Moeen Ali

Jos Buttler backing Moeen Ali to thrive for England in Ashes series

England one-day captain Jos Buttler has predicted Moeen Ali will be a perfect fit when he joins up with Ben Stokes' Ashes squad ahead of the first Test against Australia at Edgbaston.

Moeen Ali

Graeme Swann: Moeen Ali's return makes England stronger

Graeme Swann believes Moeen Ali's dramatic return to Test cricket as emergency cover for Jack Leach will strengthen England's challenge for the Ashes.

Joe Root and Moeen Ali

Moeen Ali agrees to come out of retirement to join England's Ashes squad

Moeen Ali has answered England's Ashes call, reversing his retirement from Test cricket for one last mission against Australia.

Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc targets 100 Tests instead of Indian Premier League riches

Australia seamer Mitchell Starc has expressed his desire to play 100 test matches for the Aussies instead of playing in other more lucrative formats of the game.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith insists Australia are fully focused on WTC final ahead of Ashes

Steve Smith insists Australia are fully focused on the World Test Championship (WTC) final against India, starting at the Oval on Wednesday, before turning their attention to the Ashes.

Ben Stokes

Ben Stokes plays down fitness fears after not batting or bowling against Ireland

Ben Stokes played down fears over his fitness before the Ashes after England wrapped up victory over Ireland by 10 wickets inside three days without him batting or bowling at Lord's.