Ashes Test

Ashes Test: Australia's Steve Smith marks first Test since concussion with fifty 

The former captain missed England's dramatic one-wicket win in the third Test at Headingley after being felled by a bouncer from paceman Jofra Archer in the drawn second match of the series at Lord's.

published on : 4th September 2019

Australia 98-2 at lunch on Day 1 of fourth Ashes test

Stuart Broad took two early wickets, including David Warner for a duck.

published on : 4th September 2019

Ashes: Usman Khawaja dropped as Steve Smith returns for fourth Test

Steve Smith, who suffered concussion after being hit on the head by Jofra Archer in the second Test at Lord's, returns after sitting out last week's agonising loss at Headingley

published on : 3rd September 2019

Steve Waugh rejoins Australian team as mentor after Headingley debacle

Waugh has held similar mentoring positions with other sporting teams, including Australia's Olympic team for the 2008 Games in Beijing and 2012 in London.

published on : 2nd September 2019

Ben Stokes wants to be in the hottest place in the kitchen, says Ian Botham 

A full 28 years after Botham's iconic 149, Stokes' unbeaten knock secured England an unlikely one-wicket win in the third Test and in the process kept the Ashes alive by levelling the series.

published on : 28th August 2019

'Village cricketer' Jack Leach can't believe he's an Ashes hero

The sight of Leach carefully polishing his glasses as England closed on their record fourth-innings winning total also endeared him to the crowd. 

published on : 27th August 2019

England opt to bowl in third Ashes Test at Headingley

Australia currently lead the series 1-0 with the second game at Lord's ending in a draw. The visitors had won the first Test by 251 runs in Birmingham.

published on : 22nd August 2019

Rain delays third Ashes Test toss at Headingley

Light rain from grey skies saw both the pitch and square remain covered for what was the first Ashes Test at Yorkshire's headquarters for a decade.

published on : 22nd August 2019

WATCH | Jofra Archer does a Steve Smith in the nets ahead of third Ashes Test

Barbados-born Jofra Archer had one of the most memorable Test debuts in recent times during the second Ashes Test between England and Australia at Lord's.

published on : 22nd August 2019

Third Ashes Test talking points

Some of the major talking points ahead of what promises to be an intriguing encounter.

published on : 21st August 2019

Steve Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test

Star Aussie batsman Steve Smith has been ruled out the third Test at Headingley after suffering a concussion in the second Test at Lord's.

published on : 20th August 2019

Expect more fire from Jofra Archer: Ben Stokes warns Aussies

Archer, who made his Test debut in the second match at Lord's which ended in a tense draw, returned match figures of 5/91. 

published on : 20th August 2019

Marnus Labuschagne rides emotional rollercoaster as Ashes super sub

Labuschagne came into the Australia team on the fifth day of the second Test against England at Lord's after Steve Smith was diagnosed with a delayed concussion.

published on : 20th August 2019

England unchanged for third Ashes Test as James Anderson continues recovery

Surrey left-arm seamer Sam Curran, who did not play at Lord's, retained his place in a 12-man squad for the third Test, which starts at England captain Joe Root's Headingley home ground on Thursday.

published on : 19th August 2019

Former cricketers slam fans for booing Steve Smith at Lord's

Similarities have since been noted between the blow that Smith received and the one that the late Phillip Hughes got in a domestic game in Australia which eventually led to his death in 2014. 

published on : 18th August 2019
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