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England name Test squad for tour of Sri Lanka

Moeen will remain at home after making himself unavailable for the tour while Jonny Bairstow has missed out on selection

Hosts impress against England's struggling spinners to take lead

England 290 & 0-0 trail Sri Lanka 336 by 46 runs: The hosts were trailing by a 100 runs with six wickets down until Roshen Silva put on 85 with the lower order

Root: Stokes is 'relishing' batting three for England in second Test

Stokes moves up to three as Moeen Ali is bumped down to bat at six. Fit-again Jonny Bairstow misses out

Will Smith practice what he preaches in first England Test selection?

Smith has long called for England to embrace change - it remains to be seen whether the boldness of his rhetoric will be reflected in deed

So little has changed for South Asian cricketers in the UK

This is not about quotas, or about setting targets, but is about harnessing the natural passion and talent within these communities

Anderson takes four wickets to put England in control of final Test

England 362 (108.4 overs), South Africa 220-9 (68.3 overs), England lead by 142 runsAnderson was superb after Jonny Bairstow had earlier fallen for an agonising 99

It's daft for England to consider Ali a 'second spinner'

After 40 tests, 2,000 runs and over 100 wickets, Moeen should be confident enough in his own abilities, which are considerable