Australia Vs England

'Gabbatoir' theatre of Ashes nightmares awaits Joe Root`s England

'Gabbatoir' theatre of Ashes nightmares awaits Joe Root`s England

The Australians have not lost a Gabba Test since November 1988, and that was against the mighty West Indians. England last won there in the days of Ian Botham 31 years ago.

Nov 20, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
Australia vs England: Aussies rope in Usain Bolt to boost running between the wickets ahead of Ashes

Australia vs England: Aussies rope in Usain Bolt to boost running between the wickets ahead of Ashes

The Jamaican track superstar, the world record holder in the 100m and 200m and eight-time Olympic champion, is working with the Australian batsmen to improve their "explosiveness" off the mark.

Nov 20, 2017, 10:32 AM IST
England 'very confident' of Ashes success: Coach Trevor Bayliss

England 'very confident' of Ashes success: Coach Trevor Bayliss

The tourists have eased through three warm-up games leading into the first Gabba Test, but Australian Bayliss expects the intensity to spike against Steve Smith's team with the Ashes on the line.

Nov 19, 2017, 11:23 AM IST
Ashes surprise Shaun Marsh eager to grasp his latest last chance

Ashes surprise Shaun Marsh eager to grasp his latest last chance

Marsh was one of a couple of surprise inclusions in the Australia squad named on Friday for next week's opener against England in Brisbane.

 

Nov 18, 2017, 20:09 PM IST
Watch: Groundsman takes stunning catch in England-CA XI Ashes warm-up match

Watch: Groundsman takes stunning catch in England-CA XI Ashes warm-up match

The oldest and most prestigious bilateral cricket series starts on November 27 at The Gabba, Brisbane.

Nov 18, 2017, 11:57 AM IST
Australia in 'confusion' ahead of Ashes, claims Shane Warne

Australia in 'confusion' ahead of Ashes, claims Shane Warne

Even amid the massive distraction of the Ben Stokes assault saga, Warne believes it`s the tourists who no longer hold any fears about an unsettled Australian cricket team.

Nov 18, 2017, 09:49 AM IST
Australia beat England by six wickets to retain Women's Ashes

Australia beat England by six wickets to retain Women's Ashes

Australia won the last series, which was staged in England, 10-6 in 2015.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:44 PM IST
Ashes: Tim Paine ready to dust off baggy green after seven-year gap

Ashes: Tim Paine ready to dust off baggy green after seven-year gap

For someone contemplating retirement earlier this year after multiple operations on a broken finger, Australia's surprise Ashes selection Tim Paine is visiting his parents to retrieve the old baggy green cap he thought he may never don again.

Nov 17, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
Ashes: Ryan Harris backs Mitchell Starc as next England tormentor

Ashes: Ryan Harris backs Mitchell Starc as next England tormentor

The spirit of Mitchell Johnson could return to haunt England’s batsmen during the Ashes in the form of another left-arm paceman, Mitchell Starc, according to former Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris.

Nov 16, 2017, 13:53 PM IST
Chris Woakes shines as England restrict CA XI to 249/6 in tour tie

Chris Woakes shines as England restrict CA XI to 249/6 in tour tie

England cannot afford to lose another player after pacer Steven Finn was forced to return home with a knee injury while fellow paceman Jake Ball is also nursing an ankle injury.

Nov 16, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Nathan Lyon backs struggling Matt Renshaw for Ashes berth

Nathan Lyon backs struggling Matt Renshaw for Ashes berth

Renshaw has compiled just 70 runs in six innings for Queensland in the first-class competition and has failed to score a half-century in his previous nine Test innings.

Nov 15, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
England must silence Aussie crowd to win Ashes, says Graeme Swann

England must silence Aussie crowd to win Ashes, says Graeme Swann

Swann, who retired mid-way through England's ill-fated tour in 2013/14, described the noise levels at the Gabba in Brisbane, hosting the first Test from November 23, as "unbelievable".

Nov 15, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
Ashes Tour Game: Chris Woakes takes six, injury scare for Jonny Bairstow

Ashes Tour Game: Chris Woakes takes six, injury scare for Jonny Bairstow

In-form England paceman Chris Woakes claimed six wickets and wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow had an injury scare as a Cricket Australia XI reached 249/9 at the close on the opening day of their four-day tour match in Townsville on Wednesday.

Nov 15, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Ricky Ponting predicts Ashes stroll for Australia

Ricky Ponting predicts Ashes stroll for Australia

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says England’s only hope of winning a test in the upcoming Ashes series is the day/night match in Adelaide and has predicted a 4-0 victory for the hosts.

Nov 15, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
Ashes: Bring it on, England captain Joe Root tells Australia

Ashes: Bring it on, England captain Joe Root tells Australia

England were caught out by Australia’s aggression during the ill-fated 2013/14 Ashes campaign but captain Joe Root says they are fully prepared for short-pitched bowling and on-field chatter when the series kicks off in Brisbane next week.

Nov 14, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Ashes 2017: Australia pacer Pat Cummins hoping to be Mitchell Johnson 2.0

Ashes 2017: Australia pacer Pat Cummins hoping to be Mitchell Johnson 2.0

Pat Cummins is uncertain whether his body can handle the demands of five Ashes Tests but the young paceman hopes to emulate Mitchell Johnson and become an Australian wrecking ball against England's batting lineup.

Nov 14, 2017, 13:20 PM IST
Ashes 2017: Josh Hazlewood the key to battering England, feels Mitchell Starc

Ashes 2017: Josh Hazlewood the key to battering England, feels Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc says pace partner Josh Hazlewood`s unerring line and length will allow his fellow bowlers to let rip at England`s batsmen in the Ashes Test series.

Nov 13, 2017, 12:39 PM IST
Ashes 2017: David Warner tells under-pressure opener Matt Renshaw to avoid newspapers

Ashes 2017: David Warner tells under-pressure opener Matt Renshaw to avoid newspapers

The 21-year-old Renshaw has averaged 36.64 from his 10 Tests in a positive start to his international career but has had a tough Shield campaign for Queensland, failing to surpass 20 runs in his four innings.

Nov 12, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
Ashes 2017: George Garton replaces injured Jake Ball in England squad

Ashes 2017: George Garton replaces injured Jake Ball in England squad

Garton is the second fast bowler to be called up by England after Tom Curran replaced Steve Finn, who returned home with a knee injury.

Nov 12, 2017, 11:38 AM IST
Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood declares himself ready for first Ashes Test

Australia pacer Josh Hazlewood declares himself ready for first Ashes Test

Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood says he is fit and ready for the Ashes series against England after taking six wickets and coming through a Sheffield Shield match unscathed.

Nov 10, 2017, 14:22 PM IST