Tag : Joe Root

Same old problems for England

2 years ago / 0 comments

The harrowing 340 run defeat for England on Monday, being bowled out by an inspired South African attack, demonstrated the limitations this England side has faced over the past 18 months.  A loss after a victory is something that we as England fans have become accustomed to and it would … Read More

Sport | Captain Cooked?

5 years ago / 0 comments

England succumbed to yet another humiliating and painful defeat yesterday at Lords against India, losing a Test match that had been set up almost perfectly for them to triumph in. Against a side that had not won away from home in roughly three years, on a pitch that should have … Read More

Sport: England begin new era with thrilling draw

5 years ago / 0 comments

England and Sri Lanka played out a thrilling draw in the first Test match of the cricket summer at Lords, as Euan Cunningham reports   12 months ago the Australian coach Darren Lehmann, ably assisted by his lieutenant inside the English media Shane Warne, were keen to suggest that the … Read More

Sport | England Strike Yorkshire Ballance

5 years ago / 0 comments

Three Yorkshire players have been selected in England’s Ashes squad for the return series in Australia this winter. Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow and newcomer Gary Ballance have all caught the selector’s eye and have been named in the 17 man squad. Zimbabwe born left hander Gary Ballance has impressed for … Read More

The Root to Success

6 years ago / 0 comments

Stephen Topping As England approach their final fixture of the ICC Champions Trophy group stage, a few things are becoming quite clear: India are the team to beat, England’s bowling attack isn’t as convincing in the shorter format and Joe Root will be integral to any success England has for … Read More

Kiwi Challenge Continues

6 years ago / 0 comments

David Grant 22/02/2013 New Zealand v England England have resumed the second leg of their tour of New Zealand in the one day format and on Wednesday morning clawed their way back into contention with an impressive win against the black caps in Napier. Last Friday England comprehensively overhauled New … Read More