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England v New Zealand, 1st T20, The Oval

Oval thrills leave no signs of T20 fatigue

England's Test series against Australia begins in a fortnight but if there is any sense of fatigue at nearly five months' competition against New Zealand, it was not discernible at The Oval

New Zealand in England 2013

Buttler promises to be next T20 star

His explosive, 16-ball innings against New Zealand may have been brief but the signs are that Jos Buttler will have a long and successful international career

Conrad Hazlitt

England v New Zealand, 3rd ODI, Nottingham

The curious case of Benjamin Franklin

Free-flowing alcohol, cheers for the sun, and a New Zealand allrounder confused with a famous, historic American president - it was some day in Nottingham

England v NZ, 3rd NatWest ODI, Trent Bridge

Concerning signs for England

With their form and home advantage disappearing, Alastair Cook's side are being viewed differently ahead of the Champions Trophy

England v NZ, 1st NatWest ODI, Lord's

Two balls make batsmen battle

The recent rule changes in ODIs may not have been introduced with bowlers in mind but, in English conditions, two new balls mean runs must be earned

Bell's struggle for runs

After an outstanding run-spree in 2010 and 2011, Ian Bell has had a lean spell since 2012, which seems to have pushed him into a shell