The Ashes

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

Smith will be the danger man for England - Dominic Cork

Former England pacer, Dominic Cork, feels Steven Smith will be the danger man for England in the upcoming Ashes series, which kicks off on Wednesday in Cardiff
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

There won't be any let up in aggression - Mitchell Starc

Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has issued a warning to his Ashes rivals, stating that there will not be any breathing space for the hosts during the five-match series, which starts on Wednesday in Cardiff.
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

We're well prepared for the Ashes - Adam Voges

Australia's middle-order batsman Adam Voges believes that his team is better prepared for the upcoming Ashes series that begins on Wednesday.
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

Ashes betting: support switching to England

With the start of the Ashes just days away, William Hill report a reinvigorated English public are getting behind their team with 70 per cent of all wagers struck since the New Zealand ODI series win being for a home win.
6 July 2015

Great to be part of 'outstanding' 2005 Ashes series - Marcus Trescothick

10 years on from the Ashes series that many hail as the greatest series ever, Marcus Trescothick would love to see this summer's clash produce something similar.
6 July 2015

Pat Cummins ready for red-ball challenge

Australian pacer Pat Cummins, who is the latest addition to the Ashes squad, claims to be ready for the challenge of bowling with the red ball once again.
6 July 2015

Ryan Harris' retirement good for England - Moeen Ali

England all-rounder Moeen Ali believes that the sudden retirement of Australia's veteran pacer Ryan Harris gives an advantage to the hosts during the Ashes series that begins on Wednesday.
6 July 2015

Australia favourites, but England have a good chance - Nick Compton

Middlesex and England batsman Nick Compton says that although Australia are the favourites for the 2015 Ashes, England have a good chance of winning thanks to their home advantage.
5 July 2015

The Ashes - where (and when) did it all begin? Cricket World TV

With the start of the 2015 Ashes series between Australia and England just days away, we take a look back - right back - to where and when the rivalry between the two sides began.
4 July 2015

Mike Brearley, Ebony Rainford-Brent preview the first Test in Lord's Podcast

Former England Ashes winning captain Mike Brearley and 2009 Ashes winner Ebony Rainford-Brent preview the first Ashes Test which begins on 8th July in Cardiff in the latest edition of the Lord's Podcast.
3 July 2015

 
 
 
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