Ben Stokes will finally get to resume his England career five months after a late night incident put it on ice and froze him out of the Ashes.
But after pleading not guilty to his one charge of affray, the all rounder is now able to join up with
England crashed to their third successive Twenty20 defeat in New Zealand, falling 12 runs short in their chase in Wellington.
The tourists hopes of extending their tour Down Under to the tri-series final hang by a thread with one more match against the Black Caps to come.
Jos Buttler blamed himself as England slumped to a second successive T20 to Australia.
Buttler was captain in place of the injured Eoin Morgan and top-scored with 46 in England’s modest total of 137.
The Aussies, again inspired by big-hitting Glenn Maxwell, knocked off the target with ease
Glenn Maxwell smashed an unbeaten century to help Australia beat England by five wickets in their T20 at Hobart.
The Aussie batsman finished 103 not out from 58 balls after hitting the last ball of the hosts' run chase for six.
England posted 155-9 from their innings despite a strong
David Willey confessed a tinge of regret despite a day to remember in Canberra, having narrowly failed to flog Nathan Lyon for six sixes in an over.
The Yorkshire all-rounder dominated England's T20 tri-series warm-up against a Prime Minister's XI, taking three wickets with his left-arm seam then smashing
England must embrace the tag of World Cup favourites after smashing the Australians on their soil for the first time.
And their Aussie coach Trevor Bayliss has told his one-day players they need to learn how to cope with the pressure that will come after a 4-1
England have tasted defeat for the first time in the ODI series against Australia with a three-wicket loss in Adelaide.
The tourists had a nightmare start being reduced to 8-5 inside seven overs and couldn't recover to post a competitive total.
Only Chris Woakes' near run-a-ball 78 propelled
Kevin Pietersen could have a role to play in England's bid for World Cup glory next year after admitting he would love to work with the one day side, writes Dean Wilson in Adelaide.
Former England captain Pietersen is drawing his playing days to a close at age 37,
Joe Root has been reluctantly yanked out of England’s upcoming T20 triangular tournament to save him from burnout, writes Dean Wilson in Sydney.
The Test captain is a key man in all three formats and is desperate to keep playing, but coach Trevor Bayliss has stepped in to protect
Alex Hales has opened up for the first time since his late-night escapade with Ben Stokes and admitted 'I've learnt my lesson.'
The 29-year-old opener has played his first two games for England since that night in September when he was out with Stokes in Bristol before the all
Joe Root starred with bat and ball as England scored a rare four-wicket victory over Australia at the Gabba to take a 2-0 lead in the one-day series.
Having set a new record chase at the MCG last time out the tourists chalked off another notable success behind enemy
England boss Trevor Bayliss wants Ben Stokes to get match fit and up to speed in order to resume his international career in New Zealand.
The head coach is delighted his all rounder will be back in the dressing room next month and available to deliver match-winning performances, but
Jonny Bairstow has told bosses to look elsewhere, when it comes to fitting Ben Stokes back into England’s one-day team.
Bairstow reckons he has worked too hard for too long to see his one-day place taken away from him, and he’s got the numbers to back it up.
Ben Stokes is free to play cricket for England once again. But the ECB’s u-turn has exposed them as weak and confused.
They have taken a “wait and see” approach, flip-flopping as their mood takes them. One day he’s out, the next day he’s in.
Why change their
There were further clues on Sunday to solving the great England batting riddle as selectors continue to analyse the contenders for this winter’s Ashes tour.
Mark Stoneman should be included in the England squad for the Ashes
The left-hander scored an impressive half-century
Stoneman made his first international half-century and helped England into