England have confirmed seamer James Anderson will act as Joe Root's vice-captain during the Ashes series. Anderson has been named to replace the suspended Ben Stokes, who did not travel with the rest of the squad while an investigation surrounding his September arrest in Bristol continues. The decision casts further doubt over whether Stokes will…
England showed on the opening day of the Ashes that they will not be intimidated by Australia, says former captain Michael Vaughan.
The fast bowler will be rested from the Titans' next Ram Slam competition so that he can hit the nets and get overs under his belt
Like England, new Ashes broadcaster BT Sport had a slightly jostling start, but settled down nicely for a more-than-respectable first day.