Australia vs England

  • 3rd T20: Australia clean sweep England in T20s as well, win last game by 84 runs February 2, 2014

    Sydney: England's long and cheerless cricket tour of Australia ended with one last, resounding defeat on Sunday when they were beaten by 84 runs in the third Twenty20 international. An Ashes tour that began full of promise and optimism 100 days ago, crawled to a downbeat ending as Australia made 195...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 3rd T20 February 2, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Australia win the toss and opt to bat. TEAM NEWS: Chris Jordan makeh is T20 debut for England, who have also included allrounder Ben Stokes in the eleven. Michael Lumb and James Tredwell sit out. Australia have replaced...
  • 3rd T20: Worn out England look for consolation win against Australia February 1, 2014

    After getting drubbed in Ashes, ODIs and now in T20s, there is not much that England will take home after their final T20, but a victory in Sydney might prove to be consolatory at the end. Australia completed a clean sweep of victories over England in all formats when it won...
  • 2nd T20: Australia thrash England to clinch series January 31, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia completed a clean sweep of victories over England in all formats when it won the second Twenty20 international by 8 wickets on Friday to clinch the threematch series 20. After winning the Ashes Test series 50 and the fivematch oneday international series 41, Australia added to England's summer of...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 2nd T20 January 31, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) England have won the toss and opted to bat in the second Twenty 20. The first T20 at Hobart was an absolute thriller, which went Australia's way. Teams: Australia (Playing XI): Cameron White, Aaron Finch, Glenn Maxwell, George Bailey(c), Brad Hodge,...
  • Hodge earns recall as Australia look to wrap up T20 series January 30, 2014

    Sydney:Veteran batsman Brad Hodge was Thursday recalled to Australia's Twenty20 squad, boosting his chances of playing in the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh in MarchApril. The 39yearold, who has been in outstanding form for the Melbourne Stars in the domestic Big Bash League, was called up to replace allrounder Moises Henriques, who...
  • 1st T20: Australia beat England by 13 runs, take 10 series lead January 29, 2014

    Hobart: Cameron White scored 75 runs from 43 balls and took Manofthe Match honours on Wednesday as Australia beat England by 13 runs in the first of three Twenty20 matches. White led Australia to 213 for 4 hitting six boundaries and four sixes, after the home side won the toss...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20 January 29, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against England in the first Twenty20 in Hobart. After a closely fought ODI series, Australia and England shift their focus to the shortest format of the game. Playing XI:...
  • Injured James Faulkner out of England T20s, SA Test tour January 28, 2014

    Australia allrounder James Faulkner has been ruled out of the threematch Twenty20 series against England due to a knee injury, Cricket Australia (CA) said on Tuesday. Faulkner, whose brilliant unbeaten 69 lifted Australia to an unlikely victory over England in the second oneday international in Brisbane this month, will also miss...
  • 5th ODI: England's shock defeat gives Australia 41 series win, No. 1 ranking January 26, 2014

    Adelaide: Clint McKay took three wickets, including a bizarre stumping to dismiss Ravi Bopara, as Australia beat England by five runs in the fifth oneday cricket international on Sunday to win the fivematch series 41. Australia made 217 for 9 in their 50 overs after choosing to bat on a sluggish...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th ODI January 28, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: Australia win the toss and decide to bat. TEAM NEWS: Australia have benched Daniel Christian, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Steve Smith. England have brought in Joe Root for Ballance. PLAYING XIs: AUSTRALIA: Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke...
  • Alastair Cook desperate to stay on as England captain January 24, 2014

    Alastair Cook has said he is desperate to stay on as England captain after hinting he may quit earlier in the week. Cook said he was considering his future as England's oneday international skipper after his side lost the limited overs series against Australia with Sunday's sevenwicket thrashing in Sydney on...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th ODI January 24, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth oneday game against Australia on Friday, and are rallying round their beleaguered captain. Australia triumphed by seven wickets with 10 overs to spare in the third onedayer in Sydney...
  • Bopara backs Alastair Cook as England captain January 21, 2014

