Finn returned home from Australia after failing to make an appearance due to concerns over his bowling technique
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ODI series: Gary Ballance confident he can cope with returning Mitchell Johnson after insisting he's faced quicker bowlers
Thursday 16 January 2014
Ballance is looking to fight fire with fire after hitting half-centuries in his last two innings
Saturday 11 January 2014
Kevin Pietersen’s future took a surprising turn yesterday when Delhi Daredevils decided not to retain the England batsman – or indeed any of their players – for this year’s Indian Premier League.
Kevin Pietersen: England batsman awaiting confirmation that he will be retained by IPL side Delhi Daredevils despite country row
Friday 10 January 2014
Pietersen is currently at the centre of a row between himself and head coach Andy Flower and any IPL decision could have a further impact on his chances for playing for England again
Ian Bell on the Ashes 2013-14: I keep bumping into England fans and feel guilty they came all this way to watch us capitulate
Tuesday 07 January 2014
View From the Middle
Reg Simpson: Batsman for England and Nottinghamshire whose swashbuckling style helped brighten the postwar years
Tuesday 03 December 2013
In the postwar years of austerity there were few more attractive sights in English cricket than the Nottinghamshire batsman Reg Simpson. With a quick eye and the natural gift of timing he developed a back-foot technique that seemed to give him more time than anyone else against the fast bowlers. If they bowled bouncers he swayed effortlessly out of the way. If they pitched it up he drove them elegantly. Always he played with a positive spirit, prepared to embrace risk in pursuit of victory.
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Carberry hit an opening century in England's latest warm-up game
Lancashire complete expected signing of England One-Day International wicketkeeper Jos Buttler after Somerset exit
Monday 30 September 2013
The 23-year-old had been widely linked with a move to Old Trafford after his contract with his local side expired last week
Monday 02 September 2013
As Morgan’s ODI side head to Ireland, ECB confirms contest which could decide No 1 status
Wednesday 28 August 2013
Batsman of the day
Ashes heroes Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad, Ian Bell, James Anderson and Graeme Swann rested for one-day internationals
Tuesday 27 August 2013
England take on Ireland and Australia
Kevin Garside on the Ashes: Australia feast on England's new boys as brutal Shane Watson flays Simon Kerrigan
Wednesday 21 August 2013
There was no shortage of advice for the lad. Every punter in the gallery, even those in green and gold, would not have wished a repeat of the pre-lunch flogging administered to Simon Kerrigan. Pitch it up, son, bowl to your field and let fate take care of the rest.
Sunday 11 August 2013
The Aussie Angle: Painstaking partnership for fifth wicket puts visitors in control
Monday 05 August 2013
Batsman of the day
Tuesday 23 July 2013
The captain does his best to stay positive but the coach seems to forget that the state of Australian cricket has changed dramatically since his playing days
Tuesday 09 July 2013
View From the Middle, by Ian Bell of ESPN: I’ve felt in decent form but keep getting myself out
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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