The Ashes

CW Player Of The Week - Mitchell Johnson

Mitchell Johnson shrugged off the usual taunts from the Barmy Army, England fans and journalists alike to intimidate the tourists into submission. He returned match figures of nine for 103 as Australia bullied England.
25 November 2013

Trott Returning Home From Ashes Tour

England batsman Jonathan Trott is returning home from the Ashes tour due to a stress-related illness and is to take a break from the game.
25 November 2013

Clarke Fined For Anderson Comments

Australia captain Michael Clarke has been fined 20 percent of his match fee after breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during a verbal exchange with James Anderson.
25 November 2013

Australia Hand England Brisbane Battering

Resistance was futile. Australia wrapped up a 381-run win over England in the first Ashes Test in Brisbane as Mitchell Johnson took five for 42.
24 November 2013

Ashes Comment: Everything Going Australia's Way

Unless bad weather wipes out a huge amount of the time remaining, Australia should wrap up victory in the first Ashes Test in Brisbane sometime in the next couple of days.
23 November 2013

Ashes Gallery - Brisbane, Day Three

A gallery of images from day three of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane where Australia set England 561 to win at the Gabba.
23 November 2013

Clarke & Warner Pummel England

David Warner and Michael Clarke both scored centuries as Australia continued to dominate the first Ashes Test in Brisbane, setting England an unlikely 561 to win on day three.
23 November 2013

Video - Haddin Urges Australia To Keep Pushing

Australia wicket-keeper and vice-captain Brad Haddin knows that Australia need to keep working hard if they are to make their strong position in the Brisbane Ashes Test count.
22 November 2013

Ashes Comment: After The Delusion, The Collapse

To think we laughed at Mitchell Johnson when he said he felt Australia were in a 'great' position after day one. Four wickets from him as England lost six wickets for nine runs in 57 balls makes it abundantly clear who has had the last laugh.
22 November 2013

While England Sleeps, England Collapse

We look back on day two of The Ashes Test in Brisbane by picking out some of the best tweets before, during and after a dramatic day.
22 November 2013

Ashes Gallery - Brisbane, Day Two

A gallery of images from day two of the 2013-14 Ashes series in Brisbane, where Australia's bowlers took centre stage.
22 November 2013

Video - Carberry Offers No Excuses

England batsman Michael Carberry top scored for England on day two in Brisbane but offers no excuses after his side were subsequently dismissed for 136 by Australia.
22 November 2013

Australia Take Control On Day Two

Australia took control of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane by dismissing England for 136 and by stumps had moved into a 224-run lead.
22 November 2013

Video - We're In A Great Position - Johnson

Australian all-rounder Mitchell Johnson says that his side, despite being reduced to 273 for eight at stumps on day one in Brisbane, are in a great position against England.
21 November 2013

First Night Of The Ashes - To Sleep, Or To Tweet?

Whether you were in Australia, enjoying it at a reasonable time, or elsewhere around the world attempting to pull an all-nighter cricket fans took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
21 November 2013

Ashes Comment: Do We Make Too Much Of The Opening Day?

John Pennington asks whether the opening day of an Ashes series is quite as important as they pre-match hype would suggest.
21 November 2013

Ashes Gallery - Brisbane, Day One

A gallery of images from the opening day of the 2013-14 Ashes series in Brisbane, where England's Stuart Broad played a starring role.
21 November 2013

Video - Broad Delighted With Opening Day

After taking five for 65 on the opening day of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane to reduce Australia to 273 for eight, Stuart Broad says he is delighted with how things went.
21 November 2013

Broad Strikes As England Start Ashes Well

England's Stuart Broad took five for 65 to leave Australia on 273 for eight after day one of the Ashes series in Brisbane.
21 November 2013

Video - Farewell Tendulkar, Hello Ashes 2013-14

John Pennington and Chetan Narula reflect on Sachin Tendulkar's departure from international cricket before previewing the India-West Indies ODIs and the Ashes.
20 November 2013