England

We're in the driving seat - Moeen Ali

After playing the starring role on day two of the first Ashes Test in Cardiff with a half-century and two key wickets, England all-rounder Moeen Ali says his side are in the driving seat against Australia.
9 July 2015

England march ahead after intense day and late strikes

England came up with a disciplined bowling attack to peg Australia back after Moeen Ali gave them some crucial lower order runs on day two of the first Ashes Test in Cardiff.
9 July 2015

Talking Points - Ashes 2015 opening salvos - Cricket World TV

Cricket World's John Pennington and Tom Bentley reflect on the opening day and a half of the first Ashes 2015 Test between England and Australia in our latest Talking Points video.
9 July 2015

England will struggle to win a Test this Ashes - Michael Holding

Former West Indian pacer Michael Holding has declared his predictions for the Ashes series which began on Wednesday by stating that England won’t win a single match in the entire series.
9 July 2015

Australia are the better side at the moment - Shane Warne

Legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne reckons that Australia will be favourites to win the ongoing Ashes series.
8 July 2015

Joe Root's ton keeps England safe on two-paced pitch

Joe Root rescued his side after a bad start with a bustling, attractive century to push England to 343 for seven at stumps on the first day of the first Ashes Test against Australia in Cardiff on a two-paced pitch.
8 July 2015

Gatting hopeful England can 'sneak' an Ashes win - Cricket World TV

Former England captain Mike Gatting says he hopes that during the Ashes, England can build on their recent form, and "maybe sneak it by a Test somewhere".
8 July 2015

How does it work? Cricket spread betting on the Ashes explained

The Ashes is one of sport’s oldest and fiercely-fought battles, first linked to the 1882-83 series when Ivo Bligh, 8th Earl of Darnley, reportedly told friends his side would "beard the kangaroo in his den and try and recover those ashes".
8 July 2015

Mark Cosgrove predicts close Ashes series - Cricket World TV

Australia and Leicestershire batsman Mark Cosgrove told us earlier in the season that he predicted that this summer's Ashes series is likely to be closer than many expect.
8 July 2015

Ashes betting: 2/1 for sledging fine

William Hill offer odds of 2/1 that a player will be fined for excessive sledging during the Ashes series, which gets underway in Cardiff today.
8 July 2015

Cardiff Ashes Test statistical preview

As the first Ashes Test in Cardiff kicks off on Wednesday, let us look at some of the statistics involving both the teams.
8 July 2015

Hot Spot - The Ashes 2015 preview - Cricket World TV

Join John Pennington and Rob Johnston - making his Hot Spot debut - as they look ahead to both the first Ashes Test in Cardiff and the series as a whole.
7 July 2015

Mr Predictor - Who will win the Ashes 2015? - Cricket World TV

With the start of the Ashes 2015 just hours away, we look ahead to the series and make our predictions as England prepare to meet Australia in Cardiff.
7 July 2015

Adam Lyth excited about Ashes debut

Looking ahead to the first Ashes Test which begins on Wednesday, Lyth is geared up to shoulder the huge responsibility of opening the batting for his side.
7 July 2015

Burns, Compton pick out Ashes 2015 players to watch - Cricket World TV

We asked Middlesex pair Joe Burns and Nick Compton to pick their players to watch in this summer Ashes series and perhaps unsurprisingly, they came up with completely different answers.
7 July 2015

Ashes betting: Australia still favourites despite patriotic punts

William Hill report that Australia remain odds-on Ashes favourites despite a number of patriotic punts on hosts England in the biuld-up to the first Test in Cardiff.
7 July 2015

Australia favourites against resurgent England - 1st Ashes Test preview

As the two sides prepare to do battle in the first Investec Test Match in Cardiff, starting on Wednesday, Australia are rightly considered the favourites for the five match series, but not, perhaps, by as much as may have been thought at the start of the summer
7 July 2015

Sledging no longer interests James Anderson

England's pace spearhead James Anderson maintains that having verbal volleys with the opponent players does not excite him any more.
7 July 2015

England, Australia target rise in ICC rankings

With the 2015 Ashes series set to begin on Wednesday, England and Australia will be hoping to boost their rankings apart from their main goal to claim the urn.
7 July 2015

2015 Ashes to be similar to 2005 series - Joe Burns

Middlesex and Australia batsman Joe Burns reckons that this summer's Ashes series has the potential to be as good as the 2005 series, one which he remembers well.
6 July 2015

 
 
 
 

Mr Predictor - 4th Ashes Test predictions

Change of mentality helping England - Afzaal