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Posted on | July 16, 2015 | 18 Comments
Nobody saw this coming. That includes the players, loyal supporters, bookmakers, or us ex-players. We all hoped for an England victory, but realistically would have settled for a good draw to go some way to erasing the embarrassing way we lost 5-0 in the last Ashes. But England have out-batted, out-bowled and out-captained Australia.
Posted on | July 8, 2015 | 29 Comments
Trevor Bayliss has the right idea in saying players need to be ‘self-reliant’, but Cook needs to be less cautious in his captaincy
After the exciting, entertaining cricket England played in the one-day international series, there is a feel‑good factor, and many people think we have a chance to win the Ashes. Trevor Bayliss, the new coach, is talking about playing “a bright, attacking style of cricket”, and in a two-horse race anything can happen. England played without fear and won an ODI series, but Test cricket is not the same as one-dayers.
Geoff answers Twitter questions on Ashes selection dilemmas, batting with WG Grace – and will man walk on Mars?
Posted on | June 24, 2015 | 5 Comments
Geoffrey Boycott has called for England to consider dropping Ian Bell for Kevin Pietersen for this summer’s Ashes series.
Posted on | June 2, 2015 | 3 Comments
We are on a real roller-coaster ride with this England team. They raised our hopes at Lord’s but let us down at Headingley. With some young, fairly inexperienced players in the team performances will vary but England are being let down by some experienced guys with bat and ball.
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