Peter Siddle

  • 5th Ashes Test, Day 2: Australia 140/4 at stumps, lead by 311 runs against England 04-01-2014 01:12 PM

    Sydney: Australia skittled England for 155 in their first innings and then built a lead of 311 runs on the second day of the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground to edge closer to a 5-0 series whitewash. Chris Rogers (73 not out) scored his fourth half-century of...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th Ashes Test, Day 1 03-01-2014 04:17 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Battered England are desperate to avoid the ignominy of a 5-0 series whitewash against Australia as they scramble to salvage some pride in the final Ashes Test in Sydney starting on Friday. Alastair Cook's team - coming off a...
  • 4th Ashes Test: Pacers give England honours on Day 2 27-12-2013 12:52 PM

    Melbourne: England strangled Australia's batting to seize control of the fourth Ashes Test on a low-scoring second day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. The beleaguered tourists, with the Ashes already lost, boosted their chances of averting a 5-0 series clean sweep with a rare rewarding day in the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th Test Day 2 27-12-2013 04:32 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Kevin Pietersen played a cautious out-of-character innings and lived a charmed life as English wickets clattered around him on day one of the dead-rubber fourth Ashes Test against Australia. Pietersen, under fire for his unproductive batting in England's troubled...
  • As it happened: 4th Ashes Test, Day 1 26-12-2013 06:35 AM

    (Scroll down to follow the ball-by-ball commmentary) An Ashes series that promised so much has all but fizzled with Australia taking an unassailable 3-0 lead, but Melbourne's Boxing Day Test offers some intrigue as to whether England will continue to self-destruct or salvage some pride from a turbulent campaign. Arriving...
  • Australia's 3-0 is better than England's, says Peter Siddle 23-12-2013 02:55 PM

    Australia have been more dominant and ruthless in winning the Ashes than the victorious England side were earlier this year, paceman Peter Siddle said on Monday. England defeated Australia 3-0 in the five-match home series in July-August before quickly handing the terracota urn back after three comprehensive defeats in the...
  • McDermott boasts Australia have world's best attack 23-12-2013 08:59 AM

    Melbourne: Australia bowling coach Craig McDermott has boasted that the newly crowned Ashes winners have the most dangerous attack in world cricket as they focus on a fourth straight Test victory against demoralised England. Pacemen Mitchell Johnson, Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle supplemented by spinner Nathan Lyon, have dominated England's...
  • Perth Test: England lose Cook, Pietersen to reach 180 for 4 on Day 2 14-12-2013 04:18 PM

    Perth: Ian Bell (9) and Ben Stokes (14) defied the Australian bowling attack for the last hour after England lost two key wickets late on Saturday, lifting the total to 180 for 4 at the end of a stifling second day in the third Ashes Test. Skipper Alastair Cook (72)...
  • McGrath hails Australia's 'mongrel' approach 12-12-2013 01:27 PM

    Perth: Test great Glenn McGrath has hailed Australia's rediscovery of "bit of mongrel" in the Ashes series and said they were starting to resemble the top teams of the past. Australia are 2-0 up in the five-match series against England and could take an unbeatable lead if they win the...
  • Australia relishing prospect of renewed pace assault at WACA 10-12-2013 09:31 AM

    Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke is licking his lips at the prospect of seeing how much damage his confident pace attack can wreak on a teetering England when the teams clash in the third Ashes Test in Perth. Australia crushed England by 218 runs at Adelaide Oval on Monday to...
  • 2nd Ashes Test: Australia win by 218 runs, take 2-0 lead 09-12-2013 07:08 AM

    Adelaide: Michael Clarke's Australians finished off England in 11 overs on Monday to win the second Test by 218 runs and take a 2-0 series lead into Perth, where they're aiming to regain the Ashes with a third straight win. England had been behind the game at Adelaide since dropping...
  • Australia stronger after Ashes loss: Peter Siddle 18-11-2013 01:19 PM

