Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Pietersen’

‘The best I’ve ever played’: England fall short against Sri Lanka despite stunning innings from Lancashire’s Jos Buttler

Posted on: June 2nd, 2014 by Scott No Comments

Lancashire’s Jos Buttler produced what some are calling England’s greatest ever One-Day innings at Lords against Sri Lanka – an innings which couldn’t quite drag England to victory. Chasing a winning target of 301, England faltered and were well behind the rate until Buttler came to the crease and smashed the fastest One-Day hundred ever [...]


England vs. New Zealand: 1st Test Review

Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

A test match decided in four days normally indicates that one side have dominated the opposition and finished them off quickly. Well that was certainly not the case in the first test at Lords between England and New Zealand which proved to be an extremely close encounter.   Having won the toss and elected to [...]


England vs. New Zealand: Test Series Preview

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

The first test match of the English summer starts at Lords on Thursday, with tourists New Zealand looking to build upon their unlikely draw in their home series in the winter.   England were disappointing in New Zealand and will want to put a marker down for the summer showpiece of the Ashes. Kevin Pietersen [...]


Englands big ODI opportunity

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

England have a very poor one day international record when it comes to major tournaments. They have never won a 50 over competition against the worlds best and this summer represents a big chance to put that right.   The ICC Champions Trophy is held in England this year and thus gives Alistair Cook and [...]