Since Steven Finn made his Test match bow against Bangladesh in 2010, 36 Englishmen have been handed their debuts in cricket’s toughest format. A debutant just seven months after Jonathan Trott made his international entrance and more than two years before Joe Root arrived on the scene, it is easy
"You know you're playing not just the Australian cricket team but the whole country as well."
A veteran of 33 Ashes tests, Alec Stewart knows more than most about taking on Australia.
Although victories Down Under were something of a rarity for England through the 1990s - they won just two tests,
There is always a sense of interest surrounding an England Lions squad announcement. Who’s the next kid on the block? Who’s been left out of the main squad? Is there space for the old-stager having the season of his life?
So, when the lucky seventeen had their names announced on 2nd