The Ashes

Ashes: can Roy be England’s danger man against Australia?
England players (from left) Jason Roy, Joe Denley and Moeen Ali at Lord’s
In Review

Ashes: can Roy be England’s danger man against Australia?

Cricket World Cup star will make his England Test debut at Lord’s
24 Jul 2019
Australia ball-tampering scandal: Smith and Warner bans end
Steve Smith and David Warner led Australia to a 4-0 Ashes win against England in 2017
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Australia ball-tampering scandal: Smith and Warner bans end

What next for the former Baggy Greens captain and ex-vice captain?
29 Mar 2019
Warne tips ‘hot favourites’ England to win World Cup
England one-day captain Eoin Morgan (left) and Jos Buttler bat against the West Indies
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Warne tips ‘hot favourites’ England to win World Cup

Jos Buttler says ‘brave and smart cricket’ is the key to success and Test history will be made in the Ashes
20 Mar 2019
Giles: England can win the Cricket World Cup and Ashes
Ashley Giles has been appointed managing director of England men’s cricket
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Giles: England can win the Cricket World Cup and Ashes

It’s a huge year for English cricket across all formats
10 Jan 2019
Moeen Ali: Australians are rude, abusive and disrespectful
Moeen Ali England cricket Australia
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Moeen Ali: Australians are rude, abusive and disrespectful

England all-rounder blasts the Baggy Greens
14 Sep 2018
Joe Root praises England ODI character after Ashes defeat
Tom Curran ODI England Australia Perth cricket
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Joe Root praises England ODI character after Ashes defeat

Tom Curran stars with the ball as England seal 4-1 series victory against Australia
29 Jan 2018
Trevor Bayliss to step down after the 2019 Ashes series
Trevor Bayliss England head coach cricket
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Trevor Bayliss to step down after the 2019 Ashes series

Calls for the head coach to leave immediately following disastrous Australia tour
9 Jan 2018
Reaction: Australia seal 4-0 Ashes win over England
Australia celebrate their 4-0 win against England in the 2017–18 Ashes series
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Reaction: Australia seal 4-0 Ashes win over England

The podium said it all as visitors’ ‘awful’ Ashes ends with heavy loss in Sydney
8 Jan 2018
Joe Root: I want to be England captain for the 2021 Ashes
Joe Root captain England Australia Ashes cricket
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Joe Root: I want to be England captain for the 2021 Ashes

After a tough tour and losing the urn, Root is planning for the future
3 Jan 2018
Ashes 4th Test: start time, odds and how to watch on TV
MCG Melbourne Cricket Ground Ashes cricket Australia England
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Ashes 4th Test: start time, odds and how to watch on TV

Australia captain Steve Smith says he would ‘love’ to whitewash England 5-0
19 Dec 2017
Australia regain the Ashes with crushing win in Perth
Australia Ashes cricket Perth Steve Smith urn
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Australia regain the Ashes with crushing win in Perth

After being outplayed down under, what next for Joe Root’s England side?
18 Dec 2017
Smith hits 92 after Bairstow celebrates ton with ‘headbutt’
Steve Smith Ashes cricket Waca Perth
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Smith hits 92 after Bairstow celebrates ton with ‘headbutt’

Australia end day two on 203-3 after England’s tail collapses at the Waca
15 Dec 2017
Dawid Malan hits century for England on first day in Perth
Dawid Malan England Australia Ashes cricket Waca Perth
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Dawid Malan hits century for England on first day in Perth

England fans have something to celebrate as Joe Root’s side dig in at the Waca
14 Dec 2017
ICC: no evidence of match fixing in third Ashes Test match
Waca cricket ground Perth Australia Ashes
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ICC: no evidence of match fixing in third Ashes Test match

Findings from The Sun investigation were handed to world cricket’s governing body
14 Dec 2017
Bairstow to bat at six as England aim to avoid Ashes defeat
Jonny Bairstow England cricket Ashes Australia
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Bairstow to bat at six as England aim to avoid Ashes defeat

ECB chief issues warning to players over their off-field behaviour in Australia
13 Dec 2017
Ashes 3rd Test: odds, start time and how to watch on TV
Australia England Ashes 3rd Test Waca Perth
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Ashes 3rd Test: odds, start time and how to watch on TV

Have England already lost the Ashes to Australia? At 2-0 down, history does not favour their chances
13 Dec 2017
Is bad behaviour ruining the image of English cricket?
Ben Duckett England cricket Ashes Australia
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Is bad behaviour ruining the image of English cricket?

