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New Zealand v England, 2nd Test, Christchurch

Vince, Stoneman and the story of their mixed results

Apr 1, 2018: Although they couldn't convert their half-centuries, James Vince and Mark Stoneman have probably done enough to feature in the home Tests against Pakistan

Andrew McGlashan in Christchurch

The six-hitting revolution is only getting started

Apr 4, 2017: The power-hitters are breaking new ground. Meanwhile, bowlers are hampered in the development of their skills by a number of factors

Tim Wigmore

Graham Thorpe

'If you are going to play and succeed at the highest level, you've got to be ballsy'

Jan 11, 2017: Graham Thorpe talks about the delicate balancing acts involved in coaching, how he tries to make training fun, and the importance of thinking for oneself

Interview by Scott Oliver

England news

Farbrace turns down Surrey approach

Jan 29, 2016: ESPNcricinfo understands that Paul Farbrace, England's assistant coach, has emerged as a top target to succeed Graham Ford at Surrey

George Dobell

Pakistan v England 2015-16

Pace, spin and controversy

Oct 10, 2015: We look back at six encounters between Pakistan and England that became iconic (sometimes for the wrong reasons)

Andrew McGlashan

'I evolved as a bloke through my career'

Sep 24, 2015: Graham Thorpe talks about overcoming personal problems as a player, his best innings, and his views on England's next generation

Will Macpherson

Strangers in a strange land

Aug 26, 2015: There are more frequent tours, better technology, and easier pitches today than before. So why do teams struggle to win away from home more than they did in the past?

Tim Wigmore

England Lions in South Africa 2014-15

Thorpe wisdom benefits Lions

Jan 17, 2015: Graham Thorpe feels the international scheduling is such that he is looking at whether the England Lions are good enough not for a ten-year career at the highest level, but an eight-year one

Ivo Tennant

England news

Thorpe appointed one-day batting coach

Jan 26, 2013: England have named Graham Thorpe as batting coach for the one-day international and Twenty20 series in New Zealand in a decision which moves further towards separate coaching set-ups for the Test and one-day sides.

David Hopps

'The basic way of playing spin is to rotate the strike'

Nov 12, 2012: Mike Gatting, Graham Thorpe and Murali Kartik on how England need to bat against the Indian spinners

Interviews by Nagraj Gollapudi

England v India, 4th npower Test, The Oval

Pressure on Bopara as Taylor shines

Aug 17, 2011: Graham Thorpe, the England Lions batting coach, believes James Taylor would be ready for the challenges of Test cricket should a chance arise

Andrew McGlashan

England's rise to No. 1

England reach their first peak

Aug 14, 2011: The groundwork which enabled England to reach No. 1 in the Test rankings was put in place before the new millennium

Andrew McGlashan

England news

Thorpe named ECB lead batting coach

Oct 13, 2010: Graham Thorpe, the former England batsman, has been appointed the ECB national lead batting coach, replacing Dene Hills who will join Australia later this year

ESPNcricinfo staff

England Lions tour of United Arab Emirates, 2009-10

Thorpe to join Lions as batting coach

Jan 14, 2010: Graham Thorpe, the former England and Surrey batsman, has been appointed batting coach for the England Lions tour of the United Arab Emirates in February.

ESPNcricinfo staff

England in South Africa 2009-10

England must pick Wright - Thorpe

Dec 10, 2009: Graham Thorpe has called for Luke Wright's inclusion in Andrew Flintoff's old No.7 spot

Sahil Dutta

County news

Thorpe returns to Surrey as batting coach

Nov 4, 2008: Graham Thorpe, the former England and Surrey left-hander, has returned to The Oval as the club's specialist batting coach

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v South Africa, 3rd Test, Kanpur

'Play the ball, not the pitch'

Apr 12, 2008: It is fitting that Graham Thorpe is part of the TV commentary team covering the Kanpur Test: he was always a tough nut to crack, even on a difficult pitch

Sidharth Monga in Kanpur

The Wisden Cricketer - February 2008

Back to the bad old days?

Jan 22, 2008: England's record since the 2005 Ashes is as mediocre now as before Duncan Fletcher. The Wisden Cricketer compares, contrasts and looks for the positives

Tim de Lisle

Four batsmen on taking guard against the master

Facing Murali

Aug 2, 2007: Four batsmen on the art of facing Muralitharan

Nagraj Gollapudi

Former England batsman promoted by New South Wales

Blues name Thorpe as assistant coach

Jul 6, 2007: Graham Thorpe will continue his association with New South Wales as the state's assistant coach for 2007-08

ESPNcricinfo staff
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