Category Archives: England cricket

England vs Pakistan: Semi-final Preview

England have been magnificent so far this summer. Were it not for a blip against South Africa before the Champions Trophy started, their ODI form in England could arguably be described as perfect. Rarely have they looked troubled, and they … Continue reading

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Where England cricket stands

After a largely dismal tour of India, England’s cricketers will begin their series in the West Indies on Friday. Here, we take a quick look at what lies ahead, and at some of the issues facing the England selectors. Perhaps … Continue reading

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England in India, ODI Series Review

England were, ultimately, disappointed once again at the end of their ODI series in India. Although they did manage to get their first win of the tour in the third and final game, the bowlers came up short overall, and … Continue reading

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Heavy workloads and batting collapses

Once again, it’s England’s top order that has let them down. After a largely optimistic first test match, India look set to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series, with England four down, and still 56 behind their hosts. … Continue reading

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England start strongly as India hold on for a draw

England’s performance in the first of five tests against India was extremely encouraging. Alastair Cook’s men were expected to be outclassed in India this winter, but so far the ¬†two sides look very evenly matched. Two aspects of the drawn … Continue reading

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England batting collapse sees series drawn

Bangladesh, for the first time in their history, beat England on Sunday. Before analysing any of the technical aspects of the game, the hosts must be congratulated. They could have won the series, 2-0, and it wouldn’t have been an … Continue reading

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England edge superb opening test

After England’s first test match of a long, challenging winter, Alastair Cook’s men have come out on top, just. Their hosts, Bangladesh, finished just 22 short of England’s total, as they sought a first ever test match victory against the … Continue reading

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England in Bangladesh: First Test Preview

After a fantastic, well-fought ODI series, Bangladesh and England are preparing for the first test match of a two-match series, which starts on Thursday. Ahead of that game, a number of questions over¬†Alastair Cook’s side remain unanswered. With Alex Hales … Continue reading

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Bangladesh v England, ODI series review

England sealed a 2-1 series win over Bangladesh yesterday, following their impressive four wicket victory in Chittagong. After the hosts hit back in the second match, England kept their cool when it mattered, and wrapped up the three-match series. Before … Continue reading

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England vs Bangladesh, ODI Series Preview

England will begin their winter of cricket with three one day internationals in Bangladesh next week, and they face a number of interesting selection options. After Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales dropped out of the tour due to security fears, … Continue reading

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