The Ashes

England Finally Come To The Party In Melbourne

Australia closed day two of the fourth Ashes Test against England in Melbourne on 164 for nine after earlier bowling out the tourists for 255.
27 December 2013

Pietersen Battles As England Stutter At The MCG

England closed day one of the fourth Ashes Test against Australia in Melbourne on 226 for six after Kevin Pietersen made an unbeaten 67 which kept the tourists afloat.
26 December 2013

England Call Up Borthwick And Tredwell

England have called up Durham leg-spinner Scott Borthwick and Kent off-spinner James Tredwell to their squad for the remainder of the Ashes series following the retirement of Graeme Swann.
23 December 2013

Graeme Swann Retires From England Cricket

In an unprecedented move, Graeme Swann has announced his retirement from England cricket during the Ashes series in Australia and with two more games still to be played in the series.
22 December 2013

Cricket TV - Mr Predictor - Melbourne Ashes Test Preview

In the final Mr Predictor cricket betting show of the year, we preview the Boxing Day Ashes Test between England and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
20 December 2013

Ashes Reactions, SPOTY & Irish Cricket

The Ashes continues to gain focus as we gather this week's Around The Grounds piece, highlighting cricket tweets and images from all over.
20 December 2013

Reaction: The Urn Returns To Australia

England's Ashes defence is over. England cricket followers waking up this morning were greeted with the news that overnight, Australia had wrapped up a 150-run win in the third Test at the WACA in Perth, handing them an unassailable 3-0 series lead.
17 December 2013

Ashes Comment: Australia Have Proved Us Wrong

Just one of your Cricket World editorial team predicted that Australia would win this Ashes series. All of us thought the series would be closer than this.
17 December 2013

Ashes Gallery - Perth, Day Five

A selection of images from day five of the third Ashes Test in Perth, where Australia reclaimed the urn after beating England by 150 runs.
17 December 2013

Video - Ashes Win Really Special - Clarke

Victorious Australian captain Michael Clarke says that the work his team has put in makes their Ashes success over England particularly special.
17 December 2013

Video - Cook Proud Despite Ashes Defeat

England captain Alastair Cook says he remains proud of his team despite the fact that they have been comprehensively beaten by Australia in all three Ashes Tests so far.
17 December 2013

Australia Regain Ashes Despite Stokes Ton

Ben Stokes' fine maiden Test century was nowhere near enough to prevent Australia from moving into an unassailable 3-0 series lead over England and regaining The Ashes with a 150-run win in Perth.
17 December 2013

Video - Watson Hoping For 'Special' Ashes Win

Shane Watson feels Australia are on the brink of completing a 'special' Ashes series victory but knows he and his team-mates can't get ahead of themselves.
16 December 2013

Video - England Will Continue Ashes Fight - Bell

Australia may be massive favourites to complete victory on the final day of the third Ashes Test in Perth, but Ian Bell says they should not expect England to go down without a fight.
16 December 2013

Ashes Gallery - Perth, Day Four

A gallery of images from day four of the third Ashes Test in Perth, where all of Australia's bowlers played their part, each taking a wicket each during England's second innings.
16 December 2013

Australia Five Wickets From Ashes Success

Australia need five further wickets to win back The Ashes after England closed day four of the third Test in Perth on 251 for five after being set 504 to win.
16 December 2013

Video - Broad Admits England Had 'Bad Day'

England all-rounder Stuart Broad admits that the third day of the third Ashes Test in Perth was a bad one for him and his side.
15 December 2013

Video - Rogers Says Australia In 'Position A'

Opening batsman Chris Rogers has defined Australia's dominance of the third Ashes Test in Perth by saying they are in 'position A' heading into the final two days at the WACA.
15 December 2013

Ashes Gallery - Perth, Day Three

A selection of images from day three of the third Ashes Test in Perth, where Australia closed 369 runs ahead of England and made huge strides towards regaining the urn.
15 December 2013

Australia Build Huge Lead On Day Three

Day three of the third Test in Perth may well go down as the day on which Australia finally pushed England's Ashes defence past the point of no return, closing it some 369 runs ahead.
15 December 2013