead of the Ashes after causing problems for Australia's battling line-up.
ECB chairman Colin Graves has called for a sledging-free Ashes series between England and Australia.
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Australia all-rounder James Faulkner has been charged with drink-driving by Greater Manchester Police.
Peter Moores has spoken about his sacking as England coach after his dismissal by the ECB in May.
Dimuth Karunaratne hit a hundred, but the rest of Sri Lanka’s batsmen struggled as they reached 272-8 against Pakistan.
Ravi Bopara has played down his relationship with Trevor Bayliss as a way of regaining a place in the England squad.
Pace bowler Mohammad Irfan has been recalled by Pakistan for their five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka later this month.
Five days ahead of the first Investec Test, England captain Alastair Cook picks his top five Ashes catches.
Australia seamer Josh Hazlewood on his fight for a first Ashes Test spot, sledging and a strong start to his Test career.
Essex opener Tom Westley was congratulated by England captain Alastair Cook after hitting a century against Australia.
Essex opener Tom Westley hit a century as Australia's bowlers struggled to make an impact at Chelmsford.
Tymal Mills grabbed 4-22 as Sussex strolled to a seven-wicket win over Middlesex to go top of the NatWest T20 Blast South Group.
Nottinghamshire moved off the bottom of the Division One table after securing a 113-run victory over Worcestershire.
England Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss feels new head coach Trevor Bayliss will be a success in the role.
Jeff Thomson says Australia will find it hard work to retain the Ashes urn on English soil.