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Ian Botham anoints Stokes as England’s ‘Special One’

A full 28 years later, Stokes' unbeaten knock secured England an unlikely one-wicket win in the third Test and in the process kept the Ashes alive

Sensational Stokes century levels Ashes series in dramatic fashion

This was England's highest successful fourth-innings chase and the tenth highest in Test history.

Root revives England’s Ashes hopes in third Test

Australia were denied an Ashes-clinching win in a match where victory would have seen them retain the Ashes at 2-0 up with two to play in a five-match series.

Labuschagne strengthens Australia’s grip on third Test

England were left needing a mammoth 359 for victory in a match where a win for Australia would see them retain the Ashes at 2-0 up with two to play in a five-Test series.

Australia rule out bouncer battle despite Smith blow

Justin Langer insists his side will not get sidetracked from their goal of becoming the first Australia side in 18 years to win an Ashes series in England.

Paine plays down Archer fear factor, backs Warner

Tim Paine says Australia's batsmen are used to facing pace and have a few useful speedsters of their own.

Australia’s Steve Smith benched for Ashes Test after a concussion

Steve Smith is ruled out of the third Ashes Test after being hit on the head with Jofra Archer bouncer at Lord's.

England unchanged for third Ashes Test as Anderson continues recovery

England stick with the 12-man squad that drew the second Ashes Test at Lord's on Sunday for Headingley.

Quick turnaround may see Smith miss third Ashes test

Steve Smith suffered a sickening blow to the neck from a Jofra Archer bouncer during the second Test at Lord's, forcing him off the ground for a medical assessment.

England lead Australia, leave second Ashes test on knife edge

England, 1-0 down in the series, led by eight runs in the first innings but they quickly slumped to 9-2 on a gloomy evening.

Australia bowl against England in second Ashes Test

With improved weather conditions, Tim Paine is set to bat against England at the Ashes Test tomorrow. 

England’s Anderson frustrated by niggling calf injury

'You feel lots of guilt and you are generally frustrated but you're trying to help the lads as much as possible without making them feel worse,' says Anderson.

Australia’s Starc enjoying pace jostle and team success

Left-arm quick Mitchell Starc finished as the highest wicket-taker in the 50-overs World Cup last month but was overlooked for the Ashes opener in Edgbaston.

James Anderson ruled out of second Ashes Test with injury

Scans confirm he has no chance of taking part in next week's game at Lord's, with assessment taking place 'on an ongoing basis'.

Lyon rips through England to hand Australia Ashes advantage

Australia picked up their first win at Edgbaston in 18 years as spinner Nathan Lyon made light work of England's batting line-up to give the visitors a 251-run victory.

Broad stars for England in Ashes opener as Warner falls

Ashes-holders Australia are looking to win their first series away to England since 2001.

Smith ‘in from the cold’ with epic Ashes century

The former captain smashed a superb 144 on his return from suspension to rescue his team on the opening day of the first Test at Edgbaston.

Australia fight back in Ashes opener after Broad double

England goes home with a huge upset as Australia wins the Ashes Test opening today.

England paceman Archer misses out in opening Ashes test

Jofra Archer is yet to play a test and has been suffering with a side strain.