The Ashes

Australia's Unchangeables Fight Back

Australia named the same team for the fifth successive game and delivered a stirring fightback on the opening day of the fifth and final Ashes Test in Sydney after England reduced them to 97 for five.
3 January 2014

Video - Cook Wants To Continue As Captain

England captain Alastair Cook remains adamant that he is the right man to continue leading England despite four successive Ashes defeats in Australia.
2 January 2014

Video - Clarke On Unusual Sydney Pitch

Watch as Australia captain Michael Clarke talks about an unusually seamer-friendly pitch at the Sydney Cricket Ground ahead of the fifth and final Ashes Test.
2 January 2014

Video - Haddin Says England Look Broken

Australia wicket-keeper Brad Haddin says that England look like a broken side to him, ahead of the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.
2 January 2014

Video - England Spirit Brilliant - Borthwick

Leg-spinner Scott Borthwick hits back at criticism of England ahead of the fifth and final Ashes Test in Sydney, saying the spirit within the camp is 'brilliant'.
2 January 2014

Video - Johnson Criticises England Tactics

Mitchell Johnson has criticised what he sees as deliberate tactics from England batsmen to pull away from the wicket as he is about to deliver the ball.
2 January 2014

Cricket World Player Of The Week - Chris Rogers

There are a multitude of contenders for this week's Cricket World Player of the Week award.
30 December 2013

Doolan Receives Ashes Call Up

Australia have called up uncapped Tasmania batsman Alex Doolan to their 14-man squad for the fifth Ashes Test at the SCG as they aim to complete the series whitewash.
30 December 2013

England Heading For 5-0 Whitewash After MCG Loss

Australia have won the fourth Ashes Test match in Melbourne by eight wickets and taken a 4-0 lead against England after a clinical hundred from opener Chris Rogers.
29 December 2013

England Collapse As Australia Regain Control

Australia closed day three of the fourth Ashes Test against Australia in Melbourne on 30 without loss in their second innings after earlier bowling out the tourists for 179.
28 December 2013

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