England National Cricket Team

England National Cricket Team (Men's)

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Full Name England National Cricket Team
Nick Name English
Founded: 1877
Managed by: ECB
Selector: James Taylor
Head Coach: Chris Silverwood
Captains: Joe Root (Test) Eoin Morgan (ODI & T20I)

TEAM RANKING

CURRENT ENGLAND CRICKET TEAM

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Joe Root
Eoin Morgan
Jason Roy
Moeen Ali
Chris Woakes
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Liam Livingstone
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Jonny Bairstow
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Lewis Gregory
Tom Curran
Reece Topley
Olly Stone
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Mark Wood
Adil Rashid
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Sam Billings
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Jos Buttler
Tom Banton
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Ben Stokes
Stuart Broad

CURRENT SUPPORTING STAFF

Here’s the list of the coaching staff of the England National Cricket Team:

Chairman: Andrew Strauss
Managing Director: Ashley Giles
Head Coach: Chris Silverwood
Fielding Coach: Paul Collingwood

England Cricket Team (Men's)

A full member nation of ICC, England National Cricket Team is one of the oldest teams in the sport. The first Test Cricket match was played between Australia and England in 1877. In international cricket, England Cricket Team represents England and Wales and has been governed by England and Wales Cricket Board since 1997. Until the 1990s, Scottish and Irish players also played for England as those countries were not yet ICC members in their own right.

England also played the first-ever one-day international against Australia on 5th January 1971. England played their first T20 game also against Australia on 13th June 2005.

England has so far made 1028 Test appearances, in which they secured wins in 374 games and lost 305 games. 349 matches ended in draws. As far as their ODI record is concerned, they have played 751 games, winning 378 matches. They appeared in 4 World Cup finals. Recently, they etched their name in the record books after winning their first-ever World Cup title in 2019.

England has played 125 T20Is, winning 63. They won the ICC T20 World Cup in 2010 and were runners-up in 2016.

England Cricket Team Records & Statistics

#Test Team Records: England recorded the highest team total against Australia in 1938. They scored 903–7 dec. v. Australia at The Oval in 1938.

England’s lowest team total in the Test also came against Australia. They scored 45 against Australia at Sydney in 1886/87.

England are the only team in the history of Test cricket to have secured 100 victories by an innings

#Test Individual Records: Alastair Cook holds the record for playing most matches in Test Cricket. He played 161 Test matches in his Test career.

Alastair Cook is England’s longest-serving captain. He led the side for as many as 59 Tests.

#Test Batting Records: Alastair Cook recorded the most runs for England in Tests. He scored 12,472  runs in his international Test cricket career.

Alastair Cook has the Best average among all his English counterparts. He has the highest average of 60.73 in Tests for England.

England’s former batsman, Len Hutton holds the record for the highest individual score for England in Tests. He played 364-run knock against Australia at The Oval in 1938.

Colin Cowdrey and Peter May hold the record for the highest England partnership in Tests. The scored recorded 411-run partnership against West Indies at Edgbaston in 1957.

Alastair Cook has most centuries for England. He recorded 33 centuries for England in Test Cricket.

England’s most prolific opening partnership is recorded by Jack Hobbs and Herbert Sutcliffe. In 38 innings, they averaged 87.81 for the first wicket, with 15-century partnerships and 10 others of 50 or more

Stuart Broad holds the record for most ducks. He has 35 ducks to his name in his Test career.

#Test Bowling Record: James Anderson holds the record for most wickets. He has taken 600 wickets in his international career.

George Lohmann boasts of the best average. i.e., 10.75.

Jim Laker has the best bowling figures of 10/53 for England in Tests. He claimed these figures against Australia at Old Trafford in 1956.

Jim Laker also has the best match bowling in Test. He recorded   19/90 – Jim Laker v. Australia at Old Trafford in 1956

#ODI Team Records: England posted their highest total in one-day internationals against Australia. They posted 481 for 6 against Australia at Trent Bridge in 2018.

England posted their lowest ever total against Australia in one-day internationals. They were bundled out for just 86 runs in 32.4 overs at Old Trafford in 2001.

#ODI Individual Records: Eoin Morgan holds the record for playing the most number of matches for England in ODI cricket. He has so far made 218 one-day appearances for England.

Eoin Morgan is also England’s highest serving captain, having led the side in 120 matches so far.

ODI Batting Records: Eoin Morgan has scored the most number of runs for the side in One-day internationals. He has 6831 runs to his name in his international career.

Jonathan Trott has the best average for England in One-Day Internationals. He averages 51.25 for England in one-day internationals.

Jos Buttler has the best strike rate for England in one-day internationals, i.e., 119.54.

Josan Roy holds the record for the highest individual score for England in one-day internationals. He played a sensational knock of 180 runs against Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground in 2018.

Joe Root holds the record for most centuries for England in one-day internationals. He has 16 centuries to his name in ODIs.

ODI Bowling Records: James Anderson has picked 269 wickets in ODI for England- the most by any English bowlers in ODIs.

