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It has been Root's tour, and triumph

Nov 27, 2018: His decisive leadership has manifested itself in a number of admirable ways

Mark Nicholas

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd Test, Colombo, 4th day

Kusal Mendis run-out 'best moment of my career' - Jack Leach

Nov 26, 2018: Jack Leach finished the series as England's equal-leading wicket-taker but it was the moment of brilliance in the field that gave him most pleasure.

George Dobell in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele

From Taunton's turners to Keaton's blinders: Six key takeaways from England's series win

Nov 19, 2018: In the wake of England's series win in Sri Lanka, ESPNcricinfo takes a closer look at six aspects of a memorable match-up

George Dobell in Kandy

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, 5th day, Kandy

Jack Leach provides vital control as England's one-day freedom comes to the fore

Nov 18, 2018: England learn from success of white-ball side, as flexibility gives spinners the space to shine

George Dobell at Pallekele

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, 5th day, Kandy

Joe Root praises team for 'bold and courageous' victory

Nov 18, 2018: Captain takes pride in leading from the front as England seal first series win in Asia for six years

Andrew Miller

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele

Most wickets for spinners in a Test

Nov 18, 2018: England have won two successive away Tests for the first time in six years to complete a rare series win in Sri Lanka.

Shiva Jayaraman

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, 5th day, Kandy

Jack Leach, Moeen Ali lead England to rare series win

Nov 18, 2018: On the fifth day in Kandy, Sri Lanka lost their last three wickets for 17 runs to concede a 57-run win to the visitors

The Report by George Dobell in Kandy

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele, 4th day

England close in on series win despite Angelo Mathews defiance

Nov 17, 2018: The wicket of Angelo Mathews minutes before an early close gave England the advantage in a twisting, turning fourth-innings battle

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele

Jack Leach hopes for fourth-innings dividends after tough day in field

Nov 15, 2018: Spinner disappointed to concede lead, but backs bowlers to thrive if they have a good total to defend

George Dobell

Sri Lanka v England, 2nd Test, Pallekele

England must seize chance to achieve special series win

Nov 13, 2018: The team is a work in progress, but a rare series win in Asia is very much there for the taking

George Dobell at Pallekele

England Lions in the UAE

'My goal in training is to knock Leach off the No. 1 spot' - Dom Bess

Nov 11, 2018: Dom Bess on a rollercoaster season for England and Somerset, and the realisation that he may need to move counties to fulfil his ambition

Jon Culley

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle

Joe Root praises England's game awareness after memorable Galle victory

Nov 9, 2018: Marshalling bowling attack was "great fun" says England captain, as he reflects on 211-run win

Andrew Miller

England news

Tough Taunton pitches promote 'art of playing spin', says Marcus Trescothick

Nov 3, 2018: Former England opener Marcus Trescothick feels counties should be allowed more scope in preparing surfaces that aid spin bowling

George Dobell

SL Board XI v England XI, Colombo

England warm to their warm-up but selection clarity remains elusive

Nov 2, 2018: Jack Leach advances claims for a Test berth, but does Joe Denly's struggle open a door for Ben Foakes?

George Dobell in Colombo

SL Board XI v England XI, tour match

Washout leaves Jack Leach sweating on opportunities for Test berth

Nov 1, 2018: Another day of rain-hit preparations gives England further selection issues ahead of the first Test in Galle next week

George Dobell in Colombo

England in Sri Lanka 2018

Five questions for England in Sri Lanka

Sep 22, 2018: England have announced their first Test squad in the post-Alastair Cook era, and there are a number of permutations for how they will line up in Galle

Alan Gardner

Somerset v Lancashire, Specsavers Championship Division One, Taunton

Keshav Maharaj takes seven as Lancashire secure thrilling tie against Somerset

Sep 5, 2018: Keshav Maharaj returned 7 for 37 as Lancashire claimed an unlikely tie from a drama-packed Specsavers County Championship match with Somerset at Taunton.

Paul Edwards at Taunton

Somerset v Essex, Specsavers Championship Division One, Taunton

Jack Leach's eight-for keeps Somerset in title hunt

Aug 22, 2018: A career-best haul from Somerset's England spinner saw Essex beaten by 45 runs in a close encounter at Taunton

Matt Roller at Taunton

England v India, 1st Test, Edgbaston

Burns, Curran, Rashid... Who is on the selection radar for India?

Jul 25, 2018: With Ed Smith and the selectors currently pondering England's squad to play India in the first Test, we take a look at who could be in contention

Alan Gardner

England news

Dom Bess, Jack Leach and Alastair Cook in Lions XI to play India A

Jul 6, 2018: Chris Woakes, Dawid Malan and Sam Curran bring the number of players with full international experience to six

ESPNcricinfo staff
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