Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.
19 March 2014 11:37 PM
Chairman of selectors is a thankless job and new incumbent has to rebuild after a disastrous winter. Stephen Brenkley meets a chocolate-maker with a tough task and a soft centre
16 March 2014 12:00 AM
The fifth World Twenty20 starts in Bangladesh today. It will carry a first prize of £660,000 for the men's event and £42,000 for the women's, a disparity that even the International Cricket Council may one day decide is a little too demeaning.
15 March 2014 12:00 AM
It is impossible to be optimistic about England’s prospects in the World Twenty20. There are a multitude of reasons to suggest that any one of seven other teams will win the tournament which starts in Bangladesh.
13 March 2014 09:50 PM
England 165-6 West Indies 160-7 (England win by 5 runs)
12 March 2014 11:02 PM
'We're not playing well, and haven't done for a period now,' says acting coach
11 March 2014 11:05 PM
West Indies 155-5 England 152-7 (WI win by 5 wickets to take series)
10 March 2014 07:14 PM
A batsman who has not played a Twenty20 match for three years was charged on Monday with salvaging England’s world championship campaign. The belated summons of Ian Bell is a measure of the squad’s uncertain state, with captain Stuart Broad set to miss the last two matches in the Caribbean with knee trouble and vice-captain, Eoin Morgan, also needing treatment on a troublesome knee injury.
09 March 2014 09:50 PM
And captain Stuart Broad will miss the next two T20 matches due to tendonitis of his right knee
09 March 2014 12:00 AM
As England launch their warm-up campaign in Barbados, here's your guide to the global jamboree
07 March 2014 11:12 PM
Perhaps one day soon the new era can begin properly. The sheet will be truly clean, as if it has just been twice through the washing machine. But not yet.
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