Zafar Ansari scrambles the winning run against Middlesex at Lord's in front of a packed crowd
Zafar Ansari scrambles the winning run against Middlesex at Lord's in front of a packed crowd © PA Photos


    Time to pension off the seniors?

Rob Smyth: If England are going to win nothing, history suggests it might be worth their while to win nothing with kids

    A hole in England's bucket

Jarrod Kimber: Overworked bowlers, poor selection, and plenty of business jargon - England's cup of woe is full

    England don't need a visible coach

Martin Crowe: The team now consists of two halves: a burnt-out one and a fresh one

    Together they fall

Jarrod Kimber: England rose to No. 1 with a machine-like efficiency but the signs of an impending breakdown were quickly apparent

    What good is a nightwatchman?

Rob Steen: In modern times, a few tailenders have thrived higher up the order, but the psychological advantage it gives the opposition can't be discounted

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Losing to India

Nicholas Hogg: An Englishman discovers cricket fervour in India and realises he can't quite win a game against Indians even back home

How to save the England team

Alan Tyers: It's time for probably a root-and-branch review

A strange, brutal magic

Jon Hotten: As Ishant Sharma showed at Lord's, short-pitched bowling can open old wounds and create sudden uncertainty


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Bob Willis remarks on England's handling of the short ball at Lord's against India

Jacques Rudolph made a calm unbeaten 44
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Jacques Rudolph saw Glamorgan home easily
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Ross Whitely smashed nine sixes in his 84 in just 38 balls
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Graham Wagg struck in his first over
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Jos Buttler will make his Test debut on Sunday
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Peter Moores chats with Alastair Cook
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Country Fixtures Country Results
North Division: Durham v Northants at Chester-le-Street - Jul 25
Durham won by 5 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
South Division: Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Jul 25
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets (with 48 balls remaining)
South Division: Kent v Surrey at Canterbury - Jul 25
Kent won by 21 runs
South Division: Somerset v Middlesex at Taunton - Jul 25
Somerset won by 22 runs
North Division: Warwickshire v Leics at Birmingham - Jul 25
Warwickshire won by 52 runs
North Division: Yorkshire v Notts at Leeds - Jul 25
Notts won by 6 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
South Division: Essex v Sussex at Chelmsford - Jul 25
Sussex won by 7 wickets (with 9 balls remaining)
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