Stephen Brenkley

Stephen Brenkley is Cricket Correspondent for The Independent.

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Jonny Bairstow is interviewed by Sky Sports after day three of the LV County Championship division one match between Yorkshire and Worcestershire on Tuesday

Ashes 2015: Jonny Bairstow's gets latest chance to prove that he belongs

He has made it back to the Test team by forcing the selectors to pick him because of his sheer weight of runs

Jonny Bairstow hit four sixes as he masterminded Yorkshire’s recovery against Middlesex

Ashes 2015: Jonny Bairstow replaces Gary Ballance for third Test as Ian Bell moves up order

England were humiliated in the second Test

Paul Farbrace worked under Trevor Bayliss when the pair were coaching Sri Lanka

Ashes 2015: Trevor Bayliss says England changes are in order

Head coach admits changes will be made for third Test

Mitchell Johnson celebrates the dismissal of Gary Ballance

Ashes 2015: Where do the England selectors turn now?

As powers-that-be meet to discuss capitulation to Australia in the Lord’s Test, Stephen Brenkley weighs up what might be done to rescue the Ashes

Ben Stokes reacts after being run out by Mitchell Johnson for a duck

Ashes 2015 report: England humiliated at Lord's as Australia level the series with 405-run victory

Alastair Cook's side could muster just 103 runs in pursuit of 509 target

Ben Stokes plays on to his stumps

Ashes 2015: England must bat next two days to avoid Second Test defeat to Australia

Aussies turn the screw after Cardiff while Alistair Cook makes them work by scoring 96 but the captain didn’t then need Lyth dropping Warner, who was unbeaten on 60 at the close

Ben Stokes reacts to a dropped catch by Ian Bell

Ashes 2015 report: Australia hit back on dispiriting opening day to second Test for England at Lord's

Chris Rogers and Steve Smith hit centuries as the tourists lost just one wicket

England captain Alastair Cook talks things over with coach Trevor Bayliss at Lord’s on Wednesday

Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook tells England to be ready for Australia backlash

Captain keen to avoid any premature sense of superiority following first Test victory

Clarke: 'You have to be able to cop a few smacks in the mouth, get up and go again'

Ashes 2015: We have to win this Test or the urn is gone, says Australia captain Michael Clarke

Clarke realises his side must turn things around at Lord's

Brad Haddin has pulled out of the Second Test, starting Thursday at Lord’s, for family reasons

Ashes 2015: Australia forced to call on novice Peter Nevill as Brad Haddin pulls out of Test

However, all-rounder Mitchell Starc has been passed fit for Lord's clash

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