Mickey Arthur admits Australia must learn from England
Tuesday 03 July 2012
Australia will have to take a lesson from England if they are to have any chance in the NatWest one-day series, their coach Mickey Arthur has admitted. England are 2-0 up with the next instalment of the five-match series at Edgbaston tomorrow.
Arthur said: "England are playing a very good brand of cricket. They've almost gone back to the old sort of format of one-day cricket – three proper Test players at the top of the order, four out-and-out pace bowlers, a really good spinner. They're playing with their specialists: they're playing the one-day game with their best players. In England, that's a message for every other team, bearing in mind we come back here for the Champions Trophy next year. So England have a blueprint that works and it's one we'll probably need to follow."
Chris Woakes has been called up to England's squad for the the ODI as cover for Stuart Meaker who is attending the funeral of his Surrey colleague, Tom Maynard.
Jade Dernbach, of Surrey, has been ruled out of the rest of the series with a side strain.
New day (slowly) rising – As Brasileirão gets underway, Brazilian football stumbles, rather than leaps into the future
The average Serie A crowd last year was 13,000 - comparable to Australia’s A-League.
by James Young
24 May 2013 04:31 PM
Monaco is a street circuit where driver ability is more important than anywhere else and if we take ...
by Gareth Purnell
24 May 2013 02:00 AM
Three weeks ago as I drove off the Eurostar, I remember thinking what a very long time it was until ...
by Martin Ayres
23 May 2013 05:29 PM
Why Manchester City were willing to fork out $500m on stake in MLS
Manchester City coach in waiting Manuel Pellegrini: Inside the mind of anti-Mancini
Champions League final: Biggest German invasion since the fifth century as Bayern Munich face Borussia Dortmund
Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich: 50 things you need to know about the Champions League final
Champions League Final: Can Jürgen Klopp's Borussia Dortmund stop the Bayern Munich machine?
- 1 What, let gays get married? We must be bonkers
- 2 'Something passed underneath us, quite close': Airbus A320 has close encounter with UFO
- 3 Rocky Horror star Tim Curry 'suffers major stroke'
- 4 Exclusive: How MI5 blackmails British Muslims
- 5 Lord of the Sings: Sir Christopher Lee, 91, to release heavy metal album
BMF is the UK’s biggest and best loved outdoor fitness classes
Get the latest on The Evening Standard's campaign to get London's children reading.
Win anything from gadgets to five-star holidays on our competitions and offers page.