Joe Root England 25 Dec
South Africa vs England, 1st Test, Centurion: Preview, predictions, likely XIs

South Africa will host England for 4 Tests. The first of these, a Boxing Day Test, will be played at Centurion.

cricket generic 22 Dec
Cricket news round-up – December 22: Masood, Abid make Sri Lanka toil, bushfire smoke stops play

Masood and Abid added 278 to turn the Karachi Test on its head; BBL witnessed bushfire smoke and a family feud; Pope scored a hundred; and Broad, Leach, and Archer all returned to action.

Rassie van der Dussen South Africa 17 Dec
Cricket news round-up – December 17: Rassie van der Dussen among six uncapped players in South Africa squad for England Test

South Africa name fresh-faced Test squad, Kasun Rajitha injured, and Basil Butcher passes away.

Pakistan Sri Lanka fans welcome 08 Dec
Cricket news round-up – December 8: After a decade, Fawad Alam returns to Pakistan Test squad

Excerpt: Alam returns, Anderson, Bairstow and Wood are recalled, and a dangerous MCG pitch