Andrew McGlashan

Senior assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo

Ashley Giles signs a flag to mark James Anderson's record wicket haul

England in West Indies 2015

Anderson in 'realms of immortality' - Giles

Lancashire coach Ashley Giles believes James Anderson has lifted himself into the "realms of immortality" within English cricket after overtaking Ian Botham to be the leading Test wicket-taker

Liam Livingstone in action

English cricket

Liam Livingstone: 350 off 138 balls

Liam Livingstone, a 21-year-old Lancashire batsman who has yet to make his first-team debut, produced a phenomenal display for his club side, Nantwich CC in Cheshire, when he smashed 350 off 138 balls

James Anderson leaps for joy at equalling Sir Ian Botham's record

West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 5th day

Holder ton saves WI on Anderson's record day

Six years ago England were denied by West Indies' last-wicket pair in Antigua but in 2015 it was an outstanding maiden first-class hundred from Jason Holder which earned the hosts a draw

Gary Ballance grew in confidence at the crease

West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 4th day

Ballance hundred sets up victory push

England toiled hard to extract two of the ten wickets they hunted for victory in the opening Test on a dying surface, gaining a huge lift late in the day courtesy of a breathtaking slip catch from Chris Jordan, after leaving West Indies a target of 438

Jermaine Blackwood celebrates his maiden Test hundred

West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 3rd day

England on top despite Blackwood and Taylor

An absorbing Test match continued to unfold in Antigua on a day that included a maiden Test century, a four-wicket haul for a spinner who could not get in his county's first XI last year and a searing opening spell of fast outswing

Chris Jordan went low to his right at slip to take a fantastic catch

West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 2nd day

West Indies fight but England in control

The second day of the series involved a similar scenario to the first with West Indies dominating the opening session, but England ending with the advantage

Ian Bell guides Sulieman Benn behind square

West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 1st day

Classy Bell hundred puts England in control

Ian Bell's 22nd Test hundred helped England recover from a difficult start in Antigua and end the opening day of the series in the ascendency

The lights at the MCG gleam in the night sky

Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne

Vast MCG will hold no fear for New Zealand

After a flawless run at home, New Zealand have travelled to Melbourne for the World Cup final. This last challenge - against co-hosts Australia - will be their greatest

Matt Henry soaked up his late World Cup call

World Cup 2015: New Zealand

Henry's journey from backyard dreams to the MCG

Matt Henry was savouring every moment of his last-minute World Cup call-up as New Zealand enjoyed a day off in Melbourne before beginning preparations for the final

Brendon McCullum congratulates Daniel Vettori

New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final, Auckland

Vettori's potential 'fairytale finish'

Daniel Vettori has not made any official announcements on his future, but a career in coaching in the IPL, where he has already started with Royal Challengers Bangalore, and the Big Bash looms