The Ashes

Trent Bridge Fourth Ashes Test statistical preview

As the fourth Ashes Test is about to get underway at Trent Bridge on Thursday, let us look at some of the statistics involving both the teams.
4 August 2015

Talking Point - why are teams being dismissed cheaply in the Ashes?

Both Australia and England have been dismissed for less than 150 during this Ashes series, so we asked a number of former players whether they could put their finger on why.
4 August 2015

Ashes betting: Australia cut once again

Support for the tourists has forced bookmakers William Hill to cut the odds on Australia winning the fourth Ashes Test for the second time in a week.
4 August 2015

Mr Predictor - Can England seal the Ashes at Trent Bridge? Cricket World TV

Whether England can seal the Ashes by winning the fourth Test at Trent Bridge is one of the questions we try to answer in our latest Mr Predictor cricket betting show.
4 August 2015

Australia's batting is too fragile - Kevin Pietersen

Ex-England batsman Kevin Pietersen feels that the current Australian batting line-up is probably the most unstable one that he has seen from his Ashes rivals in a long time.
4 August 2015

Anderson's absence a huge plus for Australia - Ryan Harris

Recently retired Australian pacer Ryan Harris feels that his team will benefit enormously from England pacer James Anderson’s unavailability for the fourth Ashes Test beginning in Nottingham on Thursday.
4 August 2015

Darren Lehmann urges bowlers to step up

Australian coach Darren Lehmann has called for an improved performance from his side's pacers when the fourth Ashes Test gets underway on Thursday at Trent Bridge.
3 August 2015

Positive mentality helping England - Usman Afzaal - Cricket World TV

Former England international batsman Usman Afzaal says that a change in mentality and approach to the game is one of the key factors behind England's recent resurgence.
3 August 2015

Ashes betting: Support for Australia fightback

William Hill have cut Australia's odds for the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge to 6/5 from 5/4 after support for the tourists from punters.
3 August 2015

Anderson injury can be turning point - Clarke

Australian captain Michael Clarke reckons that the injury to England's pace spearhead James Anderson could be pivotal to the visitors' fortunes as they try to stage a recovery in the ongoing Ashes series.
3 August 2015

Trevor Bayliss wary of Australian backlash

England's head coach Trevor Bayliss expects Australia to come hard at the hosts when the fourth Ashes Test begins at Trent Bridge next week.
2 August 2015

Plunkett, Footitt included in England squad for fourth Ashes Test

The England selectors have announced a 14-man squad including fast bowlers Liam Plunkett and Mark Footitt for the fourth Ashes Test, which gets underway on 6th August at Trent Bridge.
1 August 2015

James Anderson, Joe Root roar in latest ICC Test Rankings

England's majestic victory at Edgbaston on Friday has seen pacer James Anderson and batsman Joe Root make giant strides in the Test rankings published in the latest press release by the International Cricket Council.
1 August 2015

Great to see Ashes cricket played in Wales - Simon Jones - Cricket World TV

Wales has produced many fine cricketers over the years and one of them, 2005 Ashes hero Simon Jones, says it is great to see international cricket being played in his homeland.
1 August 2015

James Anderson targets return at The Oval

England pacer James Anderson, who has been ruled out of the fourth Ashes Test due to a side strain, is aiming to be fit in time for the final match of the series at The Oval.
1 August 2015

We were brilliant with the ball - Ian Bell

England batsman Ian Bell credited his team's bowlers for setting up an emphatic eight-wicket win over Australia in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Friday.
1 August 2015

It's hard to explain this defeat - Michael Clarke

Australian captain Michael Clarke could not find an explanation when asked about his side's disappointing performance at Edgbaston that saw the visitors slump to an eight-wicket defeat on Friday.
1 August 2015

Ashes betting: England favourites for the Ashes

William Hill now make England their 4/6 favourites to win the Ashes after their stunning victory over Australia earlier today, with England 8/1 to win the remaining Test matches.
31 July 2015

Fine wins for England, Pakistan - Cricket World TV

Our final news update video for this week reflects on excellent victories for Pakistan and England in Twenty20 International and Test cricket respectively.
31 July 2015

Bell guides England through a comfortable fourth innings chase

Steven Finn finished with a six-wicket haul and Ian Bell a second sublime half-century as England beat Australia to win the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston by eight wickets.
31 July 2015