There was also immediate success for Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell learns to rock (again)

Soggy in Cardiff, he was back to red-hot at Lord's, providing a fine exposition of the art of heavy metal bowling

Matthew Hayden chases after a ball

A Hayden moment

At times the TV does no justice to stunning pieces of work on the cricket field. At times you need to have played the game yourself - however casually - to appreciate these gems

James Anderson removed Martin Guptill second ball

England cricket

Anderson's adventure to 400

Writing for BBC, Stephan Shemilt & Sam Sheringham, go through a few highlights in the career of one of England's greatest Test bowlers

Jonathan Trott leaves the field

The beast that is batting

Even for those blessed with great skill, it is a hard, unforgiving craft - as Jonathan Trott will be able to testify

James Anderson bowls

The wrecking ball and the subtle knife

Ian Botham will soon be overtaken by James Anderson as England's leading Test leading wicket-taker. The two couldn't be more different from each other

Hamza Khan

Wahab Riaz tries to get on Shane Watson's nerves

Pakistan news

Wahab Riaz: pace is pace yaar

Have you ever had the experience of watching a Pakistan fast bowler attempt to defend a slim total?

Wahab Riaz tries to get on Shane Watson's nerves

Did Pakistan fail?

Given the circumstances, they did the opposite in the World Cup, bringing fervour back to their fan base