The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Win Series 3-1 With SCG Innings Victory

England have won the final Ashes 2010/2011 test match at Sydney’s SCG by an innings and 83 runs, giving them a 3-1 series victory in addition to the Ashes retention they had already secured. The series win is England’s first clear Ashes victory in Australia since 1986/87. England won this fifth and final test match … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Win Series 3-1 With SCG Innings Victory

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: England Retain Ashes With Huge Win Over Australia at MCG

England have taken an unsurmountable 2-1 Ashes 2010/2011 series lead and, with only the Sydney test to play, therefore retain the Ashes they held going into this series following a crushing win in Melbourne’s MCG. England lifted the fourth Ashes 2010/2011 test match by an innings and 157 runs after bowling out Australia for just … Read more The Ashes 2010/2011 Cricket: England Retain Ashes With Huge Win Over Australia at MCG

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 Cricket 2010/2011: England Claim Opening Day of Adelaide Test

England’s bowlers took two Australian wickets without the scoreboard registering a single run for the hosts, in the opening over of the second Ashes 2010/2011 test match at Adelaide. At stumps, England had removed Australia for 245 runs on a pitch that had looked to be a 400+ wicket, and added a single run without … Read more The Ashes Cricket 2010/2011: England Claim Opening Day of Adelaide Test