Why shouldn't the captain get the coach of his choice?
If you have the right person to lead the team on the field, the rest will follow
Morkel may put Test cricket first as career winds down
Morne Morkel is savouring every moment back in international career after his serious back injury but believes his career is 'nearly finished'
Westley, Malan named in 13-man England squad
Essex's Tom Westley will make his Test debut at No.3 in the third Test against South Africa at The Kia Oval next week, after being named as a direct replacement for Gary Ballance in a 13-man squad
Quick Facts - Tom Westley set for England debut.
A look at Tom Westley's exploits in first-class cricket as he's set to debut at No. 3 in the third Test against South Africa
South Africa's 'boring' ways of avoiding coach distractions
Head coach Russell Domingo will be back for the third Test although for how much longer remains uncertain but South Africa insist there won't be any distractions
Wood given all clear after scans on heel
Mark Wood has been passed fit for the third Test against South Africa with scans clearing him of injury after he had reported soreness in his left heel
Who's next, as England attempt to solve batting woes?
England will need at least one new face in the batting line-up for the third Test against South Africa after Gary Ballance suffered a broken finger
It's time to rediscover Test-match batting
England's recklessness in the name of positivity is a sign that the art of batting in the longest format is no longer given due attention
Nottingham's the charm
South Africa pull one back finally, and our correspondent is there to watch - while practising a bit of yoga on the side
Ballance ruled out of third Test with broken finger
Gary Ballance has been ruled out of the third Investec Test against South Africa at the Kia Oval after fracturing his left index finger.
Bayliss questions team mindset.
Trevor Bayliss spoke after England's defeat to South Africa in the second Test at Trent Bridge about inconsistency, psychology and selection doubts.
Mark Butcher on why South Africa can only get stronger.
With the return of Kagiso Rabada, the former England opener argues that there could be more sleepless nights for England's top order
Is there too much on Bairstow's shoulders?
Mark Butcher discusses how England should re-balance their side and argues one way is to take the gloves off Bairstow
SA regain focus, discipline under du Plessis
South Africa's captain, Faf du Plessis, has a definite swagger, in a gum-chewing, cool-cat kind of way. But it is his grit, as a leader and batsman, that is helping him shape his own side
How du Plessis helped SA turn it around.
Mark Butcher looks back at the decisions Faf du Plessis made that helped South Africa surge back into the series with a 340-run win over England at Trent Bridge
England struggle with naive approach in Tests
The side has had a few good wins during Trevor Bayliss' tenure, but the problems that harried the side when he took over, still remain, raising the possibility of a split coaching system
Are changes needed in England's top six?
Mark Butcher questions whether wholesale changes are needed in England's top six after their defeat to South Africa in the 2nd Test.
#PoliteEnquiries: Is Maharaj SA's best spin bowler ever?
Firdose Moonda and George Dobell answer your questions after South Africa's victory over England at Trent Bridge.
Philander and Morris offer two-man solution to Kallis void
It was always going to take at least two players to even come close to replicating what one of the great allrounders offered and at Trent Bridge that pair may have been found
We were in control from the toss to the last ball - du Plessis
South Africa's returning captain lauded his team's character after they responded to the heavy defeat at Lord's with a crushing victory
Exciting to lead such a strong attack - Philander.
Vernon Philander praises Faf du Plessis' leadership skills after South Africa's 340-run win over England, and is delighted that Chris Morris' inclusion brings the luxury of a four-seamer attack
'No Faf factor' - du Plessis.
Faf du Plessis insisted South Africa's huge victory at Trent Bridge was down to more than just his return to the side
How Philander thrives in English conditions.
Firdose Moonda and Melinda Farrell discuss Vernon Philander's impact on the 2nd Test against England and ask if he can get better.
Root shocked by Vaughan condemnation of England's 'lack of respect' for Test cricket
Michael Vaughan, Joe Root's boyhood hero, has branded England's batting "appalling" and suggested it was born from "a lack of respect" for the values of Test cricket.
Why are England so inconsistent?
George Dobell and Melinda Farrell discuss the inconsistency of England's recent performances after their defeat in the 2nd Test against South Africa.