England's Root hits double century against Sri Lanka

Joe Root on Saturday completed his fourth Test double century but ran out of partners as his England team threw away wickets against Sri Lanka before he could reach his career best.

England's Root hits double century against Sri Lanka

Root relief as long wait for test ton ends in Sri Lanka

Joe Root's 13-month wait for a test century, the longest of his career, ended on Friday with a masterful unbeaten 168 on day two of the first test against Sri Lanka as he revealed a change in mindset ...

Joe Root

England pass coronavirus tests in Sri Lanka after Moeen blow

The England cricket team all passed coronavirus tests after all-rounder Moeen Ali was found to have COVID-19 and have been cleared to start restricted training in Sri Lanka

England’s Mark Wood (C) walks upon his arrival at the Rajapaksa international airport in Mattala 3 on January 2021, as England's cricket team returned to Sri Lanka to play two Tests abandoned in March due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic

No need for major alarm over new coronavirus strain: WHO

WHO officials said they had no evidence that the variant made people sicker or was more deadly than existing strains of COVID-19, although it did seem to spread more easily

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) attends a session on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak response of the WHO Executive Board in Geneva, Switzerland, on 5 October 2020

WHO vaccine scheme risks failure, leaving poor countries no COVID shots until 2024

The global scheme to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to poorer countries faces a "very high" risk of failure, potentially leaving nations home to billions of people with no access to vaccines until as late ...

Nurse Bertilla Sayers prepares a syringe with a dose of the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine at an NHS vaccine centre that has been set up in the grounds of the horse racing course at Epsom in Surrey, Britain on 16 December 2020

UK vaccinates 137,000 in first week since shot rollout

Britain has ordered 40 million doses of the jab -- enough to vaccinate 20 million people -- with 800,000 in the first batch

Noelene Lewis receives the first of two injections with a dose of the Pfizer/BioNtech covid-19 vaccine from nurse Justine Braid at a NHS vaccine centre that has been set up in the grounds of the horse racing course at Epsom, Surrey on 16 December 2020

Brexit deal hopes dim as Johnson says failure ‘very likely’

Prime minister Boris Johnson and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen have given their negotiators until Sunday before a decision is made on whether to keep talking or give up

In this file photo taken on 24 June 2016 a poster featuring a Brexit vote ballot with "out" tagged is on display at a book shop window in Berlin

England's entire tour of India to be held at 3 venues

India and England will play four tests, five Twenty20 matches and three one-dayers in February-March in India with the high-profile series restricted to just three venues due to the COVID-19 ...

England`s Eoin Morgan shakes hands with India`s MS Dhoni after India match at Edgbaston, Birmingham, Britain on 30 June, 2019

Coronavirus: Latest global developments

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and effective, raising expectations the regulator is poised to grant emergency approval

Medical workers in protective suits collect swabs for nucleic acid tests during a city-wide testing following new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in Qingdao, Shandong province, China 12 October 2020

Malan's hometown heroics help England to win series

Dawid Malan returned to his home town on Sunday to steer England to a four-wicket win over South Africa in their second Twenty20 international in Paarl as they clinched the three-match series

England's Dawid Malan in action against South Africa
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