CANBERRA: Darren Lehmann has extended his contract as Australia’s head coach until 2019 to cover the World Cup and the Ashes series in England that year, the country’s cricket board (CA) said on Monday.
SYDNEY: Venerable Test cricket, 138 years after its origins, is about to get a glitzy makeover in this week’s first-ever day-night Test match between Australia and New Zealand in Adelaide.
DUBAI: Fit-again Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah will seek inspiration from former Australian great Shane Warne’s exploits against England, he said.
MANCHESTER: Australia thrashed England by eight wickets in their fifth and final one-day international at Old Trafford on Sunday to win the series 3-2 and take some consolation for the pain of Ashes defeat.
LONDON: England batsman Ian Bell is retiring from one-day internationals to concentrate on prolonging his test career, the 33-year-old said on Friday.
LONDON: Australia secured a consolation victory in the final test by an innings and 46 runs on Sunday before England captain Alastair Cook lifted the Ashes urn at the end of a dramatic and fluctuating series.
LONDON: England crumbled meekly to 107 for eight in reply to Australia’s 481 to put the touring side firmly on course for victory in the final Ashes test after a dramatic second day at The Oval on Friday.
SYDNEY: Cricket Australia Wednesday named a refreshed squad for one-day internationals against England, with all-rounder Marcus Stoinis, spinner Ashton Agar and batsman Joe Burns set to make debuts.
SYDNEY: Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland said Sunday there would be a review of the team’s “disappointing” Ashes loss to England as he paid tribute to retiring captain Michael Clarke.
NOTTINGHAM: England ripped out the last three Australia wickets for 12 runs to win the fourth test by a crushing innings and 78 runs at Trent Bridge on Saturday and regain the Ashes.