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Pietersen admits relief at end of tour

Star batsman Kevin Pietersen has confirmed that he was glad to be heading home at the end of a disappointing tour of India, and was relieved that England finished on a winning note in Kolkata. England were able to over-come India’s set target of ...

Fourth Test: Ruthless England complete series whitewash

Another spectacular display from Andy Flower’s men gave England a resounding win at The Oval. Fresh from inheriting the number one test status from their opponents, the hosts continued their relentless dominance. Magnificent innings from Ian Bell ...

England secure huge victory and number one test status

The England cricket team became the number one ranked test side in the most emphatic fashion, with an innings victory over a humiliated Indian side. Their destructive bowlers again dismantled India's experienced batsman with nonchalant ease, with ...

Records tumble as England build mammoth lead

The hosts again exposed the inadequacy of the Indian bowling attack, declaring on a staggering score of 710-7, after Cook and Morgan piled on the runs on the third day. Cook was finally dismissed for 294 after occupying the crease for an astonishing ...

Alistair Cook helps England demoralize hapless Indian attack

Andy Flower's men revelled on the second day at Edgbaston with another magnificent batting display against helpful Indian bowling. Alistair Cook took full advantage, finishing unbeaten on 182 as England racked up 372 runs in as one sided a session ...

Test Cricket Versus India: England in command after dominant first day

A near flawless display with bat and ball from England in the third test enabled the hosts to continue their control over India at Edgbaston. If this day's performance is replicated further on in the third test match, England are certain to take an ...

English Cricket turns to three captains-but is that the way forward?

This is the dawn of a new era in English cricket, as they have decided to turn to an unprecedented selection of three captains across the three formats of the game. This has brought about the selection of Alistair Cook and Stuart Broad to become the ...

Alastair Cook leads the way in English Test Cricket

Alastair Cook reached another milestone in his test career during the 3rd and final test against Sri Lanka this week. The England’s opening batsman scored his sixth consecutive half century to equal the record last achieved by Ken Barrington in ...

England Shake Up Cricket Captaincy Structure

Alistair Cook and Stuart Broad have been named the new captains of the ODI side and Twenty20 side respectively as England overhaul the captaincy structure. Cook will take over duties from Andrew Strauss who announced his retirement from the 50 over ...

Alastair Cook excited by chance of captaincy for one-day cricket

26 year old Alastair Cook has been handed the role of captain for the one-day team with Test Cricket captain Andrew Strauss stepping down. It has always been known that Cook would be the likeliest candidate and speaking after his appointment the ...

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