Ashes

Australia Cricket: Bresnan dealt Ashes blow

Tim Bresnan will miss the final Ashes Test against Australia because of a back problem - and is a doubt for the return series Down Under. England hold a 3-0 series lead ahead of the final Test, which...

Australia Cricket: Harris set to miss Oval Test

Australia already have one eye on the return Ashes series this winter and are considering resting strike bowler Ryan Harris for final Test at Oval as a result. Harris has been outstanding for the...

England Cricket: Cook looks for history

England captain Alastair Cook is looking for a record breaking fourth Test victory over Australia when the two sides meet in the final match of the series at the Oval. England took the fourth Test at...

2013 Ashes: Clarke blames batting after series defeat

After a final day collapse which ensured England won the fourth Test, and therefore Ashes, Australia captain Michael Clarke admitted he was 'extremely disappointed' by his side's batting. Australia had...

England Cricket: Onions tipped to miss Ashes Test

England bowler Graham Onions looks set to be ruled out of final Ashes Test against Australia after breaking a finger while playing for Durham. Onions just missed out on selection for the fourth Test on...

2013 Ashes: Collapse frustrates Trott

Batsman Jonathan Trott has revealed the England team have been left feeling frustrated after a middle-order collapse on day one of the fourth Ashes Test. The hosts won the toss at Chester-le-Street in...

Australia – 2013 Ashes: Clarke confident over Harris

History is not exactly on Ryan Harris's side in regards to his potential availability and selection for fourth Test against England, starting on Friday, but Australia captain Michael Clarke is confident...

2013 Ashes: Clarke backs Lyon ahead of fourth Test

Australia captain Michael Clarke has every faith in the ability of spin bowler Nathan Lyon to help put a halt to England's domination of Ashes series. With the venue for the fourth Test,...

Cricket: Clarke upbeat despite seeing Ashes slip away

Australia captain Michael Clarke believes his side can draw the Ashes series and take the momentum back Down Under with them when England visit later this year. The hosts retained the urn thanks to the...

Cricket: England focused on Ashes series win

England team director Andy Flower insists his side are focused on winning Ashes series against Australia outright after securing the urn on Monday. The third Test at Old Trafford was hit by rain on...