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Yorkshire v Somerset, Headingley, 4th day

Yorkshire surge almost makes perfect finish

Sep 26, 2014: Yorkshire played like true champions against Somerset at Headingley to take their final LV= County Championship match to the final ball for a draw

Press Association

Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, Trent Bridge, 4th day

'Something I will treasure for rest of my life'

Sep 12, 2014: After Yorkshire secured their 32nd Championship title (including one shared) and their first since 2001 there was an outpouring of emotions from the players, coaches and backroom staff.

George Dobell

England v India, 5th ODI, Headingley

Root satisfies Headingley craving

Sep 5, 2014: Neither Boycott nor Vaughan were able to satisfy their local crowd in one-day cricket but Root finally broke the 41-year duck

David Hopps at Headingley

England v India, 5th ODI, Headingley

Root century sets up consolation victory

Sep 5, 2014: Joe Root's century powered England to 294, a total which India had little chance of chasing after their top-order collapsed

The Report by Siddarth Ravindran

Test cricket's young Fab Four

Aug 29, 2014: Kohli, Root, Smith and Williamson will take turns as the No. 1 Test batsman. So far each has shown only one technical weakness

Martin Crowe

England v India, 2nd ODI, Cardiff

Root rebuffs England criticism

Aug 26, 2014: It does not seem two minutes since Joe Root was making his first steps in the England side and reading so many descriptions of how childlike he still looked that he might have been preparing for the Primary School prom

David Hopps

India in England 2014

Root star of England's improving show

Aug 18, 2014: Marks out of ten for England during their 3-1 series victory over India

George Dobell

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

India befuddled as England complete humiliation

Aug 17, 2014: India might have been transported to another world, a world so unfamiliar that their senses were befuddled. One by one their batsmen came and went as they underwent the third heaviest Test defeat in their history.

The Report by David Hopps

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

Do England stick or twist with Robson?

Aug 16, 2014: A number of holes in England's Test team have been filled, but the second opening slot has not been nailed down. A tricky decision will need to be made with an Ashes looming next year

George Dobell at The Oval

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

Root takes England into huge lead

Aug 16, 2014: Joe Root's sparky, unbeaten 92 ensured England remained in complete control at The Oval despite a mid-afternoon fightback from India

Report by David Hopps

England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval

England wait on Broad availability

Aug 13, 2014: Stuart Broad did not train at The Oval on Wednesday but England said that was always the plan and insisted he remains on course to be available for the final Investec Test against India

Andrew McGlashan

England v India, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Young England growing up fast

Aug 9, 2014: The turnaround in England's fortunes since defeat at Lord's has been remarkable and testament to the faith Alastair Cook has shown in several new players

Mark Nicholas at Old Trafford

England v India, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day

England's ten men hand India innings defeat

Aug 9, 2014: A woeful batting display on the third afternoon, significantly worse than their opening-day effort, meant India subsided to 161 and handed England victory by an innings and 54 runs despite Stuart Broad being in hospital

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

England v India, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Root and Buttler sparkle halted by rain

Aug 8, 2014: Depending on which forecast you believe, and which proves most accurate, the tail-end of Hurricane Bertha could yet provided England's biggest obstacle to taking a 2-1 lead in the series

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

England v India, 3rd Investec Test, Ageas Bowl, 5th day

England find their upward curve

Jul 31, 2014: There will doubtless be tough days ahead but England appear to have turned a corner. ESPNcricinfo assesses where the team is after levelling the series

George Dobell at the Ageas Bowl

England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's 5th day

Hapless England victims of failing system

Jul 21, 2014: Previous England inadequacies were masked by a handful of excellent players but now the national side are showing the results of an environment too cosy for those whose faces fit and one that ostracises the rest

George Dobell at Lord's

England v India, 2nd Investec Test, Lord's, 2nd day

Cook's descent into private hell

Jul 18, 2014: Eventually, with the batting failures accumulating and his captaincy not compensating, the reasons for persisting with Alastair Cook are wearing out

George Dobell at Lord's

England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 5th day

Signs a corner has been turned by England

Jul 13, 2014: The hosts appeared to play with a different attitude at Trent Bridge. No longer was there a sense that the game owed them. They just got on with it and Alastair Cook played the match with a smile on his face

Mark Nicholas at Trent Bridge

England v India, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Dhoni's instincts fail him

Jul 12, 2014: Like George Costanza once did, India's captain went against his normal ahead of the first Test but on the fourth day, with a match still winnable for India, he went back to a familiar game plan

Sidharth Monga at Trent Bridge

Eng v Ind, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day

Tail-enders overshadow top order

Jul 12, 2014: James Anderson and Joe Root put together 198 runs and picked up a slew of records along the way, including the most runs made by a final-wicket pair

Bishen Jeswant
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