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Ashes: England showed great character, says Joe Root after series-levelling win

Australia won the fourth Test in Manchester last week to move 2-1 ahead and retain the Ashes but the hosts battled back at The Oval to deny the touring side their first Test series win in England since 2001.

Sep 16, 2019, 06:47 AM 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

Was surprised with Tim Paine's 'gutsy' decision to bowl: Ricky Ponting

Put in to bat by Australia on Thursday at the Kia Oval, England were pegged back from a strong position at 103-1 after lunch as all-rounder Mitchell Marsh ran through the middle order to leave the hosts reeling at 271/8 at stumps on Day 1.
 

Sep 13, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

5th Ashes Test: England struggle to 271-8 after familiar collapse

Medium-pacer Mitchell Marsh took four wickets to boost Australia`s bid to secure a 3-1 series win after their captain Tim Paine won the toss and surprisingly sent England in to bat.

Sep 12, 2019, 23:55 PM IST

5th Ashes Test: Joe Root rides luck to lift England

Captain Root was dropped three times in a sloppy fielding performance by the Australians, who have retained the Ashes and are bidding to secure a 3-1 victory in the series.

Sep 12, 2019, 21:03 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

Cricket fraternity hails Australia on retaining Ashes urn

England and Australia will now lock horns in a dead rubber fifth and final Test of the Ashes series at the Oval on September 12.

Sep 09, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

4th Test: Australia eight wickets away from retaining Ashes

England were left rattled in the very first over of their second innings with Pat Cummins dismissing Rory Burns and Joe Root off consecutive deliveries.

Sep 08, 2019, 00:46 AM IST

4th Ashes Test: Josh Hazlewood cuts through England as Australia tighten screw

England still need 98 runs to avoid following on and that will be no formality after Hazlewood undid so much of the good work from Rory Burns (81) and Joe Root (71) earlier in the day.

Sep 07, 2019, 00:17 AM IST

4th Ashes Test: Magnificent Steve Smith puts Australia in command

England lost opener Joe Denly for four, brilliantly caught by Matthew Wade at short leg after he fended off a rising delivery from Pat Cummins to leave them struggling on 23-1 at the close. 

Sep 06, 2019, 00:16 AM 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

Ashes: Joe Root and Joe Denly give England faint hope against Australia

Australia, who lead the five-match series 1-0 and need one more win to retain the Ashes urn, were all out for 246 in their second innings before lunch on Saturday, setting England a daunting target of 359 runs to win.

Aug 25, 2019, 08:23 AM IST

England must 'jump on' chance in third Test with Steve Smith out, says Joe Root

A concussed Smith was ruled out of the third Test, starting at Headingley on Thursday, after being struck in the neck by a vicious bouncer from England paceman Jofra Archer.

Aug 22, 2019, 08:38 AM IST

Ashes: Ben Stokes, Jofra Archer push England for win, Australia 46/2 at tea

World Cup final hero Stokes remained unbeaten on 115 off 165 balls, his innings laced with 11 fours and three sixes, as he helped the hosts drag themselves out of a hole and post a total of 258/5 before skipper Joe Root decided to declare. 

Aug 19, 2019, 00:20 AM IST

James Anderson ruled out of Lord's Test with a calf injury

Anderson, who first tore his right calf muscle while playing for Lancashire against Durham at Sedburgh on July 2, on Day One of the Edgbaston Test experienced further discomfort during his fourth over of the match and had left the field for treatment.

Aug 06, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Ashes: Rory Burns scores maiden ton to help England take initiative

It was a solid show from the English batsmen on an overcast second day of the first Ashes Test between England and Australia at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Friday. 

Aug 03, 2019, 00:03 AM IST

Brian Lara predicts England will win Ashes series

Along with the winners, Lara also predicted that England skipper Joe Root will end up as the leading run-scorer by the end of the five-Test series while Chris Woakes will be the leading wicket-taker. 

Aug 02, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

Australia's pre-match handshake plan leaves England surprised

England ODI captain Eoin Morgan had no such complaints when the Australian skipper introduced the handshake gesture during last year`s one-day series between Australia and England.

Aug 01, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

Lord's pitch substandard for Test match, believes Joe Root

The Ashes series is slated to begin on August 1 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground.

Jul 27, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

England bundled out for 85 before lunch on Day 1 of lone Ireland Test

England, who were playing their first match after clinching the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) Men's World Cup title, failed to replicate a similar kind of performance and were bundled out for humiliating 85 before lunch on the opening day of the one-off Test match against Ireland at Lord's on Wednesday. 

Jul 24, 2019, 18:21 PM IST