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Ashes head to head: the seamers

In the final instalment of our Ashes head to head series, we look at the fast bowlers. With the spin...

Ashes head to head: the keepers and spinners
Nathan Lyon has a pivotal role to play for Australia. If he can keep England quiet, he will get in amongst the wickets and ease the burden on Australia's pace attack

Having already looked at the top order and the middle order, we now turn our attentions to the Ashes head to head: the keeper...

Following on from our first Ashes head to head, we bring you the second in the series, this time Ashes head to head: the midd... Ashes head to head: the middle order

James Anderson will the man Australia are most concerned about

Ashes head to head: the seamers

In the final instalment of our Ashes head to head series, we look at the fast bowlers. With the spinners almost certain to come under heavy fire, the role of the seamers will play an absolutely pivot...
Joe Root is the wicket Australia will most covet this summer

Ashes head to head: the middle order

Following on from our first Ashes head to head, we bring you the second in the series, this time Ashes head to head: the middle order. Ian Bell Vs Michael Clarke Two Ashes veterans will be going head...
Steve Smith is the prized wicket in the Australian batting order at the moment. Here's a picture of him looking a bit of a dick.

Ashes head to head: the top order

With the 2015 Investec Ashes series nearly upon us, The Cricket Blog looks at the head to head encounters that will define the series. We start with the top order. Alastair Cook Vs Chris Rogers/Shaun...
The New Zealand in England series was played out in the best of spirits and with the best of cricket

New Zealand in England 2015 series review

New Zealand arrived upon English shores with their reputation at arguably the highest point in their cricketing history. England were at one of the lowest points of theirs. In what was originally sch...
Jos Buttler's batting alone warrants his selection in England's ODI team

Have England overhyped Jos Buttler?

You’d think that there would be near total unanimity amongst England fans towards one of their rising stars, Jos Buttler. He’s an aggressive batsman who looks in tune with the demands of modern crick...
Eoin Morgan now looks every inch England's leader in the ODI side. He is batting has been freed up by the change in regime

New England revolution

What a difference a change in personnel makes; the old, stuck-in-the-mud practitioners replaced by a swathe of young guns with a new attitude. Not for them the steady accumulation of old. England hav...