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 2010/11 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

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

The Ashes 2010/11 Cricket: Hussey Helps Australia Edge Second Day in Brisbane

Michael Hussey put on 81 not out to help Australia build a solid position on day two of the first Ashes 2010/11 test match at the Gabba in Brisbane. Australia finished the day on 220-5 chasing England’s 260 all out. James Anderson was England’s best bowler, as he collected 2 for 40, while Steven Finn … Read more The Ashes 2010/11 Cricket: Hussey Helps Australia Edge Second Day in Brisbane

Cricket: Peter Siddle Gets The Ashes 2010/11 Underway with Hat-Trick

Peter Siddle had the 26th birthday every Australian cricketer dreams of today as he took a test-best 6-54 on the opening day of this summer’s Ashes series against England in Brisbane – making a brilliant hat-trick in the process. England rallied through the in-form Ian Bell (76), but were eventually removed for just 260 in  the … Read more Cricket: Peter Siddle Gets The Ashes 2010/11 Underway with Hat-Trick