The Ashes

No need to look too deep, James Anderson rejects talk of big overhaul in English cricket

England's disastrous performance in the ongoing Ashes series has caused significant outrage back home with former players such as Kevin Pietersen calling for institutional changes to arrest the slide

published on : 5th January 2022

Ashley Giles calls for systemic changes in English cricket post Ashes defeat

England trail the ongoing five-match Ashes series 0-3.

published on : 5th January 2022

Scott Boland retains spot in Australia lineup for 4th Ashes test

Australia made one injury-enforced change for the fourth test starting Jan 5 at the Sydney Cricket Ground, with Usman Khawaja replacing middle-order batter Travis Head.

published on : 4th January 2022

Travis Head to miss Sydney Test after testing positive for COVID-19

Head is asymptomatic and will remain in Melbourne with his partner for seven days as per the Victorian government's health requirements.

published on : 31st December 2021

Ashes in bag, Warner advises England to prepare on synthetic wickets

Having grown up on the Australian pitches, Warner said bounce is one of the main hurdles for England.

published on : 29th December 2021

Ian Bell wants restoration of England cricket team's selection panel

The post of the national selector of England's men's cricket team was made redundant as part of a restructuring process after more than a century by the ECB earlier this year.

published on : 29th December 2021

England's planning, thoughts and structures have just been completely wrong: Ricky Ponting

Joe Root's men were the fastest to surrender the Urn after they were skittled out for a meagre 68 on day 3 of the third Test to lose the match by an innings and 14 runs.

published on : 28th December 2021

Ashes gone, can a 5-0 England series loss be far away?

Trailing by 82 runs on the first innings of the third test, England resumed on Tuesday’s third day of play on 31-4 and was bowled out for 68, losing by an innings and 14 runs.

published on : 28th December 2021

England reduced to Ashes as Australia retains trophy with third Test win over visitors

Resuming on Tuesday on 31-4, England was bowled out for 68. Ben Stokes, on 11, was bowled by Mitchell Starc in the fifth over of the day.

published on : 28th December 2021

I was really angry after missing Adelaide Test: Pat Cummins

Pat Cummins had to sit out the second Ashes Test in Adelaide because of his exposure to a Covid positive patient while at a dinner with his friend Harry Conway.

published on : 25th December 2021

3rd Ashes Test: Boland Test debut, England makes 4 changes

Scott Boland was brought in as cover earlier this week and received the starting nod when fellow fast bowlers Jhye Richardson and Michael Neser were ruled out because of muscle soreness.

published on : 25th December 2021

I'd like to see some emotion out in the middle: Glenn McGrath

For McGrath, too much bromance between England and Australian players, which he largely attributed to IPL and Big Bash, was taking away the required passion while representing the country.

published on : 24th December 2021

No runs, no worries for Australia test opener Marcus Harris

Harris, the beleaguered Australian test opener, has 14 consecutive dismissals without reaching a half-century. His test average of 22.19 is the lowest of all regular Australian openers in 128 years.

published on : 23rd December 2021

It's all a bit friendly, get nasty: Michael Vaughan's advice to England

Former skipper Michael Atherton, meanwhile, said Joe Root may lose his Test captaincy if England doesn't arrest the slide and overturn the 0-2 deficit in the ongoing series.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Do I believe I'm the right man? Yes I do: England coach Chris Silverwood

Sharp criticism of the team selections has followed after England slumped to a nine-wicket defeat in Brisbane before losing by 275 runs at Adelaide.

published on : 22nd December 2021
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