Australia vs England

  • 3rd T20: Australia clean sweep England in T20s as well, win last game by 84 runs 02-02-2014 06:04 PM

    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...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 3rd T20 02-02-2014 01:51 PM

    For ball-by-ball 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 01-02-2014 03:44 PM

    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...
  • 2nd T20: Australia thrash England to clinch series 31-01-2014 06:06 PM

    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 three-match series 2-0. After winning the Ashes Test series 5-0 and the five-match one-day international series 4-1, Australia added to England's summer...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 2nd T20 31-01-2014 01:51 PM

    (For ball-by-ball 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),...
  • Hodge earns recall as Australia look to wrap up T20 series 30-01-2014 09:10 AM

    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 March-April. The 39-year-old, who has been in outstanding form for the Melbourne Stars in the domestic Big Bash League, was called up to replace allrounder Moises Henriques,...
  • 1st T20: Australia beat England by 13 runs, take 1-0 series lead 29-01-2014 05:27 PM

    Hobart: Cameron White scored 75 runs from 43 balls and took Man-of-the 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...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20 29-01-2014 01:36 PM

    (For ball-by-ball 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...
  • Injured James Faulkner out of England T20s, SA Test tour 28-01-2014 07:01 AM

    Australia allrounder James Faulkner has been ruled out of the three-match 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 one-day international in Brisbane this month, will also...
  • 5th ODI: England's shock defeat gives Australia 4-1 series win, No. 1 ranking 26-01-2014 05:09 PM

    Adelaide: Clint McKay took three wickets, including a bizarre stumping to dismiss Ravi Bopara, as Australia beat England by five runs in the fifth one-day cricket international on Sunday to win the five-match series 4-1. Australia made 217 for 9 in their 50 overs after choosing to bat on a...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th ODI 26-01-2014 08:43 AM

    (For ball-by-ball 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...
  • Alastair Cook desperate to stay on as England captain 24-01-2014 04:01 PM

    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 one-day international skipper after his side lost the limited overs series against Australia with Sunday's seven-wicket thrashing in Sydney...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th ODI 24-01-2014 08:31 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth one-day 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 one-dayer...
  • Bopara backs Alastair Cook as England captain 21-01-2014 09:35 AM

    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 one-day international on Sunday, in which Australia took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series, that he would consider...
  • Australia eye Twenty20 world places against England 20-01-2014 11:47 AM

    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 14-man squad for the three matches against England with George Bailey named captain after being dropped from the...
  • Australia rest stars for final ODIs against England 20-01-2014 10:19 AM

    Melbourne: With the one-day 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, Man-of-the-Match with 71 off 70 balls in Sunday night's emphatic victory, and wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin will skip...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 3rd ODI, Sydney 19-01-2014 08:26 AM

    (For ball-by-ball 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,...
  • 3rd ODI: Australia look to open England's 'scars' wider 18-01-2014 02:10 PM

    Sydney: Australia will be looking to open England's "scars" and close out the one-day series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said after his team's thrilling one-wicket victory over the luckless tourists in Brisbane. Alastair Cook's men have now lost the opening two one-day internationals which follow their demoralising 5-0 loss...
  • 2nd ODI: Faulkner heroics seal dramatic Australia victory 17-01-2014 05:04 PM

    Brisbane: James Faulkner's sensational late assault powered Australia to a dramatic one-wicket victory over England in the second one-day international in Brisbane on Friday. Crushed 5-0 in the Ashes series and thumped in the first one-dayer in Melbourne, England sensed the chance of securing their first win over Australia on...
  • 2nd ODI, Aus vs Eng: as it happened 17-01-2014 08:28 AM

    (For ball-by-ball 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 50-over format but got off to a bad start by losing the first one-dayer against Australia in Melbourne by six wickets. But the...
  • Australia to rest Shane Watson for next three ODIs against England 16-01-2014 09:11 AM

    Sydney: Allrounder Shane Watson will take a much-needed break from two upcoming one-day internationals against England, Cricket Australia said Thursday. The 32-year-old 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...
  • Johnson aims to intimidate England in one-dayers 15-01-2014 11:55 AM

    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 one-day international at the Gabba. Johnson claimed 37 wickets as Australia won the Ashes Test series 5-0,...
  • Alastair Cook falls to Brett Lee in England's win over PM's XI 14-01-2014 04:55 PM

    Canberra: England captain Alastair Cook's dry summer in Australia continued on Tuesday when he was dismissed second ball in a 50-overs 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...
  • Cook doesn't have it in him to be a good captain: Ian Chappell 14-01-2014 04:46 PM

    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...
  • 1st ODI: Aaron Finch hundred guides Australia to win 12-01-2014 04:52 PM

    Melbourne: Aaron Finch made his second century in one-day cricket internationals, sharing a 163-run opening partnership with David Warner that lifted Australia to a six-wicket win over England Sunday in the first of a four-match series. Finch made 121 and Warner 65 as Australia, in a carefully measured chase, ran...
  • Alastair Cook fails again in 1st ODI against Australia 12-01-2014 10:18 AM

    Melbourne: Alastair Cook's horror southern summer continued when the England captain was dismissed for just four runs from only three balls on Sunday in the first one-day cricket international against Australia. Cook had a tortured Ashes Test series - which his team lost 5-0 - scoring only 246 runs in...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st ODI 12-01-2014 08:19 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Alastair Cook calls correctly and tells Michael Clarke that England will bat first. TEAM NEWS: Australia announced their XI last night. They have left out James Pattinson. England have not included James Tredwell PLAYING XIs: England: 1 Alastair...
  • England aim for better show in ODIs after Ashes drubbing 11-01-2014 08:15 AM

    Melbourne: Australia have left out paceman James Pattinson for Sunday's opening one-day international with England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Skipper Michael Clarke named the side at his pre-match media conference on Saturday and said Nathan Coulter-Nile and Clint McKay would share the new ball. Pattinson's absence comes as Australia...
  • England rest Stuart Broad for first two ODIs against Australia 10-01-2014 05:43 PM

    London: Stuart Broad, England's best bowler in their 5-0 Ashes defeat, has been rested for the first two matches of the one-day international series which starts in Melbourne on Sunday. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Friday that Broad, who took a creditable 21 wickets in the...
  • Mitchell Johnson rested from opening ODI against England 09-01-2014 10:59 AM

    Sydney: Ashes man-of-the-series Mitchell Johnson will be rested from the opening one-day international against England to freshen up for the rest of the series, Australia coach Darren Lehmann said on Thursday. The lethal left-arm paceman was the star of Australia's 5-0 Ashes clean sweep of the tourists with his express...