Charles Reynolds

Charles Reynolds is a freelance writer and journalist specialising in sport and the arts. He writes the Premier League previews for The Independent online and writes regularly for The Sport Review.

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Was this the game when the public started to fall back in love with English cricket?

England vs New Zealand first Test: Gripping victory could win back a disengaged public

The fates aligned for England to produce a fittingly thrilling conclusion

Adam Lyth could only manage 12 runs during his second innings

England vs New Zealand first Test: Adam Lyth needs to be given time to settle after stepping onto the openers' merry-go-round

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England vs New Zealand first Test: Joe Root must be moved up the order if he is to reach his full potential - just like Kane Williamson

Williamson's introduction at number three gives him the opportunity to build an innings. Bringing Root in at five doesn't give him the same chance

Stuart Broad was out for three in England's first innings in the first Test with New Zealand

England vs New Zealand: Stuart Broad, once touted an England all-rounder, should get used to batting at number 11

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Kevin Pietersen fails on first county outing as Kumar Sangakkara makes immediate impact for Surrey

If Kevin Pietersen is hoping to prove he still has what it takes to bat his way back into the England team then today was not the day that he managed it.

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Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene end 148, 5,969 ODI parternship for Sri Lanka

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