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The Investec Ashes 2015

Bell's Ashes rollercoaster

Jun 28, 2015: Ian Bell is the one England player remaining from the heady summer of 2005, but that great series is not all fond memories for him

David Hopps

Durham v Birmingham, NatWest T20 Blast, Chester-le-Street

Bell outdoes Stokes in Birmingham win

Jun 6, 2015: Ian Bell rarely misses an opportunity to shine when available for his county and his 90 off 65 balls guided the Birmingham Bears to a seven-wicket win

ECB/PA

New Zealand in England 2015

Bell, Ballance and Moeen worries ahead of Ashes

Jun 3, 2015: A stunning fightback at Lord's as followed by a performance at Headingley which reminded how much work remains for England, but the captain was back in fine form

George Dobell

England v New Zealand, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 5th day

England search for elusive ruthlessness

Jun 2, 2015: There are seven young or inexperienced players in this England team. Inconsistency is inevitable. They are going to require patience if they are to fulfil their potential

George Dobell at Headingley

England v New Zealand, 2nd Investec Test, Headingley, 4th day

Moeen, catching among England's problems to solve

Jun 1, 2015: ESPNcricinfo looks at the dilemmas facing the England selectors in the coming weeks

George Dobell at Headingley

New Zealand in England 2015

NZ present settled side as Bell shows sympathy for Pietersen

May 14, 2015: The most striking aspect of the Investec summer launch came in the contrast between Ian Bell's understandably guarded responses, and the utter relaxation of Grant Elliot, nevertheless taken aback by the headlines around English cricket in the past 48 hour

Andrew Miller

England in West Indies 2015

Anderson leads yet again but woe for Mo

May 4, 2015: The series against West Indies showed England what they already knew: trouble with a second opener, a paucity of spin options and the importance of James Anderson

George Dobell

England in West Indies 2015

More toil likely as England hunt 20 wickets

Apr 19, 2015: England's Test attack from Antigua was given a day off on Sunday and the same quicks are likely to face more hard work in the second Test with them unable to find much movement

George Dobell in Grenada

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

Astute Bell reaps rewards of patience

Apr 13, 2015: Batting in Test cricket remains as much about the shots you don't play as those you do and it was Ian Bell's judgement at the crease that set the foundation for England's domination

George Dobell at North Sound

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

Classy Bell hundred puts England in control

Apr 13, 2015: 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 Report by Andrew McGlashan

Afghanistan v England, World Cup 2015, Group A, Sydney

England underwhelm one last time

Mar 13, 2015: The flaws were still visible in England's win over Afghanistan but to blame the coach and the players does not go far enough - the whole ECB structure needs addressing

George Dobell in Sydney

England v Scotland, Group A, Christchurch

Morgan backs Bell's cautious approach

Feb 23, 2015: England's captain Eoin Morgan expressed support for Ian Bell's understated role in a Woirld Cup record opening stand with Moeen Ali as England saw off Scotland comfortably in Christchurch

David Hopps

England v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Christchurch

England take heart from Christchurch revival

Feb 22, 2015: England hope to be inspired by the spirit of Christchurch as they take the next step in their World Cup campaign

George Dobell

Australia v England, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Hobart

Smith ton leads Australia to final

Jan 23, 2015: Before this game, Steven Smith had captained Australia in three matches. They had lost none of them, and he had scored a century in each. Now he has captained Australia in four matches. They have still lost none of them, and he has still scored a century

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

Australia v England, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Hobart

Bell revels in return to the top

Jan 22, 2015: Ian Bell has enjoyed his return to the opening position in England's ODI side after being dropped in Sri Lanka late last year

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v India, Carlton Mid Tri-Series, Brisbane

Finn, Anderson run through India

Jan 20, 2015: A year after he had gone back home from Brisbane, midway during the Ashes tour, Steven Finn's five-for set up a big England win

The Report by Sidharth Monga at the Gabba

Prime Minister's XI v England XI, Tour match, Canberra

Bell's 'perfect template' lifts England

Jan 14, 2015: After hammering 187 in England's second warm-up match in Australia, Ian Bell said his innings was the "perfect template" for how he hopes to open the batting

ESPNcricinfo staff

Prime Minister's XI v England, Canberra

Bell 187 sets up England victory

Jan 14, 2015: Ian Bell will enter the one-day tri-series in outstanding form after his 187 set up victory for England in their final warm-up match against the Prime Minister's XI in Canberra

ESPNcricinfo staff

England news

Pietersen wants to face England

Jan 10, 2015: Kevin Pietersen said he wants to face his former team-mates after a spot opened up in the Prime Minister's XI

ESPNcricinfo staff

England in Sri Lanka 2014-15

Bell looks to Buttler for inspiration

Nov 24, 2014: Ian Bell will take inspiration from Jos Buttler as he looks to help England reverse their run of poor results in the build up to the World Cup

ESPNcricinfo staff
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