WATCH: Yorkshire’s Joe Root targets summer of joy after the lows of winter
IT would be understandable for frustration to have got the better of Yorkshire’s Joe Root during the course of a difficult winter – not just in terms of the England Test team’s results, but also his own form with the bat.
Bygones: When hat-trick hero Ryan Sidebottom joined an exclusive England club
FOR DRAMATIC impact, nothing in Ryan Sidebottom’s glittering career quite matched the triple-wicket maiden that he served up in the opening over of Yorkshire’s County Championship game against Middlesex at Lord’s three years ago.
Darren Lehmann with questions to answer despite absolution from Smith over Australia’s shame
AUSTRALIA endured one of the most ignominious days in their cricketing history in Cape Town, condemned and exposed for a ball-tampering ruse that has left Steve Smith scrambling for his future as captain and booed out of Newlands after crashing to a dismal 322-run defeat to South Africa.