The Ashes

Chris Rogers improving after dizzy spell

Australian opening batsman Chris Rogers, who retired hurt after experiencing a dizzy spell in the second innings of the second Ashes Test at Lord's, is improving, according to team doctor Peter Brukner.
21 July 2015

Lord's Test was a nightmare for us - Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen says that the second Ashes Test, which ended in an ignominious 405-run defeat, was nothing short of "a nightmare" for England.
21 July 2015

Steven Smith reclaims number one ranking in Tests

Australian batsman, Steven Smith, has reclaimed the pole position in the International Cricket Council Player rankings for Test batsmen, after an incredible display in the second Ashes game at Lord’s.
20 July 2015

The loss was incredibly frustrating - Alastair Cook

England captain, Alastair Cook, termed his team's dismal 405-run defeat at the hands of Australia in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s as "incredibly frustrating".
20 July 2015

I cannot ask for a better performance - Michael Clarke

Australian captain, Michael Clarke, stated that he cannot ask for a better show from the players, after his team’s incredible 405-run victory against England, in the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
20 July 2015

Josh Hazlewood wants Australia to build on the momentum

Australian pacer Josh Hazlewood hopes Australia can consolidate on the momentum gained in the first three days of the Lord's Test match to seal a series-leveling win in the final two days.
19 July 2015

We'll make Australia toil - Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has stated that England are determined not to allow Australia to canter to an easy win at Lord's.
19 July 2015

Australia conjure a mountain after England fightback

Australian openers added an unbeaten century partnership after a middle order fight back from England, to extend their lead to 362 by stumps on Day three of the second Test at Lord’s.
18 July 2015

Compton, Finn, Gooch on Ashes 2015 so far - Cricket World TV

England internationals past and present Nick Compton, Steven Finn and Graham Gooch give us their thoughts on the 2015 Ashes series so far.
17 July 2015

Still predicting an England Ashes win - Sir Ian Botham - Cricket World TV

Sir Ian Botham is sticking to his view that England will win the 2015 Ashes - even he expects it be very close - despite Australia's domination of the second Test at Lord's.
17 July 2015

Smith amused by England's strategies at Lord's

Australia's batting sensation Steven Smith took a dig at England's tactics after the visitors dominated the first day of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on Thursday.
17 July 2015

Smith and Rogers ton up to punish England

Steven Smith and Chris Rogers cracked fine centuries and added an unbeaten 259 for the second wicket as Australia made 337 runs for one at stumps on day one of the second Ashes Test against England at Lord’s.
16 July 2015

We can turn things around - Michael Clarke

Australian captain Michael Clarke believes that his team has the firepower to come back hard in the Lord’s Test after having endured a heavy defeat in the first Ashes Test last week in Cardiff.
16 July 2015

Lord's Ashes Test statistical preview

As the second Ashes Test is about to get underway in Lord's on Thursday, let us look at some of the statistics involving both the teams.
15 July 2015

Alastair Cook refuses to be complacent ahead of Lord's Test

England's Test captain Alastair Cook is in no mood to relax despite his team's overwhelming 169-run win over Australia in the first Ashes Test in Cardiff last week.
15 July 2015

Hot Spot - Ashes 2015 Cardiff review, Lord's preview - Cricket World TV

As England prepare to defend a 1-0 series lead in the second Ashes Test at Lord's John Pennington and Rob Johnston take a look back at the Cardiff Test and preview the match at the home of cricket.
15 July 2015

Time for Australia to be more aggressive - Brett Lee

Former Australia quick bowler Brett Lee says Australia need to show more aggression if they are to stand a chance of hitting back and winning the second Ashes Test.
15 July 2015

Australia should worry about Smith and Haddin, not Watson - Kevin Pietersen

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen feels that the Australian team needs to be concerned about the performances of Steven Smith and Brad Haddin rather than targeting all-rounder Shane Watson after the visitors slipped to a 169-run defeat in Cardiff on Saturday.
14 July 2015

Singing the national anthem is the proudest moment of my life - Adam Lyth

England opening batsman Adam Lyth, who made his Ashes debut last week in Cardiff, described singing the national anthem ahead of the game as the proudest moment of his life so far.
14 July 2015

Ashes betting: England attracting the bulk of bets

William Hill say that almost 90 per cent of all bets they have taken on the second Ashes Test are for England, who are now even money favourites to win the series.
14 July 2015