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Friday, February 26, 2021

Ashes Cricket


Ashes 2019: A Test match without any bails on either stumps

September 04, 2019 11:23 pm

Ashes 2019 witnessed a unique sight when windy conditions during the third Test at Manchester forced umpires to pull off the bails and continue play without them.

From white ball to red, Ben Stokes a finisher unlike any other

August 26, 2019 6:54 am

World Cup hero Ben Stokes scores an unbeaten 135 as England keep their hopes alive with a dramatic one-wicket win over Australia in third Test.

Ashes 2019: 'The Summer of Stokes is etched into our psyche'

August 26, 2019 12:29 am

Ben Stokes scored a stunning 135 not out as England kept its Ashes hopes alive with a one-wicket win over Australia in the third test at Headingley

Ashes 2019: How Jofra Archer became England's next big hope in his debut Test

August 20, 2019 4:51 pm

Jofra Archer eventually finished his first-ever Test with a figure of 91/5. The fastest bowl he delivered in the match recorded a speed of 96.1mph.

James Anderson ruled out of second Ashes Test due to calf injury

August 06, 2019 5:20 pm

Anderson, who had struggled to be fit for the series opener against Australia at Edgbaston, pulled up injured on day one of the first Test, which the hosts went on to lose by 251 runs.

Steve Smith hits another ton, sixth in his last 10 Ashes innings

August 04, 2019 6:42 pm

Steve Smith is in an ominous form and it is his 6th Ashes ton in his last 10 Ashes innings. Resuming on 124-3, Smith continued to put England to the sword, passing 100 post-lunch. England have not dismissed Smith with a red ball for a score under 50 since the second innings of the Trent Bridge test in 2015.

Ellyse Perry becomes first cricketer to reach 1000 runs, 100 wickets in T20Is

July 29, 2019 1:47 pm

Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry became the first cricketer of either gender to reach the rare milestone of scoring 1000 runs and taking 100 wickets in the T20 format.

Steve Smith raring to go, Usman Khawaja expected to be fit for Ashes opener

July 22, 2019 4:22 pm

Australia captain Tim Paine said former skipper Smith had given batting coach Graeme Hick long and taxing work-outs in the nets as he looks to hone his formidable game ahead of the Ashes opener in Edgbaston on Aug. 1.

ICC could allow concussion substitutes from the upcoming Ashes Test series

July 17, 2019 1:38 pm

The push for the use of concussion substitutes gained momentum after the unfortunate death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, who was struck on the head by a ball during a Sheffield Shield match in November 2014.

Ashes 2015: David Warner counter-punch keeps Australia in the game

July 30, 2015 8:41 pm

After conceding a 145-run lead, Australia, riding high on the brisk David Warner, are keeping England on their toes at Edgbaston.