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Time to pension off the seniors?

Jul 24, 2014: If England are going to win nothing, history suggests it might be worth their while to win nothing with kids

Rob Smyth

The joy of selection roulette

Jun 10, 2014: The build-up to the Sri Lanka series has recalled the bad old days of inconsistent England selection - and provided some fantasy for fans once again

Rob Smyth

Eoin Morgan's time is here

Jan 24, 2014: England are in a position where failure is nothing to be afraid of and they must realise his potential impact as an aggressor in the middle order

Rob Smyth

The cult of Flower?

Nov 18, 2013: England's coach is so influential, you have to wonder if he has brought the role of football's all-powerful manager to cricket

Rob Smyth

Broad's mighty challenge

Nov 8, 2013: Few England players in the modern era have been booed to the extent Broad will be. Will he rise to the occasion?

Rob Smyth

The Investec Ashes 2013

What next for England?

Aug 14, 2013: They're playing fine cricket, but they're a way off the 2011 pace, and as the expectations pile up, their goals have been shrinking

Rob Smyth

The Investec Ashes 2013

Is the leadership weighing heavy on Cook?

Jul 29, 2013: He has less than 100 runs in four Ashes innings - bringing to mind a number of England captains whose batting suffered when in charge

Rob Smyth

Eng v Aus, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day

Payback not so much fun after all

Jul 21, 2013: The balance between England and Australia changed at Lord's, when victory became a formality - the pursuit of a whitewash might be the only thing that stops the series descending into anti-climax

Rob Smyth at Lord's

England v Australia, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 2nd day

Jackets off, sunscreen on

Jul 19, 2013: As Lord's basked in a heatwave and spectators sought shade, the ground became a foreign country

Rob Smyth at Lord's

The Investec Ashes 2013

Australia's close-run history

Jul 18, 2013: Australia are a side who refuse to accept the logic of defeat. They sculpt classic Tests out of cussedness; and if they lose the majority, at least they got so close

Rob Smyth

Finn must fly

Jul 15, 2013: Some say he is 24, with time on his side. Others say his Test career is going sideways

Rob Smyth

There's something about Joe

Jul 1, 2013: Joe Root is the adorable nephew of English cricket and when he bats it is almost impossible to suppress a smile

Rob Smyth

Friends Life t20

Flt20 must embrace own identity

Jun 29, 2013: The tournament has been having an identity crisis as it tries to find its place in both the English and world cricket calendars but, like The Open and Premier League, T20 in England must embrace their Britishhness

Rob Smyth

The ghosts of '89

Jun 26, 2013: Australia's triumph in the 1989 Ashes is a cautionary tale for those who think England barely need to lift a finger to retain the urn

Rob Smyth

Wisden 2012

The road to 2000 Tests

Apr 18, 2012: Test cricket has changed massively since the first match was played in 1877. But some trends have remained constant, like Australian domination

Rob Smyth

No. 41

Fifteen-over field restrictions

May 1, 2011: They gave rise to pinch-hitters, Powerplays and cunning bowlers

Rob Smyth

Australia v England, second Test, Adelaide, 2006

The thrill, the magic, the horror

Aug 22, 2010: When Warne took a Test match from dullness to unimaginable menace

Rob Smyth

Start the Car: The World According to Bumble

Bumble hits top gear

Aug 8, 2010: David Lloyd, English cricket's man of the people loses none of his wacko warmth in print

Rob Smyth

No. 28

The advent of reverse swing

Aug 7, 2010: Developed in Pakistan in response to unresponsive pitches, it revitalised cricket, but not before being greeted with fear and suspicion

Rob Smyth

Fifty-five years of fractiousness

Aug 5, 2010: Tours between England and Pakistan have rarely been devoid of drama. We look at instances starting from the unofficial MCC tour in the 1950s to Ovalgate

Rob Smyth
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