Root out of World Twenty20

2014-03-10 20:31

The ICC have announced that England batsman Joe Root will miss the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh and be replaced by Ian Bell.

Bell sounds England concern

2013-12-07 15:17

Ian Bell says England must quickly fix their problems if they are to keep the Ashes from the dominant Australians.

Bell shrugs off Cook worry

2013-10-29 13:54

England's Ian Bell dismissed concerns about the fitness of Alastair Cook ahead of the Ashes after the skipper sat out a training session.

Bell defies Australia yet again

2013-08-23 20:36

Ian Bell was left holding the fort for England yet again as they struggled for runs in the final Ashes Test against Australia.

Rain interrupts Aussie charge

2013-08-05 16:25

Rain has halted play after lunch on the final day of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Old Trafford.

Bell ton aids England recovery

2013-07-18 20:35

Ian Bell scored a century to help England recover on the opening day of the second Ashes Test against Australia at Lord's.

Clarke refusing to give up

2013-07-13 22:31

Australia captain Michael Clarke has said his side had it in them to complete one of the great Ashes comebacks.

Bell buoyed by bowlers' return

2013-06-04 19:11

Ian Bell was pleased to see England seamers Stuart Broad and Steven Finn back bowling in the nets but backed Boyd Rankin to impress.

England collapse in warm-up

2013-03-01 09:19

England's top order collapsed to give a NZ XI hope of an unlikely victory on day three of a four-day warm-up match in Queenstown.

Consolation win for England

2013-01-27 14:09

An undefeated 113 from England's Ian Bell set up a consolation win for the visitors in the fifth and final ODI against India.

Trott anchors England innings

2012-12-16 15:00

Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell have shared an unbeaten 67-run partnership to steer England to relative safety against India.

Refocus needed for Eng: Bell

2012-08-12 14:20

England batsman Ian Bell admits his side have paid the price for resting on their laurels after becoming the world's No 1 Test team.

Bell backs rotation policy

2012-06-21 10:07

Ian Bell has backed England's policy of rotating their bowlers in a bid to combat the draining effects of a gruelling schedule.

England recall Bell for ODIs

2012-06-11 18:25

Ian Bell has been recalled to the England squad for their upcoming three-match one-day series against the West Indies.

Cook, Bell steady ship

2012-05-21 14:18

Alastair Cook's unbeaten fifty steadied England in their victory chase in the first Test after the West Indies.

KP, Bell torment India

2011-08-19 20:47

Ian Bell and Kevin Pietersen both scored hundreds to leave England in a position of utter dominance against India.

'Bell should have been out'

2011-08-01 15:56

Former England captain Nasser Hussain said Ian Bell was fortunate to have been reprieved by India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

Bell: I was very naïve

2011-08-01 07:36

England batsman Ian Bell has accepted the blame for a bizarre runout controversy against India at Trent Bridge.

Dhoni calls Bell back

2011-07-31 17:33

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has reversed a controversial dismissal for Ian Bell after the England batsman was run out.

Bell leads England's charge

2011-06-19 15:14

Ian Bell has pressed home England's advantage over struggling Sri Lanka on day four of the third and final Test at the Rose Bowl.

Eng pile pressure on Ireland

2011-03-02 14:56

Kevin Pietersen, Ian Bell and Jonathan Trott helped England to a total of 327/8 after they completed their innings against Ireland.

Bell backs jinxed Broad

2011-02-15 14:33

England batsman Ian Bell has backed jinxed team-mate Stuart Broad to make a memorable Cricket World Cup impact.

England pile misery on Aus

2011-01-05 09:09

Centuries by Alastair Cook and Ian Bell have put England within sight of their first series victory in Australia for 24 years.

Bell: No need to panic

2010-11-25 12:22

Batsman Ian Bell says there is no reason for England to panic after an all-too-familiar botched start to an Australian Ashes campaign.

Siddle gives Aussies the edge

2010-11-25 06:59

Paceman Peter Siddle removed Kevin Pietersen and Paul Collingwood in the space of nine balls to give Australia the edge over England.


