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England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Stance and style set England batsmen apart

May 27, 2016: England's top five is dominated by four right-handed batsmen with modern stances but very contrasting styles

Mark Nicholas

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Hales, Root set England agenda

May 27, 2016:

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Hales and Root underpin England but catching lifts Sri Lanka

May 27, 2016: Sri Lanka might have feared the only thing they could catch in Durham would be a cold, but instead they caught a collection of stunners to keep England just about in sight on the opening day of the second Test

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Goalkeeping work helps Bairstow balance

May 22, 2016: Paul Farbrace, England's assistant coach, has hailed Jonny Bairstow for the improvement in his wicketkeeping since the tour of South Africa

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 3rd day

England's mastery of swinging conditions cannot mask progress

May 22, 2016: Sri Lanka are not the first touring team to struggle in typical English conditions, but that fact does not detract from James Anderson's magnificence

George Dobell at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 1st day

The skill of finding that Headingley length

May 19, 2016: Dasun Shanaka is not one of the great fast bowlers to run in at Headingley, but he found the length that the great ones do

Mark Nicholas

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 1st day

Mature Hales weathers the storm

May 19, 2016: Amid a spluttering start to England's Test summer, Alex Hales played with the sort of discipline that suggests he has the game to succeed at this level

George Dobell at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley, 1st day

Hales and Bairstow steady England after Shanaka strikes on debut

May 19, 2016: A diligent half-century from Alex Hales, coupled with some home-ground know-how from Jonny Bairstow, helped England to regroup with a 88-run stand for the sixth wicket

The Report by Andrew Miller

Sri Lanka in England 2016

England selectors take calm view to batting questions

May 12, 2016: Despite much debate, England's first Test squad of the season includes minor tweaks rather than any major overhauls which is a prudent outcome

George Dobell

Nottinghamshire v Middlesex, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Lord's, 1st day

Hales finding his groove as Finn labours

May 8, 2016: Alex Hales calls himself a FOMO - fear of missing out - sufferer. But come May 19, he will not, barring sudden injury, be missing out on England's opening Test of the summer

Tim Wigmore at Lord's

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Root expected to stay at No. 4

May 6, 2016: Joe Root is set to stay at No. 4 in England's Test line-up for the series against Sri Lanka, but Alastair Cook admitted there were some "tough decisions" to be made about other batting positions

Andrew McGlashan

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Hales shows maturity to keep Notts in the chase

May 3, 2016: Alex Hales' disciplined innings might look modest in the scorebook but it has kept Nottinghamshire in the game against Yorkshire as Trent Bridge saw the best of both sides.

George Dobell

England news

Restored Hales ready to make up for lost time

Apr 30, 2016: Alex Hales knew the risk he was taking when he opted to sit out the start of the English season but he feel fit and raring to go against Yorkshire at Trent Bridge

Jon Culley

England news

Hales' choice offers chance for chasing pack

Apr 4, 2016: Alastair Cook and James Anderson will be among the high-profile England players to start the season in Specsavers County Championship action

George Dobell

World T20 Top Fives

Knockout punches

Feb 25, 2016: Our pick of the best World T20 batting performances is heavy on semi-finals and finals performances

Kanishkaa Balachandran

South Africa v England, 1st T20, Cape Town

Hales' missing shirt, Tahir's near miss

Feb 19, 2016: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the first T20 between South Africa and England

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa A v England XI, Tour match, Paarl

Hales and Morgan set up comfortable win

Feb 17, 2016: Alex Hales continued his prolific form and Eoin Morgan cut loose as England secured a 44-run victory in their T20 warm-up match against South Africa A

ESPNcricinfo staff

England in South Africa 2015-16

Prolific Hales switches focus to T20s

Feb 16, 2016: Whether Alex Hales remains England's opener for all formats will not be decided until May when the next Test team is selected, but he has given himself every chance of a second crack after his prolific one-day series against South Africa

ESPNcricinfo staff

England in South Africa 2015-16

England pay for Wile E. Coyote moment

Feb 15, 2016: It was the series that got away from England but if a young team can learn lessons from what went wrong, especially in the final two matches, then the future remains bright

Alan Gardner

South Africa v England, 5th ODI, Cape Town

Bayliss laments England's fielding

Feb 14, 2016: With the highest run-scorer, Alex Hales, and the highest wicket-taker, Reece Topley, in the ODI series against South Africa, England's coach Trevor Bayliss identified fielding as the main difference between the two sides

Firdose Moonda at Newlands
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