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Australia fan gets embarrassing tattoo after losing Ashes bet

September 18, 2019 9:36 pm

England won the final Test of the series on Sunday, leveling the series 2-2. An Australian fan who had promised he would get an embarrassing tattoo if his team did not win, has sportingly followed through.

England showed great character in Ashes 2019, says Joe Root

September 16, 2019 12:47 am

Australia won the fourth test in Manchester last week to move 2-1 ahead and retain the Ashes but the hosts battled back at The Oval to deny the touring side their first Test series win in England since 2001.

Matthew Wade ton in vain as England force Ashes draw

September 15, 2019 11:37 pm

England bowled Australia out for 263 to win the final Test at The Oval by 135 runs on Sunday and ensure the first drawn Ashes series since 1972.

'Give a call to Dhoni', Tim Paine gets a word of advice after DRS woes

September 16, 2019 11:20 am

Tim Paine admitted that he was having 'a mare' after twice failing to review umpiring decisions in the ongoing Ashes Test even though the challenges would have brought wickets.

'Bradmanesque': Records broken by Steve Smith in Ashes 2019

September 16, 2019 7:36 am

Steve Smith, having missed three innings of the Ashes series and returning to Test cricket after a gap of 16 months, has still managed to come up with the most prolific Test batting performance in at least 25 years.

Joe Denly shines as England build big lead in 5th Ashes Test

September 15, 2019 12:43 am

Joe Denly fell six runs short of his maiden Test century and Ben Stokes made a sparkling 67 in bright sunshine at The Oval to put England in a strong position to level the series at 2-2 on Day 3 of the 5th Ashes Test.

Watch: Steve Smith takes one-handed blinder in 5th Ashes Test

September 15, 2019 8:35 am

Steve Smith's reaction after taking the catch was also part of why the moment was special. As his teammates congregated around him, lauding him for the moment of brilliance, Smith only shrugged his shoulders and threw the ball away nonchalantly.

Ashes 2019: Six-wicket Jofra Archer gives England advantage over Australia

September 13, 2019 11:55 pm

After bundling Australia for 225, Jofra Archer took his tally for the series and his Test career to 22 wickets, giving England a lead of 69 runs going into the second innings.

Watch: Jonny Bairstow tricks Steve Smith into diving for his life

September 15, 2019 8:35 am

In a rare mistake, Steve Smith fell for Jonny Bairstow's "fake fielding" antics, as he dived for his crease without the ball being anywhere near the England wicketkeeper's gloves.

England struggle to 271/8 after familiar collapse in 5th Ashes Test

September 13, 2019 12:31 am

Medium-pacer Mitchell Marsh took four wickets to boost Australia's bid to secure a 3-1 series win. England's batting frailties were exposed again as they wasted a solid start and laboured to 271 for 8 on Day 1.

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Ashes: England beat Australia in final Test to level series 2-2

September 16, 2019 10:14 am

England beat Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Oval on Sunday to draw the series 2-2. It's the first time an Ashes series has ended in a draw since 1972.

Ben Stokes salvages England’s Ashes hopes with breathtaking 135 not out

August 26, 2019 7:38 am

In a dramatic finish at Headingley on Sunday, England levelled the series and saved their hopes of reclaiming the Ashes, thanks to Ben Stokes's century and his nerves of steel.

Australia hold out for draw in dramatic final day of 2nd Ashes Test

August 19, 2019 1:16 am

Australia survived a day of nerves at Lord’s on Sunday, as they managed to hold out for a draw in the 2nd Ashes Test. They were 154/6 when the umpires called the day’s play to a close, trailing England by 113 runs.

Ashes 2019: Australia draw first blood at Edgbaston as England crumble

August 05, 2019 8:14 pm

Owing to Nathan Lyon and Pat Cummins' bowling brilliance, Australia win the first Test of Ashes by 251 runs at Edgbaston.

Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke bids goodbye to cricket

August 23, 2015 11:04 pm

Michael Clarke bid goodbye to international cricket after the fifth and final Ashes 2015 Test against England.

Ashes 2015: England lift The Urn at The Oval

August 23, 2015 10:23 pm

England win the 2015 Ashes series 3-2 even though they lost the final Test against Australia at The Oval.

Ashes 2015: Australia on course for consolation win against England

August 23, 2015 2:00 am

Australia dismiss six England batsmen in second innings after enforcing follow-on and still have 129 run lead.

Ashes 2015: Australia take firm control against England in fifth Test

August 22, 2015 1:27 am

Australia reduced England to 107/8 on Day 2 of the fifth Test after posting 481 in their first innings.

Ashes 2015: Australia solid on Day 1 of Michael Clarke's farewell Test

August 21, 2015 12:44 am

Australia were 287/3 at stumps on Day 1 of the 5th Ashes Test against England before bad light forced early close of play.

England dominate Australia to win fourth Test, Ashes 2015

August 08, 2015 10:35 pm

England clinched Ashes 2015 series against Australia after beating the visitors in the fourth Test and take an unassailable 3-1 lead.