TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: Warner and Smith make ducks in the same Test for the first time

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: David Warner and Steve Smith make ducks in the same Test for the first time… but Travis Head’s imperious Ashes form should make him an Australia regular after another century against England David Warner and Steve Smith both fell for a duck in the fifth and final Ashes Test Warner’s … Read more

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: England’s tenth-wicket partnership saves a Test match for the SEVENTH time

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: England’s tenth-wicket partnership saves a Test match for the SEVENTH time in history… while new Aussie hero Scott Boland takes his bowling average to an incredible 8.64 By Lawrence Booth for MailOnline Published: 13:51 GMT, 9 January 2022 | Updated: 14:14 GMT, 9 January 2022 The 102 overs England survived … Read more

Australia vs England – Ashes: Live score and updates from Day Five of the second Test

Ashes Day Five LIVE: Australia need just four wickets to secure another dominant win and move 2-0 up in the Ashes as Ollie Pope falls early and Ben Stokes is out to Nathan Lyon after a smart review Australia are on the brink of going 2-0 up in the Ashes on the final day  Ollie … Read more

England all-rounder Ben Stokes commits his future to Durham by signing new three-year contract

England all-rounder Ben Stokes commits his future to Durham by signing new three-year contract until the end of 2024 County Championship Ben Stokes has signed a new three-year contract with Durham He joined as a teenager and new deal will take him past his 34th birthday The all-rounder helped the club to County Championship glory … Read more

Australia beat Pakistan by five wickets to set up T20 World Cup final clash with New Zealand

Big-hitting Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade power Australia to dramatic five-wicket win over Pakistan and set up T20 World Cup final date with New Zealand Mohammad Rizwan hit 67 as Pakistan posted an imposing 176-4 from 20 overs  Australia were reduced to 2-1 after an electric first over from Shaheen Afridi But Marcus Stoinis (40no) and … Read more

Ben Stokes raises hopes of Ashes return as he posts training video

‘Great to be back hitting balls’: England talisman Ben Stokes raises hopes further of being fit for the Ashes as he bats for the first time in THREE MONTHS… and his last shot was a lot better than his first! Ben Stokes has not played cricket since taking an indefinite break in July The England … Read more

Liam Livingstone surprisingly omitted from England Lions 14-man squad for Australia tour

Liam Livingstone is a surprising omission from England Lions’ 14-man squad for Australia tour – but Dom Sibley, Matt Parkinson and Saqib Mahmood are all in All-rounder Liam Livingstone is averaging 38.36 after 62 first-class matches But, despite harbouring Test aims, the Lancashire man has been overlooked Matt Parkinson and Saqib Mahmood are in, having … Read more

Danny Briggs is out of the England Lions’ tour of Australia due to family reasons

EXCLUSIVE: Danny Briggs is out of the England Lions’ tour of Australia due to family reasons and after asking to be excused ahead of November matches Danny Briggs would have been among the reserves travelling on November 4  He has a pre-arranged appointment that month so will not be named in the group Briggs helped … Read more