    Brisbane: Australia have a better strategy to defeat England in the Ashes this time round after learning hard lessons from their defeat earlier this year, paceman Peter Siddle said on Monday. Michael Clarke will be looking to reverse his team's fortunes in the first Test starting at the Gabba on...
  • Peter Siddle signs for Nottinghamshire 13-11-2013 10:40 PM

    Australia fast bowler Peter Siddle has agreed to join Nottinghamshire for the 2014 season, the English county side announced on Wednesday. The 28-year-old, who is currently preparing for the Ashes series against England in Australia, will represent Nottinghamshire in the County Championship and the domestic 40-over competition but will not...
  • Australia put Clarke, Harris and Siddle under wraps 10-11-2013 01:18 PM

    Australia have decided to put captain Michael Clarke under wraps with fast bowlers Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle ahead of next week's Ashes opener, withdrawing the trio from domestic fixtures to prepare for the Test in Brisbane. With the hosts facing the possibility of a fourth straight Ashes series defeat...
  • Starc slams Australia's in-out selection policy 19-08-2013 08:47 AM

    Sydney: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has shown his frustration over Cricket Australia's selection policy saying it's difficult to deliver consistently "when you play one game and you're dropped". The left-arm quick has been in and out of the Australian side over the past nine months, and during the current Ashes...
  • The Ashes, 3rd Test, Day 3: As it happened 03-08-2013 03:15 PM

    For all the latest from day three of the third Ashes Test, CLICK HERE. End of over 120: England finish day three at 294 for 7, still trailing Australia by 233 runs. Matt Prior was unbeaten on 6 off 40, while Stuart Broad was batting on 9 off 31. Mitchell...
  • Clarke, Siddle put Australia in charge of 3rd Test 02-08-2013 11:34 PM

    Manchester: Australia assumed total command of the third Ashes Test on Friday by reducing England to 52-2 after compiling a formidable 527-7 declared on the back of Michael Clarke's brilliant 187 on the day two. Peter Siddle removed Joe Root (8) and nightwatchman Tim Bresnan (1) in the space of...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, The Ashes, 2nd Test, day 4 21-07-2013 03:00 PM

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from England v Australia, 2nd Ashes Test, Day 4. Day 3, Summary: Joe Root's unbeaten 178 left Australia needing to make cricket history if they were to prevent England from going 2-0 up at Lord's with three Tests to play in the Ashes. England...
  • The Ashes: England take top honours on day 2, lead Australia by 264 runs 19-07-2013 11:32 PM

    London: England off-spinner Graeme Swann dominated a bizarre second day of the second Ashes test with 5-44 as Australia were bundled out for just 128 at Lord's on Friday. But just as the tourists appeared to be heading towards a second straight defeat in the five-match series, fast bowler Peter...
  • Lehmann relishes dramatic Ashes start 11-07-2013 08:24 AM

    Nottingham: Australia coach Darren Lehmann was in a typically light-hearted and upbeat mood after an incident-packed opening day of the Ashes series against England on Wednesday. Lehmann, who has been in charge of the side for only 17 days following the shock sacking of Mickey Arthur, watched his new charges...
  • 1st Test: Anderson, Finn put England slightly ahead on day one 10-07-2013 11:11 PM

    Nottingham: A breathless opening day to the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge saw Australia reach 75 for 4 at stumps on Wednesday, trailing England by 140 runs. In an electrifying evening session, the hosts were dismissed for 215, with Peter Siddle claiming 5 for 50, only for England to...
  • Peter Siddle scores maiden first-class century against Scotland 09-06-2013 12:16 AM

    London: Bowler Peter Siddle claimed his maiden first-class century as Australia A dominated Scotland on the second day of their four-day match in Edinburgh on Saturday. Australia resumed on 335 for six at The Grange and Siddle made an unbeaten 103 before the tourists declared on 372 for eight. It...