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Join Graham Gooch and Allan Lamb for England’s tour of Sri Lanka!

Take in the sights of Sri Lanka with two England legends!

May 15, 2018 with 0 Comments

Can Alastair Cook enjoy a late flowering like his mentor Graham Gooch?

With a weakness against left-arm seamers to address, Derek Pringle looks at whether Graham Gooch can find the answers for Cook

May 1, 2018 with 0 Comments

Johnson column: Sandpapergate was so hysterical it’s a wonder the EU hasn’t expelled Australian diplomats

Martin Johnson recalls a couple of instances of ball-tampering on English soil

April 3, 2018 with 0 Comments

Johnson column: Marshall and co dished out a 5-1 thumping….and that was just the number of skippers

By Martin Johnson It’s not unknown for a team to change captains in the course of a five-Test series, but if the men who skippered..

March 22, 2018 with 0 Comments

West Indies showed youthful defiance at England’s most trying ground – Headingley

Temperamental conditions of Headingley didn't faze West Indies new-found stars contrary to pre-match expectations

September 6, 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

Action Replay – The summer when four captains could not stop another rout by West Indies

Richard Edwards looks back at a humiliating summer when England were hit by controversy and the mighty tourists As England arrived at..

April 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Peter Hayter column – How Gooch is fighting a poison at the heart of cricket

Lord’s, Saturday July 15, 1989. Nottinghamshire require four runs from the final ball of a cracking Benson and Hedges Cup final against..

March 27, 2017 with 0 Comments

County Archives – Essex 1979

Champions who smiled their way to the title Paul Edwards continues his fascinating series on the county teams by looking at how perennial..

February 28, 2017 with 0 Comments

Shades of Gooch’s genius in Roy rampage

Peter Hayter is impressed by the Surrey man’s enterprising strokeplay Those present at the Ageas Bowl the other night who remember..

August 30, 2016 with 0 Comments

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