Matthew Engel

West Indies v England, 3rd Test, Barbados

Preparation reaps rewards

Matthew Engel on what has changed from the days of the 1980s when England were a distant second to West Indies

West Indies v England, 3rd Test, Barbados, 3rd day

Bajans bank the bucks

Matthew Engel from Barbados

First Test Match

Bangladesh v England

At Dhaka, October 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 2003

Notes by the Editor, 2004

The Great Reform Act

The Reform Group's Mike Atherton and Bob Willis: Some of their ideas are rather vague, some extraordinarily prescriptive © Getty Images In England a small band calling itself the Cricket Reform Group got considerable publicity

Comment, 2004

Notes by the Editor

© Getty Images Let's start by celebrating

Third Test

Australia v England 1998-99

Australia secured the Ashes for the sixth successive series after another one-sided Test match

England's World Cup disaster and more, 2000

Notes by the Editor

On May 30, 1999, The Observer newspaper carried an advert offering readers the chance to win tickets for all England's Super Six games in the World Cup