Jonathan Agnew

BBC cricket correspondent

Analysis and opinion from our cricket correspondent

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.

England celebrate a wicket

'Bold England energised for Ashes'

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England's one-day cricket has undergone an utterly remarkable transformation in the space of just five matches.

To go from the dismal lows of the World Cup only three months ago, to beating the finalists of that tournament with exhilarating, confident cricket is quite extraordinary.

Sloppiness costs England - Agnew

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The third day of the second Test at Headingley belonged to New Zealand and it is now their match to win.

In reaching 338-6, a lead of 338 over England, they again batted with incredible positivity, led by the outstanding BJ Watling, who continued his fine form with an unbeaten century.

More to day than history for Anderson

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The first day of the second Test between England and New Zealand at Headingley produced some brilliant entertainment and a historic moment.

After a wet and miserable start, James Anderson's out-swinger to have Martin Guptill caught at second slip made him the first England bowler to reach 400 Test wickets.