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Fourth Ashes test ends in frustrating draw

/ Dec 30, 2017

Fourth Ashes test ends in frustrating draw

Australia captain Steve Smith tormented England with another century as the fourth Ashes test ended in a frustrating draw for Joe Root's side at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. Smith marched off unbeaten after a 275-ball knock of 102, having nudged Australia to 263 ...

Cook reaches 10,000-run milestone

/ May 31, 2016

Cook reaches 10,000-run milestone

Alastair Cook became the first Englishman to reach 10,000 test runs before leading his team to an emphatic nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second test on Monday to wrap up the series. Cook scored 47 not out as England eased to its target ...

England falters in fourth test in South Africa

/ Jan 26, 2016

England falters in fourth test in South Africa

England crumbled to 101 all out and its second lowest score ever in South Africa to lose the fourth and final test by 280 runs on Tuesday, ending a hugely successful tour on a sobering low point. Continuing on 52-3, England lasted barely an hour ...

/ Dec 26, 2015

England 12-1 as rain ends play in first test

Alastair Cook was out for a duck and England was 12-1 when rain stopped play on the first morning of the first test against top-ranked South Africa on Saturday. The England captain fell to an edge to the slips off fast bowler Dale Steyn after ...

/ Oct 16, 2015

England targets 500 against Pakistan

England is aiming to score at least 500 in its first innings, a tired captain Alastair Cook said after his unbeaten 168 helped the tourists reduce Pakistan's lead on Thursday, the third day of the first test. Pakistan, playing in the United Arab Emirates, is ...

Australia takes charge in second test

/ Jul 18, 2015

Australia takes charge in second test

Australia dominated with the bat to post a first innings total of 566-8 declared in the second Ashes test at Lord's on Friday and then the bowlers ripped through the top order, reducing England to 30-4 at one stage. Alastair Cook and Ben Stokes led ...

England makes quality start, finish

/ Jul 10, 2015

England makes quality start, finish

England started and finished day two of the Ashes series opener admirably on Thursday, with Australia still trying to find an edge at sun-bathed Sophia Gardens. In the morning, the last three England wickets netted an invaluable 87 runs to lift the total to 430 ...