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In the second of three essays focusing on the art of English batsmanship, Jo Harman speaks to Graham Gooch about his record-breaking playing career and his role overseeing the current generation as England’s batting coach. Look out for an interview with his protégé Alastair Cook online later this week, as we trace the lineage of English batting.


Geoffrey Boycott: The Boss

The great Sir Geoffrey Boycott on the art of English batsmanship.

Life Begins At 30

Stevens, Clarke and Napier are just three examples of county cricketers who are getting better and better with age.

Azhar Mahmood: ‘Our Self-Belief Is Back’

The Pakistani allrounder says Surrey can lift the Twenty20 title.

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