England regains Ashes from Australia

/ Aug 9, 2015

England regains Ashes from Australia

England completed its 18-month transformation from national embarrassment to Ashes winners on Saturday, taking 40 minutes to wrap up a series-clinching victory over Australia in the fourth test that ushered in the international retirement of Michael Clarke. When Nathan Lyon chopped a delivery from Mark ...

Finn leads England to victory

/ Aug 1, 2015

Finn leads England to victory

Once known for hitting the stumps at the wrong end as he ran in to bowl, Steven Finn made a triumphant return to test cricket at Edgbaston, extracting maximum bounce and spearheading England to an eight-wicket victory Friday over Australia in the third Ashes ...

England dominates on opening day of third Ashes test

/ Jul 30, 2015

England dominates on opening day of third Ashes test

The Ashes series took another twist Wednesday as England dominated the first day of the third test to finish only three runs behind Australia with seven wickets remaining after the tourists were dismissed for just 136. England finished the rain-hit day at Edgbaston on 133-3 ...

Aussies move closer to victory in second Ashes test

/ Jul 19, 2015

Aussies move closer to victory in second Ashes test

Australia exerted total domination over England on the third day of the second Ashes test on Saturday, building a huge lead by refusing to enforce the follow-on despite being 254 runs ahead after the first innings. At the close, Australia was 108 for no wicket, ...

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 ...

/ Jul 15, 2015

Australia takes stock after first test

The cracks appear to be showing in the normally-invincible Australian cricket team. The second Ashes test starting at Lord's on Thursday follows hard on the heels of England's comfortable 169-run victory in the first game in Cardiff. Australia's most effective bowler in Cardiff, Mitchell Starc, has ...

England claims first Ashes test

/ Jul 12, 2015

England claims first Ashes test

England didn't surprise Australia in the Ashes series opener. The result did. The English won emphatically at Sophia Gardens by 169 runs on Saturday with a day to spare, defying all odds and form. They edged the first two days, put daylight between them and Australia ...

England sets Ashes-record target for Australia

/ Jul 11, 2015

England sets Ashes-record target for Australia

England was 411 runs ahead in the first Ashes test at stumps on day three Friday, a lead auspicious for the host and ominous for Australia. The day finished with the English all out for 289 under floodlights at Sophia Gardens, on top of an ...