Jonathan Agnew

BBC cricket correspondent

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About Jonathan

Now one of the regular voices on BBC's Test Match... Read more about Jonathan Agnew Special, Jonathan first came to note as a seam bowler of genuine pace.

In a first-class career spent entirely with Leicestershire, Jonathan took more than 650 first class wickets, including a best of 9-70 and represented England in three Tests and a further three one-day internationals.

After retiring from playing in 1990 aged just 30 (although he would return for one match two years later as Leicestershire suffered an injury crisis), Jonathan began to pursue a career in broadcasting and joined the TMS team in 1991.

Now the senior member of BBC's cricket team, Jonathan is a regular on the radio and BBC Sport website and also fronted the television coverage of the 1999 Cricket World Cup.

Meek India fail to follow Dhoni’s lead - Agnew

15 August 2014

India were blown away meekly once again on the first day of the final Test at The Oval as England took a giant stride towards a third successive victory, and with it the series.

On a damp, juicy pitch that has clearly been prepared to suit the home team, India's minds looked scrambled and their confidence shot as they slumped to 43-5 and eventually 148 all out.

Read full article, England v India: Meek India fail to follow Mahendra Dhoni’s lead

Moeen makeover at heart of revival - Agnew

9 August 2014

The transformation of Moeen Ali from part-time spinner to match-winner has been central to England's remarkable comeback in their Test series against India.

He took six wickets in the second innings to bowl England to victory in Southampton and another four at Old Trafford on Saturday to help bowl India out for 161 and put England 2-1 up in the series with one match to play.

Read full article, England v India: Moeen Ali at heart of his side's revival

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