Ashes

Ashes 2013: Bell eyes Old Trafford glory

Ian Bell believes Old Trafford could be perfect venue for England to wrap up the Ashes when series resumes on Thursday. Alastair Cook’s men currently hold a 2-0 lead following victories at Trent...

2013 Ashes: Best is yet to come – Trott

England batsman Jonathan Trott believes there is much more to come from him ahead of the third Ashes Test against Australia at Old Trafford. The Warwickshire star managed to bag himself 48 runs in...

Cricket: Watson set to keep Ashes place

Australia have insisted out-of-form opener Shane Watson will retain his place for third Ashes Test despite being left out against Sussex. It was thought the tourists would use the three-day match at...

Cricket: Taylor set the face Aussies at Hove

Nottinghamshire batsmen James Taylor has been given special dispensation to play for Sussex against Australia. The England and Wales Cricket Board are weighing up their options as doubts surround the...

2013 Ashes: Border critical of Australia’s top three

Former Australia captain Allan Border has slammed Aussies’ top three batsmen, saying they should be 'embarrassed' with their performances in first two Ashes Tests. The Baggy Greens find themselves...

Cricket: Pattinson out of Ashes series

Australian paceman James Pattinson has picked up a back injury that has ruled him out of the rest of the Ashes series. Cricket Australia have confirmed that the 23-year-old will be sent home for...

Ashes: Lehmann calls for Aussie batsmen to step up

Australia coach Darren Lehmann says batsmen have to step up to plate if the Baggy Greens are to have any chance of turning around Ashes series. Australia's bowlers performed admirably throughout the...

2013 Ashes: Cook keeps focus on third Test

Alastair Cook says England will not take their foot off the gas and has played down talk of a whitewash after going 2-0 up in Ashes series. England crushed Australia by 347 runs in the second Test at...

Ashes Test: England sweat on Pietersen fitness

Kevin Pietersen's participation in the third Ashes Test is in doubt after he was ruled out of remainder of current match at Lord's with a calf strain. The 33-year-old has struggled for fitness for much...

Ashes – Cricket: Clarke insists Australia are united

Australia captain Michael Clarke claims coach Darren Lehmann had a "galvanising" effect on team and has brought players closer together. Lehmann's predecessor Mickey Arthur is involved in a legal...