Andrew Strauss reflects on the amazing npower Series opener in Cardiff, where Jonathan Trott was man of the match and added Cricketer of the Year to his prize cabinet the night after victory in Wales; Umesh Valjee received the England Disability Cricketer of the Year award, while Lydia Greenway won the ECB Women’s Cricketer of the Year award.
Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan was at a loss to explain how his side had slumped to defeat in the first Test, as is Podcast pundit Mike Gatting as he reflects on the match and how it sets up the Series going into the second Test at Lord's.
Plus we hear from Somerset's Marcus Trescothick and Hampshire's Jimmy Adams as Friends Life t20 kicks off for summer 2011, Kyle Hogg on Lancashire's start to the LV= County Championship campaign, and Yorkshire's Ajmal Shahzad on his progress back from injury with England during the Cricket World Cup.
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