    Perth: Allrounder Ravi Bopara says Alastair Cook is still the best man to captain England and still has the full support of the dressing room. Cook indicated after the third oneday international on Sunday, in which Australia took an unassailable 30 lead in the fivematch series, that he would consider stepping...
  • Australia eye Twenty20 world places against England January 20, 2014

    Sydney: Cricket Australia on Monday challenged its Twenty20 squad to use the England series to fight for a place in the side heading to the short format's world championship. Australia unveiled a 14man squad for the three matches against England with George Bailey named captain after being dropped from the Test...
  • Australia rest stars for final ODIs against England January 20, 2014

    Melbourne: With the oneday series already won, Australia announced that several stars will miss one or both of the remaining matches against England in Perth next Friday and Adelaide. Leading runmakers David Warner, ManoftheMatch with 71 off 70 balls in Sunday night's emphatic victory, and wicketkeeperbatsman Brad Haddin will skip the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 3rd ODI, Sydney January 19, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to bat against Australia. England would be hoping to bounce back against Australia in the third ODI in Sydney and keep the ODI series alive. Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Shaun Marsh, Michael Clarke(c), Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Christian,...
  • 3rd ODI: Australia look to open England's 'scars' wider January 18, 2014

    Sydney: Australia will be looking to open England's "scars" and close out the oneday series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said after his team's thrilling onewicket victory over the luckless tourists in Brisbane. Alastair Cook's men have now lost the opening two oneday internationals which follow their demoralising 50 loss in...
  • 2nd ODI: Faulkner heroics seal dramatic Australia victory January 17, 2014

    Brisbane: James Faulkner's sensational late assault powered Australia to a dramatic onewicket victory over England in the second oneday international in Brisbane on Friday. Crushed 50 in the Ashes series and thumped in the first onedayer in Melbourne, England sensed the chance of securing their first win over Australia on the...
  • 2nd ODI, Aus vs Eng: as it happened January 17, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to bat against Australia. England were hoping to redeem their campaign in the 50over format but got off to a bad start by losing the first onedayer against Australia in Melbourne by six wickets. But the fivematch ODI series...
  • Australia to rest Shane Watson for next three ODIs against England January 16, 2014

    Sydney: Allrounder Shane Watson will take a muchneeded break from two upcoming oneday internationals against England, Cricket Australia said Thursday. The 32yearold rediscovered his batting touch during the Ashes series and has been key to Australia's latest success. He is scheduled to play in Friday's second ODI in Brisbane but was out...
  • Johnson aims to intimidate England in onedayers January 15, 2014

    Brisbane: Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has warned England he can be as intimidating with a white ball as a red one as he prepares to return to the Australian team for Friday's second oneday international at the Gabba. Johnson claimed 37 wickets as Australia won the Ashes Test series 50, playing...
  • Alastair Cook falls to Brett Lee in England's win over PM's XI January 14, 2014

    Canberra: England captain Alastair Cook's dry summer in Australia continued on Tuesday when he was dismissed second ball in a 50overs tour match against a Prime Minister's XI. Cook took a single from the first ball he faced after winning the toss and batting at Manuka Oval. But he edged his...
  • Cook doesn't have it in him to be a good captain: Ian Chappell January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels struggling Alastair Cook is not good enough to lead the England team as he lacks fire power and the home team will convincingly win the one day series with the visitors looking "terrible" on the field. "I don't think Cook has it in...
  • 1st ODI: Aaron Finch hundred guides Australia to win January 12, 2014

    Melbourne: Aaron Finch made his second century in oneday cricket internationals, sharing a 163run opening partnership with David Warner that lifted Australia to a sixwicket win over England Sunday in the first of a fourmatch series. Finch made 121 and Warner 65 as Australia, in a carefully measured chase, ran down...