England too strong for Australia

It is not even three months since Australia were drubbed in an Ashes series and they are now ready to face a similar prospect against England, this time at home. There seems to be a huge gap in stand...

The Ashes 2013/14 preview and prediction

It’s back! After three months and no Test matches, cricket’s biggest rivalry* is back on our screens as Australia and England lock horns once again Down Under. 25 August may seem like yesterday, but ...

England’s Ashes order headache

After an insipid draw with Western Australia marked the commencement of England’s Ashes defence Down Under, the tourists have been left with more questions than answers, one of which is purely of the...

The Ashes 2013 – over and out

Never has the sporting world’s tiniest trophy seemed more appropriate. A contest between a bedraggled touring side and over-hyped hosts deserves nothing more. It’s also rather fitting that the series...