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...

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...

New Zealand in England preview and prediction

New Zealand arrive to face England with their international stock at arguably the highest level it has ever been. A World Cup campaign that caught domestic as well as international imagination has gi...

England’s gamble the only route to success

Alastair Cook had the look of a dead horse still being flogged as he trudged off the pitch in Colombo having made 32 runs from 49 balls as his side chased down a lofty target of 303. When chasing suc...

India in England 2014 series review

England finally returned to winning ways against India, following a period of almost unrelenting failure. The winning feeling was rediscovered in Hampshire, to be enjoyed and enforced in Manchester a...

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...

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...