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It's not the coach, captain or players at fault, it's the whole rotten system
It's not the coach, captain or players at fault, it's the whole rotten system

England's struggle with the bat is the continuation of a recurring theme

India's quicks answer the big question, and more
India's quicks answer the big question, and more

India drop Ashwin for effective 4:1 combination as their fast men are persistent and relentless

Stats - England's second worst start to a home series since 1950
Stats - England's second worst start to a home series since 1950

All the key numbers from the first day of the England vs India Test at Trent Bridge

Eoin Morgan: 'In clinical parts of the game, we didn't finish the job and that's hurt us'
Eoin Morgan: 'In clinical parts of the game, we didn't finish the job and that's hurt us'

Middle order failing to fire, absence of three members of Test squad, Maxwell's relatively late withdrawal hurt winless London Spirit

Which player capped their ODI career with a World Cup win?
Which player capped their ODI career with a World Cup win?

How much do you know about players' final matches?

Bangladesh's lowest successful T20I defence
Bangladesh's lowest successful T20I defence

All the stats from Bangladesh's first-ever T20I win over Australia

Sound Sedbergh schooling underpins Harry Brook's Hundred rise
Sound Sedbergh schooling underpins Harry Brook's Hundred rise

A number of players in the first-class game honed their techniques while at school in Cumbria

Sam Curran: 'I look back on the 2018 India series thinking, yes I can perform at this level'
Sam Curran: 'I look back on the 2018 India series thinking, yes I can perform at this level'

The England allrounder talks about facing India again, and what he has learnt during his time with the Chennai Super Kings

A final chance to push for Australia's T20 World Cup squad
A final chance to push for Australia's T20 World Cup squad

A recap of some of those needing to impress the selectors over the five matches against Bangladesh

Are the India of 2021 better than the India of 2018?
Are the India of 2021 better than the India of 2018?

Three years ago, Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri were worried about the side's inability to seize key moments. Have they improved on that front?

Is Wanindu Hasaranga's 4 for 9 the best birthday performance by a bowler?
Is Wanindu Hasaranga's 4 for 9 the best birthday performance by a bowler?

Also: who has collected the most golden ducks in Tests?

India in England - the greatest hits
India in England - the greatest hits

Kohli and Co have the opportunity to add to the list of memorable moments that contests between the two teams have produced

The Buzz: Let's all learn from Jimmy Neesham
The Buzz: Let's all learn from Jimmy Neesham

All the bantz, the jousts, and little bit of eavesdropping from the social media playground and beyond

Hey India, let your spare batters play for Sri Lanka, please?
Hey India, let your spare batters play for Sri Lanka, please?

Our correspondent tears himself away from Hundred Twitter to make a request to the BCCI

Selection questions for India: Who should play if Rahane is unfit? Does Siraj get in?
Selection questions for India: Who should play if Rahane is unfit? Does Siraj get in?

India have a few things to ponder over as they prepare for the first Test against England, which begins on August 4

Did we really need the Hundred?
Did we really need the Hundred?

Changes to T20 could well have achieved the desired ends instead

In Case You Missed It: Sri Lanka, Australia fight back, the Hundred finds its rhythm
In Case You Missed It: Sri Lanka, Australia fight back, the Hundred finds its rhythm

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Four learnings for second-string Sri Lanka
Four learnings for second-string Sri Lanka

Can they help Hasaranga achieve his world-class potential, and can they fix their soft middle order?

Minor League Cricket: T20 league in USA kicks off with Sami Aslam, Corey Anderson in the mix
Minor League Cricket: T20 league in USA kicks off with Sami Aslam, Corey Anderson in the mix

The tournament begins on July 31 at seven venues across the USA

Indians at the Hundred: Jemimah Rodrigues sparkles, slow start for Shafali Verma
Indians at the Hundred: Jemimah Rodrigues sparkles, slow start for Shafali Verma

Smriti Mandhana, Deepti Sharma and Harmanpreet Kaur show good form in the early stages