Switch Hit: Ahmedabad to worse for EnglandSwitch Hit Podcast:
With Alastair Cook's marathon innings the only bright spot in their defeat, can things get any worse for England. Are wholesale changes to the team the only way to salvage the tour?
| Nov 19, 2012
Switch Hit: It's a mystery?Switch Hit Podcast:
Are India's 'mystery' spinners a danger to England, or are they a thing of mystery? Plus, will England go 'fitness first' or risk Finn and Broad?
| Nov 13, 2012
Switch Hit: An opening for ComptonSwitch Hit Podcast:
Is Nick Compton a shoe-in for the second opener spot in the first Test? Plus, could we see a very different England bowling attack Ahmedabad?
| Nov 6, 2012
Switch Hit: An un-West Indian triumphSwitch Hit Podcast:
Darren Sammy leads the West Indies to a World T20 win based on team ethic - does this finally spell a change in fortunes for cricket in the Caribbean?
| Oct 8, 2012
Switch Hit: Can KP be reintegrated?Switch Hit Podcast:
Will Kevin Pietersen’s ‘reintegration’ into the England setup turn around the muddled thinking that has blighted the team in recent months? The Switch Hit team look at the wider issues around the batsman’s reconciliation with the ECB.
| Oct 3, 2012
Switch Hit: England's mental battleSwitch Hit Podcast:
Is England's failure to deal with spin all in their heads, or does their T20 defeat to India underline their batting deficiencies? The Switch Hit team assess England's performances in their review of the World T20 group stage.
| Sep 26, 2012
Switch Hit: Pietersen's apology accepted?Switch Hit Podcast:
As England prepare for the World T20, KP's involvement in the tour of India hangs in the balance. Can he resolve his differences with both his team mates and management team?
| Sep 14, 2012
Switch Hit: KP divisions deepenSwitch Hit Podcast:
Despite attempts to settle the rift, KP and the ECB have never looked further apart. Will the flawed genius ever play for England again?
| Aug 14, 2012
ESPN analyst Kevin Keegan is one of English football's most respected figures and he will be writing for ESPN throughout the season. As a player, Kevin represented Liverpool with distinction, winning numerous titles in domestic and European football, and was twice named European Footballer of the Year during his time at Hamburg. Kevin managed England, Newcastle United, Manchester City and Fulham.
Steve Bunce has been ringside in Las Vegas over 50 times, he has been at five Olympics and has been writing about boxing for over 25 years for a variety of national newspapers in Britain, including four which folded! It is possible that his face and voice have appeared on over 60 channels worldwide in a variety of languages - his first novel The Fixer was published in 2010 to no acclaim; amazingly it was shortlisted for Sports Book of the Year.
Chris Wilkinson provides an exclusive view on the world of tennis as resident expert and columnist for ESPN.co.uk. The former British No. 1 reached the Wimbledon doubles quarter-finals in 1993 and also graced the third round of the singles at SW19 on four occasions. Wilkinson also represented Great Britain at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona and the Davis Cup.
Austin Healey has made an effortless (Lineker-style, some might say) switch from the pitch to the ESPN TV studio. Having started out with his local side, Orrell, Healey started a decade-long, trophy-filled stint with Leicester Tigers in 1996 and represented England 51 times, not to mention joining the British & Irish Lions on two separate tours.
Ben Kay is one of England's best ever second-rows and etched his place in red rose immortality when he played a key role in their charge to 2003 World Cup glory. He formed a key partnership for both club Leicester Tigers and country alongside Martin Johnson and the pair experienced much success with the Tigers on both the English and European stage. He retired from the professional game in 2010 and brought down the curtain on his career lifting the Premiership trophy at Twickenham. He joined the ESPN commentary team in 2010.
Gabriele Marcotti is a London-based journalist and broadcaster. He is the author of three books, the world football columnist for The Times of London and a correspondent for the Italian daily Corriere dello Sport. You can catch him on ESPN Press Pass and read him on the ESPN FC Blog Network twice a week.
Geoffrey Boycott was one of England's greatest batsmen, scoring over 8000 runs in Test cricket with 22 hundreds, and until December 2012, when Alastair Cook broke the record, was the joint-leading century-maker for England in Tests. After playing he became a forthright commentator, never afraid to speak his mind, and he answers your questions in his video feature Bowl at Boycs on ESPN.