Lyon roars with run-out to slow England in Ashes

2017-11-23 10:58

England's James Vince was run out with a century beckoning on his Ashes debut as Australia hit back to leave the first Test finely balanced after Day 1.

Barmy Army has Lyon in their sights on Ashes eve

2017-11-22 18:29

England's Barmy Army have moved on from the devastation of their last Ashes tour Down Under and set their sights on Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon.

Prior bites back at Lyon: 'You've embarrassed yourself'

2017-11-22 12:46

Former England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has hit back at Nathan Lyon for saying Australia aimed to "end careers" in the Ashes series.

Australia quicks 'more nasty than Johnson'

2017-11-22 10:32

Australia's "scary" fast bowlers are "more nasty" than Mitchell Johnson, skipper Steve Smith has said.

Maxwell called in as cover for Warner

2017-11-22 08:37

Australia have called up batsman Glenn Maxwell into their squad ahead of the first Ashes Test as cover for David Warner, who hurt his neck in a fielding drill.

Cook dismisses 'irrelevant' Johnson talk ahead of Ashes

2017-11-21 13:22

Alastair Cook dismissed talk of Mitchell Johnson as "irrelevant" on Tuesday as England prepare to face Australia's new-look pace attack in the first Ashes Test.

Can you name England's whitewashed 2013/14 Ashes squad?

2017-11-21 10:37

Know your Ashes stuff? If so, tackle this almost impossible, yet highly addictive quiz!

Ball fit and ready for first Ashes Test

2017-11-20 14:25

England seamer Jake Ball has declared himself fully fit and ready for the first Ashes Test that starts in Brisbane on Thursday.

'Gabbatoir' nightmares await Root's England

2017-11-20 10:23

Joe Root's tourists will have to conquer England's historical psychological demons at the 'Gabbatoir' if they are to avoid another losing Ashes start.

Aussies in 'confusion' ahead of Ashes - Warne

2017-11-18 12:32

Spin legend Shane Warne says Australia are in a state of "confusion" heading into the Ashes series against England.


Gibson wishes England well for the Ashes

2017-11-22 21:13

Proteas coach Ottis Gibson has wished England's Joe Root and squad as the first Ashes Test soon gets underway at the Gabba.

Spotlight falls on Smith, Root on Ashes stage

2017-11-22 13:15

Two of the world's best batsmen will be in opposition when Australia's Steve Smith and England's Joe Root both lead their countries for the first time in an Ashes Test at Brisbane.

Bookies back Australia for 1-0 Ashes lead

2017-11-22 11:33

The 2017/18 Ashes series between hosts Australia and holders England gets under way at the Gabba in Brisbane.

England name team for first Ashes Test

2017-11-22 09:53

Jake Ball has won England's fourth seamer spot for the Ashes Test series opener after being passed fit to play against Australia at the Gabba.

'Improving' Warner gets Ashes nod

2017-11-22 06:55

Australia opener David Warner's neck injury has improved and he is expected to play in the first Ashes Test against England, captain Steve Smith has said.

Lyon wants to open up Root 'crack'

2017-11-21 12:21

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon has taken aim at England captain Joe Root as the mind games between the teams continue ahead of the first Ashes Test.

Warner hit by neck injury ahead of Ashes

2017-11-21 07:15

Australia vice-captain David Warner says he will undergo intense treatment on his neck after suffering sudden pain during training.

Paine doesn't want 'five minutes' in Test arena

2017-11-20 12:39

Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine is keen to make the most of his second opportunity in Test cricket after his shock selection in the Ashes squad.

England 'content, relaxed, excited' ahead of Ashes

2017-11-19 21:15

England wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow said the tourists were "content, relaxed and excited" as the first Test of the Ashes in Australia draws closer.

Ponting urges Renshaw to be patient

2017-11-17 19:47

Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has urged axed opener Matt Renshaw to show patience as he begins the road back to the ultimate format.

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