SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – Eoin Morgan has previously bemoaned his England side not being at full strength for white-ball games outside of a major tournament, but as the Aussies roll into town, key players are back in the frame
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – The beautiful British summer weather brought a disappointing end to what could have been a captivating series, but there was still time for new names to establish themselves and old ones to silence the doubters.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – England will play six T20s in just 12 days as Pakistan look to end their tour on a high after losing a Test series to England for the first time in 20 years.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – Although the Second Test didn't reveal much about either team, it certainly underlined the problems with Test cricket and its incessant need for perfect playing conditions.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – Following Ben Stokes' Headingley heroics last summer, England put faith in Chris Woakes' all-round ability by putting him in at no.7 as he scored 103 runs at Old Trafford to guide England home.
SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND – Ireland saved their best for last as Morgan's England started with a flourish, showed flashes of their world-best brilliance, but truly failed to get out of third gear as they won the series 2-1. How did Britwatch rate the action?
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – Stuart Broad joined the 500 Test wickets club and Ben Stokes became the world's number one all-rounder during the series played in a bio-secure bubble, but how did Britwatch rate the action?
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - England welcome regular captain and best top-order batsman Joe Root back for this must-win match, but despite failing with the bat in Southampton, the tougher decisions lie with the bowling attack (and perhaps even who wears the gloves)