Tag Archives: Andrew Strauss

Vic Marks: England look set to be long-term success story

It may be an English thing but the temptation is to dwell upon the frailties of the opposition at times like this. England have just defeated supposedly (there we go again) what was the number one team in the world … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England look to next challenge, The Oval, day five, close

Strauss determined to not to let team rest on No.1 status Close: Fourth Test, day five, The Oval Match score: England 591-6 dec (Bell 235, Pietersen 175; Sreesanth 3-123) beat India  300 (Dravid 146*;Bresnan 3-54, Swann 3-102) and 283 (Tendulkar 91, … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: India find their fight, The Oval, day two, morning

Series is a contest again for first time since Trent Bridge day one Lunch: Fourth Test, day two, The Oval Match score: England 126-2 (Bell 29*, Pietersen 18*, Strauss 40; Sharma 16-7-24-1) Full scorecard Session score: England 51-2 India win Ask … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England well set on rainy day, The Oval, day one, close

Indian bowlers struggle again Close: Fourth Test, day one, The Oval Match score: England 75-0 (Strauss 38*, Cook 34*) Session score: Rain Commentators and spectators have had cause to curse the slothful over-rates in this series but today was an … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England make solid start, The Oval, day one, morning

Strauss and Cook set the platform against toothless Indian bowling Lunch: Fourth Test, day one, The Oval Match score: England 75-0 (Strauss 38*, Cook 34*) Session score: England 75-0 England win Even in the nether reaches of the County Championship’s second … Continue reading

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Marcus Trescothick: England today much better than 2005 team

Much as it thrilled me to be part of a fantastic England team who won the Ashes in 2005, I have to say that the current side is better in most departments. The batting unit is stronger because of the experience … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: third Test, Edgbaston, evening

England take a professional hold of the match Close: Third Test, day one, Edgbaston Match score: India 224 (MS Dhoni 77; SCJ Broad 4-53, TT Bresnan 4-62); England 84-0 (AJ Strauss 52*, AN Cook 27*) Full scorecard Session score: India … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Anderson leads England to glory, Lord’s, day five, evening

India collapse after tea as England go 1-0 up in four-Test series Close: First Test, day five, Lord’s Match score: India 261 (Raina 78, Laxman 56; Anderson 5-65) and 286 (Dravid 103*; Broad 4-37) lost to England 474-8 dec (Pietersen … Continue reading

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Roses troubles, Strauss’s Wimbledon return: Richard Gibson

The extra spice discernible between Yorkshire and Lancashire during their three Roses tussles this season, above and beyond the intense traditional rivalry, was provided not by a clash on the field but words off it. Because the ill feeling, which … Continue reading

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Trescothick: Strauss decision “makes perfect sense”

Marcus Trescothick has welcomed the decision to let Andrew Strauss to play as a guest for Somerset in their three-day match against India at Taunton, starting on July 15. The England captain will switch counties from Middlesex for a one-off … Continue reading

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