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Sri Lanka in England 2016

Woakes and Hales make strides

Jun 14, 2016: England continue to have questions over their top order but a few players enhanced their reputations against Sri Lanka

George Dobell

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Stance and style set England batsmen apart

May 27, 2016: England's top five is dominated by four right-handed batsmen with modern stances but very contrasting styles

Mark Nicholas

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Investec Test, Headingley

A new Test of resolve after T20 hiatus

May 18, 2016: ESPNcricinfo previews the first Test between England and Sri Lanka

The Preview by Alan Gardner

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley

England's enjoyment helps Vince settle in

May 17, 2016: A new season will start with at least one new face in England's Test line-up as they aim to iron out a few areas of concern and live up to their billing as strong favourites

George Dobell at Headingley

England v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Headingley

Daunting challenge for Sri Lanka to repeat 2014 heist

May 17, 2016: Two years ago, when these sides last met, Sri Lanka were the buoyant side and England struggling. This time the roles are reversed and it will be a significant surprise if the result isn't as well

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Headingley

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Root happy with middle-order brief

May 12, 2016: The impression from Joe Root is that he is in no rush whatsoever to lobby for the job of England's Test No. 3

David Hopps

Sri Lanka in England 2016

England selectors take calm view to batting questions

May 12, 2016: Despite much debate, England's first Test squad of the season includes minor tweaks rather than any major overhauls which is a prudent outcome

George Dobell

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Vince and Ball earn England Test calls

May 12, 2016: The Hampshire batsman James Vince and Nottinghamshire seamer Jake Ball have been handed their maiden Test call-ups

Andrew McGlashan

Lancashire v Hampshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Old Trafford, 4th day

Kerrigan spins Lancashire to handsome victory

May 11, 2016: Bright blue mornings at Worcester, June afternoons at Canterbury, mist-fringed evenings at Hove. There are days when cricket takes the advice of Barbra Streisand in Hello Dolly and puts on its Sunday clothes

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Lancashire v Hampshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Vince digs in against searching examination

May 10, 2016: When two of the post-lunch highlights are the arrival of the T20 Claphits and the stately progress of a green and yellow cement mixer, it is fairly clear what sort of afternoon it has been

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Lancashire v Hampshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Old Trafford, 1st day

Croft's fielding brilliance sets up Lancashire's dominance

May 8, 2016: Even when they won the County Championship in 2011 Lancashire did not enjoy days of dominance quite like this

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

England news

Vince faces one last challenge before potential Test debut

May 7, 2016: James Vince has a final battle with England's leading wicket-taker James Anderson to surmount before England's selectors discuss a potential Test debut at Headingley

David Hopps

Sri Lanka in England 2016

Root expected to stay at No. 4

May 6, 2016: Joe Root is set to stay at No. 4 in England's Test line-up for the series against Sri Lanka, but Alastair Cook admitted there were some "tough decisions" to be made about other batting positions

Andrew McGlashan

Yorkshire v Hampshire, County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 3rd day

Vince's class and Ervine's grit lift Hampshire

Apr 19, 2016: Hampshire's coach Dale Benkenstein had been scathing about Hampshire's inadequate display in the field on the second day. He would have been happier with the response

David Hopps at Headingley

Yorkshire v Hampshire, County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 2nd day

Bairstow and Plunkett flay injury-hit Hampshire

Apr 18, 2016: There will be few greater mismatches in Division One of the Championship than the 28 overs at Headingley during which Jonny Bairstow and Liam Plunkett laid waste to an injury-weakened Hampshire attack

David Hopps at Headingley

County previews

Ageing Hampshire need new crop to impress

Mar 31, 2016: Hampshire escaped relegation lst season with a late-season flurish but an ageing squad will be hard-pressed to retain their First Division status

George Dobell

MCA XI v England XI, World T20 warm-up, Mumbai

Jordan's yorkers too good for his team-mates

Mar 14, 2016: A Mumbai XI reinforced with four donations from the England squad ran their visitors close before succumbing to a 14-run defeat

Andrew Miller at the Brabourne Stadium

England in South Africa 2015-16

Vince expecting a battle for his place

Feb 16, 2016: It is a rare scenario for a Man of the Series not to be assured a starting place when the team he starred for next takes the field. But that's the situation James Vince finds himself in

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan A v England Lions, 3rd one-dayer, Dubai

Pakistan A spark late collapse to keep series alive

Jan 25, 2016: Pakistan A kept the series against England Lions alive, securing a 17-run victory in Dubai with a late surge in the field after England had appeared on track

ESPNcricinfo staff

Pakistan A v England Lions, 1st one-dayer, Dubai

Vince and Curran star in Lions victory

Jan 20, 2016: England Lions took the opening match of their one-day series against Pakistan by five wickets with an efficient all-round display in Dubai

ESPNcricinfo staff
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