Race along with the Stars for the NHS! | Good Morning Britain

Kevin Pietersen has organised a virtual bike race with celebrities including Chris Froome, Gordon Ramsay, Ryan Giggs, Andrew Flintoff, Mel C and Olly Murs taking part to raise funds for bikes for NHS workers to get to work. Sky are screening the race. Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Broadcast on 04/06/2020 Like, follow and subscribe … Read more Race along with the Stars for the NHS! | Good Morning Britain

“Freddie Flintoff vs The World” on ITV4, 25th January 2011

Darren Gough has taken the highest number of wickets for England in One Day Internationals but he is probably best known for his success on the UK reality show “Strictly Come Dancing”. In episode 1 of this documentary-style series, Gough accompanies his former team-mate Andrew Flintoff on an adrenaline fuelled “War of the Roses”, pitting … Read more “Freddie Flintoff vs The World” on ITV4, 25th January 2011

Cricket: Graeme Swann Leads England Rally in Centurian

With a first innings total of 418 set by South Africa, visitors England looked in real danger of getting nothing from this first test match at Centurian as they lost eight wickets for 242. However, Graeme Swann, who was an injury worry before this opening test match, and is better known for his bowling, put … Read more Cricket: Graeme Swann Leads England Rally in Centurian

Cricket: Andrew Flintoff Rejects England Contract

Former England captain, Andrew Flintoff, has rejected the ECB’s offer of an incremental contract so that he can play for different Twenty20 teams around the world. The move, according to the Professional Cricketers Association, could well be echoed by many other players unless governing bodies reduce the current fixture pileup within the international cricket schedule. … Read more Cricket: Andrew Flintoff Rejects England Contract

The Ashes 2009: England Players on Series Win

England’s players reported how they felt after their decisive Ashes 2009 victory over Australia at the Brit Oval. Here is their view of this match, and this summer’s series, as reported by the BBC Test Match Special. Andrew Strauss The guys have done amazingly over the last eight months – I want to thank Ricky … Read more The Ashes 2009: England Players on Series Win

The Ashes 2009: England Regain Ashes at Brit Oval

On the fourth day of the final test, Alistair Cook caught Michael Hussey (121) from the spin bowling of Graeme Swann taking a catch which saw Australia all out for 348 and England win the Ashes 2009 cricket series by 2 games to 1. England won the match by 197 runs, and the series by … Read more The Ashes 2009: England Regain Ashes at Brit Oval

The Ashes 2009: Broad Helps England to Series Winning Position on Oval Day Two

Stuart Broad took 5 wickets this afternoon to demolish the Australian batting lineup almost single-handedly – leaving England poised to lift this Ashes 2009 decider at the Brit Oval. Chasing England’s total of 332, Australia were bowled out for just 160, before rallying by removing three england batsmen for 58 runs before stumps. After England … Read more The Ashes 2009: Broad Helps England to Series Winning Position on Oval Day Two

The Ashes 2009: Match Remains Balanced at Lunch on Fifth Day at Edgbaston

England and Australia go for lunch on the fifth day of this third Ashes 2009 test at Edgbaston with the match still firmly in the balance. The day started with opener Shane Watson and out-of-sorts Mike Hussey at the crease, with Australia on 88 for 2. As lunch was called, both batsmen had been caught … Read more The Ashes 2009: Match Remains Balanced at Lunch on Fifth Day at Edgbaston

The Ashes 2009: England Still Chasing Victory on Final Day at Edgbaston

England and Australia begin the final day of this rain affected third Ashes 2009 test cricket match at Edgbaston knowing that a break in Saturday’s weather could have put a very different complexion on this match, but with England still hopeful for a positive result. Australia have 8 wickets left to knock off the remaining … Read more The Ashes 2009: England Still Chasing Victory on Final Day at Edgbaston

The Ashes 2009 – Flintoff Takes 5 as England Win First Lord’s Test Against Australia for 75 Years

This morning, every Englishman at MCC was nervous, after Australian batsmen Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin put on a huge day four partnership to take them within range of a famous victory. Those nerves would prove ill-placed after Andrew Flintoff, in his last ever Lord’s test, had bowled for an hour and a half, taking … Read more The Ashes 2009 – Flintoff Takes 5 as England Win First Lord’s Test Against Australia for 75 Years

The Ashes 2009 – England Home in on Victory on Lord’s Day Four

As tea was called on the fourth day of the Lord’s test match between England and Australia in The Ashes 2009, Australia had lost half of their second innings wickets chasing England’s lead of 521, coming in for sandwiches with their score at 178 for 5. Australia, despite some good form from Michael Clarke, who … Read more The Ashes 2009 – England Home in on Victory on Lord’s Day Four

The Ashes 2009 – Prior Helps England Take Charge at Close of Lord’s Day Three

After Australia had put the brakes on two nervous English batsmen in the afternoon session, Matt Prior’s quickfire 61 helped England take charge of the second Ashes 2009 test at Lords. Play closed with England 521 ahead of Australia on 311 for 6. Strauss and Cook had got England off to a quick start after … Read more The Ashes 2009 – Prior Helps England Take Charge at Close of Lord’s Day Three

The Ashes 2009 – Lord’s Day Two Preview

England and Australia will take to the field this morning with the second test match of The Ashes 2009 lying in the balance – England are batting and will restart with 364 for 6 wickets. The picture could, and perhaps should, be much brighter for England after a great start was effectively erased when Kevin … Read more The Ashes 2009 – Lord’s Day Two Preview

The Ashes 2009 – Australians Claim Opening Day of Second Test After Tea

At lunch, England were bowling along, having won the toss and elected to bat, with no wickets down for a handsome total of 126. At tea, England had dropped two wickets, having lost Cook (95) and Bopara (18) but were still going along nicely on 255 for 2. However, for the second Ashes 2009 test … Read more The Ashes 2009 – Australians Claim Opening Day of Second Test After Tea

England Head to Lords as Andrew Flintoff Retires from Test Cricket

The recurrence of the knee injury that has plagued Andrew Flintoff’s career has led the former England cricket captain to announce his retirement from test cricket, in order to concentrate on the one day game. The current Ashes test series will be Flintoff’s last for England. Though many will lament the loss of one of … Read more England Head to Lords as Andrew Flintoff Retires from Test Cricket