IPL 2020 – IPL-bound England players counselled to be on guard against burn-out by Chris Silverwood

England’s IPL-bound players have been cautioned by Chris Silverwood, their head coach, to keep checking in with the management to guard against burn-out, as they prepare to swap a summer of bio-secure bubbles in England for another seven-week stint in Abu D, Dubai, Sharjah between September 19 and November 10A…

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England v Australia 2020 – Bursting of England’s bubble shows how long the road to 2023 will be

If part of the art of success in limited-overs cricket is peaking at the right time, England haven’t timed their dip in results too badly.There’s never a good time to lose to Australia, of course. Particularly given that the result was 5-0 to England the last time they visited. But…

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Cricket and Covid-19 – England players cannot be exempt from ECB cuts, says Chris Woakes

Chris Woakes has admitted that the England team cannot be “exempt” from the cost-cutting measures that the ECB have been forced to implement, after extending his sympathies to the 62 board employees who have lost their jobs due to the financial impact of the the Covid-19 pandemic.However, speaking on the…

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England v Australia, 3rd ODI

Steven Smith is more likely than not to return as the missing piece of Australia’s batting order that failed to seal the ODI series against England in Manchester, leaving the final match of their brief tour on Wednesday as the decider.Some mystery still surrounds the circumstances in which Smith has…

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