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Moeen Ali is blogging exclusively for ecb.co.uk this summer. He starts by reflecting on his first year in the England Test team, recent comings and goings, and his love of Liverpool Football Club and Steven Gerrard.
Joe Root was humbled to have followed Matt Prior and Ian Bell in being named England Men’s Cricketer of the Year, and also joked at his relief to no longer live with Gary Ballance, one of the other nominees for the 2014-15 award.
I would like to start my stewardship of the ECB looking forward to next week’s Investec Test series against New Zealand and the Ashes later in the summer. But first there’s another point I want to address.
Andrew Strauss, the newly-appointed Director, England Cricket, spoke openly to the assembled media, alongside Tom Harrison, the Chief Executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board, at Lord’s on Tuesday.