Discussing England’s Test team

Following England’s defeat in Antigua, the series against the West Indies has been lost and England come away with more questions than answers. 2019 was supposed to bring unprecedented success for th...

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...

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 ...

England’s Buttler problem

There will always be a clamour for Jos Buttler to be inserted into England’s Test XI. He’s an outrageously talented and expansive batsmen whose exploits in the white ball formats make him irresistibl...

England’s Test team – enough is enough

Following England’s capitulation against Pakistan at Lord’s in the first Test I’d really wanted to steer clear of writing about England’s woes and write something positive about Pakistan’s incredibly...

How can England repair the damage?

Following a disastrous opening day of England’s two test series with New Zealand which saw the tourists dismissed for 58 in a little over 20 overs, The Cricket Blog’s Miles Reucroft and Andy Hunter l...

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...