Captain Alastair Cook scored 64 as England got the win it needed to guarantee a place in cricket’s Champions Trophy semifinals, beating New Zealand by 10 runs.
England beat Australia by 48 runs in the opening game for both teams in the International Cricket Council’s Champions Trophy tournament.
Ravi Bopara and Tim Bresnan were returned to the England cricket squad for the one-day series against New Zealand and next month’s ICC Champions Trophy.
Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor is set to make his Test debut for England against South Africa as the hosts aim to rally from their innings defeat in the opening match.
England named Ravi Bopara in a 13- man squad for the first cricket Test against South Africa, starting July 19 at the Oval in London. Jonny Bairstow was left out.
Alex Hales hit the highest score by an Englishman in Twenty20 internationals as the hosts beat West Indies by seven wickets today.
England beat India by six wickets in a rain-shortened one-day international cricket match in Cardiff, sending the visitors home at the end of their tour without a win against the hosts.
Eoin Morgan keeps his place in England’s 12-man squad for the first of four cricket Tests against Pakistan in Nottingham, starting in four days.
Ian Bell top-scored for England as it beat South Africa by six wickets in the fourth one-day international to take a 2-1 lead in the cricket series with one match to play.
Jonathan Trott’s battling 86 helped England set Sri Lanka 230 to win their Cricket World Cup quarterfinal.