England v Pakistan: Series Preview

After a long and difficult winter and a lot of off-field chat, it will be a relief for many that the focus will move to matters on the field as England's international summer begins at Lord's on Thursday, with the first of two Tests against Pakistan. The chat surrounding the ECB's proposed hundred-ball competition has … Continue reading England v Pakistan: Series Preview

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: 1st Test Preview

The long-awaited first Test between England and South Africa begins on Thursday at Lord's, making this comfortably the latest start to a Test summer in living memory. When play gets underway would be forgiven for wondering why the ball is red and the players' kits so plain, given the huge amount of limited overs cricket … Continue reading England v South Africa: 1st Test Preview