The Ashes

Tom Westley century leads Essex fightback

Tom Westley scored a belligerent hundred to power Essex to 299 for three in response to Australia's first innings total of 562 at stumps on day two of the tour game in Chelmsford.
2 July 2015

Trevor Bayliss urges England to display aggression

England's newly appointed coach Trevor Bayliss wants his team to play fearless cricket during the upcoming Ashes series that begins next week.
2 July 2015

Mitchell Marsh optimistic of Ashes selection

Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh hopes to be picked in the playing XI during the Ashes series that begins next week after having notched up successive centuries in the warm-up games.
2 July 2015

Australia pile on the runs with Mitchell Marsh's century

Mitchell Marsh scored his second consecutive century, following a David Warner blitz earlier in the day, as Australia piled on a massive 440 runs on day one of their second tour game against Essex in Chelmsford.
1 July 2015

England announce squad for the first Ashes Test

England selectors, on Wednesday, announced a 13-member squad for the first Test of the much anticipated Ashes series, which will be played in Cardiff from 8th July.
1 July 2015

England cannot allow Nathan Lyon to settle - Jason Gillespie

Former Australian pace-bowler and current Yorkshire coach, Jason Gillespie, advised England on the importance of batting positively against off-spinner Nathan Lyon, in the upcoming Ashes.
1 July 2015

Root 5/2 to replace Cook after Ashes

Australia have landed and they have their eyes set on back to back Ashes victories. Mitchell Johnson and co wiped out the England batting attack last summer and Betfair Sportsbook have Johnson at 9/2 to continue in the same stride and be leading wicket taker for the series.
30 June 2015

Mitchell Johnson pumped up to battle Ben Stokes

Australia's fiery pacer Mitchell Johnson is gearing up for a possible encounter with England’s temperamental all-rounder Ben Stokes.
30 June 2015

The Cricket World team make their Ashes 2015 predictions

The 2015 Ashes contest gets underway on 8th July with England facing Australia in Cardiff, so it's time for the Cricket World team to make their predictions and give you their thoughts ahead of the contest.
30 June 2015

Graeme Swann predicts 2-0 Ashes win for England

Former England spinner Graeme Swann predicts a 2-0 victory for the home side in the upcoming Ashes series against Australia.
30 June 2015

Shane Watson retaliates to Mark Wood's Ashes banter

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has expressed total contempt to England pacer Mark Wood's short-ball threat during the upcoming Ashes series.
30 June 2015

Mark Wood set to unleash bouncer attack on Shane Watson

England’s emerging pacer Mark Wood has signaled his intentions of welcoming Australian all-rounder Shane Watson with a barrage of short balls.
30 June 2015

Smith at number three is good for England - Stuart Broad

England pacer Stuart Broad feels that the elevation of Australian batsman Steven Smith to the number three slot will be an advantage to the hosts during the upcoming Ashes series that begins next month.
29 June 2015

Ryan Harris ready to play full Ashes series

Australian pacer, Ryan Harris, who recently made a return from injury, has declared his intentions to feature in all the five Ashes Tests in England.
28 June 2015

Steven Smith unfazed about Graeme Swann's 'Banter'

Australia's run machine Steven Smith isn't worried about the criticism on his technique put forward by former England off-spinner Graeme Swann last week.
28 June 2015

Mitchell Johnson rattles Kent after Steve Smith century

Mitchell Johnson, helped himself to a three-wicket haul after Australia declared their innings at 507, extending their dominance over Kent in the tour game at Canterbury.
26 June 2015

Not worrying about selections - Shaun Marsh

Australian opening batsman, Shaun Marsh, admitted that he did not worry about selections, when he was batting in the practice game against Kent on Thursday in Canterbury.
26 June 2015

Chris Rogers wary of England threat

Australia, maybe playing some great cricket at the moment, but opening batsman, Chris Rogers, is well aware of the threat England can be especially in home conditions.
26 June 2015

Nathan Lyon expects help from English pitches

Australia's off-spinner Nathan Lyon predicts the pitches for the upcoming Ashes series to suit his bowling.
24 June 2015

We will be prepared for England - Shaun Marsh

Australian opening batsman, Shaun Marsh, asserted that his side will be ready for England, when the two teams clash in the much anticipated Ashes series, which kicks off on 8th July in Cardiff.
24 June 2015

 
 
 
 

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