Ben Stokes set for 'serious conversations' about knee operation during time off

England captain Ben Stokes is ready to have "serious conversations" about an operation on his troublesome knee injury in a bid to set him on course for another tilt at the Ashes in 2025/26.

James Anderson

Veteran James Anderson still has the hunger to perform for England

Effervescent seamer James Anderson is still motivated to perform for England in the final Ashes Test at the Oval.


England name unchanged squad for final Ashes Test as they look to draw series

England have named an unchanged squad for the final Ashes Test with a decision now required over seamer James Anderson's involvement at the Oval.

Jonny Bairstow

Australia retain Ashes as fourth Test ends in draw following day-five washout

England's hopes of setting up a winner-takes-all Ashes decider were wiped out by the Manchester weather, with a fifth day washout in the fourth Test handing the urn to Australia.


Ashes: Vital Joe Root breakthrough gives England hope after frustrating day

England's chances of levelling the Ashes were just about alive after Joe Root claimed the only wicket of a rain-ruined fourth day at Emirates Old Trafford.


Jonny Bairstow hits back at criticism after putting England on top in Manchester

Jonny Bairstow took aim at his detractors, describing the criticism he has faced as "out of order" after lifting England into the box seat in the fourth Ashes Test.