Nick Compton

World Records in Cricket

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Analysis – Victorious England still searching for answers

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – A trio of match winners in Stuart Broad,…

Rabada at the double as South Africa scent victory

PRETORIA, (Reuters) – Firebrand fast bowler Kagiso Rabada bagged two wickets as South Africa reduced…

Captain Cook steadies England after De Kock ton

By Mark Gleeson PRETORIA (Reuters) – England’s captain Alastair Cook posted his first half-century of…

South Africa opt to bat in fourth test against England

PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa captain AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to…

Cook urges England batsmen to earn their places

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Alastair Cook believes the perfect end to England’s winning series in South…

England top order keen to end on a high – Compton

PRETORIA (Reuters) – England’s top order are determined to end the test series against South…

Root century fuels England fightback

By Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Joe Root scored an unbeaten 106 and shared a…

England frustrate South Africa

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Off-spinner Dane Piedt raised hopes of an unlikely…

Determined Amla returns to form as England toil

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Captain Hashim Amla emerged from a year of poor form with…

Amla makes century, De Villiers falls for 88

CAPE TOWN, Jan 4 (Reuters) – Captain Hashim Amla scored an unbeaten century on the…

Late Stokes burst gives England the edge

By Mark Gleeson CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Ben Stokes struck a sparkling unbeaten 74 to…

England win toss, to bat in second test v South Africa

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – England captain Alastair Cook won the toss and opted to bat…

Cook hails potential of young England side

DURBAN (Reuters) – England have the makings of a strong future test team, captain Alastair…

England's Moeen Ali bowls during the first cricket test match against South Africa in Durban

England turn the screw on South Africa

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – England extended their lead over South Africa to 147…

Taylor lays down marker for South Africa series

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – A second successive test half-century for James Taylor marked…

Taylor and Compton lead England revival

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – James Taylor and Nick Compton compiled gritty half-centuries to…

South Africa v England too close to call, says Pietersen

LONDON (Reuters) – The test series between South Africa and England which starts in Durban…

Preview: England aim to dethrone test kings South Africa

By Mark Gleeson DURBAN (Reuters) – South Africa’s status as the top-ranked test-playing nation has…

Hales fails again as England build big lead

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa (Reuters) – Opener Alex Hales failed for the second time as England…

Bell dropped from England squad for South Africa tour

(Reuters) – England batsman Ian Bell says he is “absolutely gutted” to have been left…

Redemption Time For Cook

With the upcoming Test Match series between India and England drawing ever closer, many eyebrows…