Underlying problems run deep for beleaguered England

I began writing this article when England seemed on course to become the first team to beat India at this World Cup, proving conclusively that there was still life left in this once great side. However, we all know what happened next. The English ODI side still possesses some world class cricketers but there is[…]

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Careless England put to the sword by ruthless Black Caps in World Cup opener

England began their defence of the World Cup with a 9 wicket hammering at the hands of New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium today. Four years ago, Eoin Morgan’s men had defeated the Blackcaps by, in commentator Ian Smith’s words, “the barest of margins” at Lords to lift the trophy but, under the unforgiving[…]

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England’s World Cup memories

“By the barest of margins!” Ian Smith’s words have since passed into the folklore of English sport since they were first uttered as Jos Buttler swept away the stumps to seal England’s first World Cup win in 2019. However, since cricket launched its’ first global tournament in 1975, the nation that hosted the first three[…]

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