George Dobell

George Dobell is a senior correspondent at ESPNcricinfo

James Anderson will hope to swing England to a surprise against Australia

England news

England urged to get in the swing

England must keep faith in their ability to swing the Kookaburra ball and risk a fuller, attacking length against Bangladesh, according to two coaches not involved with the set-up

Steven Finn takes a tumble on his follow through

World Cup 2015: England

England must answer the Finn question

He has lost a significant amount of pace and is no longer a promising talent. It's wishful to persist with him thinking he'll be able to turn things around suddenly

Sohail Khan is congratulated on the wicket of Krishna Chandran

Pakistan v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Napier

Welcome win but mind the cracks

On Saturday Pakistan face South Africa in Auckland knowing that they have solved none of their long-standing issues - particularly a fragility within their top order - and that they will benefit from none of the good fortune they received here

Nasir Jamshed speaks to coach Waqar Younis

Pakistan v UAE, Group B, Napier

Jamshed stuck in Groundhog Day

Plays of the Day from the Group B match between Pakistan and UAE in Napier

Misbah-ul-Haq cools off with Nasir Jamshed

Pakistan v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Napier

Misbah hopes confidence can prop brittle top order

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq is hoping to fill a misfiring batting line-up with confidence in order to improve their performance in a shaky campaign

Joe Root prepares to flay the ball

World Cup 2015

Root struggles to paint healthy picture

To hear Joe Root talk the day after England's latest defeat you would have thought they had experienced one bad day. Root suggested it was "not fair" to conclude from recent results that a chasm exists between England and the best ODIs sides

James Anderson struck early to remove Calum MacLeod for 4

England v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Wellington

Anderson struggle typifies England's flat attack

After another blunt display, James Anderson's form at this World Cup is becoming a significant problem for England

England trudge off the field after losing by nine wickets

Eng v SL, Group A, Wellington

England fail to get the 'simple things' right

England captain Eoin Morgan laid the blame for his team's nine-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka squarely at the feet of the side's performance in the field

Joe Root soaks in the cheers after getting to a century

England v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Wellington

Four bowlers in two overs

Plays of the day from the Group A match between England and Sri Lanka in Wellington