Sport James Faulkner could miss the three-match Twenty20 series with England after suffering a knee injury

The all-rounder flew to Melbourne to have the injury assessed after picking up the knock in the final One-Day International on Sunday

England lose early wickets

England lost three wickets for only 17 runs to make an unlikely one-day international chase of 354 for six still more difficult at Newlands tonight.

Cricket: South Africa seal emphatic victory

An incisive batting display from South Africa helped them bounce back from defeat in the opening Twenty20 international against England to seal an emphatic 84-run victory at Centurion.

England beaten after collapse

England stumbled to its first defeat on the tour of South Africa when they were beaten by four wickets by South Africa A in a Twenty20 match today.

Trott finds life in South Africa to his liking

England 294-7 Diamond Eagles 109

Vaughan backs Wright for Test place

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has backed Luke Wright for a place in the Test side against South Africa this winter.

England could 'ruin' Broad says Warne

Former Australia spinner has advised England not to promote Stuart Broad too high up the batting order, claiming the 23-year-old is "not an international all-rounder".

Eagles knock out Sussex in 'super over' drama

Sussex 119-7 Diamond Eagles 119-4 <i>(Eagles win in 'super over' eliminator)</i>

Pietersen makes squad but Harmison misses out

Kevin Pietersen has been named in England's 16-man Test and one-day squad for the tour of South Africa but will have his fitness assessed following an Achilles problem.

England progress halted by Aussie juggernaut

England's progress in the Champions Trophy came to a shuddering halt last night. It met Australia’s refuelled and perfectly honed juggernaut travelling at full tilt in perfect conditions.

Strauss warning to England's under-achievers

Captain Andrew Strauss today provided a veiled warning that England's one-day team are playing for their futures at the Champions Trophy.

Swann's struggling to stop England sinking to new low

There are 13 one-day internationals in England next summer. It is understood that queues will not be forming around the block to attend, though it might get interesting if England lose the first 12.

Flintoff's rejection threatens Test cricket

All-rounder tries to play down backlash in wake of his decision to go freelance

England fret over Flintoff and Pietersen

There are issues of much greater concern to England than being 4-0 down in a one-day series against Australia. Were it to become 5-0, as seems probable in Nottingham tonight, or even 7-0 by the time the interminable round of matches is apparently complete in Durham on Sunday, it would matter hardly a jot compared to the continuing uncertainties about the side's two most influential players.

Wright struggles to explain England woes

Four years ago the Rose Bowl was the place where it all began for England. Their stunning defeat of Australia in the world's second Twenty20 international set the tone for a whole summer which was to culminate in the recapture of the Ashes.

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