Ian Bell helped England avoid the follow-on as the fifth Ashes Test headed towards a draw on Sunday’s final day at The Oval.
At lunch, England were 350 for seven in reply to Australia’s first innings 492 for nine declared — a deficit of 142 runs.
Matt Prior [...]
LONDON: Joe Root’s patient fifty led England to 97 for one at lunch on the third day of the fifth and final Ashes Test against Australia at The Oval on Friday.
Replying to Australia’s 492 for nine declared in ideal batting conditions, Alastair Cook [...]
SYDNEY: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has shown his frustration over Cricket Australia’s selection policy saying it’s difficult to deliver consistency ”when you play one game and you’re dropped”.
The left-arm quick has been in and out of the Australian side over the past nine months, and during the current Ashes [...]
According to an Australian website, Harris does not wear a headband and has no gold chain bobbling around his neck, [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET: Captain Michael Clarke pointed the finger at his own batting failures after Australia threw away a winning position to lose the fourth Ashes Test to England by 74 runs on Monday.
Chasing 299 for victory, Australia were in a strong position at 109 for nought but Stuart Broad [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET (England): David Warner counter-punched with real panache to put Australia on course for victory on the fourth day of the fourth Ashes Test against England in County Durham on Monday.
The tourists, chasing 299 for victory, were 120 for one at [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET (United Kingdom): Australia were set a target of 299 to win the fourth Ashes Test after bowling out England for 330 in their second innings on the fourth day at Chester-le-Street on Monday.
Ian Bell could only add eight runs to his overnight century before he [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET: Ian Bell’s third hundred of this Ashes series rescued England from another top-order collapse and left them well-placed at stumps on Sunday’s third day of the fourth Test at Chester-le-Street.
England were 234 for five in their second innings, a lead of 202 [...]
CHESTER-LE-STREET: Ian Bell continued his purple patch of form against Australia on Sunday, becoming only the third Englishman to score three centuries in a home Ashes series.
The stylish Bell rescued his side from a sticky situation at 49 for three, hitting 105 not out to lead England to 234 for [...]
At tea, England in their second innings were 123 for three, a far from decisive [...]
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