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Aussies handed Smith blow

18th August 2019, 12:46

Australian Steve Smith is a doubt for the third Ashes Test after Cricket Australia confirmed the batsman has concussion.


Lord's braced for final day thriller

17th August 2019, 19:56

England will take a 104-run lead into the final day of the second Ashes Test with the result at Lord's remaining firmly in the balance.


Injury ends Curran's year

17th August 2019, 17:38

England and Surrey seamer Tom Curran will be out of action until 2020 after picking up a side injury in the Vitality Blast.


Domingo named new Bangladesh coach

17th August 2019, 14:32

Bangladesh have confirmed Russell Domingo as their new head coach on a two-year contract.


Notts all-rounder heads out on-loan

17th August 2019, 13:12

Glamorgan have finalised a deal to take Nottinghamshire all-rounder Samit Patel on-loan for the remainder of the season.


England's bowling attack thwarted by the rain

16th August 2019, 18:37

Australia were struggling against England's bowlers on 80-4 when rain ended play before lunch on day three of the second Ashes Test.


India hand Shastri two more years as coach

16th August 2019, 16:43

Ravi Shastri has been given another two-year term as India head coach and will continue in the role he has held since 2017.


Morgan considering captaincy future

16th August 2019, 15:51

Eoin Morgan has admitted he may have to step down as England ODI skipper because of an ongoing back injury.


England's batting frailties exposed at Lord's

15th August 2019, 20:29

England struggled with the bat once again as they were dismissed for 258 by Australia on day two on the second Test at Lord's.


Shastri set to keep India job

15th August 2019, 13:40

India's head coach Ravi Shastri is likely to be handed a new deal to stay on in the role.


CSA reveal reasons for Steyn omission

14th August 2019, 19:58

Dale Steyn is not "medically ready" to be included in the T20 squad to face India, according to Cricket South Africa [CSA].


Archer receives cap but Lord's washed out

14th August 2019, 18:24

Jofra Archer will make his Test debut on Thursday after a day one washout at Lord's hurt England's hopes of squaring the Ashes series.


Root sure England will respond

13th August 2019, 17:48

England captain Joe Root says his side are primed to respond in the second Ashes Test against Australia after losing the first match.


Lord's snub for Pattinson

13th August 2019, 14:59

James Pattinson has been omitted from Australia's 12-man squad for the second Ashes Test at Lord's.


Hamstring injury ends Howell's season

13th August 2019, 10:22

Gloucestershire will be without all-rounder Benny Howell for the rest of their 2019 season after he suffered a hamstring injury.


Langer admits Cummins will be rested

12th August 2019, 20:33

Australia coach Justin Langer admits he will have to rest fast bowler Pat Cummins at some stage during the Ashes.


Kirsten excited to take on Cardiff job

12th August 2019, 15:46

Ex-South Africa and India coach Gary Kirsten is excited about coaching the Cardiff-based franchise in the Hundred competition in 2020.


Archer excited by Ashes chance

12th August 2019, 15:01

England paceman Jofra Archer claims he is fit and raring to go but has told fans to not expect miracles against Australia this week.


Northants extend Coles' loan stay

12th August 2019, 12:32

Essex all-rounder Matt Coles has extended his loan stay with Northamptonshire until the end of their T20 Blast campaign.


Australia ready to face Archer threat

11th August 2019, 16:23

Pat Cummins says Australia will do their "homework" on Jofra Archer ahead of the second Ashes Test.


England's Anderson unsure on further Ashes involvement

11th August 2019, 11:27

James Anderson is unsure if he will be able to return during the Ashes series after sustaining a calf injury in the first Test.


Long way to go in Ashes - Buttler

10th August 2019, 18:49

Jos Buttler insists England must remain calm as they try to level the Ashes series with victory in the second Test.


Windies opt for Cornwall to face India

10th August 2019, 13:13

Uncapped spin-bowling all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall has been selected by West Indies to face India in two Tests.


Ashes not personal glory key for Starc

10th August 2019, 12:41

Mitchell Starc was happy for his fellow Australia pace bowlers despite having to watch them from the sidelines in the first Ashes Test.


Shoulder problem sidelines Rashid

9th August 2019, 16:12

England and Yorkshire spinner Adil Rashid is set to miss the rest of this season in order to rehabilitate a chronic shoulder problem.


