"With the Ashes in the bag and England 3 sets to 1 up they headed off to The Oval in search of their biggest home thrashing of Australia in their history. Australia had prepared poorly at Northampton and went for 400 in a day against a weaked Northants bat ..."
"...===Lords 2nd Test – July 16th-20th=== After England’s comfortable win at Cardiff it was similar pitch manicured for the second test at Lords, the groundsmen once again on their hands and knees to scrub out the bounce the night before. Last year Lords was ..."
"...After two cracking New Zealand tests here we have enjoyed an equally entertaining One-Day International series this month. England were dreadful in the 50 over World Cup and determined to try a new brand of cricket to bury those demons. The pure volume of ..."
"...After the wasp that is Kevin Pietersen was finally swatted by Andrew Strauss in his new job as Kevin Pietersen swatter England went into battle in this Ashes summer, determined to tune up and set the tempo against fellow ANSACs New Zealand with a new bran ..."