Alec Swann is a former Northants and Lancashire opener turned cricket writer. Newcastle United and golf generally occupy his other sporting interests but there's a bit of rugby league thrown in with the Warrington Wolves and a soft spot for the Newcastle Knights.
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If the results from a quick Google search can be taken as the gospel according to the internet, then next summer Australia will host England in a day-night Ashes Test.
Well that was a bit more like it.
When a cricketing story the equivalent of an open goal or unguarded try line appears the obvious temptation is to get stuck right in.
You can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs, and it’s about time somebody got to work in the kitchen.
A little bit of mathematics to start with – how many times does seven, or eight, go into six?
When Alastair Cook leads England out in Chittagong for the first of two Tests against Bangladesh, he will become his country’s most-capped player.