Mike Hendrick has the best average by any English bowler in One-Day Internationals. He averages 19.45 for England in ODIs.

Paul Collingwood has the best bowling figures by any English bowler in ODIs. He recorded 6 for 31 against Bangladesh at Trent Bridge in 2005.

Andrew Flintoff has the best strike rate ( 32.7) by any English bowler in ODIs.

#T20I Team Records: England notched their highest team total against New Zealand in T20 internationals. They posted 241 for 3 against New Zealand at McLean Park in 2019.

England notched their lowest total of 80 runs against India in T20 internationals at Colombo in 2012.

T20I Individual Records: Eoin Morgan holds the record for playing the most matches by any English player in T20 internationals. He has made 94 appearances for England so far in his T20 career.

Eoin Morgan is also England’s long-serving captain in T20 internationals. He las led England in 51 T20 internationals.

#T20I Batting Records: Eoin Morgan has scored the most number of runs for England in T20 internationals. He has 2240 runs to his name in T20 internationals cricket.

Dawid Malan has the best average by any English player in T20 internationals. He averages 48.71 for England in T20 internationals.

Jason Roy has the best strike rate of 147.51 in T20 internationals for England.

Alex Hales holds the record for the highest individual score by any English player in T20 internationals. He played an unbeaten 116-run knock against Sri Lanka in 2014.

Luke Wright has the most ducks by any English players (9) in T20 internationals.

#T20I Bowling Records: Stuart Broad holds the record for picking he most wickets in T20 internationals. He has 65 wickets to his name for England.

Graeme Swann has the best average of England in T20 internationals. He averages 16.84 in t20 internationals for England.

Chris Jordan has recorded the best bowling figures of 4 fo 6 in T20 internationals for England. He achieved the feat while playing against West Indies at St. Kitts and Nevis in 2019.

Mark Wood has the best strike rate of 13.1 for England in T20 internationals.

List of Test Team Captains

No team had more captain than England in cricketing history. England played the first-ever Test match against Australia. In their early years of cricket, they had a lot of captains leading the side. In the 19th centuries, the captains were chosen by the promoters. For more than 73 years, MCC governed the cricketing activities of England National Cricket Team and also chose captains for different tours.

They made it a tradition of opting for an amateur captain rather than professional captains. Ray Illingworth was the first England skipper in one-day internationals. He led the side in the first-ever one-day international between England and Australia in 1977. England played their first T20 international under the leadership of Michael Vaughan in 2005.

The England Women’s team played their first international game on the 1934–35 tour of Australia and New Zealand. They played under the leadership of Betty Archdale. Women’s internationals were played sporadically until the last quarter of the twentieth century when ODIs became frequent. The first ODI match was played in 1973 when England Women were led by Rachael Heyhoe-Flint. England Women’s first T20I was played in 2004 under the captaincy of Clare Connor.

  1. James Lillywhite
  2. Lord Harris
  3. Alfred Shaw
  4. AN Hornby
  5. Ivo Bligh
  6. Arthur Shewsbury
  7. Allan Steel
  8. Walter Read
  9. W G Grace
  10. Aubrey Smith
  11. Monty Bowden
  12. Andrew Stoddart
  13. Sir Tim O’Brien
  14. Lord Hawke
  15. Archie MacLaren
  16. Plum Warner
  17. Honourable Stanley Jackson
  18. Tip Foster
  19. Frederick Fane
  20. Arthur Jones
  21. HDG Leveson-Gower
  22. Johnny Douglas
  23. CB Fry
  24. Honourable Lionel Tennyson
  25. Frank Mann
  26. Arthur Gilligan
  27. Arthur Carr
  28. Percy Chapman
  29. Rony Stanyforth
  30. Greville Stevens
  31. Jack White
  32. Harold Gilligan
  33. Honourable Freddie Calthorpe
  34. Bob Wyatt
  35. Douglas Jardine
  36. Cyril Walters
  37. Gubby Allens
  38. Walter Robins
  39. Wally Hammond
  40. Norman Yardley
  41. Ken Cranston
  42. George Mann
  43. Freddie Brown
  44. Nigel Howard
  45. Donald Carr
  46. Len Hutton
  47. David Sheppard
  48. Peter May
  49. Colin Cowdrey
  50. Ted Dexter
  51. J.K Smith
  52. Brian Close
  53. Tom Graveney
  54. Ray Illingworth
  55. Tony Lewis
  56. Mike Denness
  57. John Edrich
  58. Tony Greig
  59. Mike Brearley
  60. Geoffrey Boycott
  61. Ian Botham
  62. Keith Fletcher
  63. Bob Wills
  64. Dawid Gower
  65. Mike Gatting
  66. John Emburey
  67. Chris Cowdrey
  68. Graham Gooch
  69. Allan Lamb
  70. Alec Stewart
  71. Michael Atherton
  72. Nasser Hussain
  73. Mark Butcher
  74. Michael Vaughan
  75. Marcus Trescothick
  76. Andrew Flintoff
  77. Andrew Strauss
  78. Kevin Pietersen
  79. Alastair Cook
  80. Joe Root
  81. Ben Stokes

List of ODI Team Captains

Ray Illingworth led England in their first-ever One-Day match in 1977 in Melbourne. Australia won that game easily by 5 wickets. Till now, 33 captains have led the England side in their one-day cricket history. Eoin Morgan has been their most successful skipper in One-Day cricket. He has led England in 120 matches. Of these, England emerged victorious on 72 occasions.

