England sequence gives Australia hope of levelling Ashes
England sequence gives Australia hope of levelling Ashes

Australia may have lost the third Ashes Test by eight wickets inside three days at Edgbaston on Friday, but England`s extraordinary inconsistency should give them hope of squaring the five-match series at Trent Bridge next week.

Ashes 2015: England promise Jose Root won`t go Walkabout
Ashes 2015: England promise Jose Root won`t go Walkabout

England captain Alastair Cook said Joe Root had been banned from celebrating the team`s eight-wicket win in the third Ashes Test at Birmingham`s Walkabout bar.

Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke demands more of bowlers, himself
Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke demands more of bowlers, himself

Australia captain Michael Clarke called for an improved performance by his attack and was even harder on himself after an eight-wicket defeat by England in the third Test at Edgbaston on Friday left his side 2-1 down in the five-match Ashes series.

Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook sets sights on back-to-back wins
Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook sets sights on back-to-back wins

England captain Alastair Cook has challenged his side to end their frustrating inconsistency by winning two Tests in a row and regaining the Ashes at Trent Bridge.

Ashes 2015: Beleaguered Ian Bell chimes in at crucial moment
Ashes 2015: Beleaguered Ian Bell chimes in at crucial moment

Ian Bell, under enormous pressure after a poor run of form and promoted to number three in the order, answered his critics in emphatic fashion with a composed unbeaten 65 to steer England to victory in the third Ashes test on Friday.

3rd Ashes Test: England beat Australia by eight wickets inside three days, take 2-1 lead
3rd Ashes Test: England beat Australia by eight wickets inside three days, take 2-1 lead

England beat Australia by eight wickets to win the third Test at Edgbaston on Friday with more than two days to spare as they took a 2-1 lead in the five-match Ashes series.

3rd Ashes Test, Day 1: James Anderson's six-fer puts England in drivers seat
3rd Ashes Test, Day 1: James Anderson's six-fer puts England in drivers seat

England were 133 for three in reply to Australia`s first innings 136, a deficit of three runs, when rain forced an early close to the first day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on Wednesday.

Ashes 2015: Aussie pacers, flat wickets damage credibility of ‘fearless’ England

Despite knowing the fact that it's close to impossible to beat Australia at playing mind games, teams don't hesitate in doing so.

3rd Ashes Test, Day 1: England vs Australia - As it happened...

The opening day of the 3rd Ashes Test, being played at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, certainly belonged to the England. 

England 1st Innings

Ashes 2015, 3rd Test: Time for Michael Clarke to lead from front
Ashes 2015, 3rd Test: Time for Michael Clarke to lead from front

The most intriguing Test rivalry between England and Australia will resume once again on Wednesday, after a gap of nine days, as both the teams meet for the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Ashes 2015: Special Edgbaston crowd can be our 12th man, says Alastair Cook
Ashes 2015: Special Edgbaston crowd can be our 12th man, says Alastair Cook

England want to bounce back from a disastrous showing at Lord`s by playing well enough to get a special Edgbaston crowd on their side in the third Ashes test against Australia, said captain Alastair Cook.

Ashes 2015: England yet to overcome fear of facing Mitchell Johnson
Ashes 2015: England yet to overcome fear of facing Mitchell Johnson

While his brutal pace bowling in the previous Ashes series was a treat to watch for cricket fans across the world, it was nothing less than a nightmare for Alastair Cook and his boys, who suffered several blows from Mitchell Johnson during their 5-0 annihilation in the previous series.

The Ashes 2015: Ian Bell will relish his chance to bat at number three, says Alastair Cook
The Ashes 2015: Ian Bell will relish his chance to bat at number three, says Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook has backed Ian Bell to return to form following the veteran batsman`s promotion to number three for the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Did Andrew Strauss send email about Ashes pitch preparation to counties?
Did Andrew Strauss send email about Ashes pitch preparation to counties?

Andrew Strauss on Sunday denied reports of him having sent an email asking curators of fives Test grounds for the Ashes series to prepare slow pitches.

Ashes 2015: England need real Ian Bell to stand up
Ashes 2015: England need real Ian Bell to stand up

When in form, Ian Bell is one of the most elegant batsman to watch. But that hasn't been the case of late, a major reason behind England's debacle in the last one and a half years.

Kevin Pietersen wants to help England's struggling top-order, calls his exclusion 'silly'
Kevin Pietersen wants to help England's struggling top-order, calls his exclusion 'silly'

Discarded English cricketer Kevin Pietersen on Monday expressed his helplessness at not being able to help out his country in the ongoing Ashes series against Australia.

Lord's was a nightmare for England, says Kevin Pietersen
Lord's was a nightmare for England, says Kevin Pietersen

 The Lord`s Ashes test was a nightmare for England but they should resist pressure to make wholesale changes, former batsman Kevin Pietersen said on Monday.

The Ashes 2015: Trevor Bayliss puts England batsmen on notice
The Ashes 2015: Trevor Bayliss puts England batsmen on notice

England coach Trevor Bayliss has told his side`s struggling batsmen they can take nothing for granted following a stunning collapse in the second Ashes Test at Lord`s.

Flat Lord's wicket played into Australia's hands: England coach
Flat Lord's wicket played into Australia's hands: England coach

 After crashing to a 405-run defeat against Australia in the second Ashes Test, England coach Trevor Bayliss blamed the pitch for the defeat, saying the flat wicket at Lord's "played into Australians' hands".

Early wickets concern England captain Alastair Cook after Lord`s rout
Early wickets concern England captain Alastair Cook after Lord`s rout

England captain Alastair Cook said his side simply had to stop losing early wickets if they were to regain the initiative in the Ashes after a colossal 405-run defeat by Australia in the second Test at Lord`s.