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Notts v Middlesex, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Robson rediscovers touch as tepid draw sets in

Jul 8, 2015: Sam Robson put aside a poor run of form to notch a much-needed century in tame draw

Jon Culley at Trent Bridge

Middlesex v Durham, LV= County Championship Division One, Lord's, 1st day

Robson 178 sends England reminder

May 2, 2015: It is eight and a half months since Sam Robson sloped back to the pavilion at The Oval after his last innings for England but at two minutes past three on Saturday afternoon, Robson dabbed Scott Borthwick through backward point to bring up his first centu

Andrew Miller at Lord's

England in West Indies 2015

Lyth, Wood and Rashid in Test squad

Mar 18, 2015: England have included three uncapped players in their squad for the three-Test tour of the West Indies, which takes place next month

Alan Gardner

England in West Indies 2015

Trott in contention as England switch focus

Mar 17, 2015: The World Cup is just getting into the swing of the knockout stages but England are long gone, with Alastair Cook preparing to resume the captaincy for a Test tour of the West Indies

Alan Gardner

England Lions in South Africa 2014-15

Trott's success tops Lions report

Jan 22, 2015: Two four-days game in tough conditions tested England Lions. The play-off for an opening berth remained unsettled while Mark Wood emerged from the fast bowling attack

Ivo Tennant in Bloemfontein

England Lions in South Africa 2014-15

Thorpe wisdom benefits Lions

Jan 17, 2015: Graham Thorpe feels the international scheduling is such that he is looking at whether the England Lions are good enough not for a ten-year career at the highest level, but an eight-year one

Ivo Tennant

The Ashes 2015

Rogers pinpoints England 'holes' ahead of Ashes

Jan 13, 2015: Chris Rogers had barbs for both England and Middlesex team-mate Sam Robson when quizzed on prospects for the series, highlighting an unsettled top order as a point of weakness to be exploited

Daniel Brettig

Gauteng Invitational XI v England Lions, Tour match, Soweto

Robson, Lyth notch tons in strong display

Jan 5, 2015: Sam Robson and Adam Lyth traded tons in the unofficial contest to be England's Test opener before Alex Lees, the third contender, struck an unbeaten 82 as the Lions enjoyed a productive first day of their South Africa tour

ESPNcricinfo staff

England news

Trott named in England Lions squad

Oct 28, 2014: The possibility of Jonathan Trott resuming his international career has increased with his inclusion in the England Lions squad to tour South Africa

Alan Gardner

Middlesex v Warwickshire, Lord's, 3rd day

Robson fails on Middlesex return

Sep 2, 2014:

David Lloyd at Lord's

England news

Robson rues missed opportunities

Aug 29, 2014: Sam Robson admitted there had been "missed opportunities" for him to cement his place as England Test opener but was content with how he had handled his first spell at international level

Andrew McGlashan

England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 2nd day

Do England stick or twist with Robson?

Aug 16, 2014: A number of holes in England's Test team have been filled, but the second opening slot has not been nailed down. A tricky decision will need to be made with an Ashes looming next year

George Dobell at The Oval

England v India, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Young England growing up fast

Aug 9, 2014: The turnaround in England's fortunes since defeat at Lord's has been remarkable and testament to the faith Alastair Cook has shown in several new players

Mark Nicholas at Old Trafford

England v India, 3rd Investec Test, Ageas Bowl, 5th day

England find their upward curve

Jul 31, 2014: There will doubtless be tough days ahead but England appear to have turned a corner. ESPNcricinfo assesses where the team is after levelling the series

George Dobell at the Ageas Bowl

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
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