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Move over Bairstow and Buttler R...

We’re not particularly used to seeing specialist wicket keepers in international cricket these days....

England’s top order finds a way to fire

England secured their first overseas whitewash since 1963 in Colombo, defeating Sri Lanka 3-0. In doing so, they’ve answered ...

There are few doubts over the identity of England’s best Test batsman. It’s Joe Root. At his best, he is an effortless batsma... Root’s form a concern for England

England’s top order finds a way to fire

England secured their first overseas whitewash since 1963 in Colombo, defeating Sri Lanka 3-0. In doing so, they’ve answered some lingering questions which have hung over the side, notably around the...

Root’s form a concern for England

There are few doubts over the identity of England’s best Test batsman. It’s Joe Root. At his best, he is an effortless batsman, capable of scoring at will in any gap. The problem is, he hasn’t been a...

AB de Villiers set to become T20 mercenary

Fans of South Africa were left in shock when AB de Villiers announced his international retirement in May 2018 after indicating only months before that he was focused on winning the 2019 World Cup wi...

Will Jason Roy soon be in England’s Test XI?

Jason Roy has long been on England’s Test radar and it’s something that many England supporters are understandably wary of. Whilst his all-out attack has worked well atop England’s ODI batting order ...

Alastair Cook: hero and villain

You would struggle to believe it given all the hoopla around Alastair Cook’s recent retirement from international cricket, but he wasn’t a universally popular figure. Of course, he was widely respect...

What is England’s plan for the Test XI?

England have managed to secure another home series win, but is the defeat of India enough to suggest that the future of this side is a bright one? Batting collapses remain a consistent theme and the ...