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Australia's Dan Worrall out of Ashes contention after fresh back injury

The 2019 Ashes series is slated to take place from August 1 to September 16. 

May 14, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Fit-again Josh Hazlewood 'nervous' over Australia's World Cup squad selection

The 28-year-old was sidelined for the recent ODI series against the Men in Blue in India and Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) because of a back problem.

Apr 09, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Adam Griffith named Australia bowling coach for 2019 ICC World Cup

Meanwhile, former first-class cricketer Troy Cooley takes over the mantle of Australia's bowling coach for the this year's Ashes series in England.

Mar 25, 2019, 18:33 PM IST

England sack batting coach Mark Ramprakash ahead of Ashes series

With England yet to name Ramprakash's replacement, ECB's lead batting coach Graham Thorpe is most likely to take on the added responsibility. 

Mar 09, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

Marcus Harris ditches county cricket to stay fresh for Ashes series

Harris is slated to play for Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League (BBL) this weekend before he will make a return against the English Dukes ball in the final rounds of the Sheffield Shield.

Feb 15, 2019, 08:51 AM IST

Tim Paine wants winning attitude from unchanged Australia

Their comprehensive win against Sri Lanka in Brisbane was only their second Test victory of the summer and the hosts are determined not to take their foot off the pedal in the first ever Test at the Manuka Oval.

Jan 31, 2019, 14:19 PM IST

Tim Paine's Australia seek relief against Sri Lanka after tumultuous year

Australia defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 40 runs in Brisbane, for only their second Test victory of the summer and the hosts are determined not to take their foot off the pedal in the second and final Test.

Jan 30, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Lord's gets permission for constructing new stands to increase stadium`s capacity

The new three-tier stands, to be built at the stadium`s Nursery End, will cost 50 million pounds ($64.37 million).

Jan 16, 2019, 17:42 PM IST

Curb your ego if you want to win: Virat Kohli's message to Australia ahead of Ashes

Australia are all set to welcome back suspended duo David Warner and Steve Warner for the tournament, having not emerged victorious in a Test series in England since 2001.  

Jan 08, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Australian batsman Steve Smith scores half century on club return

The 29-year-old, who got married this week, received a warm welcome from an unusually large crowd at the Glenn McGrath Oval and looked his usual twitchy self at the crease as he rattled off a half-century in 62 balls

Sep 22, 2018, 12:44 PM IST

Cricket Australia to probe England cricketer Moeen Ali's 'Osama' sledge

England all-rounder claimed that he was called "Osama" by an Australian player during an Ashes Test in 2015.

Sep 15, 2018, 16:54 PM IST

England's Alastair Cook announces retirement from international cricket

Former England captain Alastair Cook on Monday announced retirement from international cricket.

Sep 03, 2018, 16:49 PM IST

Kevin Pietersen questions England's sense of direction

Kevin Pietersen has questioned whether England knows where they are going, saying their focus on one-day cricket risks alienating fans who care more about Test success.

Jun 09, 2018, 10:16 AM IST

Australia paid for their win-at-all-costs mentality, says Ottis Gibson

The former West Indies fast bowler hopes his teams always play within the laws of the game. 

Mar 27, 2018, 14:55 PM IST

Watch: Did Australia's Cameron Bancroft try ball-tampering in Ashes as well?

'The Sun' reporter David Coverdale shared a video on his Twitter account on March 24, saying "Here’s Cameron Bancroft appearing to put sugar in his pocket against England in January..."

Mar 27, 2018, 13:32 PM IST

England skipper Joe Root denies concerns of Ashes ball-tampering

Unsourced media reports in Britain have said that some England players had suspicions over whether Australia had doctored the ball during their 4-0 series victory, but Root quickly knocked that down on Monday.

Mar 26, 2018, 15:53 PM IST

No suggestions of ball-tampering during Ashes: Stuart Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad was perplexed as to why Australia would resort to ball tampering in their third test against South Africa when they were constantly getting reverse swing in the recent Ashes series.

Mar 25, 2018, 17:36 PM IST

Emotional Ben Stokes reveals Ashes anguish

The star allrounder was sidelined from the national squad over an alleged fight outside a nightclub.

Mar 01, 2018, 11:01 AM IST

'Disappointing' Ashes turnout has England all-rounder Moeen Ali worried over Test cricket's future

Cricket Australia said after the visitors` recent 4-0 defeat that more than 865,000 people had attended the five-test series, the highest since the 1936-37 Ashes. 

Feb 23, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

No evidence of corruption in 3rd Ashes Test: ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday said there was no evidence of corruption during the third Ashes Test last December, contradicting claims made by a British tabloid following a sting operation.

Feb 08, 2018, 21:06 PM IST