Alastair Cook bid farewell to England with a brilliant hundred to help his team close in on victory in the fifth Test against India at the Oval on Monday. 

England opener Alastair Cook rounded off his international career in style as he scored his 33rd Test century in the second innings of the fifth match with India. 

England opener Alastair Cook's final England innings ended when he was removed on 147 in the fifth Test against India at the Oval. 

England opener Alastair Cook brought the house down at the Oval on Monday by hitting a century in his final Test against India. 

Alastair Cook sat on the brink of a half-century in his final Test innings as England ended day three against India leading by 154 runs.

England selector Ed Smith hopes to continue to draw on the experience of Alastair Cook after the batsman's retirement from Test cricket.

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen is happy to let Sonny Bill Williams return to the boxing ring later this year.

The ICC has fined James Anderson 15 per cent of his match fee following his reaction to an unsuccessful review of an lbw decision on Virat Kohli.

Ben Stokes struck two late blows – including grabbing the key wicket of Virat Kohli – as England seized control of the fifth Test against India on Saturday. 

A relieved Alastair Cook was pleased to make a contribution in his farewell Test appearance for England after rolling back the years against India at the Oval.

Alastair Cook marked the start of his farewell England appearance with a half-century but the hosts slumped from 133-1 to 198-7 on the opening day of the fifth Test against India. 

England's Alastair Cook opened the batting against India at the Oval in his final Test before going into international retirement.

Vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane insists India have no need to make excuses for their Test-series defeat to England, as he feels the hosts have simply been the better side. 

England captain Joe Root is determined to send the retiring Alastair Cook out with a win, despite having already sealed the Test series against India. 

Jonny Bairstow will resume wicketkeeping duties while Moeen Ali will bat at number three for England in the fifth Test against India, which starts on Friday.

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