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Pat Cummins becomes second fastest Australian to 100 Test wickets

Cummins became the second-fastest Australian to take 100 wickets after Charlie Turner, who completed his 100 wickets in 17 matches.

06 Aug 2019 7:20 PM

Three things we learned from the first Ashes Test

AFP Sport looks at three things we learned from the opening match in a five-Test clash for the Ashes.

06 Aug 2019 12:40 PM

Emotional Steve Smith revels in Ashes centuries

Smith, who has now scored 25 hundreds in 65 Tests, revealed he had lost his passion for cricket as a result of his ban and an elbow injury.

06 Aug 2019 10:05 AM

England's Joe Root laments 'bitterly disappointing' Ashes defeat

World Cup winners England, set an imposing target of 398 to win, collapsed to 97-7 in the post-lunch session on the fifth and final day.

05 Aug 2019 8:35 PM

Ashes 2019: Australia defeat England by 251 runs, Nathan Lyon takes 6 wickets

Steven Smith was the star for the Aussies as he scored centuries in both innings of the Test match.

05 Aug 2019 8:08 PM


England take control as Australia rely on Steve Smith to take Aussies home

When bad light cut short the third day's play, Australia were 124-3 in their second innings -- a lead of just 34 runs.

04 Aug 2019 2:29 PM

Trump's baby blimp makes debut at Ashes!

A man dressed as the giant orange Trump baby in nappies was seen hobnobbing with a group of people dressed in Mexican sombreros.

04 Aug 2019 2:13 PM

Smith in ominous form and could decide tense Ashes test

Steve Smith has scored almost half of Australia’s runs himself in the first Ashes test at Edgbaston.

04 Aug 2019 1:03 PM

Australia's Lyon sparks England collapse in first Test

England were 328-8 at lunch on the third day, a first-innings lead of 44 runs, with Chris Woakes 13 not out and Stuart Broad 11 not out.

03 Aug 2019 6:20 PM

Ashes 2019: Steve Smith scores 24th century on Test return for Australia

The former captain was playing his first match at this level since completing a 12-month ban for his role in a ball-tampering scandal.

02 Aug 2019 10:25 AM


'Didn't know if I was ever going to play cricket again': Steve Smith

Smith went on to reveal that there was a phase when he felt he had lost his love for cricket.

02 Aug 2019 9:57 AM

Watch: English crowd wave sandpapers at David Warner after his dismissal

Smith and Warner, both who were part of Australia's World Cup campaign, were booed by the crowd during the tournament.

01 Aug 2019 7:59 PM

Ashes 2019: Stuart Broad at the double as England rock Australia in first Test

Joe Root's buoyant side are looking to round off an already memorable season by completing a World Cup and Ashes double.

01 Aug 2019 5:23 PM

Australia look to end Edgbaston jinx

You have to go back to the 2001 Ashes for the last time Australia enjoyed a a victory of any kind at the Birmingham ground.

01 Aug 2019 8:53 AM

Jofra Archer misses out as England name Ashes squad for first Test

Australia hold the Ashes but have not won a Test series away to England since 2001.

31 Jul 2019 6:38 PM


England seek a 'double' as Australia eye Ashes history

For England, a home season started brilliantly with their impressive run to a first men's World Cup title.

31 Jul 2019 10:59 AM

Joe Root and Tim Paine's different paths to Ashes captaincy

England used to put a premium on so-called 'leadership qualities', whereas Australia would select their best XI.

31 Jul 2019 10:37 AM

ICC CWC'19: England's Jason Roy escapes final ban after dissent fine

The England opener stood his ground and remonstrated with South African umpire Marais Erasmus.

12 Jul 2019 3:05 PM

Strauss emotional after England thrash Australia to reach World Cup final

England booked their first World Cup final appearance for 27 years with an eight-wicket rout of holders Australia at Edgbaston.

12 Jul 2019 12:41 PM

'Proud of Australia's rise, but semifinal was our worst WC performance': Finch

Five-time champions Australia failed to defend its title after losing by eight wickets against hosts England in the second semifinal.

12 Jul 2019 11:58 AM