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

Aussie Cricketers to Play on Thames

Cricketers from the Australian Ashes Squad will have a training session with a difference on Thursday 20th June 2013 when they bob down the Thames on a special floating pitch. Michael Clarke, Shane Watson, Chris Rogers, James Faulkner and Mitchell Starc will play under the shadow of the Tower Bridge from 4pm at Butler’s Wharf … Read more Aussie Cricketers to Play on Thames

The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Close To Win in SCG

On the fourth day of the final Ashes 2010/2011 test match at the SCG, the match took the turn that has happened twice before this Australian summer, as England batted well to post a monster first innings total of 644 before bowling out 7 Australian batsmen. Australia finished the day on 213 for 7 second … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Close To Win in SCG

The Ashes 2010/2011: Advantage England on Rain-Delayed Opening Day at Sydney

England have taken a marginal advantage on the opening day of the fifth and final The Ashes 2010/2011 test match at Sydney’s SCG, after reducing the hosts to 134 for 4 on a rain-hit day of cricket. Australia looked to have got the better of the periods when play was possible, as they put themselves … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011: Advantage England on Rain-Delayed Opening Day at Sydney

The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Bowl Out Australia for 98 on Opening Day at MCG

The Ashes 2010/2011 came alive with a spell of devastating swing bowling at the WACA last week, but it was to be England’s bowlers who struck decisively in the opening day at Melbourne, in the fourth Ashes test match. At stumps on the first day, a bumper crowd of almost 85,000 – the home support … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Bowl Out Australia for 98 on Opening Day at MCG

The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: Johnson Leads Australia Fightback on Perth Day Two

Mitchell Johnson lead a remarkable Australian fightback on the second day of the third Ashes 2010/2011 test match at the Waca, in Perth, Western Australia. The left-armed paceman produced a stunning spell en route to collecting six wickets for just 38 runs, which meant that Australia dismissed England for just 187, before putting on 119-3 … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: Johnson Leads Australia Fightback on Perth Day Two

The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Edge Day One in Perth

England edged closer to an Ashes 2010/2011 series win with a fine day in the field on the opening day of the third test in Perth, bowling out Australia for 268, before putting on 29 runs for no wicket in the final three quarters of an hour. Once again, as has been somewhat customary in … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Edge Day One in Perth

The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Win Second Test in Adelaide by an Innings

England have won the second Ashes 2010/2011 test match on their tour of Australia by completing an emphatic victory in Adelaide on the fifth day. England won the match by an innings and 71 runs after removing the remaining six Australian wickets for just 66 runs, with Graeme Swann the pick of their bowlers, recording … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Win Second Test in Adelaide by an Innings

Cricket: Australia Name Ashes Squad

Australia have named their 17 strong squad for this summer’s home Ashes tournament against England. There are few surprises in the squad, which featured many names from the Ashes tour of England 18 months ago, and is captained by Ricky Ponting. Michael Clarke is named as vice captain despite his back injury niggles appearing to … Read more Cricket: Australia Name Ashes Squad

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