How Anderson became the world's best – and is he getting better?

James Anderson has played 143 Tests, a record for a pace bowler England’s James Anderson is now the most successful pace bowler in Test history. Fifteen years on from his Test debut, Anderson’s five wickets against India at The Oval took him past Australia great Glenn McGrath and on to 564 wickets. So how has […]

Cricket legend Imran Khan confirmed as Pakistan PM

Cricket legend Imran Khan confirmed as Pakistan PM

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFive things to know about Imran Khan Former cricket star Imran Khan has been elected prime minister of Pakistan in a vote at the country’s National Assembly. His PTI party won the most seats in July’s elections – setting up Mr Khan to become PM with the […]

England's Stokes not guilty of affray

England's Stokes not guilty of affray

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Ben Stokes’ defence barrister told the jury he had acted “to defend himself or in defence of another” England cricketer Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray after a fight near a Bristol nightclub. The Durham all-rounder, 27, denied the charge following the fracas between a group […]

Stokes 'lied about self-defence'

Stokes 'lied about self-defence'

Image copyright PA Image caption Ben Stokes, who denies affray, is alleged to have knocked a man out outside a Bristol club England cricketer Ben Stokes lied when he said he acted in self-defence during a fight outside a nightclub, a court has heard. The Durham all-rounder, 27, denies affray at Bristol Crown Court. Prosecutor […]

How a row over narrow strip of Lord's land has rumbled on for 19 years

How a row over narrow strip of Lord's land has rumbled on for 19 years

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption England and India have already faced each other once at Lord’s this year – in the ODI series As England’s players prepare to step out at Lord’s for the second Test against India, they will be unaware of a long-running wrangle rumbling away not far below their feet. It […]

Stokes admits to 'throwing several punches'

Stokes admits to 'throwing several punches'

Image copyright PA Image caption Ben Stokes denies affray in a trial at Bristol Crown Court England cricketer Ben Stokes admitted throwing several punches at a man outside a nightclub in Bristol, a jury has heard. The Durham all-rounder, who denies affray, has taken to the stand for a second day at Bristol Crown Court. […]

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