Jeetan Patel was named as one of Wisden’s five cricketers of the year in 2015England have appointed Jeetan Patel as their spin-bowling consultant for the tours of South Africa and Sri Lanka.The Warwickshire and former New Zealand off-spinner was part of England’s backroom team in their recent T20 series win over his home country.Patel, 39,…

The order was issued the day after England won the World CupRussia’s sports ministry has refused to include cricket on its register of officially recognised sports.The order was issued on 15 July – the day after England’s dramatic Cricket World Cup final win over New Zealand.Among the sports officially recognised in Russia are petanque, draughts…

Media playback is not supported on this device England get freak six runs after incredible Stokes deflection”Just be yourself and try and enjoy what you do” – those were Kane Williamson’s final words at the end of a tournament that saw his side come heartbreakingly, desperately, close to winning their first World Cup.In a game…

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch the moment England won the World CupNew Zealand showed “a lot of heart” in their “devastating” World Cup final defeat by England, says captain Kane Williamson.With both sides scoring 241 from their 50 overs, the final was decided on a super over, and the Black Caps…

England have won seven of their last nine ODIs against New Zealand, including a 119-run victory in the group stage earlier in the World Cup.ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final – England v New ZealandVenue: Lord’s Dates: Sunday, 14 July Time: 10:30 BSTCoverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, Radio 4…

Media playback is not supported on this device The star men who guided England to the World Cup finalICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final – England v New ZealandVenue: Lord’s Dates: Sunday, 14 July Time: 10:30 BSTCoverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC…