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England find the winning formula

After a year of waiting it would be senseless to get carried away with England’s success in Southamp...

Alastair Cook crucial to England as batsman not as captain
Alastair Cook is a vital and popular component of English cricket, but his continued leadership is in doubt.

English cricket and the form and tactical acumen of captain Alastair Cook looked at breaking point following a 10th Test with...

Three games; one defeat, a wash-out and a, yes you guessed it, win – enough to make June a month to live long in the memory! ... Life as a village cricketer

Jos Buttler was like a breath of fresh air for England and his bursting onto the Test scene should signal the end of Matt Prior's England career

England find the winning formula

After a year of waiting it would be senseless to get carried away with England’s success in Southampton over India, but a first win in 11 Tests was, at least, met with a huge sense of relief. And rig...
Fans stormed the pitch in Surrey in sheer delight as the Englefield Green 2nd XI sealed a rare win away at Hook & Southborough

Life as a village cricketer

Three games; one defeat, a wash-out and a, yes you guessed it, win – enough to make June a month to live long in the memory! June, however, was not the busy cricketing month it could have been owing ...
Angelo Mathews led hearty celebrations after Sri Lanka's first Test series win in England - a win he contributed so much to

Sri Lanka in England 2014 tour review

It’s not often that a two Test series leaves you purring, but this one had a bit of everything. There was some sublime cricket and some awful cricket. There were umpiring howlers, there were confront...
Alastair Cook and Peter Moores have got off to a familiarly conservative start. It's like a re-run of the Strauss/Flower years...

England stuck in a philosophical loop

The first Test against Sri Lanka at Lord’s was a first sighting of the ‘new’ England. After the winter’s disastrous Ashes tour, this was a new beginning. A new beginning adorned with old traits. If t...