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Ashes 2015

To lead from front, Steven Smith seeks advice from Ricky Ponting

With Australia aiming to recover from a disastrous Ashes series, new captain Steven Smith is looking forward to gaining valuable counsel from former skipper Ricky Ponting on how to lead the team during the transition period.

Aug 27, 2015, 21:40 PM IST

Self-pride reduced to Ashes, Michael Clarke's time was up

Cricket is a fickle game. Michael Clarke, who was holding Australia's fifth World Cup trophy few months ago, was fighting tears post the fourth Ashes Test.

Aug 27, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

Moeen Ali eyes Adam Lyth`s England opening spot

All-rounder Moeen Ali has declared his readiness to open the batting for England even though he is well aware of the consequences for Adam Lyth`s Test career.

Aug 26, 2015, 21:43 PM IST

How 2015 Ashes Test series was won and lost

Here's how a topsy-turvy 2015 Ashes Test series unfolded, with England winning 3-2 in a five-match contest, before the competition shifts to limited overs cricket. Strangely, none of these matches lasted five days despite plenty of weather-induced delay starts, stoppages and early closes.

Aug 25, 2015, 23:26 PM IST

PHOTO: Joe Root, David Warner seem to have buried the hatchet

David Warner, the bad boy of Australian cricket has been doing all that he can for an image makeover of late. The left-hander was seen posing together with Joe Root, as a part of a drinking session with Australia post the final Ashes Test in the English dressing room.

Aug 25, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

Joe Root cut from same cloth as Ricky Ponting: Former pacer Jason Gillespie

 Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie has heaped praised on Joe Root, comparing the England batsman to Australian great Ricky Ponting.

Aug 25, 2015, 17:46 PM IST

Post retirement, Michael Clarke contemplating another shot at IPL

Indian Premier League (IPL) is a tournament which can lure the best of cricketers to participate in it and Australia's retiring skipper Michael Clarke is no different.

Aug 25, 2015, 17:32 PM IST

Steve Smith wishes retiring team-mates Michael Clarke, Chris Rogers

Australia's new Test captain Steven Smith on Tuesday congratulated his predecessor Michael Clarke and Chris Rogers who wound up the clock on their respective careers after the recently concluded Ashes series.

Aug 25, 2015, 16:59 PM IST

Ashes to dashes as England, Australia fail Test exam

One of the charms of Test cricket is that a match scheduled to last five days allows for the possibility of a fightback, even if a team falls behind early on.

Aug 25, 2015, 08:49 AM IST

Ashes 2015: Darren Lehmann slams Shane Warne over selection criticism

Australia coach Darren Lehmann slammed legendary spinner Shane Warne for spouting uninformed opinions about the team's selection issues.

Aug 24, 2015, 20:08 PM IST

Michael Clarke thanks fans, shares rare childhood photograph

A day after the Australian cricket team gave him a winning farewell, Australia's retiring skipper Michael Clarke on Monday thanked the fans for all the memories during his career.

Aug 24, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

Burning Ashes regret to follow Michael Clarke into retirement

A batsman of prodigious talent and a captain unflinching in pursuit of victory, Michael Clarke restored Australia to the pinnacle of test and one-day cricket but winning the affections of a nation proved his toughest battle.

Aug 24, 2015, 14:50 PM IST

Ashes success can`t hide England flaws, says Trevor Bayliss

England coach Trevor Bayliss has warned his Ashes winners that some of their places are in jeopardy following the fifth Test thrashing by Australia.

Aug 24, 2015, 11:04 AM IST

Selection errors not to blame for Ashes defeat: Darren Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann refused to blame mistakes in team selection for his side`s Ashes defeat by England.

Aug 24, 2015, 10:59 AM IST

Michael Clarke blames pitches for Ashes woe

Australia captain Michael Clarke claimed pitches prepared specifically to help England`s bowlers were to blame for his side`s failure to retain the Ashes.

Aug 24, 2015, 08:30 AM IST

Ashes 2015: Australia's miserly Peter Siddle enjoying test return

Recalled Australia fast bowler Peter Siddle was happy with his contribution after the tourists moved to the brink of victory over England in the final Ashes test at The Oval on Saturday.

Aug 23, 2015, 11:15 AM IST

Ashes 2015: Kevin Pietersen mocks England as they wobble against Australia in final Test

As the England cricket team was struggling on Day 2 of the fifth Ashes Test, discarded batsman Kevin Pietersen added salt to their wounds by mocking them on social-media site Twitter.

Aug 21, 2015, 22:54 PM IST

David Warner hails England `respect` after Michael Clarke honour guard

David Warner praised England for the respect they`d shown towards Michael Clarke in marking the Australia captain`s final Test with a guard of honour during the Ashes finale at The Oval on Thursday.

Aug 21, 2015, 08:36 AM IST

Shane Warne unhappy with Peter Siddle's inclusion in 5th Ashes Test

Legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne on Thursday criticised Cricket Australia for their team selection during the ongoing Ashes series in England.

Aug 20, 2015, 20:05 PM IST

Michael Clarke sees fifth Ashes Test over in three days

Retiring Australia captain Michael Clarke Thursday said the fifth and final Ashes Test against England could be over in three days, and admitted the odds were stacked against his team.

Aug 20, 2015, 08:51 AM IST