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India’s Ashwin joint fastest to 350 Test wickets

The bowler shares the record with Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan.

Smith out as England close on Ashes-levelling win

If England completes the win, as expected, it would be the first drawn Ashes series since 1972.

Australia’s Ashes hopes fade as England dominate fifth Test

England are aiming to restore pride even though Australia have already retained the Ashes urn.

Australia aim to finish Ashes mission with series win against England

To stand any chance of levelling the series, England will have to find a way to solve the riddle of the immovable Steve Smith.

ECB ‘disturbed’ by allegations of racist chanting during Ashes test

A spectator wrote to the ECB to complain about racist and sexist chanting at the fourth Ashes test in Manchester.

Rashid-led Afghanistan beat rain to post massive win over Bangladesh

Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan says Afghanistan deserves their victory.

Taunts from Manchester crowd just ‘white noise’ for Australia’s Lyon

Nathan Lyon says his job was to go out onto the field and play well, the taunts from the crowd just did not matter.

Australia retain Ashes with fourth Test triumph over England

Paceman Pat Cummins led the way, taking 4-43 in 24 overs but Steve Smith won the man-of-the-match award for his innings of 211 and 82.

Afghanistan sets Bangladesh a daunting target In Testmatch

Earlier in the game, the Afghanistan team were dismissed for 260 in their second innings, setting Bangladesh a record 398-run target. 

Smith’s double century puts Australia in command of fourth Ashes Test

England face an uphill task to deny Australia a win after Steve Smith’s brilliant double century.

Smith piles on agony for England after let-off

England's misery in the afternoon session was compounded when all-rounder Ben Stokes went off with an injury.

Smith hits 50 for Australia on Ashes return

This was Steve Smith's eighth successive Test 50 against England.

Waugh returns to give Australia an Ashes lift

Steve Waugh’s experience is valued by Australia’s coach Justin Langer.

Smith goes from crease to nets ahead of Ashes return

Steve Smith's return to the crease coincided with news that England has lost opening bowler James Anderson for the rest of the series.

England bowler Anderson out of the Ashes

England has been dealt a blow with James Anderson ruled out. Australia, on the other hand, receives a boost with Steve Smith proving his fitness.

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

Australian PM salutes UK counterpart on dramatic Ashes win

Briefly setting aside talks on global trade, security and the environment, the prime minsters of Australia and Britain traded jovial banter about cricket.

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.

Cricket body to bar Sri Lankans with betting interest

Sri Lanka's sports minister Harin Fernando says he will introduce new regulations concerning claims of corruption and match-fixing in cricket.

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.

De Silva ton lifts Sri Lanka to 244 against New Zealand

Sri Lanka's Dhananjaya de Silva put up a grand show on how to bat with the tail as the last four wickets helped the hosts get 114 runs against New Zealand.

Rahane half-century anchors India revival in first Test

After a rain-interrupted day, Ajinkya Rahane alongside team members K.L Rahul and Hanuma Vihari score for India, during the first Test against the West Indies.

Sri Lanka to bat in second test against New Zealand

The match is crucial for New Zealand to win to level the series after hosts Sri Lanka won the opener in Galle by six wickets.

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