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Alison Mitchell column – Sledging ain’t all that heavy, he’s my brother

It is much less common to find cricketing siblings who have played against each other, especially at international level.

May 9, 2017 with 0 Comments

Root must follow in his rivals’ footsteps to succeed as captain

England’s defeat at the hands of India over the winter signalled the end of an era as Alastair Cook resigned the Test captaincy. The..

May 8, 2017 with 0 Comments

Rest assured, I’ll be ready now says Root

Chris Stocks discovers that England’s new Test captain has no problems with having to miss early season games For all the talk and..

May 2, 2017 with 0 Comments

Peter Hayter column – Invisible man can’t rival this Bairstow mystery

To the list of the unexplained mysteries of the universe, the Pyramids, Stonehenge, where single socks go to die and the mating ritual of..

April 25, 2017 with 0 Comments

Martin Johnson column – Getting to the Root of English captaincy pitfalls

Twenty reasons why the ECB chose Joe Root as their new England captain. 1. He’s a jolly good batsman. 2. He’s from Yorkshire (ergo, on..

February 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Derek Pringle column – Not many tweaks needed to keep Tests relevant

One of the slogans coming from England’s new captain and his deputy, is their mission to make people “fall in love with Test cricket..

February 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Stokes not guaranteed to captain in Root’s absence

(Photo: Getty Images) By Harvey Burgess Andrew Strauss, England’s director of cricket, has claimed that Ben Stokes, the new..

February 16, 2017 with 0 Comments

Is Joe Root the right man for the job?

(Photo: Getty Images) By Harvey Burgess No sooner had reports emerged that Alastair Cook’s desire to continue with the England captaincy..

February 15, 2017 with 0 Comments

ECB confirm Root as new Test captain

(Photo: Getty Images) Joe Root has been appointed the new Test captain of England after being offered the post by Andrew Strauss over the..

February 13, 2017 with 0 Comments

Alastair Cook ready to stand down as England captain, Joe Root next man in

A big shake-up expected in the England camp.

January 9, 2017 with 0 Comments

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