Bell impressed by Stokes

2013-12-16 16:40

Ian Bell says the performance of Ben Stokes has been one positive to emerge from the wreckage of their Ashes defence.

England beat Invitational XI

2013-11-16 10:00

England have beaten the Cricket Australia Invitational XI on the final day of their four-day tour match in Sydney.

England rest Ashes heroes

2013-08-27 14:00

England have rested Alastair Cook, James Anderson, Ian Bell, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann for the ODI series against Australia.

Bell rings true for England

2013-08-11 20:21

Ian Bell's third hundred of the series has rescued England from another collapse on the third day of the fourth Ashes Test.

Bell relishing Ashes revenge

2013-07-26 12:43

England batsman Ian Bell has admitted he is relishing the chance to avenge his past Ashes miseries against Australia.

Bell eager for more Ashes glory

2013-07-16 17:04

Ian Bell says that he is looking to carry on from where he left off, as Ashes holders England bid to go 2-0 up at Lord's.

England close in on victory

2013-07-13 20:01

England's bowlers have reduced Australia on day four of the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge, after a pulsating evening session.

Bell fit, England unchanged

2013-05-21 11:34

England have named an unchanged squad for the second Test against New Zealand after batsman Ian Bell was declared fit.

Bell anchors England

2013-02-27 09:38

Ian Bell stroked an unbeaten century as England amassed an impressive 357/7 at the end of the first day of their match against a NZ XI.

Trott, Bell tons secure series

2012-12-17 11:51

Second innings centuries from Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell have secure a draw - and a series win - for England against India.

England cruise past Proteas

2012-09-02 19:32

England have coasted to victory in the fourth one-day international against South Africa at Lord's to take a 2-1 series lead.

Bell: We’re not phoney No 1s

2012-07-25 14:29

Ian Bell insists England are not imposters at the top of the world rankings despite a run of five defeats in nine Tests in 2012.

Bell ton sets up England win

2012-06-16 20:33

Ian Bell marked his return to England's one-day side with a stylish century as they beat the West Indies by 114 runs.

Final day delayed at Edgbaston

2012-06-11 12:28

Rain has delayed the scheduled start in the final day's play in the third Test between England and the West Indies at Edgbaston.

Bell tolls for England batsman

2012-02-07 09:01

England dropped struggling batsman Ian Bell from their one-day and T20 squads while drafting in Danny Briggs and Jos Buttler.

Bell rises in ICC rankings

2011-08-02 14:11

England's Ian Bell has risen to fifth place in the latest International Cricket Council Test batting rankings.

Hot Spot 'not foolproof'

2011-08-01 11:47

Hot Spot inventor Warren Brennan has conceded the infra-red technology was not "100 percent accurate".

Bell puts England in control

2011-07-31 20:11

Ian Bell has scored an immaculate if controversial 159 that helped put England in command against India at Trent Bridge.

England eye victory

2011-06-20 06:55

Ian Bell's second hundred in three matches helped England stay on top in the third and final Test against Sri Lanka.

Rain delays day 5 of Eng v SL

2011-05-30 12:39

Rain delayed the scheduled start of the fifth day's play in the first Test between England and Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens.

Bell: You ain't see nothing

2011-02-28 14:39

Ian Bell has insisted there is plenty more to come from England at the CWC following their thrilling tie with co-hosts India.

Prior gets the nod for CWC

2011-01-19 10:52

England selectors have opted for Matt Prior as wicketkeeper ahead of Steve Davies in the 15-man squad for the CWC.

Cook, Bell stretch lead

2011-01-05 06:38

Alastair Cook and Ian Bell have stretched England's lead on the third day of the final Ashes Test against Australia in Sydney.

England all out for 260

2010-11-25 09:01

England were all out for 260 after winning the toss late on the opening day of the first Ashes Test against Australia.

Panesar recalled for Ashes

2010-09-23 16:15

England have recalled Monty Panesar and Chris Tremlett in the 16-man squad for their defence of the Ashes in Australia.

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