James Anderson is out of South Africa tour due to a rib injury. Zimbabwe will host Sri Lanka for two-match Test series. Chris Green has been suspended from bowling for illegal action.
Stumps, Day 4: England 269 (Ollie Pope 61*; Kagiso Rabada 3/68) and 391/8 Dec (Dom Sibley 133*, Ben Stokes 72, Joe Root 61; Anrich Nortje 3/61) lead South Africa 223 (Dean Elgar 88, Rassie van der Dussen 68; James Anderson 5/40) and 126/2 (Pieter Malan 63*, James Anderson 1/18) by 312 runs.
Stumps, Day 1: England 262/9 (Pope 56*, Stokes 47; Pretorius 2/26, Philander 2/46) vs South Africa.
South Africa will host England for 4 Tests. The first of these, a Boxing Day Test, will be played at Centurion.
Sri Lanka embarrass Pakistan, Australia break another record, and Kohli has a suggestion for the World Test Championship.
PCB’s much-awaited series in doubt, Shastri dismissed talk of Kohli-Rohit rift, and Anderson blames England pitches for Ashes loss.
England retain their XII from Lord's; Scotland beat Oman; Namibia beat Botswana; India draw their tour match; and India A squads for South Africa A ODIs announced.
India completed a series victory in Providence, Anderson’s injury makes way for Archer, and washouts in Canada.
England's win-loss ratio at Edgbaston (3.5) is the third-best for any side at any venue with a 25-Test cut-off.
Ashes 2019 will begin at England's near-impregnable fortress at Edgbaston, on July 1.