The Ashes

Can England break the Brisbane barrier? - First Ashes Test preview

As the first of the much-awaited five-Test Ashes series kicks-off at The Gabba on Thursday, both Australia and England will look to seize early advantage.
20 November 2017
 

Shane Warne reckons Australia look 'confused' after Ashes selection

Legendary spinner Shane Warne believes Australia appear 'confused' following their squad selection for the first Ashes Test against England in Brisbane scheduled to begin next week.
19 November 2017

Australia recall Marsh and Paine for first Ashes Test

Tasmania wicket-keeper batsman is all set to make his first Test appearance in seven years after he was recalled into Australia's squad for the first Ashes Test against England in Brisbane.
17 November 2017

England continue to impress in Australia with dominating batting performance

Mark Stoneman scored a fine century while Alastair Cook, Joe Root and Dawid Malan notched half-centuries as England went on to reach 337 for three at stumps on day two in the tour game against Cricket Australia XI in Townsville.
16 November 2017

England receive Mooen Ali boost ahead of Townsville warm-up

England have received a much-needed boost in their Ashes campaign in Australia with all-rounder Moeen Ali declared fit for the warm-up game against Cricket Australia XI in Townsville.
14 November 2017

Jake Ball, Steve Finn, Ben Stokes And Counting

Concern Mounting for England in Ashes build up Starc's twin hat-trick in Sheffield Shield will do little to help the cause of the English side which is already plaguing with injuries. Although England completed a comfortable win in the practice match against Cricket Australia XI, all is certainly not well for the English side.
13 November 2017

England appoint James Anderson as vice-captain for Ashes

England have appointed senior fast bowler James Anderson as the vice-captain for the upcoming Ashes series against Australia.
11 November 2017

Coulter-Nile's Ashes dream shatters with back injury

Nathan Coulter-Nile's chances of making his Test debut has taken a severe blow after he suffered a back injury in the recently concluded practice game against England in Perth.
10 November 2017

Stoneman, Malan continue to impress for England in Ashes warm-up

Mark Stoneman and Dawid Malan scored their second consecutive half-century in the ongoing tour of Australia as England went on to post 278 for eight at stumps on the first day of the day-night tour game against Cricket Australia XI in Adelaide.
8 November 2017

BT Sport to Show Women's Ashes Test for Free

BT Sport will make the decisive Women’s Ashes day-night Test available free to watch, online, from 03.30am tomorrow morning, 9th November.
8 November 2017

Knee injury rules Steven Finn out of Ashes series

England's ongoing campaign in the Ashes series against Australia has suffered a blow as Middlesex fast bowler Steven Finn will head back home following a knee injury.
7 November 2017

Anderson picks four in drawn tour game in Perth

James Anderson picked a four-wicket haul after valiant knocks from Josh Philippe and Clint Hinchliffe as the tour game between England and Western Australia XI ended in a draw in Perth.
5 November 2017

Stoneman expecting verbal attack from Australia

England opening batsman Mark Stoneman is wary of a verbal attack by Australia when the two teams meet each other in a gruelling five-Test Ashes series that begins later this month.
3 November 2017

Injury concerns for Moeen, Finn ahead of warm-up game

England have suffered injury concerns ahead of the warm-up game against Western Australia Cricket Association XI with Moeen Ali and Steven Finn set to undergo scans.
3 November 2017

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