ARTICLES RELATING TO THE ASHES

Flower axed as England coach

2014-01-31 16:10

Reports suggest Andy Flower has been axed as England coach following the team's recent Ashes drubbing in Australia.

KP row reveals old tensions

2014-01-08 16:02

It has come as no great surprise that several newspapers carried reports of Andy Flower issuing a ultimatum to Kevin Pietersen.

Oz come to SA with tails up

2014-01-05 13:17

Australia have risen to third on the world Test rankings after sealing an Ashes whitewash, overtaking England and Pakistan.

Clarke hails 'great' Johnson

2014-01-05 11:04

Michael Clarke has rated Mitchell Johnson among the fast bowling greats after spearheading Australia to an Ashes whitewash.

Cook's captaincy under threat

2013-12-29 13:26

England have plumbed new depths in Australia leaving question marks over Alastair Cook's captaincy after defeat in Melbourne.

Prior vows to fight back

2013-12-26 12:00

Another veteran paid the price for England's tumultuous Ashes tour when Matt Prior was axed from the fourth Test against Australia.

KP holds England together

2013-12-26 10:16

Mitchell Johnson has electrified a world record Test crowd at the MCG with a searing new ball spell to leave England reeling.

Cook faces biggest challenge

2013-12-17 16:15

According to former captain Nasser Hussain, leading England out of their Ashes slump will be Alastair Cook's biggest challenge.

Lehmann influence lauded

2013-12-16 14:37

All-rounder Shane Watson says the Australian team had turned the corner since the appointment of Darren Lehmann as national coach.

Oz close in on the Urn

2013-12-16 13:06

Australia are five wickets away from reclaiming the Ashes after hammering England with the bat in the third Test at the WACA.

Australia zone in on victory

2013-12-08 11:09

The prospect of another heavy defeat loomed large for England heading into the final day of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

Johnson wrecks England again

2013-12-07 11:14

Australia's Mitchell Johnson has shattered England's hopes in the second Test with one of the great Ashes bowling spells.

Rogers feeling the pressure

2013-12-01 12:08

Under-pressure Australia opener Chris Rogers says he cannot afford anymore batting failures or his Test career will be over.

England Test legend dies

2013-11-27 20:00

The oldest surviving player to have played in an England Test match, Reg Simpson, has died at the age of 93.

Watson unsure about bowling

2013-11-16 11:30

Australia's Shane Watson says he is confident of playing in the Ashes series opener against England but unsure about bowling.

Johnson backed for Ashes nod

2013-11-10 12:00

Glenn McGrath says Mitchell Johnson must play in the Ashes series against England, believing he can help Australia recapture the urn.

Carberry hails Warne's input

2013-11-06 16:30

England's Ashes hopeful Michael Carberry has paid tribute to Australia legend Shane Warne, despite him ruffling a few feathers.

Prior hopes Ballance strikes

2013-11-03 10:12

Matt Prior has backed Gary Ballance to bounce back after a first-ball duck in England's opening tour match in Australia.

Johnson earns Ashes shot

2013-10-31 15:37

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will return home from their tour of India in order to stake a claim for the Ashes series.

England sweat over Bresnan

2013-10-26 09:00

England captain Alastair Cook is cautiously optimistic that all-rounder Tim Bresnan could be fit for first Ashes Test in Australia.

Root rewarded with contract

2013-10-22 20:06

Yorkshire and England batsman Joe Root is the new addition as the ECB announced their 11 centrally contracted players for 2013/14.

Harris hopes to last the Ashes

2013-09-24 15:30

Injury-plagued Australia paceman Ryan Harris is aiming to stay fit for the entire duration of the return Ashes series against England.

Ballance off guard by call-up

2013-09-23 19:00

Gary Ballance has said that he'd been taken aback by his inclusion in England's squad for the forthcoming Ashes tour of Australia.

England sweat over Bresnan

2013-09-22 11:00

England know the bulk of a squad due to be announced for a tour of Australia that will see them try to win a fourth straight Ashes.

Hoggard to retire from cricket

2013-09-11 17:03

Former England bowler Matthew Hoggard is to retire from first-class cricket at the end of the current English season.

