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

Brendon McCullum and the New Zealand team walk off the field

Being McCullum

He has found a way of keeping his instincts free and fearless while offering real gravitas, and that is quite something to behold

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

New Zealand cricket

The Adam Milne conundrum

Osman Samiuddin, in the National wonders how New Zealand can fit Adam Milne into the XI with Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Kyle Mills, Mitchell McClenaghan and Matt Henry

ESPNcricinfo staff

Offbeat

The nature v nurture debate in cricket

In an article for Aeon magazine, David Papineau explores the idea of nature v nurture in cricket by comparing it with other sports

India in England 2014

Sledging, a blight on cricket - Boycott

Geoffrey Boycott, in his column for the Telegraph, believes dominating the opposition can happen without resorting to offensive behavior