England falters in fourth test in South Africa

Jan 26, 2016

England falters in fourth test in South Africa

England crumbled to 101 all out and its second lowest score ever in South Africa to lose the fourth and final test by 280 runs on Tuesday, ending a hugely successful tour on a sobering low point. Continuing on 52-3, England lasted barely an ...

Root's century leads England in third test

Jan 16, 2016

Root's century leads England in third test

Joe Root made his ninth test century to keep England on track against South Africa in the third test on Friday — and maybe keep the tourists in line for a long-awaited series win over the Proteas. Root was 106 not out and England ...

England, South Africa draw second test

Jan 7, 2016

England, South Africa draw second test

England survived a late South Africa surge as the second test at Newlands was drawn, with the tourists 159-6 in their second innings on Wednesday. England finished 161 runs ahead, but had to fend off the South Africans, who took six wickets in two ...

Bavuma makes history for S. Africa

Jan 6, 2016

Bavuma makes history for S. Africa

Temba Bavuma became the first black South African to make a test century in helping his team defiantly declare at 627-7 in reply to England’s 629-6 declared in the second test on Tuesday. Captain Hashim Amla made 201 and Bavuma reached 102 not out ...

England's Stokes runs wild against South Africa

Jan 4, 2016

England's Stokes runs wild against South Africa

Ben Stokes unleashed one of cricket’s most destructive innings for his 258 as England racked up 629-6 declared in a morale-crushing day for South Africa in the second test on Sunday. Stokes powered to the second-fastest double century in tests in an astonishing display ...

Stokes pushes England into lead in second test

Jan 3, 2016

Stokes pushes England into lead in second test

Ben Stokes’ counterattacking half-century put England on top at 317-5 against South Africa at stumps on the first day of the second test on Saturday. Stokes made a rapid 74 not out with 11 fours and a six — and England racked up 150 ...

Troops aid evacuations in flood-ravaged northern England

Dec 28, 2015

Troops aid evacuations in flood-ravaged northern England

British soldiers helped evacuate hundreds of people from rising floodwaters in the historic city of York on Sunday, after heavy rainfall inundated towns and cities across northern England. Prime Minister David Cameron pledged more military help for the region as the army was deployed ...

Dec 26, 2015

England 12-1 as rain ends play in first test

Alastair Cook was out for a duck and England was 12-1 when rain stopped play on the first morning of the first test against top-ranked South Africa on Saturday. The England captain fell to an edge to the slips off fast bowler Dale Steyn ...

England, South Africa set for clash

Dec 25, 2015

England, South Africa set for clash

England will begin its bid to knock South Africa off the top of the test rankings without its attack spearhead after James Anderson was ruled out of Saturday’s first cricket test at Kingsmead. The 33-year-old Anderson played a limited role in England’s warmup matches ...