'You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to work out the problem when you lose seven for 60'
'It’s always a nice place to be as a batter, to score runs early in a series – I know my game is working well'
'We caught Pakistan off guard a bit. They know we’re up for the challenge'
Captain upbeat ahead of Test series in UAE, but admits four days’ acclimatisation is not enough
After spending the last 12 weeks being battered and bruised at the hands of Australia, Stuart Broad could be forgiven for wishing he was already back at home.
The spin bowler quit midway through the disastrous tour of Australia
Among the myriad topics for debate before next summer is the wicketkeeping question. It is like welcoming back an old friend. Jos Buttler, potential batting genius and athletic wicketkeeper with the sharpest reflexes, has staked an early claim to a berth in the Test team which may prove irresistible.
Stokes hit a career-best 70 before taking four wicket for 38 runs with the ball
England were in shock. They were probably in meltdown as well. In losing to Australia by one wicket with three balls to spare after the last-wicket pair put on 57, it was entering the kind of territory where you wondered when they might win again.
England's limited overs coach is thinking ahead as England prepare for second ODI of the series Down Under
The departure of Steven Finn saw the bowler become the third player to leave the Tour Down Under after Jonathan Trott and Graeme Swann both returned home early
Reports emerged last week that England coach Andy Flower had issued a 'him or me' ultimatum regarding the controversial Pietersen
Tour fall-out reveals coach will continue only if controversial batsman is dropped after deterioration in their relationship
The batsman faces being ousted from the international set-up following England's 5-0 defeat in the Ashes
Pietersen admits that the recent series defeat was 'very disappointing' but claims he is determined to regain the Ashes in 2015
Flower remains under pressure to turn around England's performances after embarrassing tour Down Under approaches ODI series