ENGLAND VS AUSTRALIA

  • Australia women beat England to complete hat-trick of World Twenty20 titles April 6, 2014

    Mirpur: Australia once again proved their supremacy in women's cricket as they completed a hat-trick of ICC World T20 titles with a comprehensive six-wicket win over England in the final on Sunday. Australian captain Meg Lanning smashed her way to 44 off 30 balls, helping her team surpass a paltry target...
  • Adebayor scores two as Tottenham beat Swansea 31 in EPL January 19, 2014

    Swansea: Emmanuel Adebayor scored twice as Tottenham beat Swansea 31 to extend Tim Sherwood's unbeaten Premier League start as manager. The striker headed Spurs into a 35thminute lead and tapped in their third in the 71st after Chico Flores' own goal. Wilfried Bony hit the bar and had a good penalty...
  • As it happened: Ashes, 2nd Test, Day 3 December 7, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Roundup: Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin scored centuries as Australia ran rampant before declaring at 570 for 9 on Friday, then Mitchell Johnson bowled England captain Alastair Cook to cap a strong performance by the hosts on day...
  • Andrew Flintoff baffled by Stuart Broad walk 'row' October 30, 2013

    London: Former England captain Andrew Flintoff said on Tuesday that Stuart Broad does not deserve to be the 'villain' of the piece in Australia but has backed his former teammate to star in the upcoming Ashes series all the same. Broad found himself under fire after refusing to walk standard...
  • Ben Stokes' progress excites England ODI coach September 17, 2013

    Southampton: Ben Stokes's recent performances against Australia won't have done the rising star of English cricket's hopes of securing an Ashes tour berth any harm, according to one-day coach Ashley Giles. The 22-year-old Durham pace-bowling allrounder took five wickets for 61 runs, his maiden five-wicket haul in one-day internationals, at Southampton...
  • Lehmann urges Australia to grab 'big moments' September 17, 2013

    Southampton: Australia coach Darren Lehmann has told his side they must "grab the big moments" if they are to regain the Ashes from England. Australia's lengthy tour of Britain ended with a 2-1 one-day series victory over England after a 49-run win in the fifth ODI in Southampton on Monday. But the...
  • Australia 'deserved' ODI series win: Michael Clarke September 17, 2013

    Southampton: Australia captain Michael Clarke was in no doubt his side "deserved" their 2-1 one-day international series win over England after a 49-run success in their tour finale at Southampton. Shane Watson's 143 and the allrounder's fourth-wicket partnership of 163 with Clarke (75) took Australia to 298 on Monday, a total...
  • 5th ODI: Australia thrash England by 49 runs, clinch series 2-1 September 17, 2013

    Shane Watson's century saw Australia to a 49-run win over England in the fifth one-day international at Southampton on Monday as their lengthy tour ended with a 2-1 series victory. Watson, involved throughout in a trip that saw Australia arrive in Britain in May before their early Champions Trophy exit was...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 5th ODI September 16, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from England vs Australia, 5th ODI at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. The NatWest ODI series looked like heading towards a dull ending after two matches got washed out, but England's win in the fourth one-dayer on Saturday has given it a twist. The series is...
  • Michael Clarke doubtful for crucial fifth ODI September 15, 2013

    Southampton: Australia captain Michael Clarke could miss the fifth one-day international against England on Monday after suffering a recurrence of his chronic back problem. The Australians had already planned to recall opener Phil Hughes in place of Shaun Marsh, who is ruled out after hurting his hamstring in the fourth one-dayer,...
  • 5th ODI: Australia look to redeem with ODI series win September 15, 2013

    Southampton: The NatWest ODI series looked like heading towards a dull ending after two matches got washed out, but England's win in the fourth one-dayer on Saturday has given it a twist. The series is now evenly poised at 1-1 and the fifth and final match here will decide its...
  • England have winning momentum, says captain Morgan September 15, 2013

    Cardiff: Eoin Morgan believes the momentum and belief is now firmly with his England team as they prepare for their winner-takes-all clash with Australia at Southampton on Monday. The stand-in skipper is confident the dramatic three-wicket victory over Michael Clarke's men at Cardiff on Saturday can be the turning point...
  • Fluent Buttler shines in England win over Australia September 14, 2013

    Cardiff: England levelled the one-day series with Australia on Saturday thanks to a stunning late show from big hitters Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes in the fourth match in Cardiff. The dynamic young pair came together with their side appearing to be heading for another defeat and losing the series as...
  • Clint McKay takes hat-trick against England in fourth ODI September 14, 2013

    Cardiff: Australia fast bowler Clint McKay completed a hat-trick in the fourth one-day international against England in Cardiff on Saturday. McKay dismissed Kevin Pietersen, Jonathan Trott and Joe Root in the third over to leave England reeling at 8 for 3, chasing 228 to level the series at 1-1. Pietersen was trapped...
  • England vs Australia, 4th ODI: As it happened September 14, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the live updates from the fourth ODI between England and Australia being played at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff. TEAM NEWS: Australia have awarded a debut to Nathan Coulter-Nile, who has replaced Josh Hazlewood in the eleven. England have gone in with an unchanged side. TOSS: Eoin Morgan wins the...
  • James Tredwell aims to prove his worth in ODIs for England September 14, 2013

