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An Aussie’s (Massively Grudging) Praise For Alastair Cook

It’s the article we never thought we’d write. Or wanted to.

1 Comment | October 20, 2015 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , ,

India vs. England, Third Test: Day Two Review

Alastair Cook takes off his shoes, removes his silk briefs and sinks into a deep bath.

No Comments | December 6, 2012 | | Tests | Tags: , ,

Pakistan vs. England, Second ODI: Review

A captain’s knock from Alastair Cook and a fine spell from Steve Finn are enough to lead England to a not-as-huge victory in the second ODI. Here’s our verdict.

5 Comments | February 16, 2012 | | 40/50-over | Tags: , , ,

England Ladder: Test Matches

After a fantabulous summer for England, they now face a long gap until their next Test in Dubai in January, interspersed with the forthcoming five ODIs in India. With nine of the first XI essentially penned in already, it will be interesting to see any of the youngsters perform on the India tour, or if any of the Lions and performance squad players can manoeuvre their way into the squad. Anyway, with no further ado, these are the 30 players ranked in order of what we vaguely call importance to the selectors.

No Comments | October 6, 2011 | | Opinion, Tests | Tags: , , ,

England vs India, Third Test: Day Three Review

England piled up their third-highest ever score and Alastair Cook scored a career best 294 as a one-sided series became ever more one-sided.

5 Comments | August 12, 2011 | | Tests | Tags: , , ,