The England captaincy overwhelms Kevin Pietersen barely weeks after taking over
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Neil McKenzie sees the lighter side of Jacques Kallis' poor form in the Test series against England
South Africa's Test opener Neil McKenzie on the changes to the squad for the ODI series against England.
Kevin Pietersen spreads the love after Steve Harmison fell one short of a maiden fifty
Kevin Pietersen after scoring a century in his first Test innings as England captain
Paul Collingwood reacts with satisfaction on the shimmied six that brought him his sixth Test century on a thrilling third day at Edgbaston
They need a Ravi Bopara, an Owais Shah - someone with a bit of swagger and arrogance to say 'What you lot are doing isn't good enough. Here's what I can do'. They need someone fresh to liven up the dressing room.
Following England's dreadful start to the third Test against South Africa, Nasser Hussain provides a solution
He plays the ball off the back foot on the offside and on the leg side with a straight bat as good as anybody I've seen since Sobers.
Geoff Boycott can't hide his enthusiasm over watching Stuart Broad bat for England
We didn't know much about Pattinson. We didn't have any footage on him. Whatever team the English put out we were just going to try and prepare with whatever information we could get. Which wasn't a lot.
Hashim Amla admits Darren Pattinson's call-up caught South Africa by surprise. Like everyone else
Steve Harmison reacts to the surprise call-up of Darren Pattinson
David Lloyd hunts for information on England's new bowler, Darren Pattinson, the 29-year-old former roof-tiler
Brendan McArdle, the former Victoria allrounder, reacts to news of Darren Pattinson's call-up for England
A rather bemused Michael Vaughan when asked what he knew about surprise call-up Darren Pattinson ahead of the second Test
I can just see England batting first at Lord's and Andrew Strauss gets a 'roughie'. Then they'll wish they could have appealed.
Mickey Arthur, miffed by England's refusal to use the umpire review system, gets his prediction spot on a fortnight before the series, as reported by Neil Manthorp after the first Test
Sid is the one person that suffers most from sleeping in all these different beds around the country
England's bowling coach, Ottis Gibson blames Ryan Sidebottom's back problems on England's bed-hopping itinerary
I look at Test cricket like life. You're going to have some fantastic days and some dull days: that's what life's all about.
A wise Mikey Holding gives his opinion of a slow fourth morning at Lord's in which South Africa made 54 runs in 28 overs
The writer, broadcaster and director, Stephen Fry, speaks of his love of the game and BBC's Test Match Special
Graeme Smith aims the opening salvo at Kevin Pietersen
Welcome to England, if anyone is out of form or hasn't played in a while, don't worry, we've done everything we can to make sure you get into form as soon as possible.
Andrew Caddick's tongue-in-cheek response to the pitch in Taunton where the South African batsmen made merry in their tour opener