Root wants England to end series in style
Aug14

Root wants England to end series in style

Joe Root wants England to use their new found confidence and beat India in the final test at the Oval. England are 2-1 up in the series after victories at the Ageas Bowl and Old Trafford and would win the series 3-1 if they beat India during the Oval test, which starts on Friday. #453378962 / gettyimages.com Having gone 10 test matches without a victory after defeat at Lord’s in the 2nd test, England’s turn around in form...

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India could struggle to level the series after Old Trafford capitulation
Aug09

India could struggle to level the series after Old Trafford capitulation

After Lord’s, India did not expect this. They did not expect to be 2-1 down with one test to play. They did not expect to have virtually all of their top order batsmen out of form. They did not expect England’s “part-time” off-spinner to be out bowling their more vaunted spinners. However, all of these things are true after the capitulation at Old Trafford. It is hard to see how India can re-group and beat a...

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Rampant England thrash India in 4th Test
Aug09

Rampant England thrash India in 4th Test

Match Scorecard England have beaten India by an innings and 54 runs inside 3 days to go 2-1 up in the series with just one match to play. In an extraordinary final session, England took 9 wickets to bowl India out for just 161 and record their second straight test victory. #453389912 / gettyimages.com England started the day looking to build on their lead of 85 with Joe Root and Jos Buttler at the crease. The pair started slowly at...

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Cook wants inspired Anderson at Old Trafford
Aug06

Cook wants inspired Anderson at Old Trafford

England captain Alastair Cook hopes James Anderson will remain inspired by his recent off-field troubles and bowl England to victory in the 4th Test against India on Thursday. Anderson was involved in a clash with Indian all-rounder Ravi Jadeja during the 1st test at Trent Bridge. During a hearing last week, both Anderson and Jadeja were cleared of any wrongdoing but the saga has continued after the BCCI declared themselves unhappy...

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England’s best bowling attack: The Contenders
Aug04

England’s best bowling attack: The Contenders

With Moeen Ali now proving himself as a spinning all-rounder, England have the luxury of being able to pick four seamers. They can now pick the four best fast bowlers in England.  Two are obviously James Anderson and Stuart Broad. But who are the other two? England appear not to know as they have changed the make-up of their seam bowling attack several times this summer. Here are the 5 bowlers who are competing to be England’s...

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