Even at his most fluent, Cook cannot avoid being ungainly. But without him on the first day at Lord's, England would have been sunk without trace
The full archive of our rolling report on England's opening Test of the summer against Pakistan
England's batting once again malfunctioned in tough seaming conditions, and against a quality Pakistan attack
Joe Root enters his second season as Test captain with England having many of the same questions to answer as 12 months ago
Former director of cricket at Worcestershire is one of six new selection appointments, among them Marcus Trescothick and James Taylor
England teams haven't been good enough overseas for 40 years, says ECB director
Andrew Strauss has announced he is to take an extended break from the game as wife steps up treatment for cancer
Somerset spinner set to be England's third debutant spinner in four Tests and youngest specialist finger-spinner in their history
England will include debutant spinner Dom Bess and Jos Buttler at No. 7, while Pakistan face a decision over their third seamer
It was a record year for English participation in the IPL, but were the returns equally high? We break down their contributions, player by player
Stunning run of T20 form earns batsman another chance in format he still believes is 'the pinnacle'
After a chastening winter, Joe Root's Test team reconvenes at Lord's this week, hoping to return to winning ways
Pierce, who is in Bengaluru as a brand ambassador for the TCS World 10K, spoke to ESPN on a variety of topics, including Maria Sharapova's return from a doping ban, partnering up with a 16-year-old Sania Mirza, and the future of women's tennis.