Leach called up as England omit Ali for second Test

9th August 2019, 16:07

England have left Moeen Ali out of their 12-man squad for the second Ashes Test against Australia with Jack Leach set to replace him.


Double deal wrapped up by Glamorgan

8th August 2019, 15:38

Shaun Marsh is set to return to Glamorgan as an overseas player, while the club have confirmed Fakhar Zaman has extended his deal.


Smith hailed by McGrath

8th August 2019, 09:51

Glenn McGrath says Steve Smith has redeemed himself with his century exploits at Edgbaston as Australia won the first Test.


Pakistan release Arthur

8th August 2019, 02:19

Mickey Arthur could soon take charge of England after Pakistan revealed they are not renewing the contract of their head coach.


England suffer Stone blow ahead of second Ashes Test

7th August 2019, 13:33

Warwickshire seamer Olly Stone will miss England's next two Ashes Tests after suffering a back injury.


Anderson not giving up on Ashes series

7th August 2019, 10:34

James Anderson is hopeful the injury he suffered in the first Test of the Ashes will not keep him out for the remainder of the series.


Archer stakes Lord's claim with six wickets

6th August 2019, 15:57

Jofra Archer warmed up for a possible Ashes debut with six wickets for Sussex second XI against Gloucestershire.


Root reveals freak Anderson injury

6th August 2019, 03:14

James Anderson passed all fitness tests ahead of the opening Ashes Test and it was a freak scenario that ruled him out, Joe Root says.


Steyn - I need to walk away from Test cricket

5th August 2019, 16:42

South Africa paceman Dale Steyn has announced his decision to retire from Test cricket with immediate effect.


Aussies thrash sorry England at Lord's

5th August 2019, 15:49

Australia secured a crushing 251-run victory over England at Edgbaston to take a 1-0 lead in the Ashes series.


Smith hails magical innings

5th August 2019, 05:56

Australia are in a great position to win the first Ashes Test after Steve Smith notched his second century of the match.


Advantage Australia as Smith stars

4th August 2019, 18:51

Australia's Steve Smith hit a second century at Egbaston to give the tourists the advantage in the first Ashes Test against England.


Gibson leaves South Africa role

4th August 2019, 12:36

England have been put on high alert after South Africa confirmed Ottis Gibson has left his position as head coach on Sunday.


Australia in with a chance thanks to Smith

3rd August 2019, 20:29

Former Australia skipper Steve Smith continues to frustrate England after day three of the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston.


Durham allow Richardson to move on

3rd August 2019, 19:38

Durham have announced that wicket-keeper Michael Richardson has left the club after a decade in the north east.


Burns' batting too hot for Aussies

2nd August 2019, 19:25

A maiden Test century from Rory Burns helped England move to within 17 runs of Australia on 267-4 on day two of the first Ashes Test.


Wood will play no part in Ashes

2nd August 2019, 13:37

England fast bowler Mark Wood will play no part in this summer’s Ashes after undergoing knee surgery.


Broad confirms Anderson's injury frustration

2nd August 2019, 07:15

Stuart Broad says James Anderson apologised to the England bowlers after injury limited his action in the first Ashes Test so far.


Australia grateful for Smith performance

1st August 2019, 19:51

Steve Smith produced an excellent 144 to spare Australia's blushes during the first innings of the first Ashes Test.


Root makes Ashes pledge

1st August 2019, 00:29

Joe Root says he has learnt so much from England's Ashes nightmare 18 months ago and is determined to win them back.


Paine says Aussies are ready

1st August 2019, 00:26

Tim Paine says Australia are united and ready to handle the hostile atmosphere that could greet them throughout the Ashes series.


Archer made to wait for England Test debut

31st July 2019, 14:58

England have omitted Jofra Archer from the team for this week's first Ashes Test but James Anderson has been cleared to face Australia.


Roy up for battle ahead

31st July 2019, 12:14

Jason Roy says he is ready for the verbals when he takes to the field to face Australia on Thursday.


Stokes expecting fireworks

31st July 2019, 06:47

Ben Stokes has noticed a change in the Australians but says tensions will still be high when the Ashes action gets underway.


Root moves up the order for Ashes opener

30th July 2019, 15:06

Joe Denly has revealed that England captain Joe Root will bat at No 3 during the opening Ashes Test against Australia this week.