  1. Ray Illingworth
  2. Brian Close
  3. Mike Denness
  4. John Edrich
  5. Alan Knott
  6. Tony Greig
  7. Mike Brearley
  8. Geoffrey Boycott
  9. Bob Willis
  10. Ian Botham
  11. Keith Fletcher
  12. David Gower
  13. Norman Gifford
  14. Mike Gatting
  15. John Emburey
  16. Graham Gooch
  17. Allan Lamb
  18. Alec Stewart
  19. Mike Atherton
  20. Nasser Hussain
  21. Adam Hollioake
  22. Graham Thorpe
  23. Marcus Trescothick
  24. Michael Vaughan
  25. Andrew Flintoff
  26. Andrew Strauss
  27. Paul Collingwood
  28. Kevin Pietersen
  29. Alastair Cook
  30. Eoin Morgan
  31. Stuart Broad
  32. James Taylor
  33. Jos Buttler

List of ODI Team Captains

Michael Vaughan led the England side in their first-ever T20 international played against Australia in 2005. England notched a huge 179-run total in that game and in reply, Australia was bundled for just 79 runs. So far, as many as 10 skippers have captained England National Team and Eoin Morgan has been their most successful T20 skipper. He has led England in 120 matches so far in his one-day international career. Out of these, England has won the game on 71 occasions with a win percentage of 64.60.

  1. Michael Vaughan
  2. Andrew Strauss
  3. Paul Collingwood
  4. Alastair Cook
  5. Stuart Broad
  6. Graeme Swann
  7. Eoin Morgan
  8. James Tredwell
  9. Jos Buttler
  10. Moeen Ali

Successful Captains for England Cricket Team

1. Eoin Morgan: Eoin Morgan is regarded as England’s most successful limited over’s skipper of all-time. His numbers in one-day internationals do suggest. Morgan led England to their first ever 50-over World Cup title in the 2019 ICC World Cup after beating New Zealand in the finals.

Morgan has led England in 120 ODI’s so far in his international career. Of these, England has emerged victorious in 72 matches and lost in 39 games.

Captaincy Record:
ODIs: 72 wins and 39 losses from 120 with a win percentage of 64.60.

 

2. Michael Vaughan: Michael Vaughan is listed as one of the most successful skipper in the history of England cricket. He has led England to many historic wins. The 2005 year has to be the best year in Vaughan’s cricket career. 2005-Ashes series remains arguably the best series in the history of the Australia-England rivalry. He led his team to regain the Ashes after 16 long years. He led England to 26 wins in 51 Test matches and 32 wins in 60 ODIs.

Captaincy Record:
Test: 26 wins and 11 losses from 51 matches
ODIs: 32 wins and 22 losses from 60 matches

 

3. Sir Len Hutton: Sir Len Hutton is a renowned name when we talk about captains of England cricket teams. He led the side beautifully in 21 Tests. His man-management skills were terrific. Moreover, the consecutive Test series wins, home and away, against Australia remains as one of the highlights of his career.

Captaincy Record:
Tests: 11 wins and 4 losses from 21 matches

 

4. Nasser Hussain: Former England skipper, Nasser Hussain took over the leadership duties in the summer of 1999 from Alec Stewart. England, at that time, was going through a tumultuous period. Bad performance in the next few years meant England slipped to ninth place in the ICC Test ranking Nasser astute cricketing brain and superb leadership turned the fortunes of the England team. There came a time when England won four consecutive Test series wins in Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Hussain helped England win 17 Tests in 42 Tests. In 25 ODIs, England managed to win 28 games and lost 27.

Captaincy Record:
Test: 17 wins and 15 losses from 42 matches
ODIs: 28 wins and 27 losses from 56 matches

 

5. Andrew Stauss: Andrew Strauss is regarded as one of the most successful captains in the history of England cricket. He was given the task to lead the side in a tough series against India. England suffered a humiliating 5-0 drubbing against India but England kept faith in him and Strauss stood to their expectations. He went onto become a successful leader for the team and also helped the side reach the number one position in the ICC Test rankings. During the 2010/11 Ashes, he led England to their first series win on Australian soil since 1986. Under his leadership, England won 24 of out 50 Tests. England lost only 11 games under his Test captaincy stint. As far as the ODI performance is concerned, England won 27 matches out of 62 games.

Captaincy Record:
Test: 24 wins and 11 losses from 50 matches
ODIs: 27 wins and 33 losses from 62 matches