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Discussing England’s Test tea...

Following England’s defeat in Antigua, the series against the West Indies has been lost and England ...

Cricket predictions 2019

Welcome to the cricketing year of 2019! What does it have in store? Well, we’ve reached for our crystal ball to try and...

There are few more daunting places to make your debut than the Sydney Cricket Ground during an Ashes series. To say Mason Cra... Crane can become England’s premier spinner

The Ashes review

It’s taken me while to work out what I made of this Ashes series. As an England fan, I was pleased with the 3-0 score line, but as a cricket fan I felt a little short changed. It didn’t take any grea...

Flower defends ‘brilliant’ captain Cook.

England team director Andy Flower has leapt to the defence of Alastair Cook amid criticism of his captaincy, despite his side holding an unassailable 3-0 lead over Australia in the Ashes and being hu...

The Ashes 2013 – England owe it all to Ian Bell

England staged a remarkable comeback in the evening session of the fourth Test at Durham. Australia were 168/2, chasing 299 for victory, when Tim Bresnan produced a ripper that leapt up to take the e...

Interview with Stuart Broad and Steven Finn

A couple of interviews for you to enjoy here with Steven Finn and Stuart Broad, who were talking to AskMen.com. First up, Finn. Enjoy. Is there a particular moment of ashes history that you remember ...

The Ashes 2013 – over and out

Never has the sporting world’s tiniest trophy seemed more appropriate. A contest between a bedraggled touring side and over-hyped hosts deserves nothing more. It’s also rather fitting that the series...

Australia’s problems are clear to see

That headline might be stating the obvious somewhat. None of them, with the notable of exception of Michael Clarke, appear to know which of the end of bat you’re supposed to hold. But there is an int...

The Ashes 2013 – no contest

If someone offered you tickets to see Mike Tyson take on Stephen Hawking in the boxing ring, you’d have no interest in the event as a sporting contest. From a sporting perspective, it’d be a complete...