As young batsman Ollie Pope is called up to England’s Test squad for the second Test at Lord’s, Ben Jones analyses the rise of the Surrey star.
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The first Test of the series will live long in the memory and for that, says Ben Jones, we can thank the wonder of the moving ball.
Day Three of the Edgbaston Test was a phenomenal showcase for the longest format, and it all came off the back of a 20-year-old all-rounder, who brought the game to life.
Today was an innings of two halves for Virat Kohli, who rode his luck before unleashing with violent disdain. Ben Jones analyses a remarkable innings at Edgbaston.
The first day of this series was defined by R Ashwin’s clever changes of pace; Ben Jones has analysed the subtle magic of the Indian off-spinner.
Ahead of the Yorkshire leg-spinner’s return to the Test team, Ben Jones analyses whether Adil Rashid 2.0 has the technique to make an impact in the forthcoming series against India.
Virat Kohli returns to England a far greater player than the man who averaged 13.40 in 2014. Ben Jones has analysed the constantly shifting batsmanship of the Indian captain.
Ben Jones analyses the key aspects of England’s ODI series victory over India.
Tagged with being England’s speedster, Mark Wood found success by bowling a slower, more consistent spell – Ben Jones suggests this could be the way to go for Wood in future.
England drew level with India in the ODI series thanks to a wonderful century from Joe Root – Ben Jones analyses how Root’s skill-set was exactly what England needed.
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