The Ashes

Steven Smith praises Stokes' ability but slams his off-field behaviour

Australian skipper Steven Smith condemned the off-field behaviour of England all-rounder Ben Stokes that led to his arrest following an incident in Bristol.
16 October 2017
 

Cummins warns England batsmen of short-pitch deliveries

Australia fast bowler Patrick Cummins has issued a warning to the England batsmen of facing a barrage of short-pitch deliveries in the upcoming Ashes series that begins next month.
12 October 2017

Stokes will not travel with England's Ashes squad - ECB

England and Wales Cricket Board has announced that all-rounder Ben Stokes will not be travelling with the rest of the Ashes squad to Australia.
7 October 2017

England will not be distracted by Stokes' absence in Ashes - James Anderson

England pace bowler James Anderson is confident that a probable absence of all-rounder Ben Stokes will not hamper their chances in the upcoming Ashes series in Australia.
6 October 2017

James Pattinson ruled out of Ashes series

Australia pace bowler James Pattinson has been ruled out of the upcoming home Ashes series against England that begins next month.
5 October 2017

England have no chance to retain Ashes without Stokes - Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell believes England will struggle in the upcoming Ashes series down under without a full-fit Ben Stokes.
29 September 2017

Three uncapped players in England's Ashes squad

England selectors have drafted in three uncapped players in a 16-man squad for the Ashes series in Australia that begins in November.
27 September 2017

Jos Buttler aims to make it to England's Ashes squad

England wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler is desperately hoping to feature in the Test squad for the upcoming Ashes series to be played in Australia later this year.
18 September 2017

Darren Lehmann thinks Usman Khawaja could feature in first Ashes Test

Australia head coach Darren Lehmann believes Queensland batsman Usman Khawaja could feature in the first Ashes Test against England in Brisbane despite his indifferent form in sub-continent.
9 September 2017

Gabba curator to step down after Ashes Test

Long-serving Gabba curator Kevin Mitchell has announced that he will step down from his role following the end of the first Ashes Test between Australia and England later this year.
22 August 2017

England top order has 'worst ever' batsmen to play Test cricket - Damien Fleming

Former Australia pace bowler Damien Fleming has slammed the England top-order and believes they will have a tough time in Australia in the Ashes series scheduled later this year.
9 August 2017

New Perth Stadium misses out on Ashes

Cricket Australia has confirmed that third Ashes Test between Australia and England has been shifted to WACA after the new Perth Stadium has failed in its timeline to be ready for hosting the encounter.
10 May 2017

Australia's pace attack will be decisive in Ashes series - Brett Lee

Former pacer Brett Lee believes Australia's superior pace attack will be a dominant factor in the upcoming Ashes series against England that kicks off in the final week of November.
19 April 2017

Day-night Ashes Test yet to be finalised

Cricket Australia on Thursday has confirmed that they are in touch with the England and Wales Cricket Board to discuss the prospect of a day-night Test in the upcoming Ashes series.
1 December 2016

James Sutherland hints at two day-night Ashes Tests

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland has hinted at as many as two day-night Test matches in the 2017-18 Ashes campaign which will be played in Australia.
9 June 2016

Cricket Australia to use Dukes balls for Ashes preparation

Cricket Australia has decided to use Dukes balls in the second part of the 2016-17 Sheffield Shield season in order to prepare the players for the 2019 Ashes series which will be played in the United Kingdom.
30 March 2016

The Cricket World TV review of the year

Cricket World's Alastair Symondson and John Pennington take a look back at 2015, focussing on the players and performances that made the year so memorable.
17 December 2015

Do Australia need to rethink their approach to county cricket?

Many reasons were put forward to explain Australia’s Ashes defeat: poor selection, but one of the more interesting theories was that not enough of the best Australian cricketers are playing in English county cricket.
30 November 2015

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