Chester Le Street

  • Captain Alastair Cook hungry for more Ashes glory August 13, 2013

    Chester-le-Street: England captain Alastair Cook promised no let-up against arch-rivals Australia in the final Test after a stunning win gave them an unbeatable lead in the Ashes series. Stuart Broad's latest match-winning spell saw England to a 74-run win in the fourth Test at Chester-le-Street on Monday as Australia, set...
  • Stuart Broad rejoices in 'amazing' Ashes win August 13, 2013

    Chester-le-Street: Stuart Broad celebrated an "amazing" success after his match haul of 11 wickets saw England to a 74-run fourth Ashes Test win over Australia at Chester-le-Street on Monday. Australia, set 299 to win on the fourth day, collapsed to 224 all out with Broad taking six wickets for 50...
  • I've got to score more runs, says frustrated Clarke August 13, 2013

    Chester-le-Street: Captain Michael Clarke pointed the finger at his own batting failures after Australia threw away a winning position to lose the fourth Ashes Test to England by 74 runs on Monday. Chasing 299 for victory, Australia were in a strong position at 109 for nought but Stuart Broad turned...
  • The Ashes, 4th Test: Lyon helps Australia take charge on day one August 10, 2013

    Chester-le-Street: Australia exposed the shortcomings of England's frail batting line-up to take command of the fourth Ashes Test on Friday, reducing the hosts to 238 for 9 on the opening day after offspinner Nathan Lyon grabbed four wickets. England failed to take advantage of a good batting surface at Chester-le-Street after...
  • Fourth Ashes Test, Day 1: As it happened August 9, 2013

    For Live Updates from Chester-le-Street, CLICK HERE. End of over 90 (Stumps): The day one belonged to Australia as they left England reeling at 238 for 9 at stumps. Nathan Lyon claimed four wickets as Tim Bresnan and James Anderson remained unbeaten at the crease. End of over 87: Graeme Swann fails...
  • Australian spirits high after Old Trafford draw: Clarke August 8, 2013

    Chester-Le-Street: Spirits are high in Australia's camp after they stopped the rot in the Ashes series by dominating England in the rain-ruined third Test at Manchester, captain Michael Clarke said on Thursday. Australia lost the opening two games at Trent Bridge and Lord's, but they were disappointed to come away from...
  • Australia include Bird amid Harris concerns August 8, 2013

    Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom: Jackson Bird could play his first Test of Australia's tour of England after being named Wednesday in a 12-man squad for the fourth Test at Chester-le-Street starting Friday. As expected, after an improved showing in the drawn third Test, albeit a result that meant Australia couldn't regain the...
  • 4th ODI: Upbeat England aim to take series July 6, 2012

    England go into the fourth ODI on Saturday against Australia with the disappointment of the wash-out in the third match of the five-game series at Edgbaston earlier this week. The hosts needed to sweep the series 5-0 to get to the top of the ODI rankings, but the wash-out means...