Moeen Ali warns that young kids could be turned away from the game
11 Dec 2017
Ashes: Australia take 2-0 lead against England
Jonny Bairstow Mitchell Starc Ashes cricket Adelaide
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Ashes: Australia take 2-0 lead against England

Joe Root’s side lose Adelaide Test match by 120 runs
6 Dec 2017
Ashes 2nd Test, day five in Adelaide
Ashes England Adelaide Joe Root Chris Woakes
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Ashes 2nd Test, day five in Adelaide

6 Dec 2017
Ashes 2nd Test, day four: Joe Root keeps England hopes alive
Joe Root England Ashes Adelaide
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Ashes 2nd Test, day four: Joe Root keeps England hopes alive

Skipper is unbeaten on 67 as team aims to chase down a record total
5 Dec 2017
Ashes 2nd Test, day three: England fight back after collapse
Chris Woakes Steve Smith Ashes Adelaide cricket
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Ashes 2nd Test, day three: England fight back after collapse

Australia lose four wickets in the final session but lead by 268 runs
4 Dec 2017
Ashes rumours as Ben Stokes spotted at Heathrow
Ben Stokes New Zealand England Ashes cricket
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Ashes rumours as Ben Stokes spotted at Heathrow

But England all-rounder is off to New Zealand, not Australia, for talks with Canterbury
28 Nov 2017
Video: Bancroft has his say on Bairstow ‘headbutt’
Cameron Bancroft Jonny Bairstow headbutt Ashes cricket
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Video: Bancroft has his say on Bairstow ‘headbutt’

Australia skipper Steve Smith in hysterics as opening batsman explains Bairstow ‘just says hello differently’
27 Nov 2017
Ashes 1st Test reaction: Australia beat England at the Gabba
Cameron Bancroft David Warner Australia England Ashes cricket
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Ashes 1st Test reaction: Australia beat England at the Gabba

Home side ease to ten-wicket victory in the first Ashes Test in Brisbane
27 Nov 2017
Australia needing 56 runs to win first Ashes Test
Australia England Ashes 1st Test Gabba Brisbane
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Australia needing 56 runs to win first Ashes Test

England second innings collapse leaves hosts on verge of crushing victory
26 Nov 2017
Steve Smith hits unbeaten century at the Gabba
Steve Smith century Australia England Ashes Gabba
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Steve Smith hits unbeaten century at the Gabba

England end the day by losing wickets of Cook and Vince in Brisbane
25 Nov 2017
Ashes 1st Test, day two: Smith sparks revival for Australia
Steve Smith Australia Ashes cricket Gabba
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Ashes 1st Test, day two: Smith sparks revival for Australia

Captain Smith and Shaun Marsh unbeaten as hosts finish day two on 165-4
24 Nov 2017
Vince stars for England but Australia fight back
Mark Stoneman James Vince Ashes Gabba
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Vince stars for England but Australia fight back

Vince and Mark Stoneman share a stand of 125 as visitors finish on 196-4 at the Gabba in Brisbane
23 Nov 2017
1st Ashes Test: all you need to know about the Gabba clash
Australia England Ashes cricket 1st Test Gabba
In Review

1st Ashes Test: all you need to know about the Gabba clash

What time does the 1st Ashes Test start, team news, betting odds and predictions
22 Nov 2017
England pick Jake Ball for the first Ashes Test at the Gabba
Jake Ball England Australia Ashes Test Gabba
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England pick Jake Ball for the first Ashes Test at the Gabba

Australia call up Glenn Maxwell as cover for David Warner and Shaun Marsh
22 Nov 2017
Stokes absence a ‘blow’ to England’s hopes of Ashes glory
Ben Stokes England Ashes cricket
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Stokes absence a ‘blow’ to England’s hopes of Ashes glory

ECB chief Strauss describes all-rounder's situation as ‘complicated’
6 Nov 2017
England cricket star Ben Stokes arrested in Bristol
Ben Stokes
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England cricket star Ben Stokes arrested in Bristol

All-rounder will miss the ODI against the West Indies at The Oval
26 Sep 2017
The Ashes saved as Australian cricket resolves pay dispute
David Warner Australian cricket
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The Ashes saved as Australian cricket resolves pay dispute

The players and governing body reach compromise deal a month after stars' contracts expire
3 Aug 2017
Sport in 2017: Key dates from The Open to The Ashes
Rory McIlroy
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Sport in 2017: Key dates from The Open to The Ashes

Can McIlroy pull it off, and will Farah and Bolt bow out with gold medals? This is when and where the action unfolds in 2017
17 Jul 2017
The Ashes: England to face Australia once more at the Waca
The Waca in Perth
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The Ashes: England to face Australia once more at the Waca

New Perth stadium won't be ready for third Test in December so teams will renew hostilities at the old ground
10 May 2017
Rachael Heyhoe Flint: Trailblazer for women's sport dies
Rachel Heyhoe Flint
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Rachael Heyhoe Flint: Trailblazer for women's sport dies

Five things you might not know about the former England cricket captain who did so much to raise the sport's profile
19 Jan 2017
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