Category: England


Root nurtured England’s rejuvenation

England were not at the races at Old Trafford today. Their batting was undone by the very thing that undermined Australia through the summer – seam and swing. But today’s anti climax should not...


Cricket’s cross-dressing phenomenon

Blinding weather for the 4th odi at Headingley. I travelled up on the train with the Chairman of the ECB and a man in a lizard costume (perhaps his CEO in disguise? A great...


Dhoni does it all by himself

MS Dhoni is fascinating. He makes light of the pressure he is obviously under as captain of India. He hardly does any practice before the match and takes barely a cursory glance at the...