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Sri Lanka in England 2014

Batting offers promise but captain concerns

Jun 25, 2014: A new-look England side came within one wicket of winning at Lord's and two balls of salvaging a drawn series at Headingley, but while there were promising signs there also remain significant worries

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 2nd day

Old-school Robson plays it perfectly

Jun 21, 2014: As the home side stumbled in the final session the value of Sam Robson's maiden Test hundred, a model in concentration and self-denial, became clear

George Dobell at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 2nd day

Robson does it the English way

Jun 21, 2014: Nothing about Sam Robon's batting against seam bowling even hints at coming from Australia at all. His pointy back elbow makes him look like an accountant from Somerset

Jarrod Kimber at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 2nd day

Sri Lanka hit back after maiden Robson ton

Jun 21, 2014: Sam Robson's 127 guided England to a lead before Sri Lanka, armed with the second new ball, struck to pick 4 for 35, leaving the home side at 320 for 6 at the end of the second day

The Report by David Hopps

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 5th day

Plenty of ticks for England selectors

Jun 16, 2014: England's new era selections in detail after the first Test at Lord's

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

Sri Lanka in England 2014

Moeen, Robson, Jordan get Test calls

Jun 5, 2014: England have named three uncapped players - Sam Robson, Moeen Ali and Chris Jordan - in a 12-man squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka.

David Hopps

Middlesex v Yorkshire, Lord's, 3rd day

Ballance sends powerful message

Apr 29, 2014: Gary Ballance's century for Yorkshire set Middlesex an improbable target at Lord's, but an excellent opening stand between Chris Rogers and Sam Robson has sustained their hopes

George Dobell at Lord's

Middlesex v Nottinhamshire, Lord's, 4th day

Robson closes in on England debut

Apr 16, 2014: Chris Rogers and Sam Robson engineered Middlesex's victory against Notts - and Rogers reckons Robson is ready for an England debut

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Lord's

County previews 2014

Middlesex well placed for title challenge

Mar 27, 2014: ESPNcricinfo previews Middlesex's prospects in 2014

George Dobell

Sam Robson

'I'm fun, friendly and easy-going'

Mar 20, 2014: England hopeful Sam Robson talks about being an Australian in England, being compared to Athers, and more

Interview by Jack Wilson

Sri Lanka A v England Lions, 3rd unofficial Test, Colombo, 4th day

Robson's fifth hundred completes Lions' job

Mar 1, 2014: Sam Robson underlined his batting potential with his fifth hundred of the winter as England Lions secured a series win against Sri Lanka A in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando

SL A v England Lions, 2nd unofficial Test, Dambulla, 2nd day

England reap Robson's unintended consequences

Feb 20, 2014: Sam Robson's hundred - his fourth in five matches - gave England Lions control on the second day of the second unofficial Test

Alex Winter in Dambulla

The Aussie who headed to HQ

Jan 31, 2014: Thousands of youngsters pitch up in London to find a groove but not many are like Sam Robson, who aims to play Test cricket for England

Alan Gardner

England news

Five England players to watch

Dec 18, 2013: After the horrors of the Ashes series, the performances of England's up-and-coming players will come under fresh scrutiny. Here are five players who will be yearning to become the stars of tomorrow

George Dobell and David Hopps

The Ashes 2013-14

Robson included in performance squad

Sep 23, 2013: England appear to have won the battle over Sam Robson, the Middlesex batsman, by including him in the Performance Programme squad to tour Australia.

Alex Winter

Australia news

Australia act on player drain with 'Robson rule'

Aug 16, 2013: Cricket Australia approved regulatory changes that will allow dual passport holders to play domestic matches in more than one country

Daniel Brettig

County news

Robson qualification boost for England

Aug 3, 2013: England may have struck an important blow in future Ashes series after Sam Robson qualified to represent England.

George Dobell

Sussex v Middlesex, Hove, 2nd day

Robson's runs in the sun burn Sussex

Jul 18, 2013: Middlesex's day got better and better after Steven Finn's arrival, thanks to another rock-solid innings from the hugely impressive Sam Robson

David Lloyd at Hove

Warwickshire v Middlesex, Edgbaston, 2nd day

Robson makes a telling point

May 9, 2013: Sam Robson will face tougher attacks on tougher wickets, but he looks to have many of the qualities required for an international career

George Dobell at Edgbaston

Warwickshire v Middlesex, Edgbaston, 1st day

Robson plunders depleted Warwickshire

May 8, 2013: Sam Robson is a prolific young batsman but he will rarely face a less searching examination than a Warwickshire attack depleted by Lions calls and injuries

George Dobell at Edgbaston
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