There was a point in the fourth test between India and England when the hosts were 30-odd runs behind their opponents with only three wickets remaining. It was a false dawn though and the masterful Kohli and magnificent Jayant Yadav (in only his third test) combined to take the match and with it any hopes… Read more »
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During a week in which the world saw a new President elected Commander-in-Chief in America and British Prime Minster Theresa May visited India, it is perhaps apt the first test is compared to global political machinations. The saying goes that a week is a long time in politics – and the saying would appear apt… Read more »
Well done Bangladesh on a first test win over England. The victory was thoroughly deserved and the series could have so easily finished 2–0 to the hosts rather than the 1–1 draw. Both matches were excellent adverts for test cricket in that they were testing for both teams with the Tigers in my mind claiming… Read more »
Well done England on a professional ODI series victory against Bangladesh. The Tigers might not be viewed by all as the toughest opponents and the visitors will certainly face sterner tests – but any Asian opposition on home soil is anything but a pushover.
One test in, England are one-nil down. Well done Pakistan Having brushed Sri Lanka aside England are in the midst of a much sterner test against an in-form Pakistan. And the visitors succeeded where many others have failed of late, i.e. to expose England’s weaknesses. Perhaps England’s main weakness is a lack of top quality… Read more »
With just one match left in this new “super series” format between England and Sri Lanka the home nation have proven themselves completely dominant Winning the test series comes as no surprise – the visitors were never going to be able to cope with Anderson and Broad in home conditions – but I expected a… Read more »
The third and final test in the England vs Sri Lanka test series is now at an end after the rain brought a damp squib of an end to the match. So what have we learned? Not a great deal really. We are almost where we were three tests ago. Nick Compton would appear not… Read more »