Australian documentary 'motivates' England skipper Root for Ashes

2020-03-30 21:04

England Test captain Joe Root has said watching the first few episodes of a documentary about the Australian cricket team has been a "motivator" ahead of the 2021/22 Ashes.

Stokes, Archer promise bright England Test future

2019-09-16 13:55

Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer promise a glittering Test future for England, but Joe Root's men have work to do if they are to replicate their World Cup success in the five-day game.

Ashes: What we learned from England v Australia series

2019-09-16 10:36

England won the final Ashes Test on Sunday to level the five-match series against Australia at 2-2, with the tourists retaining the urn.

Ponting eyes batting shake-up for Australia summer Tests

2019-09-15 07:01

Only three Australian batsmen are certain to start the summer Test series against Pakistan, according to former skipper Ricky Ponting.

Australia desperate to finish off England in Ashes finale

2019-09-12 07:03

Australia captain Tim Paine wants to put the "icing on the cake" with victory in the fifth Ashes Test as England scramble for a plan to dismiss the insatiable Steve Smith.

England change 2 for final Ashes Test

2019-09-11 14:34

England have made two changes to their side for the fifth and final Ashes Test starting at the Oval in London.

Root under 'no pressure' despite Ashes failure

2019-09-10 16:17

Joe Root is under "no pressure" as England captain despite failing to wrest the Ashes from Australia's grasp, says outgoing coach Trevor Bayliss.

England greats Boycott, Strauss given knighthoods

2019-09-10 06:29

England cricket greats Geoffrey Boycott and Andrew Strauss have been given knighthoods by Theresa May in her resignation honours list.

Steve Smith 'feels amazing' to retain Ashes

2019-09-09 08:03

Steve Smith said it "feels amazing" to retain the Ashes after Australia finally ended a stubborn rearguard effort from England.

Root wants to stay on as England captain after Ashes blow

2019-09-09 06:27

Joe Root is in no doubt he should remain as England's Test captain despite presiding over their first failure to win a home Ashes series in 18 years.


Paine sees 'very exciting era' for Australia

2019-09-19 06:59

Captain Tim Paine has predicted a "very exciting era" for Australian cricket after the team retained the Ashes against England.

Steve Smith 'proud' after summer of Ashes redemption

2019-09-16 11:26

Steve Smith returned to international cricket to a chorus of boos but he walked off the pitch at the Oval to a standing ovation.

Australia having a 'mare' with Ashes DRS calls

2019-09-15 07:16

Australia captain Tim Paine admitted he was having "a mare" after twice failing to review umpiring decisions in the fifth Ashes Test.

Australia win toss, bowl in final Ashes Test

2019-09-12 12:00

Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and chose to bowl in the fifth Ashes Test as they chase their first series win in England since 2001.

Taylor backs Smith to captain Australia again

2019-09-12 07:01

Former skipper Mark Taylor has backed Steve Smith to captain Australia again after his incredible Ashes exploits.

Aussies hunt first Ashes series win in England since 2001

2019-09-11 06:46

Australia head to the Oval hungry to win their first Ashes series in England since 2001 as the peerless Steve Smith seeks to inflict further pain on the hosts.

'Accidental' Australia captain Paine on verge of Ashes landmark

2019-09-10 07:15

Tim Paine will etch his name in the history books if he can lead Australia to an Ashes series triumph in England.

England to assess Stokes' bowling fitness for Ashes finale

2019-09-09 13:45

England will assess star all-rounder Ben Stokes' fitness to bowl in this week's fifth Test with Australia at the Oval.

Ponting hails 'relentless' bowlers as Australia retain Ashes

2019-09-09 06:32

Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting says the tourists' bowlers deserve as much credit for retaining the Ashes as Steve Smith.

Root: Test defeat 'hard to take' as Australia retain Ashes

2019-09-08 21:00

Joe Root said he was "bitterly disappointed" after England slipped to defeat in the fourth Test against Australia despite a defiant effort to keep their Ashes dream alive.

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