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Insight and analysis from the Test Match Special team - including interviews with top players and special features.

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Insight and analysis from the Test Match Special team - including interviews with top players and special features.

    Moose Cup’s Coming Home! England complete Sri Lanka whitewash

    Moose Cup’s Coming Home! England complete Sri Lanka whitewash

    After Joe Root’s England wrap up a 2-0 series win over Sri Lanka, Michael Vaughan and Jonathan Agnew analyse what went right for England, and what it means for the upcoming tour of India.

    Joe Root joins us fresh from lifting the Moose Cup, Dom Sibley explains how he finally found some rhythm on the tour, plus Sir Alastair Cook gives his verdict on England’s openers, and Phil Tufnell casts his eye over their spinners.

    • 49 min
    England “give themselves a sniff” thanks to awesome Root

    England “give themselves a sniff” thanks to awesome Root

    It’s yet another Joe Root masterclass in Galle as he bats all day for his 186 – Michael Vaughan and Jonathan Agnew discuss just why he’s so good against spin.

    Jos Buttler tells us what it’s like playing with his captain, and why he’s not staying in India for the full tour, plus we hear from Lasith Embuldeniya, who took seven English wickets.

    Plus Phil Tufnell and Daniel Norcross have a go at a cricket-inspired version of Grease…

    • 31 min
    Anderson shines, and Cook on England’s openers

    Anderson shines, and Cook on England’s openers

    Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow lead an England fightback against Sri Lanka on the second day of the second Test in Galle.

    “I almost wish I was out there to help them through it” – Sir Alastair Cook gives us his thoughts on where England’s openers are going wrong, and Mark Wood explains just how red a face can get when bowling in Galle.

    Plus Michael Vaughan and Alastair Cook talk through England’s planning ahead of the Ashes at the end of the year.

    • 43 min
    “Nervous” Anderson leads England’s charge on tough day

    “Nervous” Anderson leads England’s charge on tough day

    Jimmy Anderson joins Jonathan Agnew and Michael Vaughan after taking three wickets for 24 runs from his 19 overs in Galle.

    We hear from unbeaten centurion Angelo Mathews; Russel Arnold tells us what sort of total he’d like to see Sri Lanka get, and Geoff Lemon and Prakash Wakankar join us to look back on an incredible Test in Brisbane.

    • 45 min
    India breach fortress Gabba to win special series

    India breach fortress Gabba to win special series

    Interviews and analysis after India become the first side to beat Australia at the Gabba in 33 years. We hear from both captains and a frustrated Australia coach Justin Langer.

    • 54 min
    England wrap up “awesome” first Test win

    England wrap up “awesome” first Test win

    Former Sri Lankan all-rounder Russel Arnold tells us the positives that the home side will take ahead of the second Test, and Phil Tufnell gives us his verdict on England’s spinners Jack Leach and Dom Bess.

    • 49 min

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