Andrew Flintoff predicts England Ashes victory
Andrew Flintoff predicts England Ashes victory

 Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has predicted a 2-1 victory for Alastair Cook's side over Australia in this summer's Ashes series beginning on Wednesday.

Mitchell Marsh stakes Ashes claim with quickfire ton against Kent
Mitchell Marsh stakes Ashes claim with quickfire ton against Kent

Mitchell Marsh outshone Shane Watson as the two all-rounders vied for an Ashes place during Australia`s tour opener against Kent at Canterbury on Saturday.

Nathan Lyon to introduce mystery delivery against England
Nathan Lyon to introduce mystery delivery against England

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed that he has developed a mystery delivery ahead of the high-profile Ashes series against their traditional rivals England, according to reports.

Chris Rogers` Ashes ticket scheme shuts down: Reports
Chris Rogers` Ashes ticket scheme shuts down: Reports

A company in which Australia opener Chris Rogers is a partner has been banned from selling tickets for next month`s Ashes Test at Lord`s at up to £2,910 apiece (AUS $5,914), the ESPNcricinfo website and the Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday.

Australia need to be at their best in Ashes, says Steve Smith
Australia need to be at their best in Ashes, says Steve Smith

Australia might have thrashed England 5-0 in their previous Ashes contest Down Under but key batsman Steve Smith feels their arch-rivals in Test cricket would be a force to reckon with in the July-August return series in England.

Australia Test return main goal for James Faulkner
Australia Test return main goal for James Faulkner

Australia’s World Cup final hero James Faulkner on Saturday said he wasn't surprised he missed selection in the Ashes squad but pointed out that his main goal is to get back into the Australian Test squad.

ICC admit umpire error in England`s final wicket
ICC admit umpire error in England`s final wicket

The International Cricket Council said the match umpires had made a mistake after reviewing England`s final dismissal in the World Cup against Australia on Saturday which potentially cost James Taylor a century.

Hosts Australia, New Zealand lay down World Cup markers
Hosts Australia, New Zealand lay down World Cup markers

Co-hosts Australia and New Zealand both enjoyed dominating wins in front of their own fans as they launched the World Cup with a pair of crushing victories on Saturday.

Australia vs England: Bailey salutes match-winners Finch and Marsh
Australia vs England: Bailey salutes match-winners Finch and Marsh

Australia skipper George Bailey praised match-winning centurion Aaron Finch and five-wicket star Mitchell Marsh after the World Cup co-hosts crushed England by 111 runs in their opening game at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday.

Australia vs England: Eoin Morgan sinks in Mitchell Marsh swamp
Australia vs England: Eoin Morgan sinks in Mitchell Marsh swamp

England captain Eoin Morgan`s desperate run of poor form continued when he was out for his fourth duck in five innings during his side`s World Cup opener against Australia in Melbourne on Saturday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia vs England – As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia vs England – As it happened...

Live updates from 2nd match of ICC World Cup 2015 to be played between Australia and England.

ICC World Cup 2015: Hosts look to start with a bang
ICC World Cup 2015: Hosts look to start with a bang

There will be little love lost when arch-rivals Australia and England meet for a Valentine`s Day clash in front of an estimated crowd of more than 90,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground when the 2015 World Cup gets underway on Saturday.

Former pacer Jason Gillespie urges England to attack Mitchell Johnson
Former pacer Jason Gillespie urges England to attack Mitchell Johnson

Former Australian pacer Jason Gillespie Friday urged England to attack Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson when the two teams meet in the World Cup opener at the Melbourne Cricket ground (MCG) Saturday.

Don't know if I would be playing World Cup opener vs England, says Michael Clarke
Don't know if I would be playing World Cup opener vs England, says Michael Clarke

Injured Australian captain Michael Clarke is still not sure about his participation in host nation's opening ICC Cricket World Cup match against England in Melbourne on February 14.

Bowlers beware: 'Destructive' Glenn Maxwell is back with a bang!
Bowlers beware: 'Destructive' Glenn Maxwell is back with a bang!

Ahead of the ICC World Cup 2015, Glenn Maxwell's form was a bit of concern for Australia. In the ODI Tri-series – featuring England, India and Australia – the all-rounder couldn't manage to impress with either ball or bat, till the league games.

Nice to put up a good all-round performance: Glenn Maxwell
Nice to put up a good all-round performance: Glenn Maxwell

 Having gone through a rough patch with the bat in recent times, Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was happy to put up an all-round show in his team's dominating performance against England in the tri-nation cricket tournament final, here on Sunday.

Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson to play tri-series final against England
Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson to play tri-series final against England

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson is set to return to One-Day International (ODI) cricket after a break of over a month and will play in the tri-series final here Sunday.

Hamstrung Watson misses England one-dayer, Henriques fills in
Hamstrung Watson misses England one-dayer, Henriques fills in

All-rounder Shane Watson, who is struggling with a tight hamstring, joins a long list of absentees from Australia`s top batting line-up to face England in the tri-series one-day international at Hobart on Friday.

ODI tri-series: Aussies eye final berth as they take on England
ODI tri-series: Aussies eye final berth as they take on England

Its three key players, including skipper George Bailey, would be missing in action but the Australian cricket team would look to seal a place in the ODI tri-series final when it clashes with a confident England, here on Friday.

ODI tri-series: Early wickets cost us match against Australia, say Eoin Morgan
ODI tri-series: Early wickets cost us match against Australia, say Eoin Morgan

Quite pleased with his personal form but devastated by the team's loss, England cricket captain Eoin Morgan on Saturday blamed the defeat against Australia in the ODI tri-series opener on the top-order collapse triggered by pacer Mitchell Starc.