 

Prior: Our standards slipped

2014-01-09 18:54

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has laid the blame for their Ashes thumping in Australia on the team letting their standards slip.

'Spineless' England slammed

2014-01-05 17:25

Ian Botham has launched a scathing attack on England's Ashes whitewash, calling the team's display in Australia "spineless".

Cook must rebuild England

2014-01-05 13:17

Captain Alastair Cook has said he knows what it takes to rebuild shattered England from the rubble of their Ashes series humiliation.

Australia seal Ashes whitewash

2014-01-05 09:11

Australia have completed a 5-0 Ashes clean sweep against England as the hapless tourists crumbled to another humiliating defeat.

Swann: No problems with KP

2013-12-26 14:19

Graeme Swann has reassured Kevin Pietersen that his remark about arrogant cricketers was not a reference to him.

Watson suffers new injury blow

2013-12-26 10:35

Injury-jinxed Shane Watson has limped off the field on the opening day of the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne.

Siddle relishing duel with KP

2013-12-18 16:02

Maintaining a stranglehold over England batsman Kevin Pietersen gives Peter Siddle a great deal of personal pleasure.

Bell impressed by Stokes

2013-12-16 16:40

Ian Bell says the performance of Ben Stokes has been one positive to emerge from the wreckage of their Ashes defence.

Boycott berates 'selfish' KP

2013-12-16 14:36

Geoff Boycott has described Kevin Pietersen as "selfish" after he conceded his wicket cheaply in the third Ashes Test.

Root savours heat of battle

2013-12-08 13:00

Thrown into Jonathan Trott's vacant number three position, Joe Root led from the front to restore some pride for a wounded England.

Bell sounds England concern

2013-12-07 15:17

Ian Bell says England must quickly fix their problems if they are to keep the Ashes from the dominant Australians.

Root issues Johnson challenge

2013-12-01 14:01

England's Joe Root has challenged Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson to "bring it on" in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

Ballance ready for Ashes debut

2013-11-29 17:04

England batsman Gary Ballance has declared he is ready for his test debut in the second Ashes match at Adelaide

Snicko added to DRS for Ashes

2013-11-19 17:10

Channel 9 and developers of the Snickometer have reached an agreement to make the technology available for the Ashes series.

England beat Invitational XI

2013-11-16 10:00

England have beaten the Cricket Australia Invitational XI on the final day of their four-day tour match in Sydney.

KP knee trouble flares up

2013-11-10 10:30

England have fresh injury concerns ahead of the Ashes series opener, with Kevin Pietersen sent for treatment on a sore knee.

No Australia trip for Kerrigan

2013-11-04 17:05

Simon Kerrigan will not travel to Australia following his woeful Test debut during the recent home Ashes series.

England struggle in Perth

2013-10-31 15:37

England's bowlers have struggled in the start to their Ashes tour in the opening match against a Western Australia Chairman's XI.

Freddie baffled by Broad 'row'

2013-10-29 22:00

Former England captain Andrew Flintoff has said that Stuart Broad does not deserve to be the 'villain' of the piece in Australia.

Cook happy with favourites tag

2013-10-23 20:47

England captain Alastair Cook says his side accepts their role as favourites as they chase a fourth consecutive Ashes series victory.

Hot Spot given cold shoulder

2013-10-09 17:00

Hot Spot will not be available to third umpires during the Ashes in Australia after Channel Nine chose to remove the technology.

England to bounce Aussies

2013-09-23 20:00

Australia could be fed a diet of bouncers with Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, Chris Tremlett and Boyd Rankin in England's Ashes squad.

England hit back at Lehmann

2013-09-23 16:00

England have defended their approach to cricket after Australia coach Darren Lehmann said that they were a "dour side".

Another Ashes hero quits

2013-09-12 19:22

Simon Jones, one of the stars of England's 2005 Ashes triumph, has announced his retirement from first-class cricket.

Broad, Lehmann make amends

2013-08-26 19:30

England's Stuart Broad has confirmed that Australia coach Darren Lehmann has apologised to him for accusing him of cheating.

 
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