Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.
08 April 2015 06:20 PM
He had been in charge since October 2013
St Kitts XI59 & 76-7 England 379-6 dec: Alastair Cook finally scores another ton as he aims to silence his critics
07 April 2015 11:26 PM
Alastair Cook scored his first century for England in almost two years and then promptly retired. From his innings, that is, not his career. It was tempting to suppose that he departed out of sheer relief, though apparently it was to give his colleagues a go in the gentlest of friendly matches before the first Test begins on Monday.
St Kitts & Nevis XI 59 England 181-1: Jonathan Trott in fine form on return to duty but England need tougher tests
07 April 2015 12:16 AM
Quite what the meaningful connection was between yesterday’s proceedings and the preparation for a Test series was not immediately apparent. It offered England time in the middle on a lovely day (sunny with a hint of a cooling breeze) in beautiful surroundings before a smattering of perfectly content spectators.
05 April 2015 11:25 PM
This tour of the West Indies is as intriguing as that in 2009
05 April 2015 11:12 PM
Trott has recovered determinedly since he was disrupted by the pace and intent of Mitchell Johnson in the first Test of the Ashes in November 2013
31 March 2015 11:21 PM
The leg-spinner arrived Down Under from Pakistan five years ago as an asylum seeker, fearing for his life
Cricket World Cup 2015: Our awards for Best Batting, Bowling, Game and others as we celebrate the rebirth of the 50-over game
30 March 2015 06:53 PM
After an exhilarating tournament filled with wonderful batting, bowling and fielding, all played out in an uplifting spirit and atmosphere, Stephen Brenkley hands out the gongs but also explains why it is vital the ICC builds on the goodwill to secure the one-day game’s future
Cricket World Cup 2015: Brendon McCullum vows fearless style won't be altered after New Zealand are beaten by Australia in final
29 March 2015 05:29 PM
Australia won by seven wickets at the MCG
Cricket World Cup 2015 final - Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets at the MCG to become world champions
29 March 2015 11:14 AM
New Zealand crumbled under the pressure
29 March 2015 12:00 AM
Aussie captain Michael Clarke says the five-day game has a big future - but most fans here disagree...
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