Jofra Archer and Sam Curran cut down Australia as England fight on

Jofra Archer and Sam Curran cut down Australia as England fight on

If this was a glimpse of the future, then maybe England have a chance of salvaging something from this Ashes series after all. As The Oval baked in the last of the summer sunshine, a day that promised only more pain was instead seized masterfully by Jofra Archer and Sam Curran, who took nine wickets between […]

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England vs Australia LIVE scorecard: Updates from fifth Ashes Test at the Oval

England vs Australia LIVE scorecard: Updates from fifth Ashes Test at the Oval

England are aiming to salvage pride in the final Ashes Test at The Oval. The Ashes are heading back to Australia after the visitors took a 2-1 lead at Old Trafford – but England rather the urn went back down under following a 2-2 draw than with a 3-1 defeat for the hosts. Jason Roy […]

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England vs Australia: Hosts make two changes to team for fifth Ashes Test

England vs Australia: Hosts make two changes to team for fifth Ashes Test

England have made two changes to their team for the final Ashes Test at the Oval. Chris Woakes returns to the side while Sam Curran will make his first appearance of the series when the fifth Test begins in London on Thursday. Jason Roy and Craig Overton miss out with Ben Stokes set to play as […]

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Graeme Swann sets England batsmen Ashes challenge ahead of fourth Test

Graeme Swann sets England batsmen Ashes challenge ahead of fourth Test

Graeme Swann has challenged England’s batsmen to find their mojo for the fourth Ashes Test against Australia. Headingley hero Ben Stokes and opener Rory Burns are the only England stars to have scored over 200 runs in the Ashes so far, with both averaging over 40. There were hints of form for skipper Joe Root, […]

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Ashes 2019: Australia must now stay calm to ensure they are not haunted by Headingley miracle

Ashes 2019: Australia must now stay calm to ensure they are not haunted by Headingley miracle

On the way to the United Kingdom for the northern summer, the Australia squad spent a few days in Gallipoli to learn about the horrors of the Dardanelles campaign in 1915. When clumsily asked a question about how the lessons learned about that military conflict could be applied to the sporting fielding, Pat Cummins was suitably […]

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England squad vs Australia confirmed for third Ashes Test at Headingley

England squad vs Australia confirmed for third Ashes Test at Headingley

England have named an unchanged 12 man squad to face Australia in the Third Specsavers Ashes Test, but have been boosted by a return to cricket for James Anderson. Anderson limped out of the first Test with a right calf strain after bowling just four overs on the first morning of the match to put […]

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England vs Australia LIVE scorecard from second Ashes Test

England vs Australia LIVE scorecard from second Ashes Test

England battled to 96 for four in their second innings by the end of a dramatic fourth day at Lord’s to lead Australia by 104 runs and leave the second Ashes test on a knife-edge on Saturday. England had bowled out Australia for 250, Steve Smith making 92 after retiring hurt when he was struck […]

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England vs Australia LIVE scorecard from third day of Ashes Test at Lord's

England vs Australia LIVE scorecard from fourth day of Ashes second Test

England fought back on the third day in the second test of the Ashes on Friday but face a race against time – and the weather – to level the series. England’s seamers struggled at first to take advantage of favourable bowling conditions but made the breakthrough when Jofra Archer trapped Cameron Bancroft (13) lbw […]

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England vs Australia LIVE scorecard from third day of Ashes Test at Lord's

England vs Australia LIVE scorecard from third day of Ashes Test at Lord’s

Rory Burns has warned Australia that debutant Jofra Archer is ready to fight fire with fire after England were subjected to some hostile bowling in the second Ashes Test at Lord’s. England were dismissed for 258 on day two as the touring attack delivered on captain Tim Paine’s bold decision to bowl first. Pace pair […]

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Ashes 2019: James Anderson injury scare with England bowler set for scan after calf 'tightness'

Ashes 2019: James Anderson injury scare with England bowler set for scan after calf ‘tightness’

Ashes 2019: James Anderson injury scare with England bowler set for scan after calf ‘tightness’ | The Independent Sport > Cricket The 37-year-old bowled four overs at Edgbaston, conceding just one run, before being replaced in the attack by Chris Woakes Jimmy Anderson will have a scan on his right calf after the England bowler suffered […]

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