What a fine mess English cricket finds itself in. Yet for supporters of a certain age, the last two months in Australia have just been a return to normal service.
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Sunday 22 December 2013
Plus, predictions for England's cricketing hopes
Sunday 24 November 2013
The first session of the First Test has often proved a pivotal passage of play in Ashes series Down Under. Even the first ball; Steve Harmison’s wide to second slip in 2006, or Michael Slater smashing Phil DeFreitas through cover point for four in 1994. It tends to “set the tone”, as the pundits like to say – and the tone in the Sky Sports commentary box these days is like a dressing-room banter free-for-all.
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Superb Arsenal clinch their tenth consecutive win
Monday 26 August 2013
Night was coming quicker than a Waqar Younis inswinger
Ashes 2013: There’s no one that I’d rather have in my team right now than Jimmy Anderson - Alastair Cook
Sunday 14 July 2013
Jimmy Anderson produced one of the performances of his life to inspire England to a thrilling victory over Australia and his captain, Alastair Cook, claimed no bowler in the world could have done a better job.
Monday 08 July 2013
View from the sofa: Sky Sports Ashes
Tuesday 02 July 2013
England 413 & 217-3 Essex 278
Sunday 16 June 2013
So it wasn’t two o’clock in the morning and he wasn’t wearing a funny wig – that was Lasith Malinga – but how many times has Kumar Sangakkara wound up England now?
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Former captain believes England could have been more attacking in the field
Friday 22 March 2013
The hosts reached 250 for one today
Saturday 05 January 2013
Caddick recalls drama of 2002 when Freddie marked victory by shedding his shirt
Monday 31 December 2012
Tony Greig was not merely a skilful cricketer, an accomplished captain and a thought-provoking commentator, he was, in his own way, a cricketing revolutionary.
Friday 23 November 2012
In an age when T20 is king, he bats to the rhythms of an earlier generation
Thursday 01 November 2012
Surrey have pulled off one of the most eye-catching deals in recent county cricket history by clinching the signing of South Africa captain Graeme Smith on a three-year contract.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
Andrew Strauss today described his decision to step down as England Test captain as being in the "best interest" of the national team.
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