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Jofra Archer awarded Test, white ball contract by ECB

Archer played an instrumental role in England's win in the 50-over World Cup for the first time by taking 20 wickets, the most by an Englishman at a single World Cup.
 

Sep 20, 2019, 17:20 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: 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 confident of Australia win despite conceding lead

England were bundled out for 294 runs in the first innings, but an inspired spell from their pacer Jofra Archer helped the Three Lions restrict Australia to 225 runs in the first innings.

Sep 14, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

5th Ashes Test: 6-wicket haul by Jofra Archer gives England advantage over Australia

England openers Rory Burns and Joe Denly added nine runs in the fading light to extend the lead to 78 runs by the close of play for the day.

Sep 13, 2019, 23:56 PM IST

It will be Steve Smith's Ashes if Australia prevail, says Allan Border

Smith has returned from his one-year ban for the Newlands ball-tampering scandal in quite sensational form and hit his ninth consecutive Ashes half-century with a knock of 82 on Saturday.

Sep 08, 2019, 16:11 PM IST

Kagiso Rabada not losing sleep over rise of Jasprit Bumrah, Jofra Archer

Rabada will be one of South Africa's key weapons in their tour to India. The first of the three T20s in on September 3 and that will be followed by three Tests.
 

Sep 08, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Steve Smith becomes second Australian cricketer to score 500 runs in consecutive Ashes in England

The 30-year-old reached this milestone after he added 122 runs in the ongoing fourth Ashes Test.

Sep 05, 2019, 22:54 PM IST

4th Ashes Test: Australia fans abuse Jofra Archer, evicted from the stadium

The fans, who were reportedly seated near the boundary line where Archer was fielding had shouted: "Jofra, show us your passport."

Sep 05, 2019, 22:01 PM IST

Steve Smith goes from crease to nets ahead of 4th Ashes Test

Smith missed Australia`s one-wicket loss to England in the third Test at Leeds after he was felled by a Jofra Archer bouncer in the second match at Lord`s and suffered a delayed concussion.

Aug 31, 2019, 10:15 AM IST

Steve Smith return would strengthen our chances of retaining Ashes: Tim Paine

Smith is expected to return for the fourth Test starting from September 4 after England rode Ben Stokes' epic 135 not out to level the five-match series 1-1.
 

Aug 30, 2019, 19:35 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

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

Tough for anyone to fill Steve Smith's shoes, says Marnus Labuschagne

His remarks came after the close of play on day three of the third Ashes Test at Headingley.

Aug 25, 2019, 10:13 AM IST

David Warner likens 'world-class' Jofra Archer to Dale Steyn

Australian opener David Warner has heaped praises on England pacer Jofra Archer by describing him as "world-class" bowler and likening him with South African bowling legend Dale Steyn.

Aug 24, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

Ashes, 3rd Test: Jofra Archer shines with 6-wicket haul as rain plays spoilsport

Archer, 24, returned magical figures of 6/45 while pace spearhead Stuart Broad supported him well with 2/32 as Australia never recovered after David Warner and Labuschagne associated for a 111-run third-wicket stand. 

Aug 23, 2019, 07:19 AM IST

Ashes: David Warner hails 'world-class' Jofra Archer

Barbados-born Archer, who made his Test debut in the last match at Lord`s, ripped through the Australians with figures of 6-45 on a weather-affected opening day to put England in command as they look to level the series at 1-1.

Aug 23, 2019, 07:09 AM IST

Australia's Tim Paine wants senior batsmen to step up and fill Steve Smith void

Smith was ruled out of the encounter at Headingley, starting on Thursday, due to the effects of a concussion after being hit on the head by a bouncer from England fast bowler Jofra Archer in the first innings of the drawn second Test at Lord`s.

Aug 22, 2019, 08:50 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: Australia rule out bouncer battle, aim for 2-0 in Leeds

After thrashing the hosts by 251 runs in the first Test at Edgbaston, the visitors were found wanting at Lord's during the majority of the rain-hit second Test as they eventually managed to draw the match after a tense final session. 

Aug 21, 2019, 13:37 PM IST