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South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 5th day

Cook puts England top order on a warning

Jan 26, 2016: Alastair Cook admitted England had been left with "a lot of unanswered questions" at the end of their Test tour of South Africa

George Dobell in Centurion

South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 5th day

De Villiers hints at long-term captaincy

Jan 26, 2016: AB de Villiers has dropped another hint that he is willing to stay on as South Africa's long-term Test captain, after his new-look team completed an impressive 280-run victory

ESPNcricinfo staff

SA v Eng, 4th Test, Centurion

Amla's record in Centurion and a rare pair

Jan 25, 2016: Stats highlights from the fourth Test between SA and England in Centurion where the hosts set England a target of 382 to chase.

Shiva Jayaraman

South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 3rd day

Flaccid finish is leaving more questions than answers

Jan 24, 2016: A series win in South Africa is a notable achievement, but England are still going to finish the series with some familiar issues to overcome

George Dobell in Centurion

The dangers of overstaying your time as captain

Jan 24, 2016: When a once-strong leader falls short of ideas, it tends to have a negative effect on the team. MS Dhoni is going through such a phase

Ian Chappell

South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 2nd day

Hales' lean series should not surprise

Jan 23, 2016: England appear no nearer to finding a long-term partner for Alastair Cook but this was always likely to be a tough series for openers and, given the endless merry-go-round, it could be worth investing more time in Alex Hales

George Dobell in Centurion

South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 2nd day

Cook leads solid England after de Kock's maiden Test hundred

Jan 23, 2016: Quinton de Kock announced his arrival among the ranks of attacking wicketkeeper-batsmen to be reckoned with as he raced to an enterprising maiden Test century

The Report by David Hopps

England in South Africa 2015-16

England can be 'something special' - Bayliss

Jan 17, 2016: As England trouped off the field at lunch on the third day in Johannesburg, Trevor Bayliss produced what may come to be the defining moment in his career as coach

George Dobell

South Africa v England, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day

Cook in command of England's new beginnings

Jan 16, 2016: Victory in South Africa has added another mighty notch to Alastair Cook's burgeoning captaincy CV, but his team are still at the beginning of their journey

George Dobell in Johannesburg

South Africa v England, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day

Cook praises team effort as Broad applies icing

Jan 16, 2016: Alastair Cook, England's victorious captain, said that his players could take pride in a complete team performance after a stunning second-innings bowling display

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v England, 3rd Test, Johannesburg

De Villiers' comments should ring alarm bells

Jan 13, 2016: Good crowds and compelling cricket have been promised at the Wanderers, but the bigger picture for Tests is far from positive and English cricket should not think it is immune

George Dobell at the Wanderers

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 5th day

Cook rues misses which led to nervous final day

Jan 6, 2016: Alastair Cook admitted that missed chances cost England dear in the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

George Dobell at Newlands

SA v Eng, 2nd Test, Newlands

Cook passes Gooch; AB's 200

Jan 2, 2016: Stats highlights from the first day's play at Newlands

Shiva Jayaraman

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Head must rule heart over Anderson - Cook

Jan 1, 2016: Alastair Cook has admitted England will be taking "a risk" if they select James Anderson in their team for the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town

George Dobell in Cape Town

South Africa v England, 1st Test, Durban, 5th day

Another milestone for England project

Dec 30, 2015: Alastair Cook's side have had an up-and-down year but the sense that they are on the rise is undeniable

George Dobell in Durban

South Africa v England, 1st Test, Durban, 5th day

SA's Durban woes, Cook joins Brearley

Dec 30, 2015: Stats highlights from Durban as South Africa succumbed to a third consecutive defeat

Shiva Jayaraman

South Africa v England, 1st Test, Durban

Woakes confirmed to replace injured Anderson

Dec 25, 2015: Alastair Cook has confirmed that Chris Woakes will replace the injured James Anderson and that Alex Hales will make his debut in the Boxing Day Test in Durban

George Dobell in Durban

England in South Africa 2015-16

Two sides with issues makes for tight tussle

Dec 23, 2015: Playing the No. 1 team on their own patch will be a huge challenge for an inconsistent England side but there are signs of weakness in South Africa to be exploited

George Dobell in Durban

South Africa A v England XI, Tour match, Pietermaritzburg, 2nd day

Cook and Root prosper as England tick more boxes

Dec 21, 2015: A day after the last piece in their bowling plans fell into place, England saw their batsmen take the chance to find some form and confidence with a series of encouraging performances

George Dobell in Pietermaritzburg

England in South Africa, 2015-16

Unsettled England can seize chance - Cook

Dec 10, 2015: Alastair Cook has challenged his young England team to take their chance for a memorable overseas series win in South Africa this winter

Andrew Miller
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