Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.
23 August 2014 07:22 PM
England have to improve in five key areas if they are to stand a chance
18 August 2014 07:58 PM
Hales has been in scintillating form for Nottinghamshire this season
18 August 2014 06:38 PM
Test defeats "swept under the carpet" because of short-form success
17 August 2014 04:29 PM
Alastair Cook's side win the series 3-1
16 August 2014 01:45 PM
India 148 England 385-7: Yorkshireman helps to turn the screw on India while becoming third Englishman to complete a half-century in all five matches of a series
15 August 2014 07:09 PM
Bowled tourists out for just 148 and are 62/0 at close of play
England v India Fifth Test: Duncan Fletcher’s reputation on the line as India look to Ishant Sharma for inspiration
14 August 2014 10:55 PM
India’s recent away Test record is abysmal. The momentous victory at Lord’s less than a month ago, which seemed to have broken the cycle of defeat and mediocrity, has been followed by a return to the familiar pattern.
14 August 2014 10:43 PM
Alastair Cook’s men in control of series after that drop of good fortune for captain
13 August 2014 07:34 PM
England bowler has achieved cult status this summer
12 August 2014 08:25 PM
Captain ready for India Test after the benefit of thorough preparation
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'