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Ashes

Tim Paine quits Test captaincy over sexting scandal

Tim Paine abruptly quit as Australian Test cricket captain Friday over an explicit “private text exchange” with a female colleague

In this file photo taken on 3 January 2020, Australia's wicketkeeper and captain Tim Paine looks on during the first day of the third cricket Test match between Australia and New Zealand at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney

English cricket chiefs give 'conditional approval' for Ashes tour

England's Ashes tour of Australia is set to go ahead after the England and Wales Cricket Board gave "conditional approval" to the trip on Friday.

English cricket chiefs give 'conditional approval' for Ashes tour

British PM asks Australia PM to help resolve Ashes stand-off

Australia’s borders are effectively shut in an effort to control Covid-19, with caps on international arrivals and limited places available in the country’s mandatory hotel quarantine

Australia's Steve Smith in action as England's Jonny Bairstow looks on in the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston, Birmingham, Britain on 3 August 2019

England could field under-strength squad for Ashes: Report

Following the talks between the team and officials of the ECB, the possibility of England fielding an under-strength squad in the upcoming Ashes has grown significantly

A file photo taken on November 5, 2017, shows England`s James Anderson (2/R) celebrating a wicket during their two-day tour match against a Western Australian XI at the WACA in Perth. Veteran pace spearhead James Anderson said November 6, 2017, he was open to replacing suspended Ben Stokes as England vice-captain for the coming Ashes Test series

I would have loved to have been part of IPL but something has to give: Woakes

All-rounder Chris Woakes admits he felt he had to pull out of the second leg of the Indian Premier League if he wanted to take part in England's hectic schedule this winter, including the T20I World ...

England`s Chris Woakes

England's Archer to miss T20 World Cup, Ashes due to injury

England's Jofra Archer will miss this year's Twenty20 World Cup and the Ashes series against Australia after the country's cricket board (ECB) said on Thursday the fast bowler suffered a recurrence ...

England's Archer to miss T20 World Cup, Ashes due to injury

Smith ready to sacrifice T20I World Cup to be fit for Ashes

Australian cricketer Steve Smith is prepared to sacrifice playing at this year's T20I World Cup to ensure he is fit for the Ashes series against England, with the star batsmen making clear Test ...

Australia`s Steve Smith before the start of play of Third Test against South Africa in Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa on 25 March 2018

Rotation ends as England to field strong teams against India, Australia

England captain Joe Root has confirmed that the period of rest and rotation has been left behind and the upcoming Test series against India, in August-September, and the subsequent Ashes series in ...

Rotation ends as England to field strong teams against India, Australia

Ashes

Vaughan warns Test cricket a ‘joke’ if England rotate

England are set to play a gruelling schedule of up to 17 Tests in 2021, as well as limited-overs matches including a Twenty20 World Cup

Australia's Steve Smith shares a joke with England's Stuart Broad in Lord`s Cricket Ground, London, Britain on 17 August 2019

Australia topple India in test rankings

Australia's rise ended India's stay at the top since October 2016 in the latest update, based on results over the past three years, which removes Virat Kohli and his men's impressive 12-1 win-loss ...

Australia players celebrate a wicket
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