Fab four Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow and Ben Stokes to lead England into new eraWith England getting ready for a crucial five-Test series against India, it is understood Smith is placing his faith in Root, Stokes, Buttler and Bairstow to form the spine and heart of the team.
The 10 greatest Tests ever ahead of England's 1,000th Test matchWisden editor Lawrence Booth picks his top 10 greatest England Tests of all time ahead of the side's milestone 1000th Test match against India at Edgbaston this week.
Martyn Moxon urges the ECB to show respect after the Adil Rashid affairAdil Rashid was named last week in the England squad to face India at Edgbaston this week, having not played red-ball cricket with Yorkshire this year.
Stuart Broad is 100 per cent fit for the Test against India and won't be sad if he misses a matchStuart Broad has revealed he won't take it personally if he sits out a match at some point, as the 32-year-old gears up for Wednesday's first Test against India. He believes he is 100 per cent fit.
South Africa beat Sri Lanka by five wickets in first ODIFast bowler Kagiso Rabada and spinner Tabraiz Shamsi picked up four wickets each to set up South Africa's five-wicket victory against Sri Lanka in the first one-day international.
Aloof India struggling to find form and friends ahead of Test series against EnglandIndia may be ranked No 1 in the world and possess cricket’s outstanding all-format batsman in captain Virat Kohli, but not everything has gone to plan for them.
'It was Shane Warne who told me I was good enough': Jos Buttler speaks to Stuart BroadJos Buttler is England's one-day specialist but his Test performances have excited the nation. Here, Stuart Broad exclusively interviews the man English cricket wants to see more and more of.
Jos Buttler targets maiden ton against India to cap his perfect summerJos Buttler has set his sights on a Test hundred against India as he seeks to tick another box in a remarkable summer. Buttler's highest Test score remains the 85 he made four years ago.
England on verge of 1,000 Tests, but which of the previous 999 have been the best?England will reach a grand Test milestone this week at Edgbaston. It will be their 1,000 Test match when they take on India, but which was the best of the previous 999?
It's not Adil Rashid's fault... the ECB just don't like cricket anymoreOLIVER HOLT - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER FOR THE MAIL ON SUNDAY: The selection of Adil Rashid was a perfect symbol of a sport that no longer knows what it believes in.