Huge challenges lie ahead for Joe Root’s England against a dominant India team. Billy Densham takes a look at the key talking points for the series.
Can Sport survive the financial burden of Coronavirus? COVID-19 has had a profound effect on Sport. Print Sport Editor Nick Powell analyses the financial implications of seasons being cut short on the World of Sport. In late February, as Ireland postponed their Six Nations fixture with Italy, few could have imagined the long list of […]
Ed Alexander casts his eyes over some of the more obscure sporting stories of the last fortnight
Exeposé’s online sports editor Ed Alexander takes a look back at some of the lesser-known sporting stories from the last seven days
By Michael Rudling It is the best passage of Ashes cricket in decades. The unmovable, unshakable Steve Smith ducks and weaves and whacks rocket after rocket from quick young debutant Jofra Archer. Archer cracks one into Smith’s arm; Smith smashes one through the covers. It is team sport reduced to a simple, one-on-one cage fight […]
In this first instalment of The Long Game, Michael Rudling looks at three cricket ‘prodigies’ whose outstanding natural ability and potential left fans expecting more.
With the conclusion of the second Test Match of three in the Caribbean between the West Indies and England, many questions have been raised over the quality of this England side. Especially when that same squad came into the series off the back of an away whitewash, 3-0, in Sri Lanka and a flattering but […]
West Indies 289 (Hetmyer 81*, Anderson 5-46) and 415 for 6 dec (Holder 202*, Dowrich 116*) beat England 77 (Roach 5-17) and 246 (Burns 84, Chase 8-60) by 381 runs Selection blunder leaves toothless England to hard yards in the field. Local boys: Jason Holder, Kemar Roach, Shane Dowrich and Roston Chase shine as the West Indies subjected […]
So all as expected. Australia cruise to an easy ten-wicket victory over England at the Gabba. But it could have been different. For three days this Test match was a tight and tense affair with neither side able to land the decisive blow; England failed to press home their advantages when in the ascendency, though. […]
With the England squad having landed in Australia and preparations underway, the build-up to this winter’s Ashes series can well and truly begin. With the warm-up games already underway, some random 14-year-old Australian will rip through England’s batting order to destroy any optimism before the series has even begun. In fact, if any optimism did […]