Graham for Graham: Stumpy takes shorter-format work from Gooch

The man who took the nickname ‘Stumpy’ while playing cricket professionally, Graham Thorpe, will take the reigns as batting coach for the ODI and twenty20 squads for the foreseeable future as England separate squads, as well as coaching staff for the longer and shorter formats. He will replace Graham Gooch who many, especially Captain Cook, pin their success on his coaching.…

Compton proves his worth in final warm up game

Nick Compton hit 74 and 79 against Haryana to cement his place at the top of the order and become the immediate successor to ex-England captain Andrew Strauss. This is Compton’s third half century in a row and it seems he has found form after starting the tour with a Duck and a single. This…

Poll: Who should open with Captain Cook?

With the India series fast approaching, Alastair Cook has said in the press that the other openers spot is up for grabs and they have not yet decided who will partner him. It seems England have 3 possible options, however, only Johnathan Trott has any test match experience and only Joe Root opens for his county…