2019 Articles

Chris Tremlett: Thorpe can succeed Bayliss
Chris Tremlett: Thorpe can succeed Bayliss
England’s win in the final Test at the Oval on Sunday may not have made a difference to the destination [...]
September 18, 2019
Joe Root leads England to victory at The Oval to draw the Ashes 2-2
Joe Root leads England to victory at The Oval to draw the Ashes 2-2
England have produced two draws this summer, and while the first might ultimately be looked back on more fondly as [...]
September 15, 2019
England's horror film batting makes a mockery of pleasant conditions
England's horror film batting makes a mockery of pleasant conditions
Many horror films begin with an opening period of calm serenity.  A group of fresh-faced innocence teenagers go to a [...]
September 12, 2019
Head coach Trevor Bayliss leaves England with lopsided legacy
Head coach Trevor Bayliss leaves England with lopsided legacy
Tomorrow’s final Ashes Test match at The Oval marks the end of Trevor Bayliss’s four-year tenure in charge of England [...]
September 11, 2019
England must use their Ashes disappointment to drive a new era of success
England must use their Ashes disappointment to drive a new era of success
Not so long ago England were the best Test cricket side in the world.  The story of how they went [...]
September 9, 2019
England can't have any complaints, Australia have been the better side from day one and thoroughly deserve to win the Ashes
England can't have any complaints, Australia have been the better side from day one and thoroughly deserve to win the Ashes
It’s a shame that England are ending an incredible summer on a disappointing note but there can’t be any debate [...]
September 8, 2019
Smith and Labuschagne punish wayward England at Old Trafford
Smith and Labuschagne punish wayward England at Old Trafford
After their Ashes campaign finally set sail with Ben Stokes standing proudly on the helm at Headingley, England were blown [...]
September 4, 2019
Ben Stokes eyes third miracle act in fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford
Ben Stokes eyes third miracle act in fourth Ashes Test at Old Trafford
If they want to win the Ashes back England really shouldn’t have to rely on Ben Stokes. After all, he’s [...]
September 3, 2019
Chris Tremlett: Overton selection is surprising but based on conditions
Chris Tremlett: Overton selection is surprising but based on conditions
I was surprised to see the news that Craig Overton was coming into England’s side for the fourth Ashes Test [...]
September 3, 2019
Richard Gould interview: Surrey's chief executive on his Hundred scepticism
Richard Gould interview: Surrey's chief executive on his Hundred scepticism
Surrey are enjoying a bumper summer, but Richard Gould is worried news of their prosperity might be getting lost among [...]
September 2, 2019