1. CLT20 2014: Breaking Down Every Team's Squad for Full Tournament

    In the group stage of the Champions League Twenty20, each team plays every team in their group once and the top two from Group A and B progress to the semi-finals...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 6 days ago 2,006 reads 1 comments

  2. CLT20 2014: Breaking Down Every Qualifying Team's Squad for the Tournament

    The structure and framework of the Champions League is inherently unbalanced. The financial importance off the field and clout on the field of the Indian Premier League teams create a landscape littered and dominated by the Indian league...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 10 days ago 8,459 reads 0 comments

  3. England vs. India, Only T20: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    England's bolder generation will take on a reluctant, but vastly experienced India Twenty20 team at Edgbaston on Sunday in the final match of the international summer...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 15 days ago 13,837 reads 2 comments

  4. England vs. India, 5th ODI: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    India have already sealed the ODI series 3-0 with one match still to play, however the final match of the series bears with it potentially significant repercussions for English ...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 18 days ago 1,990 reads 2 comments

  5. England Show No Signs of Learning Lessons on ODI Strategy in Cardiff

    It is through the prism of English cricket that it is perhaps most appropriate to experience cricket's evolution...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 25 days ago 1,167 reads 1 comments

  6. 4 Issues That England Must Resolve Before 2015 Ashes

    England may have defeated India 3-1 in the five-match Test series; coming emphatically from behind to do so, however, before the 2015 Ashes, there are still a number of issues that Alastair Cook's team need to resolve...

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  7. England Are Winning Against India in Spite of the System Not Because of It

    It is strange to think that exactly a year ago, as England recorded their 3-0 series victory over Australia, it was widely concluded England were winning because of the system behind them...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 1 month ago 5,066 reads 2 comments

  8. England's Complete Team Display Humiliates Feeble India at Old Trafford

    England have produced what can arguably be said to be their second near-perfect Test in succession to beat India by an innings and 54 runs at Old Trafford in Manchester...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 1 month ago 776 reads 1 comments

  9. Investigating Moeen Ali Against the Short Ball & His Role in England's Test Team

    Freddie Wilde investigates two areas of debate surrounding Moeen Ali following another low score. Moeen Ali's Technical Problems Things change when you get to international cricket...

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  10. Fortune, Skill and Bravery Put Alastair Cook's England on Cusp of 1st Test Win

    Afternoon Session, Day Four Alastair Cook leaves the ball alone outside off stump. Alastair Cook leaves the ball alone outside off stump. Alastair Cook leaves the ball alone outside off stump...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 1 month ago 1,261 reads 0 comments

  11. Flat Pitch and Weak Indian Bowling Should Put England's Batting into Perspective

    There was undeniably, and certainly in hindsight, a sense of fragility to England's 3-0 Ashes victory last summer. But pointing that out with too much enthusiasm at the time seemed almost unfair—wrong even...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 1 month ago 662 reads 0 comments

  12. England vs. India: Time to Face Up to Embarrassing 10th-Wicket Problems

    It didn't take long for the excuses to come. The pitch was flat. The bowlers were tired. England were missing a spinner. Heck, perhaps even Kevin Pietersen poisoned the bowlers' breakfast...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 2 months ago 820 reads 1 comments

  13. Series Spectacle and England's Chances vs. India Damaged by Flat Test Pitch

    As the painstaking first day between England and India spluttered to a close in Nottingham, such was the criticism of the lifeless Trent Bridge pitch that head groundsman Steve Birks felt compelled to make a short statement...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 2 months ago 706 reads 1 comments

  14. ECB Must Strengthen Domestic T20 Cricket by Releasing England Team to Play It

    By the time the first Test between England and India gets under way in Nottingham next Wednesday, England’s Test squad will have had sixteen days since they previously took to the field when they were beaten by Sri Lanka in Headingley...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 3 months ago 759 reads 0 comments

  15. Test Cricket Becoming a Day-Night Format a Great Leap for the Sport

    Kevin Pietersen's mind has often served as a portent to the future, but when he ridiculed the concept of day-night Test cricket this week on the premise that it would devalue statistics and records, he got it badly wrong...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 3 months ago 384 reads 0 comments

  16. England vs Sri Lanka: Players Ratings for Alastair Cook's XI After 2nd Test

    England have lost their thrilling two match Test series against Sri Lanka in dramatic fashion, the visitors taking the final wicket of the penultimate delivery of the second Test to take the match and the series...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 3 months ago 629 reads 2 comments

  17. England's Capitulation at Headingley Exposes Alastair Cook, England Management

    One of England’s worst days of home Test match cricket in recent memory at Headingley corrupted any lingering optimism surrounding England’s New Era, exposing the harsh truths of England’s New Reality...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 3 months ago 819 reads 4 comments

  18. If England Pick Moeen Ali, Alastair Cook Must Trust Him as a Spinner

    You could pretty safely say that the England of old — Andy Flower’s world-beating England — would have put the current second Test match beyond the Sri Lankans by now...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 3 months ago 490 reads 0 comments

  19. England's New-Look Bowling Attack Show How Team Must Change Without Graeme Swann

    There is something imperceptibly harsh about the north. The winds seem sharper; the air colder; the sky greyer. It doesn’t really matter if any of those things are true, what matters is what it feels like...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 3 months ago 608 reads 0 comments

  20. Joe Root's 100 at Lord's: Right Man in Right Place to Start England's New Era

    You've probably read it in quite a few articles, seen it on the TV, heard it on the radi , or laughed at a couple of jokes on Twitter, but Joe Root looks very young. It is known...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 3 months ago 495 reads 0 comments

  21. Picking an Alternative England Test XI from Outside the Current Squad

    England's Test summer gets underway against Sri Lanka at Lord's tomorrow. Not only is it England's first Test of the post-Kevin Pietersen era, but it is the Test beginning of the much-proclaimed new era in the Test format...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 3 months ago 393 reads 0 comments

  22. England's Batting Order in ODIs Is Outdated & Must Change Before 2015 World Cup

    Statistically, England are not bad at limited-overs cricket. They were runners-up in the Champions Trophy last year and, in fact, came very close to winning it. They won the World T20 in 2010, and since then they've been ranked the No...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 4 months ago 1,078 reads 2 comments

  23. England vs. Sri Lanka, 5th ODI: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview

    With the series tied at 2-2 heading into the fifth and final ODI at Edgbaston, England and Sri Lanka have it all to play for in this day-night encounter. Match: England vs...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 4 months ago 9,163 reads 0 comments

  24. Jos Buttler Scores 121 from 74 Balls, and England Still Lose: What Went Wrong?

    Rarely can an innings of such brilliance have been played in a losing cause than Jos Buttler 's record-breaking century on Saturday, which almost rescued England from an awful start and took them within seven runs of Sri Lanka's total...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 4 months ago 461 reads 1 comments

  25. England Must Hand Chris Jordan Test Debut After Sri Lanka ODI Series

    Following England's catastrophic defeat at Chester-le-Street on Sunday, new coach Peter Moores could not have asked for more than the performance offered by his team at Old Trafford on Wednesday...

    Freddie Wilde Written by Freddie Wilde about 4 months ago 623 reads 4 comments