Stephen Brenkley

Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.

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England's Alastair Cook is dismissed by India's Bhuvneshwar Kumar

England vs India ODI match report: England slump to series defeat with nine-wicket hammering, but Alastair Cook vows to carry on

England 206 India 212-1 (India win by nine wickets): Hosts trail 3-0 in the series with one to play

Ian Bell is England’s most experienced player but that may not save him from the axe

England vs India fourth ODI: Ian Bell in jeopardy as England seek quick answers

At some point either or both of Gary Ballance or Moeen Ali must be given an outing

Charlotte Edwards is in prime form after scoring her ninth one-day century, against India

Sarah Taylor: England have to beware of South Africa backlash

England women are spending the summer desperately trying to compensate. Their utterly unexpected defeat by India in the only Test match has cast a long shadow over all else that has followed.

England have called up Jason Roy

England T20 squad to face India: Jason Roy receives call-up as England seek to change batting fortunes

Surrey man and Nottinghamshire’s Taylor called into Twenty20 squad to boost batting options

England captain Alastair Cook

England vs India ODI match report: England suffer heavy defeat and go 2-0 down in series

With less than six months until the World Cup, hopes of a creditable showing look more unlikely than ever following this easy victory for India

Chris Jordan looked a shadow of his former self during England’s defeat in Cardiff

England vs India: England's decision to ditch Ravi Bopara was wide of the mark

Struggles of Jordan and Stokes have ruined side’s balance

Alastair Cook's ODI record is widely underappreciated

Stephen Brenkley: Look beyond all the sniping and Alastair Cook’s one-day record is still creditable

Of the 17 men to have led England, only three have a better win record

England finally get serious about winning the World Cup

Cook’s one-day team start intensive preparations for next spring’s tournament against India today with a rebalanced side and Hales as new opener

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England have passed the test but how can they finally win the World Cup?

England have to improve in five key areas if they are to stand a chance

Alex Hales has agreed to join Hobart Hurricanes for the 2014-15 Big Bash League

Alex Hales replaces Ravi Bopara in England ODI squad

Hales has been in scintillating form for Nottinghamshire this season

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