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Ashes 2019: With Test championship and shirt numbers, old rivalry is in a new bottle

The Ashes also marks the beginning of the World Test Championship (WTC), which adds extra significance to the series.

Joe Root consulted Ricky Ponting to figure why he wasn't able to score centuries

Compared to Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson and Steve Smith, Joe Root has the lowest rate of converting fifties into centuries. Root has the least number of centuries (16) among the four top batsmen in the world presently.


Alec Stewart backs Jason Roy to open England batting during Ashes

Jason Roy scored 85 runs in 65 balls as England thumped Australia by eight wickets on Thursday, ending a 27-year wait to reach the World Cup final where the hosts face New Zealand at Lord's on Sunday.

England quick James Anderson suffers calf injury ahead of Ashes 2019

James left the field during a County Championship match against Durham after he felt tightness in his right calf and underwent an MRI scan on Friday which confirmed a muscle tear.

Ashes 2017: I know my role in the Australian cricket team, says Nathan Lyon

Nathan Lyon showed a surprising new dimension as he sledged the England team gratuitously in the lead-up to the match.

I'm all for playing the game in an aggressive manner: Trevor Bayliss

Bayliss will take charge of England for the first time when the Ashes get underway in Cardiff on July 8.


After detailed review of Ashes Down Under, England sack coach Andy Flower

Andy Flower was in charge of the England cricket team since 2009.

England end Ashes tour with another defeat

England wilted under pressure as Australia edged home by five runs in a low-scoring thriller in Adelaide on Sunday to win the five-match series 4-1.

Andy Flower denies 'rift', says no decision on future involvement of any individual

Andy Flower and Kevin Pietersen moved quickly on Wednesday to dampen media speculation.

After Ashes high, David Warner wants to see how Proteas play without Jacques Kallis

Australia plan to use same intimidatory tactics that unravelled England in South Africa tour.