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Kia Oval Fifth Ashes Test statistical preview

As the fifth Ashes Test is about to get underway at The Kia Oval on Thursday, here is some of the statistics involving both the teams.
18 August 2015

Pat Cummins ready for a Test recall

Australian fast bowler Patrick Cummins is confident about his fitness and says he is ready for a Test recall.
17 August 2015

Pat Cummins top scores for Australia in disappointing draw

Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins starred with the bat by scoring an unbeaten half-century on the final day of an otherwise disappointing drawn three-day tour game against Northamptonshire at the County Ground.
16 August 2015

Ashes betting: Can England pass the final Test?

Although England lead Australia 3-1 following dominant wins at Edgbaston and Trent Bridge, bookmakers William Hill are unable to split the two sides and make both 11/8 shots to win at The Oval.
16 August 2015

Nathan Lyon disappointed with ODI exclusion

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon says he is disappointed to have been left out of the One-Day International squad for the upcoming series against England and Ireland.
16 August 2015

Steven Crook blitzkrieg makes it Northamptonshire's day

A scintillating century from Steven Crook was the highlight for Northamptonshire as they ended the second day on top during their three-day match against Australia at the County Ground in Northampton.
15 August 2015

I want to lead from the front - Steve Smith

Newly appointed Australian Test and One-Day International captain Steve Smith has stated that he is keen to lead the team from the front.
15 August 2015

Perry bowls Australia to convincing Test win

Ellyse Perry took six wickets to bowl Australia to a convincing 161-run win over England in the Women's Ashes Test in Canterbury that puts her side within a point of claiming victory in the multi-format series.
14 August 2015

I know I've been very fortunate - Shane Watson - Cricket World TV

Shane Watson has won two World Cups, two Champions Trophies and seen off England 5-0 in an Ashes series but readily acknowledges the importance that good fortune has played during his career.
14 August 2015

Steve Smith named Australia's next Test captain

Steve Smith is set to take over as the new Test captain of Australia following current skipper Michael Clarke's retirement after the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
14 August 2015

Mitchell Marsh targets county experience for Ashes 2019

Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh hopes to gain experience of playing county cricket in England, to prepare himself future Ashes contests away from home.
14 August 2015

Cricket Australia look to rope in Ricky Ponting

Cricket Australia’s executive general manager of team performance, Pat Howard, revealed that the board is looking forward to rope in former Australian captain Ricky Ponting as a batting consultant.
13 August 2015

Australia lead by 196 after rain-shortened day

Just 38 overs of play were possible on day three of the Women's Ashes Test and although the honours were shared Australia will take a lead of 196 runs into the final day with six second innings wickets in hand.
13 August 2015

Shane Warne calls for improvements in domestic cricket

Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne pointed out that the lack of variety in the pitches back in Australia being one of the reasons for Australia's poor show against England in the ongoing Ashes series.
13 August 2015

Australia take charge of Women's Ashes Test

Australia declared their innings on 274 for nine and then dismissed England for 168 to ensure a delayed start to day two of the Women's Ashes Test in Canterbury barely hampered them.
12 August 2015

Delissa Kimmince out of Women's Ashes T20s

Austrailan Delissa Kimmince has been ruled out of the three Twenty20 Internationals that conclude the Women's Ashes due to a back injury.
12 August 2015

Marcus Stoinis thrilled at ODI call-up

Young all-rounder Marcus Stoinis is an excited man after being named in the Australian squad for the limited-overs leg of their tour of England and Ireland.
12 August 2015

Darren Lehmann apologises for Ashes defeat

Australian coach Darren Lehmann has apologised for losing the Ashes to England, while accepting the blame for the manner in which the team lost the matches at Edgbaston and Trent Bridge.
12 August 2015

Brad Haddin returns home early following Ashes defeat

Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin will not be a part of the squad for the fifth Ashes Test as he has flown back home to Sydney to be with his family.
12 August 2015

Steven Smith to lead as Australia name new-look limited overs squad

Steven Smith has been named captain of a new-look Australian team for the limited-overs leg of their ongoing tour of England and Ireland.
12 August 2015

 
 
 
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