On a chaotic, historic day at The Oval, Alastair Cook bowed out in a fairytale manner. Ben Jones looks back at Cook’s innings, and revels in the thrill of a risk-laden finale.
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Ravindra Jadeja was the star of the show at The Oval today, and Ben Jones laments the fact that we haven’t seen more of him this summer.
Once again, England’s tail wagged today, and saw their side to a very competitive total. Ben Jones reflects on a series where England’s lower-order has been fundamental to their success.
After a summer where the ball has hooped round corners, Ben Jones reflects on a day when India’s bowlers showed that they can be brilliant without a cloud in the sky.
It was a magnificent final day in Southampton, with England sealing the Test and the series. But as Ben Jones writes, for thirteen deliveries, India dared to dream.
Ben Jones reflects on a day when Ravi Ashwin should have been taking a starring role, but instead failed to make an impact.
On a day ruled by two men who started the series out of the team, Ben Jones reflects on the joy of the cricketing comeback.
After another day where swing and seam took centre stage, Ben Jones reflects on the magic of India’s quick bowlers, and suggests where England could improve their returns.
Ben Jones reflects on the recent poor form of England’s Test skipper, and traces his struggles back to a key technical alteration.
Ben Jones analyses the extreme bad luck of James Vince in Test cricket, and looks at why this time, Hampshire’s captain could crack the big time.
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