Cricket: Fans Prepare for IPL 2011 Final – Chennai Super Kings (CSK) v Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

Cricket fans are preparing for the main event in the Indian Premier League (IPL), as the 2011 Final takes place on Saturday 28th May 2011. The IPL 2011 Final will see the 2010 Champions, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) take on 2009 Runners-Up, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). RCB were the league winners, on 19 points, a … Read more Cricket: Fans Prepare for IPL 2011 Final – Chennai Super Kings (CSK) v Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB)

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: Cook and Bell Help England Close in on Series Win in SCG

At the end of the third day of the fifth and final Ashes 2010/2011 test at the SCG, in Sydney, Australian hopes of levelling the series looked to be forlorn, as England, aided by centuries from Alistair Cook (189) and Ian Bell (115) took a commanding first innings lead. England ended the day on 488 … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011: Cook and Bell Help England Close in on Series 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: 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

The Ashes 2010/11 Cricket: Australia Take Control on Day Three

Australia took control of the opening Ashes 2010/11 series as Mike Hussey (195) and Brad Haddin (136) produced a fabulous sixth-wicket stand of 307 on the third day at the Gabba. Australia finished the day having set a first innings total of 481 in reply to England’s lacklustre 260. England had begun their fightback with … Read more The Ashes 2010/11 Cricket: Australia Take Control on Day Three

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

Cricket: Australia Claim Unlikely Victory Over Pakistan

Australia recorded an unlikely victory over touring Pakistan in Sydney today after the visitors had put themselves in a match winning position requiring just 175 for the victory. Australia owe a huge debt of gratitude to Mike Hussey (134) who helped save their second innings with a record-breaking ninth wicket stand of 123 in partnership … Read more Cricket: Australia Claim Unlikely Victory Over Pakistan

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