England will miss Eoin Morgan the batsman. Will the miss captain Morgan, though? Just how important has he been to England's ODI resurgence?

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...
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...
The change of attitude and performance in England's ODI cricket has been brought about by Trevor Bayliss, left, and Paul Farbrace. The revolution would have happened with or without Morgan as captain.

England unnervingly impressive

There was a moment in Delhi on Saturday where you could see exactly how far England have come since their World Cup exit against Bangladesh in March 2015. The direct run out from Ben Stokes was not t...
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...
Michael Clarke, left, has embraced an aggressive, attacking philosophy, whilst Alastair Cook and England have stuck to a conservative philosophy that served them well five years ago

Difference in approach will define 2015 Ashes series

With an Ashes series just around the corner, the media hype will soon start to intensify. Australia demolished England 5-0 in the last series, having themselves lost the previous series 3-0. That def...