Cricket News sort by Matthew James Prior

James Anderson, Kevin Pietersen, Alastair Cook and the likes may have been termed as the chief architects behind England’s rise to the number one ranking. However, there is one key performer who has done a crucial job as well, but hasn’t got enough credit for all his hard work.

The Second Test at Headingley is certainly heading towards a draw as there was little action that was possible on the penultimate day because of heavy showers on two occasions. South Africa were battling hard against the new ball at 39 for no loss in 17 overs before rain had the last laugh wiping out part of the afternoon session and the entire final session.

The final session was hit by heavy rain but with play extended for an hour, not much of play was lost. South Africa faced 26 overs in the final session without losing any wickets at all.

Surrey Wicket Keeper Steven Davies has been asked to join the England Squad for the Third Investec Test at Edgbaston following an eye infection to Matt Prior.

Match Highlights of Pakistan Vs England, Day 4, 3rd Jazz Cup Test (Feb 6, 2012)

Match Report of Pakistan Vs England, Day 1, First Jazz Cup Test at Dubai

England have dropped former captain Paul Collingwood and wicketkeeper Matt Prior from their one-day squad for the forthcoming limited-over series against Sri Lanka.