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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

Club Spotlight – Sheffield Collegiate CC

Stardust is sprinkled by Vaughan and Root Jimmy Booker discovers that Sheffield Collegiate still holds a place in the hearts of two men who..

January 3, 2017 with 0 Comments

Peter Hayter column – Cook has earned right to decide destiny

For God’s sake, let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories of the death of kings It’s that time again, when the air is heavy with..

December 20, 2016 with 0 Comments

Paul Nixon column – We’ve got to start grinding down the opposition

This series in India is one of England’s biggest in recent times. If they pulled a victory out of the bag, it would undoubtedly be..

November 8, 2016 with 0 Comments

Root’s aiming to be best in world by time of Ashes

Chris Stocks talks to Joe Root about his mission to succeed in next year’s Ashes series Down Under   Joe Root knows true greatness will..

August 9, 2016 with 0 Comments


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