Cricket: England Retain the Ashes in Manchester Rain

Despite an Old Trafford performance from Australia which hinted at an Investec Ashes comeback, England’s cricket team have retained The Ashes after rain in Manchester meant there was barely any play on the fifth and final day. The resulting draw meant England – who led 2-0 going into this the third Ashes 2013 test match … Read more Cricket: England Retain the Ashes in Manchester Rain

The Ashes 2010/11 Cricket: First Test Drawn as No English Wickets Fall on Final Day in Brisbane

No wickets fell at all on the final day of the opening Ashes 2010/11 series test match at the Gabba, Brisbane. England’s batsmen Alistair Cook and Jonathan Trott put on a huge partnership of 325 on this increasingly benign wicket. Cook was the star of the show, hitting a whopping 235 not out which will … Read more The Ashes 2010/11 Cricket: First Test Drawn as No English Wickets Fall on Final Day in Brisbane

The Ashes 2010/11 Cricket: England Rally on Day Four at Gabba

England have struck back with an excellent day of cricket in reply to Australia’s record-breaking third day at the Gabba, Brisbane in the opening Ashes 2010/11 test match. Andrew Strauss and Alistair Cook produced a record English partnership of 188 as England took a lead of 88 runs into the final day. The tourists ended with … Read more The Ashes 2010/11 Cricket: England Rally on Day Four at Gabba