How to discipline a player ECB-style
How to discipline a player ECB-style

Change the structure of the universe if you must to prove a point to an errant player

'Pulling out a nose hair is the most painful experience'
'Pulling out a nose hair is the most painful experience'

Fear, suffering, and how to cope with both in this week's Twitter round-up

Cooky and Mooresy make World Cup plan
Cooky and Mooresy make World Cup plan

We sit in on a top-level meeting to help England win the - you know, the thing that isn't the Ashes

How much does overtraining have to do with loss of form?
How much does overtraining have to do with loss of form?

An international cricketer is exposed to several non-training stresses that could affect on-field performance. Managing physical workload is only half the puzzle

'Stuck in the hotel toilet for the last hour'
'Stuck in the hotel toilet for the last hour'

And other delightful revelations in our Twitter round-up

The Demon of Embarrassing Capitulation
The Demon of Embarrassing Capitulation

Why Jadeja dropping Cook was the defining moment this summer

'Feels good to wake up sober for once'
'Feels good to wake up sober for once'

Party animals, teaspoon ninjas, an avalanche of philosophy and Kemar Roach telling you what your job is in this week's Twitter round-up.

What modern cricket needs
What modern cricket needs

We can begin by heeding WG Grace's advice

How exactly does one 'lead by example'?
How exactly does one 'lead by example'?

A captain needs to do enough as an individual to retain respect and control, but exceptional performances may not result in even greater influence

'God forgives, I don't'
'God forgives, I don't'

Relationship drama, and underwear habits our latest Twitter round-up

A checklist for England's fans
A checklist for England's fans

"Ishant Sharma can't even bowl". And other pearls you need to be spouting right about now

Revisiting the glorious summer of 2000
Revisiting the glorious summer of 2000

If England need a template for this transitional phase, they can turn the clock back to the series against West Indies at the turn of the century

'They scandal your name when they can't take your strength'
'They scandal your name when they can't take your strength'

English grammar gets a rejig in our latest Twitter round-up

How to get through five Tests in 42 days
How to get through five Tests in 42 days

England and India must trade players across teams and also consider part-time positions

'Day/night Test cricket - hope the statistics start again'
'Day/night Test cricket - hope the statistics start again'

Cricketers want fresh starts and binge on steaks in our latest Twitter round-up

Why so passive, England?
Why so passive, England?

England have become a reactive batting side, content to respond to given field settings than to manipulate them

England's new era: a definitive analysis
England's new era: a definitive analysis

Maybe it's a time for grand defeats. Whoever said a new era has to do with winning?

'I don't cry often but Wind Beneath My Wings is amazing'
'I don't cry often but Wind Beneath My Wings is amazing'

Favourite songs, football excesses, and a bully on the loose in this Twitter round-up

England's No. 3 obsession
England's No. 3 obsession

Jos Buttler is a perfect one-day No. 7, so of course they'll try to transform him into a failing No. 3

'India, I wuz ere!'
'India, I wuz ere!'

Players put themselves on the map in our Twitter round-up