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Hayter column: Alastair Cook is still the rock upon which England must build

(Photo: Getty Images) By Peter Hayter Just after a quarter to three on the first day of England’s third Test against South Africa at the..

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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

Former Eagle Prichard backs Essex to keep up pressure on title rivals

By Richard Edwards Paul Prichard is backing Essex to continue their title tilt – despite the likely absence of Alastair Cook for the..

July 25, 2017 with 0 Comments

Hayter column: It’s time to enjoy Cook’s second coming…

By Peter Hayter While Joe Root and his every move would have been subjected to the minutest scrutiny from the moment England’s new Test..

July 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

Viewpoint: Top three must begin to deliver for Bayliss

(Photo: Getty Images) Derek Pringle on England’s bad habit of misfiring starts to their Test innings… It was Michael Atherton,..

July 12, 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

Harmer masterclass caps victory where Essex records fell

(Photo: Getty Images) By Martin Smith Simon Harmer had played just three County Championship matches before Essex extended his one-year..

July 3, 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

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

Do bowlers get overlooked as England captain because of the old class system?

Derek Pringle offers some intriguing thoughts about why batsmen are almost invariably appointed to the top England job Andrew Strauss was..

February 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

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