Ashes series

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

‘Is it going to work every time?’: Smith ‘intrigued’ to see if England’s Bazball lasts till Ashes

Steve Smith said England's new attacking approach to Test cricket was exciting but expressed doubts over whether it could stand up to the heat of Australian bowling.

January 8, 2018
January 8, 2018

Australia complete dominant 4-0 Ashes rout

Australia ruthlessly extinguish England's resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney.

January 7, 2018
January 7, 2018

Cooked England lurching to defeat after Marsh brothers' tons

Nathan Lyon is spinning Australia toward an emphatic victory in the final Ashes Test as beleaguered England unravelled on a torrid day in Sydney.

January 5, 2018
January 5, 2018

Smith milestone as Aussies chip away at England lead

Steve Smith racked up another milestone as he continues to torment England and Usman Khawaja nears a century to put Australia in a strong position after day two of the final Ashes Test in Sydney.

January 4, 2018
January 4, 2018

Root falls short of century as Aussies hit back late

England skipper Joe Root again missed out on an elusive first century in the series as Australia fight back with two late wickets on the opening day of the fifth Test.

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

Anderson terms ball-tampering claims as ridiculous

England pace bowler James Anderson describes accusations that he was involved with the ball tampering during the drawn fourth Ashes test against Australia in Melbourne last week as "ridiculous".

December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017

England reject ball-tampering as rain halts victory push

England reject ball-tampering allegations as a "beat-up" as rain frustrated their push for their first victory of the Ashes series against Australia.

December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017

Rain frustrates England in push for Ashes win

Rain hampers England's bid for victory on the fourth day of the fourth Ashes Test on Friday, with David Warner and Steve Smith also offering resistance at the crease.

December 28, 2017
December 28, 2017

Cook's record double ends Australia's whitewash hopes

Alastair Cook hits a double hundred to defy Australian attempts to wrap up England's first innings in the fourth Ashes in Melbourne on Thursday.

December 24, 2017
December 24, 2017

Ashes gone, pride at stake for wounded England

England lose paceman Craig Overton and are set to make a further change as they try to restore some pride in Tuesday's fourth Melbourne Test after surrendering the Ashes to Australia.