Rubel Hossain induced England's ODI nadir in Adelaide in 2015. England haven't looked back since

England’s ODI revolution is a lesson for us all

Rubel Hossain wheeled away into the Adelaide night sky, pursued with vigour by ecstatic team mates, coaching staff and cameramen eager to capture a slice of the moment. He had just splayed James Ande...
Looking back in anger - did Alex Hales play his own game in South Africa and should be be dropped as a result?

The Testing case of Alex Hales

During the four Test series England recently won 2-1 in South Africa, Alex Hales was the newest member on the ever-expanding list of Alastair Cook’s opening partners. Post Andrew Strauss, Cook has ba...
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...
James Anderson has never been more important to England than he is now.

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...
Andrew Strauss, right, just does not trust former team mate Kevin Pietersen. He does, however, trust good friend Alastair Cook to continue as captain.

New dawn same day for England

The England and Wales Cricket Board, a bastion of incompetence in a widely incompetently run sport, has proven that it is possible to change everything, whilst in the process of changing nothing. Upo...
England slope away after a sound thrashing from New Zealand. Their ineptitude has sunk to new levels

England searching for something that is not there

Let’s get straight to it – this England side is a poor ODI side. It’s organised poorly, led poorly, administered poorly and playing poorly. On paper, this side equals a lot less than the sum of its p...