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Pakistan v England 2015

UAE challenge will test young England

Sep 30, 2015: England have embarked on what will be a hugely significant and demanding six months in the development of a free-spirited but still often raw side

Andrew McGlashan

Pakistan v England 2015-16

Moeen may open in UAE, says Cook

Sep 29, 2015: Alastair Cook has dropped a strong hint that Moeen Ali will open the batting alongside him during England's Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in England 2015

'We thought we'd broken their back'

Sep 2, 2015: Rod Marsh has shed new light on Australia's failed Ashes campaign by admitting they felt they had the series won after a vast victory over England in the second Test at Lord's

Daniel Brettig

What England have learned from the Ashes

Aug 27, 2015: Eleven things the series has brought to light about Cook and Co

Simon Barnes

The Investec Ashes 2015

Broad and Root England's difference

Aug 24, 2015: ESPNcricinfo rates the England players involved in the Ashes series

George Dobell

England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 4th day

High drama, low tension

Aug 23, 2015: There was some crazy cricket in the Ashes although the quality was not always high. Yet for both teams it is the final outcome that matters. Careers are defined.

Mark Nicholas

England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 4th day

Job done for captain Cook

Aug 23, 2015: Alastair Cook has worked hard for everything he has achieved as a batsman and England captain. Why? Because being a success is his reason for being

Jarrod Kimber at The Oval

England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day

England must confront old spin concerns

Aug 22, 2015: The Ashes are regained, but England have been horribly poor at The Oval not least in their playing of Nathan Lyon which does not bode well for challenges ahead

George Dobell at The Oval


Cook digs in, Australia close in

Aug 22, 2015:

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 3rd day

Cook provides fight before falling short

Aug 22, 2015: Alastair Cook fought hard on the third day but fell for 85 shortly before the close as Australia closed in on victory in the final Test

The Report by David Hopps

England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 2nd day

Woeful batsmen poop England's party

Aug 21, 2015: England's frail batting and over-reliance on Joe Root will have been watched with interest by their next opponents, Pakistan and South Africa

George Dobell

Eng v Aus, 5th Investec Test

The whole of England should celebrate system that brought Ashes success

Aug 19, 2015: It is high time England celebrated and protected the upgraded county system that has helped to bring Ashes success instead of regarding it as some sort of guilty secret

George Dobell

England v Australia, 5th Investec Test, Kia Oval

England target Ashes history

Aug 19, 2015: ESPNcricinfo previews the final Ashes Test at The Oval as England aim for 4-1 and Australia hunt for pride

The Preview by David Hopps

England news

Cook resolved after captaincy doubts

Aug 16, 2015: Alastair Cook has revealed that he had considered whether to give up the captaincy after the Ashes but said England's victory at Trent Bridge, which saw them regain the urn, helped make up his mind to continue

ESPNcricinfo staff

The incidental redemption of Cook and England

Aug 13, 2015: They have stumbled upon an attacking and youthful brand of cricket, which we should savour while it lasts

Simon Barnes

NatWest Blast quarter-finals

Essex face Cook dilemma for Blast tie

Aug 10, 2015: Essex have the chance to pick Alastair Cook for their Blast quarter-final tie against Birmingham as England's coach Trevor Bayliss has released players for the knockout stage

ESPNcricinfo staff

Captaincy: why authenticity matters

Aug 10, 2015: In the hare-and-tortoise comparison of Clarke and Cook, we must not lose sight of the fact that one man's methods are not necessarily better than the other's

Ed Smith

The Investec Ashes 2015

Ashes regained in 14 days

Aug 9, 2015: ESPNcricinfo looks back on the four Tests in a fast-forward series which decided the Ashes with a match to spare

Andrew McGlashan


Catching and a fuller length: why England won the Ashes

Aug 9, 2015: ESPNcricinfo picks out six reasons why England have regained the Ashes

George Dobell

England v Australia, 4th Investec Test

Cook and Clarke: two good men riding a dangerous wave

Aug 8, 2015: Michael Clarke will soon be a forgotten man but Alastair Cook has proved a tough so-and-so and has completed the transformation from lost soul to triumphant leader

Mark Nicholas at Trent Bridge
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