Aug 24, 2015

Australia wraps up final Ashes test win

Australia defeated England by an innings and 46 runs Sunday in the fifth and final Ashes test for a consolation victory at The Oval. Resuming the fourth day on 203-6, England was all out for 286 in 101.4 overs. Jos Buttler went for 42, ...

Australia tears into England on Day 2

Aug 22, 2015

Australia tears into England on Day 2

England’s players seem to be in a hurry to get their hands on the urn. In the latest batting collapse of a wildly unpredictable Ashes series, Australia reduced England to 107-8 by stumps on the second day of the fifth test to close in ...

Aug 21, 2015

England fast bowler Tremlett retires

Former England fast bowler Chris Tremlett announced his retirement from all forms of cricket on Friday after struggling to overcome a back problem. Tremlett, 33, starred in England’s 2010-11 Ashes triumph in Australia, taking 17 wickets in three tests including the series-clinching dismissal of ...

Aug 20, 2015

Protest lashes out at 'Big Three' takeover

Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside The Oval ahead of the start of the fifth Ashes test between England and Australia on Thursday in protest against the way in which world cricket is now run. The protest was initiated by Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber, ...

Aug 12, 2015

Lehmann apologizes for Ashes flop

Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann has publicly apologized for his team’s dismal performance in its Ashes series loss to England. In a column posted on the Cricket Australia website Wednesday, Lehman admitted the team was “poor” during the current series, adding “we have been ...

England pounds Australia, closes in on Ashes victory

Aug 8, 2015

England pounds Australia, closes in on Ashes victory

Eighteen months after a regime-changing whitewash Down Under, England is on the cusp of winning back the Ashes. And they are humiliating Australia in the process. England fell just short of a series-clinching victory inside two days at Trent Bridge when bad light stopped ...

Aug 7, 2015

Ashes debacle fuels Australian media

Australia’s stunning dismissal for 60 runs on day one of the fourth Ashes test prompted incredulous headlines in local newspapers on Friday along with calls for the citizenship to be stripped from the entire team. “What a disgrace,” was a front-page headline on Sydney’s ...

England closing in on Ashes victory

Aug 5, 2015

England closing in on Ashes victory

Many pre-series predictions had Trent Bridge as the ground where the Ashes would be clinched. Few, though, guessed it would be England heading to the fourth test at Nottingham that starts Thursday with the famous urn within reach. An oscillating, unpredictable series swung back ...

Aussies take commanding lead in second test

Dec 7, 2013

Aussies take commanding lead in second test

Mitchell Johnson terrified the England batsmen on Saturday, taking seven wickets with some fearsome fast bowling and helping Australia move to the cusp of back-to-back victories to start the Ashes series. In a hectic third day of the second test, 12 wickets tumbled after ...

Root century too much for Australia

Jul 21, 2013

Root century too much for Australia

Joe Root’s unbeaten 178 left Australia needing to make cricket history if it was to prevent England going 2-0 up with three to play in the Ashes. England was 333 for five in its second innings, a colossal lead of 566 runs, at stumps ...