Players / Sri Lanka in England / Ian Bell

Showing 21-40 Previous pagePrevious Next Next page

Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire, Trent Bridge, 1st day

Bell oozes class before Nottinghamshire crumble

Apr 27, 2014: The pleasures of watching cricket come in many shades and this was a day that could be enjoyed for high quality and high farce, although possibly not if your team happens to be Nottinghamshire

Jon Culley at Trent Bridge

The Tao of short leg

Banished to Boothill

Apr 11, 2014: The short leg position has traditionally gone to the junior pro, chosen for being disposable, not necessarily well-qualified

John Westerby

West Indies v England, 3rd T20, Barbados

The Bell tolls for England

Mar 12, 2014: ESPNcricinfo looks ahead to the final Twenty20 International between West Indies and England - the final match for both sides before World Twenty20 in Bangladesh

The Preview by David Hopps

West Indies v England, 2nd T20, Barbados

An age-old problem for England

Mar 10, 2014: England will probably make at least two changes to their team for the second T20 against West Indies, but it may be a case of papering over cracks

George Dobell in Barbados

World T20 news

Root ruled out of World T20

Mar 10, 2014: Joe Root has, as expected, been ruled out of the World T20 due to the broken thumb which forced him to leave the tour of West Indies last week

ESPNcricinfo staff

England in West Indies 2013-14

Root set to miss World T20

Mar 6, 2014: Joe Root has been ruled out of the Twenty20 series against West Indies and, in all probability, the World Twenty20 to follow after x-rays revealed he had suffered a broken thumb in the deciding ODI in Antigua

ESPNcricinfo staff

England news

Bell answers England SOS

Mar 1, 2014: England have summoned Ian Bell as batting cover for the Twenty20 series against West Indies in Barbados, inviting speculation that he could even make an entirely unexpected late bid for inclusion in World Twenty20 later this month.

George Dobell and David Hopps

England news

Bell breaks ranks with IPL bid

Jan 29, 2014: Ian Bell has risked the displeasure of England's team director Andy Flower by joining Kevin Pietersen as the only regular England Test player to put his name forward for the auction for this season's IPL

David Hopps

Temperament changes, like technique

Jan 29, 2014: Too many sportsmen are classed as "mentally not good enough", and though that may be true at one moment in their life it's not necessarily true for all time

Ed Smith

The Ashes 2013-14

Hard run-makers revive Australia

Jan 7, 2014: As England's senior batsmen went missing, Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin set the tone for their team to dominate in runs, hundreds and, ultimately, wins

Martin Crowe

The Ashes 2013-14

A catalogue of underperformance

Jan 6, 2014: ESPNcricinfo examines how England's players acquitted themselves during the disastrous 5-0 defeat in Australia

George Dobell

Australia v England, 4th Test, Melbourne, 3rd day

England's quick-fix a total failure

Dec 28, 2013: Lulled into a high-risk counterattacking approach, England squandered an opportunity to finally take control of a Test match in this series

George Dobell at the MCG

Australia v England, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 3rd day

England performance 'not good enough' - Bell

Dec 7, 2013: Ian Bell could hardly hide his frustration after seeing his England team-mates deliver another batting performance of striking incompetence

George Dobell at Adelaide Oval

Australia v England, 2nd Test, Adelaide, 3rd day

Johnson annihilates listless England

Dec 7, 2013: Mitchell Johnson produced a blood-curdling display of world-class fast bowling to destroy England in the second Test in Adelaide. Johnson's sustained menace bore comparison with the great fast bowling spells of the modern age as he took 5 for 16 in five o

The Report by David Hopps at Adelaide Oval

WA Chairman's XI v England XI, Perth, 3rd day

England left with much to ponder

Nov 2, 2013: England travel to Hobart with questions about the composition of their side for the first Test still largely unanswered after completing a none-too-convincing draw in their opening tour match against a Western Australia XI

Brad Elborough in Perth

WA Chairman's XI v England XI, Tour match, Perth, 2nd day

Bell, Carberry seize chance to show form

Nov 1, 2013: Ian Bell wasted no time in hitting his straps in Australia and Michael Carberry seized on the chance afforded to him by Alastair Cook's absence as England put up a solid display in their first innings of the Ashes Tour.

Brad Elborough in Perth

The Ashes 2013-14

New conditions don't worry us

Oct 31, 2013: It was good to get away from cricket after a hectic summer, but you soon started itching to start again. Now we are in Australia the excitement is growing ahead of a fantastic challenge

Ian Bell

The Investec Ashes 2013

The fulfilment of a boyhood dream

Aug 28, 2013: To go unbeaten for the first time in an Ashes series since 1977, alongside players whose records will stand the test of time, is an achievement to cherish

Ian Bell

Australia in England 2013

Cook among England players rested

Aug 27, 2013: England have rested Alastair Cook, James Anderson, Ian Bell, Graeme Swann and Stuart Broad from the ODI series against Australia after their involvement in the 3-0 Ashes victory

Alan Gardner

The Investec Ashes 2013

England knew how to seize moment

Aug 26, 2013: England's brand of cricket was not always admired during the Ashes but they able to seize the moment and produce periods of exhilarating play

George Dobell
Showing 21-40 Previous pagePrevious Next Next page


News | Features Last 3 days
News | Features Last 3 days