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2019 Ashes fixtures, venues and rec...

Out of the frying pan of the World Cup and into the fire of the Ashes, the English summer rumbles on...

Welcome to the cricketing year of 2019! What does it have in store? Well, we’ve reached for our crystal ball to try and... Cricket predictions 2019

Fairer sex fairing much better Down Under

As the men’s England cricket team mulled over yet another defeat in Australia, their female colleagues were battling out a vital, well-earned victory over their Australian rivals. Taking one step clo...

Debacle Down Under poses more answers than questions

The good thing about losing 5-0 is that it’s comprehensive. There’s no arguing when you’ve been stuffed. A simple answer to a simple question, then: is this England side good enough? No. The harder q...
Alastair Cook

How do England rise from flames of Ashes destruction?

Late evening, Sunday 25 August 2013, England’s cricketers stroll around the turf at the Oval, smiles wide, celebrating their most comprehensive Ashes victory for 34 years. Indeed it is the first time...

Australian Ashes end English era

Make no mistake – Australia have battered England and fully deserve their success. Their Renaissance under Darren Lehmann and Michael Clarke has been swift and ruthless; the right players chosen at t...

Australia aim to kick England while they’re down

Australia will be going into this week’s third Test in Pert expecting to win, expecting to dominate and expecting England to be brittle and scared. It’s an unusual position for this Australia side to...