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Ben Stokes blasts English daily over his 'secret family tragedy' report

"It is hard to find words that adequately describe such low and despicable behaviour, disguised as journalism. I cannot conceive of anything more immoral, heartless or contemptuous to the feelings and circumstances of my family," Ben Stokes said.

Sep 17, 2019, 20:19 PM IST

Ashes: Steve Smith dismissed as England close on victory in final Test

The prolific Smith was caught by Ben Stokes at leg slip off Stuart Broad shortly after lunch, the first time in 11 Test innings against England that he had failed to pass fifty.

Sep 15, 2019, 21:09 PM IST

Steve Smith creates a record of scoring most runs in a series this century

In the ongoing fifth Ashes Test against England, Smith went past his own record of scoring 769 runs against India during the 2014-15 season.

Sep 15, 2019, 20:30 PM IST

5th Ashes Test: Joe Denly shines as England build big lead

Denly fell six runs short of his maiden Test century and Ben Stokes made a sparkling 67 in bright sunshine at The Oval to put England in a strong position to level the series at 2-2.

Sep 15, 2019, 00:07 AM IST

5th Ashes Test: Ben Stokes, Joe Denly pile on the runs as England take control

Stokes was dropped by Steve Smith at slip when he was on seven off Nathan Lyon.

Sep 14, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

Ashes: Steve Smith continues to paper over Australia's batting cracks

Smith, likely to regain the captaincy once his leadership ban expires next year, could conjure only a tepid defence of his teammates after they showed scant resistance against the marauding Jofra Archer and a swinging Sam Curran.

Sep 14, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Most of the Australians hate me, says Mitchell Marsh

Making a return to the Aussie Test side after almost a year, Marsh was exceptional with the ball in hand, as he got the key breakthroughs of Ben Stokes, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, and Chris Woakes. It was through his spell that Australia was able to come back into the match.

Sep 13, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Ashes: England play for pride, Tim Paine's men eye history

England, who clinched a miraculous win in the third Test, failed to keep up their spirit and came out with a below-par performance, especially with the bat, at Old Trafford as they lost the match by 185 runs.
 

Sep 11, 2019, 15:29 PM IST

4th Ashes Test: Pat Cummins bowls Australia towards victory as England lose Ben Stokes

Resuming on 18-2 and chasing a distant target of 383, Joe Denly and Roy provided initial resistance before Cummins bowled Roy (31) with a beautiful delivery that cut back off the seam to leave England at 66-3.

Sep 08, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

4th Ashes Test: Mitchell Starc strikes leave England fighting to avoid follow-on

England trail by 219 runs after Australia made 497-8 declared and with Jos Buttler (26) and Stuart Broad (2) set to resume after the interval they still face a fight to avoid batting again.

Sep 07, 2019, 18:51 PM IST

4th Ashes Test: Steve Smith piles on agony for England after let-off

Smith and captain Tim Paine combined for 145 for the sixth wicket, batting throughout the afternoon session as Australia assumed a commanding position as they search for the victory that will ensure they retain the Ashes.

Sep 05, 2019, 21:44 PM IST

'Welcome to Manchester' - Australia met with giant Ben Stokes billboard

The poster featured Stokes` celebration after he finished with an unbeaten 135 to help England level the series in remarkable fashion at Headingley last month, recovering from a paltry 67 in the first innings to win by one wicket.

Sep 04, 2019, 15:54 PM IST

Tottenham Hotspur hand England all-rounder Ben Stokes personalised jersey

The all-rounder is riding on a high after the match-winning performance against Australia in the third Test of the ongoing Ashes

Aug 30, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Ashes: Jofra Archer hits back at Steve Smith as mind games continue

Smith was trapped lbw to pacer Chris Woakes, eight runs short of his third consecutive Ashes hundred.
 

Aug 29, 2019, 22:48 PM IST

Ben Stokes should bowl less so that his batting can blossom: Mike Brearley

Stokes rescued England`s chances of winning back the Ashes on Sunday, hitting an unbeaten 135 against Australia at Headingley as England successfully chased down a record 359 target to level the series at 1-1.

Aug 28, 2019, 17:50 PM IST

Jofra Archer hasn't actually got me out: Steve Smith

Smith was hit on the back of his neck by a bouncer bowled by Archer in the second Ashes Test match. 

Aug 28, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar fans slam ICC for calling Ben Stokes 'greatest of all time'

ICC`s official Twitter handle had posted a picture of Stokes with Tendulkar and captioned it, "The greatest cricketer of all time -- and Sachin Tendulkar" after the Durham cricketer starred for the hosts with an unbeaten 84 in the World Cup final in July as England lifted their maiden crown.

Aug 28, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

ICC Test rankings: Jasprit Bumrah breaks into top 10, Virat Kohli remains No.1 batsman

Bumrah's five-wicket haul not only saw him become the fastest bowler to take 50 Test wickets but also helped him break into the top 10 of the ICC Test rankings for the first time. 

Aug 27, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Ashes: Beaten Australia hope for return of saviour Steve Smith

As England basked in an Ashes salvation led by all-rounder Ben Stokes at Headingley, Australia were left to hope for the return of their own saviour in Steve Smith for the fourth Test at Old Trafford.

Aug 26, 2019, 20:41 PM IST

Ben Stokes century helps England win a thriller against Australia, level Ashes

An extraordinary 135 not out from Ben Stokes earned England an exciting one-wicket victory in the third Ashes test on Sunday to level the series against Australia at 1-1, with the home side chasing down a record target of 359 in dramatic fashion.

Aug 25, 2019, 21:28 PM IST