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Catches win matches so England must improve

Derek Pringle looks at the need for England to cut out the fielding errors if they're to retain the Ashes

September 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Five big problems England must solve for the Oval Test

(Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) By Chris Stocks So what do England do to put things right for next week’s third Test at the Oval?..

July 25, 2017 with 0 Comments

Root’s Manoeuvre – Time for Joe to stand tall in aspects other than his batting

(Photo: Getty Images) Derek Pringle looks ahead to Joe Root’s debut as England captain and points to a number of areas for the..

July 5, 2017 with 0 Comments

Brian Lara: Joe Root’s flair puts him up with very best

Katie Falkingham discovers that West Indies batting icon Brian Lara is a huge fan of England’s Joe Root Unsurprisingly, Joe Root isn’t..

June 5, 2017 with 0 Comments

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

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