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Just short of finding the Edge

It’s hard to get behind the cause of the English cricketers in this new documentary about their rise, but it’s an entertaining watch, nonetheless

Oz union wants ‘disproportionate’ bans for Smith, Warner reduced

The Australian cricketers union are arguing that the punishment was disproportionate to previous ball-tampering cases

Steve Smith looks forward to pace challenge

​A refreshed Australia captain Steve Smith is looking forward to the challenge of taking on South Africa's fast bowlers in a four-Test series

Australia close to Ashes glory as England lose three wickets

The home side lead the five-Test series 2-0 and a win in the last-ever Ashes Test to be played at the WACA Ground would see them regain the urn.

England Ashes hopes fade as Smith and Marsh put attack to sword

Australia took total control of the match and were 549 for four in their first innings by stumps, with Smith on 229 and Marsh on 181.

Australia overhaul selection after Ashes review

Andrew Hilditch was not considered to be chairperson of Cricket Australia's expanded national selection panel after their humiliating Ashes defeat.

Ponting steps down as Australia captain

Ricky Ponting is standing down as Australia's cricket captain after nine years, following a home Ashes loss and a disappointing World Cup performance.

Soul-searching Australia turn to former captains

Former Australia captains Allan Border, Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh will join a review panel to help make the national team more competitive.

England skipper left with plenty to ponder before Cup

England captain Andrew Strauss admits he has plenty to think about as injuries plague the team just two weeks before their World Cup opener.

Australia selection chief refuses to quit

Australian chairperson of selectors Andrew Hilditch said he would not jump unless pushed, despite stinging criticism following the Ashes.

England close in on lead as Aussies fight hard

England closed to within 113 runs of an innings lead over fighting Australia on Tuesday.

Ashes finale a major test of England’s progress

The final Ashes encounter is an acid test of England's ability to maintain their focus despite having already retained the famous urn.

Ponting ‘devastated’ to miss final Ashes test

Ricky Ponting was "devastated" to be ruled out of the fifth and final Ashes Test against England in Sydney due to complications with his broken finger

England complete victory in fourth Test

England retained the Ashes in Australia for the first time in 24 years when they won the fourth Test by an innings and 157 runs on Wednesday.

‘Shattered’ Watson admits Ashes belong to England

All rounder Shane Watson conceded Australia had all but lost the Ashes on Tuesday and admitted the side's abysmal performance in the fourth Test.

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