Andrew Strauss & Peter Moores: into the fire (photo: PA)
After what has been a tormenting and agonising period in world cricket for
England, both on and off the field, there’s the slightest glimmer of hope.
Peter Moores, sent packing by the England Cricket Board in the last week, continued to tread on razor-sharp glass shards as each day passed. Continue reading England’s dizzy heights, and a new future coach: the time is now
Peter Moores, Paul Downton and Alastair Cook say it all (photo: Getty Images)
Forget that there’s a changeover at the top of the chain in May; England will still look like a pack of seagulls fighting over the last delicious hot chip. Except that chip isn’t delicious, and the men in blue aren’t close to setting themselves back on the rails just yet.
Welcome to the Ashes 2015, where the most dangerous issue on the table is whether England’s A-team will turn up in Cardiff for the first test.
Continue reading If England want the Ashes – or cricket – back, they can’t do it quibbling over the counter
Ian Bell hits one away at The Oval (photo: ESPN Cricinfo)
What we saw across the months of July and August was highly thrilling cricket, yet laced with
The Ashes provided the ground, TV and radio audiences with some super displays of batting and bowling, along with some very dubious decisions and skill errors. Continue reading Cricket: Five things we learnt from the Ashes