The Ashes

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

Australian cricket is in great hands under Steven Smith - Clarke

Australian captain Michael Clarke has expressed his confidence in the future of the Australian team, which he believes is in the safe hands of Steven Smith.
23 August 2015

We can't give up - Jos Buttler

England batsman Jos Buttler urged his team to keep fighting despite the hosts are staring down at a probable innings defeat after day three of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
23 August 2015

I feared my career was over - Peter Siddle

Australian pacer Peter Siddle confessed that he thought he might never play for his country again after being overlooked for the first four Tests of the ongoing Ashes series in England.
23 August 2015

Steven Finn laments poor batting performance

England pacer Steven Finn seemed a dejected man after his team's embarrassing batting performance against Australia on day two of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval on Friday.
22 August 2015

It's the best we have bowled this series - Steve Smith

Australian batsman Steve Smith reckoned that his team's performance with the ball on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval on Friday was their best of the series so far.
22 August 2015

Happy with the way we bowled - Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes confirmed that as a bowling unit, England are happy with their performance on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval, despite taking only three wickets.
21 August 2015

We have to capitalise on the start - David Warner

Australian opening batsman David Warner has urged his team to capitalise on their good start against England on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
21 August 2015

Solid batting from Australia on first day of final Test

A century stand by the openers and some gritty knocks saw Australia end day one of the final Ashes Test at The Oval on 287 for three before bad light ended play.
20 August 2015

Joe Root has been a class apart - Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has heaped rich praise on Joe Root, hailing the 24-year-old as a stand out performer in the ongoing Ashes series.
20 August 2015

It is up to me to prove myself - Adam Lyth

England opening batsman Adam Lyth acknowledges that the onus is on him to prove his worth with the bat in the fifth Test after struggling in the Ashes so far.
20 August 2015

Hot Spot - Ashes 2015 The Oval preview - Cricket World TV

Ahead of the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval, John Pennington and Rob Johnston preview the last Test clash of the summer and review the extraordinary Trent Bridge Test.
19 August 2015

Ashes betting: Will we see a five-day Ashes Test?

England are well backed to seal victory at The Oval in the fifth and final Ashes Test and are 11/8 with William Hill to seal a 4-1 series win.
19 August 2015

England look to extend domination - Ashes fifth Test preview

And so the Ashes bandwagon rolls on to its final stop, The Oval, for the fifth Investec Test match. The last time the two sides were in London, Australia won the Test at Lord’s by over 400 runs, which seems a lifetime ago now.
19 August 2015

Mr Predictor - Will England win again? Can India hit back? Cricket World TV

We look ahead to two Test matches and a One-Day International in this week's Mr Predictor cricket betting show with the Ashes, New Zealand in South Africa and India in Sri Lanka on our radar.
18 August 2015

Pat Cummins ready for a Test recall

Australian fast bowler Patrick Cummins is confident about his fitness and says he is ready for a Test recall.
17 August 2015