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The Ashes 2017-18

England must show the maturity to repay Strauss's trust

Oct 30, 2017: Andrew Strauss, MD of England cricket, wants England's players to make their own choices on and off the field. Now is the time to show they are up to the task

David Hopps

England in Australia 2017-18

Ashes batting concerns leave England under-prepared for 'greatest challenge' - Strauss

Sep 20, 2017: Holes in England's batting leave Joe Root facing "the biggest challenge an England captain will ever have" in attempting to win the Ashes in Australia

George Dobell

England news

Strauss defends selectors after Botham criticism

Sep 20, 2017: Ian Botham is "100% wrong" if he believes Paul Coughlin was lured to Nottinghamshire by promises of England selection, according to Andrew Strauss

George Dobell

England have been to hell but are looking at the stars now

May 18, 2017: Their metamorphosis after the low of the World Cup has been remarkable, to the point where they must be ranked as favourites for the Champions Trophy

Mark Nicholas

England news

'You can't do this job at 95%' - Alastair Cook

Feb 7, 2017: Alastair Cook has admitted that he had "been to the well" too many times to carry on as England captain, as he spelled out his reasons for stepping down after a record 59 Tests in charge Speaking at Lord's on the day it was confirmed that Cook, 32,

Andrew Miller

England news

'Cook knew it was time to step aside' - Strauss

Feb 6, 2017: Alastair Cook's decision to resign from the England captaincy stemmed from his reservations about "how much he had left in the tank", according to Andrew Strauss, England's director of cricket Speaking at Lord's on the day it was confirmed that Cook, 32,

Andrew Miller

England news

End-game looms for Cook as Strauss meeting beckons

Jan 5, 2017: Alastair Cook is expected to meet Andrew Strauss imminently - perhaps as early as this Friday - to discuss his future with an announcement expected to follow shortly afterwards

George Dobell

England news

No indication Cook will quit captaincy - Strauss

Nov 16, 2016: There are no immediate plans to change the captaincy of England's Test or limited-overs team, according to Andrew Strauss

George Dobell

New MCC president eyes younger fans

Oct 1, 2016: Matthew Fleming looks to bring his adventurous playing style to his administrative role at the historic club, which is seeking to remain relevant in the 21st century

Ivo Tennant

England in Bangladesh 2016-17

Strauss ramps up pressure on Morgan to commit to Bangladesh tour

Sep 7, 2016: Eoin Morgan, and any other players still uncertain over whether to tour Bangladesh, have until Saturday to make up their minds, according to Andrew Strauss

Andrew McGlashan

England in Bangladesh 2016-17

BCB promises help for visiting supporters

Aug 26, 2016: The BCB president Nazmul Hassan has said that the board will provide security to players' family members, journalists and fans travelling from the UK for the series

Andrew McGlashan and Mohammad Isam

England in Bangladesh 2016-17

Strauss hopes for mass participation in Bangladesh tour

Aug 26, 2016: Andrew Strauss, the director of England cricket, hopes that there will be an en masse decision to undertake the tour of Bangladesh

Andrew McGlashan at Lord's

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Headingley

Strauss gives go-ahead for points system

May 18, 2016: A desire to ensure the continued relevance of international cricket is at the heart of the ECB's decision to introduce a points system

George Dobell


The forging of Vaughan's Ashes-winners

Dec 13, 2015: Daniel Brigham looks back on England's thunderous Test series in South Africa in 2004-05, one of their most impressive overseas wins of all time

Daniel Brigham

England warm up to overseas T20 leagues

Dec 10, 2015: Players are being actively encouraged to play in the Big Bash and explore IPL options to expand their horizons - and eventually England's

Will Macpherson

England news

Strauss was right to drop me - Pietersen

Sep 24, 2015: Kevin Pietersen has conceded that Andrew Strauss was right to overlook his claims for a Test recall ahead of this summer's Ashes victory

ESPNcricinfo staff

Magical mystery summer

Sep 17, 2015: There has been breathtaking, amazing cricket in England, but we need to ensure the next generation develops a taste for what is on offer

Mark Nicholas

England v Australia, 3rd Investec Ashes Test, Edgbaston

End of African era for England

Jul 28, 2015: The third Investec Ashes Test will mark the end of an era for English cricket. For the first time since the fourth Test against West Indies in Antigua in 2004, 139 matches ago, England will take the field in a Test match without a player born in southern

Will Macpherson at Edgbaston

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

England embrace the 'McCullum way'

Jul 15, 2015: The change of attitude in English cricket seems to be genuine and permanent. Talk of leaving a legacy now means more than just winning

George Dobell

England news

'Limited-overs won't play second fiddle' - Strauss

Jul 4, 2015: Andrew Strauss has insisted that England will never again view limited-overs cricket as inferior to Test cricket and suggested there will further separation between the teams in each format

George Dobell
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