    London: James Tredwell admits he is desperate to boost his chances of becoming England's premier limited over spinner with a dominant display in Saturday's fourth one-day international against Australia. Tredwell endured a disappointing spell in the second one-dayer last Sunday as the Australians hit him to all parts of Old Trafford...
  • Mitchell Johnson vows to put England on back foot September 14, 2013

    London: Australia pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has warned England to expect another ferocious assault in Saturday's fourth one-day international in Cardiff. Johnson was not selected for the recent Ashes series which England won 3-0, but he has returned for the five limited-overs matches and has already made quite an impact. The...
  • 4th ODI: Australia hope to seal England's fate September 13, 2013

    Traditional rivals England and Australia will lock horns once again when the two teams play the fourth ODI of their five-match series in Cardiff on Saturday, with the visitors eyeing a 2-0 series-winning lead after the first and third games of the series were washed out by rain. Not a ball...
  • Andrew Strauss backs Kevin Pietersen as England's ODI mentor September 13, 2013

    Birmingham: Andrew Strauss believes Kevin Pietersen can act as a "mentor" to an inexperienced England one-day side despite his own sometimes difficult relationship with the star batsman. Pietersen was briefly cast into the international wilderness last year after being accused of sending derogatory text messages about then England captain Strauss...
  • Mitchell Johnson has amazing rhythm, says Matthew Wade September 12, 2013

    Birmingham: England may have batted for barely 15 overs at Edgbaston before their third One-Day International against Australia was washed out on Wednesday, but that was enough for Mitchell Johnson to remind them of his ability. The abandonment left Australia 1-0 up with two games to play in the five-match series...
  • Mitchell Johnson gives England timely reminder September 12, 2013

    Edgbaston: England may have batted for barely 15 overs at Edgbaston before the third one-day international was washed out on Wednesday, but that was time enough for Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson to remind them of his ability. The abandonment left Australia 1-0 up with two to play in the five-match...
  • Rain plays spoilsport in England-Australia 3rd ODI at Edgbaston September 11, 2013

    Rain saw the day/night third one-day international between England and Australia at Edgbaston on Wednesday end as a no-result washout. Only 15.1 overs were possible, with England collapsing to 59 for three, before rain, which had delayed the scheduled start, returned at 3:34pm local time and saw the umpires take the...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 3rd ODI at Edgbaston September 11, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates and ball by ball commentary from England vs Australia, 3rd ODI at Edgbaston. Michael Clarke was as happy as a cheshire cat at the end of the second ODI - collecting a win and his maiden ODI century against England en route a 1-0...
  • David Gower urges Stuart Broad to smile September 11, 2013

    London: Former England captain David Gower believes Stuart Broad can win over fans in Australia during the upcoming Ashes series if he follows the lead of David Warner. Broad is set to become the England player, above all others, Australian fans love to hate following his controversial decision not to walk...
  • Pietersen a 'great example', says Giles September 11, 2013

    London: Kevin Pietersen is setting a "great example" to the novice players in England's one-day squad, according to limited-overs coach Ashley Giles. Just over a year ago, Pietersen was briefly exiled from the national side after being accused of sending derogatory text messages regarding then England captain Andrew Strauss to South...
  • 3rd ODI: Experimental England look to bounce back September 10, 2013

    Michael Clarke was as happy as a cheshire cat at the end of the second ODI - collecting a win and his maiden ODI century against England en route a 1-0 lead over the traditional rivals. But England seem in no mood to stop experimenting in fear of another failure...
  • Don't write off England in ODIs, warns coach Giles September 10, 2013

    Birmingham: Ashley Giles believes his former England captain Michael Vaughan was too quick in suggesting fans who'd bought tickets for the one-day series with Australia deserved a refund. Before the series started, England named a one-day squad without several rested senior players in regular captain Alastair Cook, batsman Ian Bell and...
  • Mitchell Johnson 'relishes' taunts from English crowd September 10, 2013

    Birmingham: Australia's Adam Voges has insisted any spectators trying to taunt Mitchell Johnson during the third one-day international at Edgbaston on Wednesday will only help the fast bowler. Left-arm quick Johnson has become something of a figure of fun for England fans after several erratic performances against Australia's arch-rivals where...
  • Boyd Rankin takes Ashes bid one-day at a time September 10, 2013

    Birmingham: Boyd Rankin will aim to strengthen his case for an Ashes tour call-up when the third one-day international against Australia takes place at his Edgbaston home ground on Wednesday. The former Ireland seamer was the lone England bowler to emerge with credit during Australia's dominant 88-run win in the second...
  • James Faulkner keen to make Australia lead count September 9, 2013

    Manchester: James Faulkner hopes Australia can use the advantage of winning the second one-day international at Old Trafford to press on to a series win just as England did in the Ashes. Australia came close in the first Test but England's 14-run win in Nottingham put them on course for a...