The Ashes

I don't want T20 to detract from Tests - John Lever - Cricket World TV

Former England and Essex fast bowler John Lever admits that he is worried for the future of Test cricket and hopes that the growth of Twenty20 cricket doesn't come at the expense of the five-day game.
4 September 2015

Chris Rogers, one of the great run-scorers

Chris Rogers retired alongside two modern day greats of the game in Kumar Sangakkara and Michael Clarke last week and Rob Johnston pays tribute to one of the game's great run-scorers.
4 September 2015

Any Ashes series is special - Simon Jones - Cricket World TV

10 years ago this week, England were preparing for the fifth Ashes Test of the 2005 series, and although Simon Jones didn't play at The Oval, he shares with us some of his memories of that summer.
3 September 2015

David Warner to continue alcohol abstinence

Newly appointed Australian vice-captain, David Warner, has reasserted on Saturday that he will continue his self-imposed abstinence from alcohol.
29 August 2015

Poor form hampered my comeback - Brad Haddin

Australian wicket-keeper, Brad Haddin, reckoned that his poor form with the bat leading into the Ashes did not work in his favour when pushing for a comeback after the Lord's Test.
29 August 2015

Hot Spot - Ashes 2015 Review - Cricket World TV

In their final Ashes 2015 Hot Spot of the summer, John Pennington and Rob Johnston review the fifth and final Test and reflect on England winning the series 3-2.
27 August 2015

Joe Root, Compton-Miller medal winner

The Oval Test appeared like it was one game too far for England, but they nevertheless capped a fine Test summer with a 3-2 Ashes win with Gunn & Moore's Joe Root given the Compton-Miller medal.
27 August 2015

Cricket United under a banner of blue

The Oval was turned blue as players, fans, broadcasters and sponsors came together on 22nd August for Cricket United Day to improve lives through cricket.
27 August 2015

Moeen Ali ready to open the batting in Tests

England all-rounder Moeen Ali, who had a reasonable Ashes outing with both bat and ball, has expressed his readiness to open the batting for his side in Tests.
27 August 2015

England won the Ashes, but who won the social media battle?

Australia won the final Test, but England regained the Ashes urn with a 3-2 series win after five enthralling Tests this summer. England won out on the pitch, but who were the winners on social media?
26 August 2015

Two flawed teams, one entertaining Ashes battle

If you cast your mind back to the start of the Test match summer, the impending arrival of two of the best sides in the world in New Zealand and Australia caused serious angst and worry among the English cricketing public. Read the 2015 Ashes Review by Rob Johnston.
25 August 2015

Steven Smith reclaims number one Test ranking

Australia's new Test captain Steven Smith has returned to the top of the Test batting rankings in the latest list published by the International Cricket Council.
25 August 2015

England batsmen should emulate Root - Jason Gillespie

Former Australian fast bowler and current Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie says that the England's batsmen should emulate Joe Root's exploits in the recently concluded Ashes series.
25 August 2015

Bell a vital player for England - Andrew Strauss

England's Director of Cricket Andrew Strauss has maintained that senior batsman Ian Bell will continue to be a part of the national team's future plans until the Warwickshire man decides to call it quits.
24 August 2015

Clarke, Rogers, Sangakkara bid farewell - Cricket World TV

In our latest cricket news round-up video we reflect on an emotional few days for the sport with the retirements of Michael Clarke, Chris Rogers and Kumar Sangakkara dominating the headlines.
24 August 2015

The English Cricket Renaissance: Players eye up national football team

As the England cricket team were putting the finishing touches on its preparations for the final Ashes test, the players were recently filmed taking a break and enjoying an impromptu game of football.
24 August 2015

Cook urges Ian Bell to carry on playing for England

England captain Alastair Cook has urged his team-mate Ian Bell to carry on playing for England after the memorable 3-2 Ashes victory against Australia.
24 August 2015

England climb to third position in ICC Test rankings

After winning the Ashes series 3-2, England have climbed three spots to to third position in the International Cricket Council Test team rankings.
24 August 2015

Joe Root hails team performance in Ashes win

England vice-captain Joe Root hailed the performance of his team in the Ashes, which saw the hosts reclaim the coveted urn from Australia with a 3-2 series victory.
24 August 2015

It has been a fantastic journey - Chris Rogers

Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers, who played his final Test in the fifth match of the 2015 Ashes, termed his international career as a "fantastic journey".
23 August 2015


#ZimvPak 1st ODI review

"The Lancashire public just loved me"