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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 in Sri Lanka 2018-19

England could bat Jos Buttler or Ben Stokes at No. 3 in Pallekele

Nov 10, 2018: England coach Trevor Bayliss said Moeen Ali had not taken his chance batting at three and signalled the possibility of a reshuffle for the second Test

George Dobell

Herath's goodbye, Root's hello

Nov 10, 2018: It was a less than memorable goodbye for a legend. For England's captain, it's all coming up roses

Mark Nicholas

Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle

Vibrant England find the strength to match their depth

Nov 10, 2018: There were notable performances from Ben Foakes, Moeen Ali and Keaton Jennings but almost everyone contributed to England's first away Test win in two years

George Dobell in Galle

SL Board XI vs England, warm-up match, 2nd day, Colombo

Joe Root and Rory Burns show encouraging form in drawn warm-up game

Oct 31, 2018: There was a fifty for Moeen Ali, too, but Joe Denly and Keaton Jennings were less convincing in their stints at the crease

The Report by George Dobell in Colombo

Sri Lanka v England, 3rd ODI, Dambulla

Moeen Ali ready to rush his bowling, but not his thinking, as more rain looms in third ODI

Oct 16, 2018: England's spinners had to beat the rain in the second ODI, and more of the same may be required at Pallekele

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v England, 1st ODI, Dambulla

You have a target on your back being No. 1 - Jos Buttler

Oct 9, 2018: Previous England sides have toured Sri Lanka with trepidation, but not this one which has risen to the top of the rankings

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Dambulla

Sri Lanka Board XI v England XI, Tour match, Colombo

Moeen Ali ready to embrace expectation in Sri Lanka

Oct 5, 2018: Spin is likely to play a key part of the one-day series and Moeen Ali settled into his work nicely with a three-wicket haul

Andrew Fidel Fernando

Worcestershire v Yorkshire, Specsavers Championship, Division One, New Road

Gary Ballance and Ben Coad allow Yorkshire to finish in style

Sep 26, 2018: Moeen Ali and Wayne Parnell made half-centuries but it wasn't enough to set a troublesome target

ECB Reporters Network

England in Sri Lanka 2018-19

Moeen Ali needs to believe he's a Test-class spinner - Graeme Swann

Sep 25, 2018: England's win over India will mean nothing if they don't beat an out-of-sorts Sri Lanka, says former spin bowler

Melinda Farrell

England news

'Sledging doesn't have to be offensive' - Moeen Ali

Sep 25, 2018: 'Osama' investigation closed, but doesn't rule out possibility of facing unnamed abuser in next year's Ashes

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia news

No action taken over Moeen Ali's 'Osama' allegations

Sep 24, 2018: A CA investigation has found no evidence for further pursuit of the claim that an Australian player used a racial taunt against the England allrounder during the 2015 Ashes series

Daniel Brettig

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

T20 Blast Finals Day

Pat Brown "very close" to England after memorable T20 campaign

Sep 16, 2018: Worcestershire captain Moeen Ali heaped praise on his young bowler after a masterful display of skill on Finals Day

David Hopps

Ashes tensions

Moeen Ali did not want 'Osama' claims escalated - Trevor Bayliss

Sep 16, 2018: The England coach raised the issue with Darren Lehmann during 2015 Cardiff Test but some of Moeen's team-mates wanted it taken further

ESPNcricinfo staff

T20 Blast Finals Day

Frolics of Finals Day a lesson in the value of enjoyment

Sep 16, 2018: The climax to English cricket's T20 competition is like no other day in the calendar - and for that there is much to admire

Paul Edwards

Why England and India need to watch out against Australia

Sep 16, 2018: India's batting looks disappointing on current form, and England have issues with their opening batsmen and spin bowling

Ian Chappell

Worcestershire v Sussex, T20 Blast, Final, Edgbaston

Brilliant Ben Cox takes Worcestershire to T20 title as calm Moeen Ali leads from the front

Sep 15, 2018: Moeen Ali starred with bat and ball and another outstanding spell from Pat Brown had held back Sussex's innings

David Hopps

England news

'Australian player called me Osama' - Moeen Ali alleges racial abuse during 2015 Ashes

Sep 15, 2018: Moeen Ali has intensified the focus on Australian player behaviour after claiming that he was subjected to a racial taunt

ESPNcricinfo staff

Worcestershire v Lancashire, T20 Blast, Semi-final, Edgbaston

Pat Brown's wondrous season too much for Lancashire

Sep 15, 2018: Pat Brown is the Vitality Blast's leading wicket-taker and Lancashire succumbed to his sleight of hand as Worcestershire won the first semi-final

Paul Edwards
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