England win series but disappointed with final Test performance
There were a couple of bright spots and some very miserable ones
How things have changed for the England captain. Last year there was discontent with his batting and leadership. Now, he has a new team who look up to him and the runs are once more flowing from his bat. Stephen Brenkley pays tribute
Pakistan defeat revealed old failings and proved rest of the team rely too heavily on Cook, Root, Anderson and Broad
'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
Cook has had six partners at the top of the order since the retirement of Andrew Strauss in 2012
Cook will be looking for a strong response from his English side after their heavy defeat to Australia in the second test
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
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
Defeat on Friday will make it nine internationals in a row on tour
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
Diary of a cricket obsessive
Jordan drew praise from captain Alastair Cook and former Australia bowler Brett Lee and has set his sights on 2015 World Cup selection