05 Jun
Joe Root century powers England to 1-0 lead against New Zealand

The Ben Stokes-Brendon McCullum era got off to a perfect start as England toppled the inaugural ICC World Test Championship winner’s New Zealand by five wickets in the opening Test of the series at Lord’s. After falling behind on day two, the hosts hit back on the third morning to dismiss New Zealand for 285 […]

16 Jan
Cummins picks up four as England falter with the bat once again

17 wickets fell on an eventful day two of the fifth Test in Hobart that saw Australia consolidate their commanding position in the game to end the day with a healthy lead of 152 runs. Pat Cummins led the charge for the hosts with the ball after the Australian tail wagged in the opening session, […]

11 Dec
Joe Root, Dawid Malan lead England fightback on Day 3

Dawid Malan and Joe Root shared an unbeaten 159-run stand for the third wicket to help England fightback on day three of the opening Ashes Test in Brisbane. The pair helped the visitors end the day on 220 for two and wipe out the majority of Australia’s 278-run first-innings lead that was built up by […]

10 Dec
Cummins take five as Australia bowl England out for 147

Australia couldn’t have asked for a better way to begin the Ashes in Brisbane as the hosts rolled England for just 147 in the first innings. Pat Cummins enjoyed the dream start to his captaincy career, finishing with figures of 5 for 38 after Joe Root had won the toss and opted to bat first […]

28 Aug
England level series with innings victory at Headingly

After the brave resistance from the Indian batters on Day 3, any hope of a draw was short-lived as it all ended in a hurry on the fourth morning with the Men in Blue succumbing to the pressure of the 2nd new ball to lose the 3rd Test by an innings and 76 runs. All […]

27 Aug
England dominate as Root scores 3rd Ton of series

England piled on the pressure on Day 2 of the 3rd Test as they consolidated their position with the bat to finish with a 345-run first-innings lead. Led by an excellent century from Joe Root – who became the 1st batter to score three consecutive tons twice in a year – and half-centuries from the […]

15 Aug
Joe Root 180* helps England take first innings lead

England dominated the proceedings on day three of the 2nd Test match at Lord’s against India with Joe Root taking centre stage once again with a fantastic 180*. England started the day 245 runs behind, but Root’s monster century accompanied by important contributions from Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali helped the hosts finish their innings […]

14 Aug
Anderson 5-fer leads England fight back on Day 2

It was another absorbing day of cricket at Lord’s as England fought back hard on Day two of the 2nd Test thanks to some inspired bowling from James Anderson and another fluent innings from their captain Joe Root. India started the day with 400 firmly on the cards, but after two quick wickets in the […]

08 Aug
Root century, Bumrah 5-fer set up riveting Day Five

The 1st Test between India and England at Trent Bridge is building up to a crescendo after a fascinating see-saw day four which saw plenty of high-class cricket from both sides. Joe Root led the charge for England with one of the finest centuries of his career to wipe out India’s deficit and give the […]

03 Aug
India vs England Test Series Preview

India’s five-match Test series against England gets underway on the 4th of August at Trent Bridge and is set to be an incredible contest between two of the top nations in world cricket. India lost 4-1 the last time they toured these shores in 2018, but the difference between the two sides was much closer […]