Six things we learned from England v South Africa

England's top order is still fragile... The hosts came into the series with questions marks over positions two, three and five, and despite winning 3-1 those question marks are still very much there. Keaton Jennings was fortunate to average 15.87 having been dropped on numerous occasions and will surely be replaced for the next Test. … Continue reading Six things we learned from England v South Africa

England v South Africa: 3rd Test Preview

The Kennington Oval celebrates hosting its 100th Test match on Thursday as England and South Africa clash with the series poised at one-all. Both sides are searching for consistency following contrasting performances in the first two Tests - England dominated at Lord's while South Africa comprehensively won at Trent Bridge. The hosts England began the … Continue reading England v South Africa: 3rd Test Preview

England v South Africa 2nd Test: Hapless hosts slump to huge defeat

England have lurched from one extreme to another for a number of years in Test cricket, their inconsistency crystallised perfectly by their performances at Lord's and Trent Bridge. Their attacking style came off in the first Test, counterattacking after a difficult first hour to seize control of the match. The opposite was the case in … Continue reading England v South Africa 2nd Test: Hapless hosts slump to huge defeat