England’s Ben Stokes an injury doubt for third Test after running on beach

Ben Stokes has emerged as an injury doubt for the third Test against West Indies starting on Saturday with a bruised right heel that may have been caused by running on the beach. The all-rounder reported soreness in the area after the team underwent a fitness session on the sands of Rodney Bay on Wednesday…

Australia v Sri Lanka: first Test, day one – live!

Australia: Marcus Harris, Joe Burns, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head, Kurtis Patterson, Tim Paine (c & wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon Sri Lanka still coming. Not sure what’s going on here, but I’ll have it up asap. Dinesh Chandimal has called correctly. Teams as named coming in a tick. This…

Australia v India: second one-day international – live!

24th over: India 126-2 (Kohli 32, Rayudu 13) Gee, Rayudu is really on struggle street today. Trying to slog his way out of trouble. Tugs Stoinis away, high of the top edge and could easily have holed out but lands safely at midwicket for two. Then slashes two just past Maxwell behind point. Chill, Winston.…

Australia v India: first one-day international – live!

30th over: India 133-3 (Rohit 73, Dhoni 45) “Dhoni, Dhoni, Dhoni!” goes the chant around the SCG. Terrific atmosphere today, the joint is full. The joint is jumping as Dhoni flicks Lyon square and once more races back for the second. The joint is heaving as Rohit lifts another six into the midwicket stands, this…

Australia v India: SCG fourth Test, day three – live!

One of the joys about writing at the SCG is the half hour or so when the sun is setting over the back of the Members and Ladies Stands. Here was my vantage point last night. I don’t like much about Sydney, but I do like this. Adam Collins (@collinsadam) Oldie, goodie. #AUSvIND pic.twitter.com/JkXWKmDkkn January…