Ashes

2013 Ashes: Pietersen backs England to bounce back

Kevin Pietersen admits England are in a 'spot of bother' against Australia in third Ashes Test, but says they are capable of turning it around. The 33-year-old's 23rd Test century has given England...

Cricket: Clarke upbeat over Ashes chances

Australian captain Michael Clarke praised his team-mates for their efforts and believes his side can still pull off an unlikely Ashes series win in third Test on Friday. Australia are 2-0 down in the...

2013 Ashes: Australia seek DRS clarification

Cricket Australia called on the International Cricket Council to explain why Usman Khawaja was given out on first day of third Ashes Test in latest DRS controversy. The use of the Decision Review...

Cricket: Clarke defiant over Ashes claim

Australia captain Michael Clarke has again insisted his side can still win the Ashes ahead of the crucial third Test at Old Trafford, which begins on Thursday. The Aussies have so far been largely...

Ashes 2013: Pietersen trains to offer England hope

Kevin Pietersen trained on Wednesday to offer hope that England star may be fit to play in third Ashes Test against Australia, which starts on Thursday. Pietersen injured his calf in the victory at...

Ashes 2013: Gilchrist urges selectors to keep the faith

Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist believes team's selectors should stick with current top order batsman ahead of the third Ashes Test at Old Trafford. With the tourists already 2-0 down in...

Australia – Cricket: Warner set for Ashes recall

David Warner is set to be recalled to the Australian side for the third Ashes Test after linking up with the rest of the squad on Monday. Australia are in desperate need of runs on the board after...

Cricket: Taylor ready for Ashes showdown

James Taylor says he is ready for action should Kevin Pietersen be ruled out of the third Ashes Test against Australia which begins at Old Trafford on Thursday. The 23-year-old has been named in the...

2013 Ashes: England make changes for third Test

England called-up James Taylor, Monty Panesar and Chris Tremlett for third Ashes Test against Australia next week while Kevin Pietersen has kept his place. Pietersen struggled with a calf injury during...

2013 Ashes – Cricket: Smith stakes Australia claim

Steve Smith looks like he could keep his place in the Australian side for the third Ashes Test, after an impressive knock in the tour game against Sussex. The all-rounder has started the first two...