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Yorkshire dominate PCA awards

Yorkshire dominated the Professional Cricketers' Association Awards with openers Adam Lyth and Alex Lees scooping two of the top honours at Old Billingsgate on Wednesday night.

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Players behind captain Cook

Jimmy Anderson insists England have always been fully behind skipper Alistair Cook and never had any doubt he would remain captain for the 2015 World Cup.

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Lehmann: Pakistan will cope

Australian coach Darren Lehmann insists his side remain wary of the threat posed by Pakistan despite the absence of the suspended Saeed Ajmal.

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Essex spinner Phillips quits

Essex spinner Tim Phillips has decided to retire from cricket with immediate effect.

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New Zealand recall Bracewell

All-rounder Doug Bracewell has been recalled to the New Zealand Test squad for next month's three-match series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates after being dropped for disciplinary issues earlier this year.

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Bangladesh switch ODI captain

Mushfiqur Rahim has been sacked as Bangladesh's one-day international captain and replaced by paceman Mashrafe Mortaza.

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Awards for Yorkshire duo

Yorkshire's opening batsmen Adam Lyth and Alex Lees have claimed the top honours at the Cricket Writers' Club Awards.

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Top Somerset role for Maynard

Somerset have appointed Matthew Maynard as their new Director of Cricket.

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South Africa recall Philander

South Africa have recalled fast bowler Vernon Philander to their squad for the five-match one-day series against Australia in November.

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Taylor sets sights on Test spot

Nottinghamshire star James Taylor admits he was relieved to be recalled to the England squad.

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Surrey bolster pace attack

Hampshire fast bowler David Balcombe has joined Surrey on a two-year contract.

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Johnson fit for Pakistan series

Australian coach Darren Lehmann confirmed Mitchell Johnson will play in the upcoming Tests and one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

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