Do Rashid and Hales signpost the future?

The decisions of Adil Rashid and Alex Hales, the England one-day and T20 internationals, garnered a lot of coverage recently as they opted to eschew red ball cricket in order to focus on the white ba...

Is attack England’s only route to World Cup glory?

England’s ODI transformation since the nadir of the 2015 World Cup has been remarkable. From timid, low scoring and low performing cricket, to brash, powerful and victorious, it has been quite the tu...

Ben Stokes – the rumours and the reality

England’s Ashes preparations remain in limbo, although it is approaching the near certainty of continuing without Ben Stokes, the linchpin of the middle order batting, the vital fourth seam bowling o...

Why England WON’T win the Champions Trophy

We’ve heard why England WILL win the Champions Trophy. In the interest of balance, Andy Hunter argues why they WON’T. There is no doubt that English One Day International cricket has impr...

Why England WILL win the Champions Trophy

With the Champions Trophy fast approaching, we thought we’d focus on the pre-tournament favourites and hosts, England. For so long they have been ODI also-rans, but since the 2015 World Cup, the gras...

How important is captain Eoin Morgan anyway?

The decisions by England’s ODI captain, Eoin Morgan and opener, Alex Hales to withdraw from England’s tour of Bangladesh citing security concerns in the country, have caused much consternation and di...

Alex Hales needs to twist and not stick

The England squad for the upcoming series against Bangladesh and India will be announced in the coming days and several players are sweating on whether they will be spending their winter on tour or n...