Cook will be looking for a strong response from his English side after their heavy defeat to Australia in the second test
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Tuesday 28 January 2014
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.
Ashes 2013-14: Graeme Swann reveals he retired from England because he no longer thought he was good enough
Monday 27 January 2014
The spin bowler quit midway through the disastrous tour of Australia
Sunday 26 January 2014
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.
ODI series: Ben Stokes hoping to become Englnad's go-to man following match-winning performance against Australia
Saturday 25 January 2014
Stokes hit a career-best 70 before taking four wicket for 38 runs with the ball
Friday 24 January 2014
A rapid-fire 71 from Jos Buttler helps England to record a 57-run victory any finally earn relief as they avoid equalling their worst ever run of defeats
Tuesday 21 January 2014
Defeat on Friday will make it nine internationals in a row on tour
Sunday 19 January 2014
Another game, another fiasco. New head Paul Downton must ensure the right calls are made to rebuild squad
Friday 17 January 2014
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.
Thursday 16 January 2014
England's limited overs coach is thinking ahead as England prepare for second ODI of the series Down Under
ODI series: George Bailey admits 'pride' in England troubles as Australia continue to make life difficult for struggling tourists
Thursday 16 January 2014
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
Kevin Pietersen: Batsman included in provisional England squad for ICC World Twenty20 despite questions over his future
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Reports emerged last week that England coach Andy Flower had issued a 'him or me' ultimatum regarding the controversial Pietersen
The Light Roller: Leave Kevin Pietersen with nowhere to hide by making him vice-captain (unless Rihanna's available)
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Diary of a cricket obsessive
ODI series: Fast Bowler Chris Jordan hoping series in Australia will launch his England career after impressing in opening defeat
Monday 13 January 2014
Jordan drew praise from captain Alastair Cook and former Australia bowler Brett Lee and has set his sights on 2015 World Cup selection
ODI series: Aaron Finch hits century to ensure same old story as sloppy England spurn chances against Australia
Sunday 12 January 2014
Captain Alastair Cook failed to survive the first over
Saturday 11 January 2014
Australia captain backs England to be one of many teams in contention for success ahead of five-match post-Ashes series
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