Australia v England

England better 'man for man' than Australia, says Root

The defending champions have just one win from six matches and a loss to Australia in Ahmedabad on Saturday will confirm that their meek title defence is over.

Stokes hits back at Australia drinks snub claim

Stokes took to social media in the middle of the night to make it clear there was no snub intended because England players eventually met up with their Australian counterparts at a nightclub.

‘Stokesy gave us a few heart-stopping moments’

"Another wonderful game, right down to the wire," Cummins said. "Stokesy gave us a few heart-stopping moments and the crowd seemed to enjoy it."

I'd do it again and again, says brave Lyon

Batting in partnership with fast bowler Mitchell Starc, Lyon, playing in his 100th consecutive test match, looked like a sitting duck as he fended off some hostile bowling

Australia in cruise control after skittling out England tail end

Usman Khawaja was the pick of the batters, racking up 58 not out, while England's bogeyman Steve Smith was on six when the rain brought the day's play to an end

Smith stamps his greatness with latest ton

As commentator Daniel Norcross told the BBC: "He is the scourge of the English. He is the modern-day Bradman."

Australia take firm grip on Lord's Test

Head joined Smith and accelerated the scoring rate as the England bowlers tired in the final session

Anderson promises 'more aggression' against Australia

Australia won the opening Test at Edgbaston by two wickets after England skipper Ben Stokes had declared his team's first innings at 393 for eight.

Stokes 'devastated' by defeat in Ashes opener

An unbroken ninth-wicket stand of 55 between Australia captain Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon on Tuesday's final day proved decisive in a see-saw contest as the tourists chased down a target of 281

October 28, 2022
October 28, 2022

Humbled Ashes foes face off in must-win clash

Once promising a clash of favourites, the Super 12 showdown between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday now appears more of a desperate battle for survival for two humbled teams.

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