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Pakistan A v England XI, Tour match, Sharjah, 2nd day

Moeen likely to open - Bayliss

Oct 9, 2015: Moeen Ali looks to have won the race to open alongside Alastair Cook in the first Test against Pakistan after England's coach, Trevor Bayliss, admitted the allrounder had "his nose in front"

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan A v England XI, Tour match, Sharjah, 2nd day

Moeen, Hales fail to impress

Oct 9, 2015: England completed their final warm-up match ahead of the Test series with an increasingly farcical day of batting against Pakistan A in Sharjah

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan v England 2015-16

'Buttler will come back stronger' - Jones

Oct 2, 2015: Geraint Jones, England's 2005 Ashes-winning wicketkeeper, has backed Jos Buttler for a swift return to form in next week's first Test against Pakistan

Andrew Miller

Australia in England 2015

Buttler rested, Bairstow called up

Sep 6, 2015: Jos Buttler has been rested for the remainder of the one-day series against Australia and will be replaced by Jonny Bairstow for the final three matches.

Andrew McGlashan

NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day

Buttler's belief undimmed as he returns to T20 stage

Aug 27, 2015: Runs did not flow in the Ashes, but Jos Buttler has dazzled this season in his two T20 outings for Lancashire which have helped the county to another Finals Day

Tanya Aldred

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, 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

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

Kent v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final, Canterbury

Lancashire progress after dramatic tie

Aug 15, 2015: Lancashire will appear at their sixth Finals Day after they beat Kent by virtue of losing fewer wickets after the sides managed 142 apiece off their 20 overs

Paul Edwards at Canterbury

NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals

Lancashire hope to end bleak run

Aug 14, 2015: The county that seemed to own limited-overs trophies in the late 20th century has only the 2003 National League Division Two trophy to show for its efforts this millennium

Paul Edwards

England v Australia, 1st Investec Test, Cardiff

England's evolution faces a litmus test

Jul 7, 2015: What is truth and what is fiction about this England Test side? The next few weeks will show us, but for all the talk of youthful exuberance they will need senior players to lift and a good start is vital

George Dobell in Cardiff

The Investec Ashes 2015

What England must do to win the Ashes

Jul 6, 2015: England have not enjoyed consistent success at Test level since 2013 and these are some key areas that will decide if they can overcome Australia

George Dobell in Cardiff

The Investec Ashes 2015

England search for inspiration in latest Ashes saga

Jul 6, 2015: The Ashes remains the contest that defines careers. This is the series that will be remembered - can be remembered - long after a player has finished

George Dobell in Cardiff

Must Buttler keep in all formats?

Jun 27, 2015: England could further exploit his worth as a batsman by relieving him of wicketkeeping duties in Tests

Rob Smyth

England are electric

Jun 18, 2015: Decades of being taught to play the conservative and "correct" way have done the team no favours in the modern era. Finally it has opted for a more carefree, fearless avatar

Mark Nicholas

England v New Zealand, 2nd ODI, Kia Oval

England have lift-off, NZ want to ground them

Jun 11, 2015: A high benchmark was set by England in the opening match of the series but a young side is excited about trying for a repeat, however New Zealand are keen to show their response

Alan Gardner at Kia Oval

England v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Edgbaston

England finally given licence to thrill

Jun 9, 2015: A licence to "go out and have a swing" lay at the heart of England's remarkable rebirth in the first ODI at Edgbaston, according to Jos Buttler

Andrew Miller

England v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Edgbaston

Buttler makes the impossible seem probable

Jun 9, 2015: The innings at Edgbaston was not new, but it was extraordinary. Jos Buttler, from a position where England's innings was in the balance, demolished New Zealand's bowlers in a style that embodied the approach of a new team

George Dobell at Edgbaston

England v New Zealand, 1st ODI, Edgbaston

Buttler, Root hundreds set up record England win

Jun 9, 2015: England secured their largest runs victory in an ODI at Edgbaston as rampant hundreds from Jos Buttler and Joe Root led them beyond the new watermark of 400 for the first time in an ODI

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

Yorkshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Headingley

Buttler's blast earns last-ball Roses win

Jun 5, 2015: Just over 72 hours previously Jos Buttler had performed valiantly in England's losing cause against New Zealand. On Friday evening he smote a stunning 71 not out off just 35 balls to take Lancashire to a win

Paul Edwards at Headingley
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