Diary of a cricket obsessive
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Wednesday 27 March 2013
Matt Prior reflected on the vagaries of batting fortune after his match and series-saving innings for England. He scored an unbeaten 110 which ensured that England left New Zealand with a 0-0 draw in the series that looked likely to elude them. It was crisp, to the point and deserved the reward it brought.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Second Test, day three: England 465 v New Zealand 254 & 77-1 (following on)
Friday 15 March 2013
England wicket-keeper Matt Prior struck an outstanding innings of 82 to put the tourists in a strong position after day two of the Second Test against New Zealand.
Sunday 10 March 2013
England 167 & 421-6 drew with New Zealand 460-9 dec: Nightwatchman secures the draw but tourists still don't know how to remedy cardinal defect
Thursday 07 March 2013
England's top order was swept aside as the first Test finally began last night. They were in utter disarray by lunch, teetering on 81 for 5 which made a nonsense of the relative status of the teams in the world rankings.
Thursday 28 February 2013
Tour match, Queenstown (day two of four) New Zealand XI 224-6 v England 426
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Root cracked a rapid 79 not out in Napier
Sunday 17 February 2013
New Zealand 259-7 England 258 (New Zealand win by three wickets)
Sunday 17 February 2013
England were ambushed by 'wounded soldier' Martin Guptill as New Zealand won the first one-day international by three wickets.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
Hosts now lead the one-day international series 3-1
Monday 21 January 2013
After three browntop back-breakers in a row, England's bowlers could be forgiven for pining for the green, greentops of home. However, when they caught sight of the Mohali pitch for the first time yesterday, homesickness will have faded fast.
Saturday 19 January 2013
India 157-3 (28.1 overs) beat England 155 (42.2 overs) by seven wickets
Saturday 12 January 2013
Report from the first one day international between the sides: England 325-4 India 316-9 (England win by 9 runs)
Tuesday 08 January 2013
Report from England's warm-up match against India A
Sunday 06 January 2013
England suffered a humbling start to 2013 as some below-par batting saw them slump to a 53-run defeat at the hands of India A in Delhi.
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