England stars Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Jofra Archer have all been retained by Rajasthan Royals for next year’s Indian Premier League, where they will be captained by Australia’s Steve Smith.
A total of 570 players have put their names forward to be drafted for next year’s inaugural season of The Hundred, with Australian pair Steve Smith and David Warner among those with the heftiest price tags.
England’s Stuart Broad is confident he has plenty more to give in the Test arena after rolling back the years with a brilliant Ashes campaign.
England’s leading man Ben Stokes spoke for an entire nation of cricket fans as he summed up an unforgettable summer in five words: “It has been a blast.”
Australia retained the Ashes while England secured a series draw on Sunday with a win at the Oval.
Australia retained the Ashes after a 2-2 series draw but England’s victory in the final Test at The Oval denied the tourists a first a win on English soil since 2001.
England skipper Joe Root was a happy man after seeing his side draw the Ashes series 2-2 following a 135-run win at The Oval.
England hold a handy lead in the final Ashes Test following inspiration from Jofra Archer and a rare misjudgement from the relentless Steve Smith.
Steve Smith’s air of invincibility finally cracked, just a little, as the combination of flu and a vibrant bowling performance allowed England take a handy lead in the final Ashes Test.
Jofra Archer and Sam Curran combined to hand England a vital first-innings lead in the final Ashes Test, raising hopes of a series-levelling win at The Oval.