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Ashes 2017

Ashes: Aussies played pressure moments better, admits James Anderson

Steve Smith's Australians swept to an innings victory in Monday's final Sydney Test, condemning England to four comprehensive defeats in the five-match series. 

Jan 08, 2018, 19:20 PM IST

England captain Joe Root's Ashes struggle ends in the hospital

The young England captain finished the demanding five-Test series debilitated by a stomach bug which flared overnight and sent him to hospital.

Jan 08, 2018, 15:08 PM IST

Australia rout England by an innings to win Ashes 4-0

Pat Cummins led the Australian offensive in Sydney with four wickets for 39 to finish man-of-the-match and the leading wicket taker in the series with 23.

Jan 08, 2018, 10:34 AM IST

Ashes: Joe Root will be 'scary' once he starts converting, says Dawid Malan

Joe Root could score a "scary" amount of runs when he starts converting his half-centuries into centuries, teammate Dawid Malan said on Thursday after the England captain failed to do so for the fourth time in the Ashes series.

Jan 04, 2018, 16:55 PM IST

Ashes: Ashton Agar ready for another spin tilt at England in Sydney

Ashton Agar said on Sunday he was ready for another crack at England after being called into Australia's squad as the second spin-bowling option for this week's final Ashes Test in Sydney.

Dec 31, 2017, 11:10 AM IST

Ashes: Joe Root hails England fight in drawn MCG Test

England were again denied a win in their troubled Ashes series in Melbourne on Saturday but skipper Joe Root says it is all eyes on a face-saving win in the final Test in Sydney.

Dec 30, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

Ashes: MCG pitch the villain in rare Test draw

Rival captains Steve Smith and Joe Root were critical of the lifeless Melbourne pitch after the fourth Ashes Test on Saturday, only the second draw in the showpiece Boxing Day Test in 20 years.

Dec 30, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

Ashes: Ashton Agar back in Australia squad for Sydney Test

Left-arm spinner Ashton Agar has been recalled to Australia's squad for the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney as the hosts ponder a twin-spin attack against England for the dead rubber.

Dec 30, 2017, 13:48 PM IST

Ashes: Steve Smith century defies England, 4th Test ends as draw

Australia captain Steve Smith tormented England with another century as the fourth Ashes test ended in a frustrating draw for Joe Root's side at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday.

Dec 30, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Ashes: England reject ball-tampering allegations in Melbourne Test

England rejected ball-tampering allegations as a "beat-up" on Friday as rain frustrated their push for first victory of this Ashes series against Australia.

Dec 29, 2017, 14:06 PM IST

Ashes: Rain frustrates England after Alastair Cook's feat on Day 4 in MCG

The umpires called off play after persistent rain, with Australia 103/2 and trailing the tourists by 61 runs after England`s first innings ended on the first ball of the day at 491

Dec 29, 2017, 12:17 PM IST

Ashes: Alastair Cook carries bat in MCG to make world record

Cook's 244 not out in the ongoing Melbourne Test is the highest ever score by an opener who carried his bat through an innings.

Dec 29, 2017, 10:58 AM IST

Ashes: Alastair Cook says double hundred came '3-4 weeks too late'

Alastair Cook said selectors would have been entitled to drop him over his poor form - before his masterful double-century put England in a winning position in the fourth Ashes Test on Wednesday.

Dec 28, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Ashes: Alastair Cook's historic double gives England 164-run lead on Day 3 at MCG

The veteran England opener was unbeaten on 244 in his side's 491/9 at close on day three of the fourth Test. It is the highest score by a visiting batsman in a Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Dec 28, 2017, 12:44 PM IST

Ashes: James Anderson 'gutted' for hapless debutant Tom Curran

A Boxing Day Test debut that promised the elation of a key wicket for Tom Curran went sour in the space of two deliveries on Tuesday as the rookie England paceman had David Warner caught on 99 with a no-ball.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:58 PM IST

Ashes: Teammates and rivals marvel at 'freakish' Steve Smith

David Warner says in-form Steve Smith is a freakish talent while England`s leading bowler James Anderson says the Australia skipper is in the form of his life. 

Dec 26, 2017, 14:20 PM IST

Ashes: Australia's Mitchell Starc, England's Craig Overton out of Melbourne Test

Starc is carrying a heel injury while Overton has a fractured rib.

Dec 24, 2017, 16:01 PM IST

Ashes: Jonny Bairstow bats for Joe Root, Ricky Ponting says England captain 'too shy'

England's players owed under-fire skipper Joe Root their utmost to turn the tables on dominant Australia in the showpiece Boxing Day Test in Melbourne, wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow said Saturday.

Dec 23, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Ashes: Jackson Bird hovers as Mitchell Starc battles injury for Boxing Day Test

Pat Cummins says fellow Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc's heel injury could lead to a lengthy spell away from the game if not treated properly ahead of Tuesday's fourth Test against England.

Dec 23, 2017, 18:26 PM IST

Ashes: Former Australia pacer Mitchell Johnson rubs salt into English wounds

Johnson said Stuart Broad doesn't look "up to it", while Alastair Cook's scars from the last series still appear fresh.

Dec 20, 2017, 14:47 PM IST