Red-faced ECB to axe bonus scheme after criticism for incentive-based plan

Red-faced ECB will SCRAP their much-maligned bonus scheme as executives like Tom Harrison prepare to receive a share of a pot worth £2.1m this month The ECB’s bonus scheme was introduced in 2017 to reward senior executives However they have had backlash for the incentive that will see £2.1m shared out  Another round of bonuses … Read more

Tahlia McGrath helps Australia beat England women by nine wickets in first T20 international

Tahlia McGrath helps Australia beat England women by nine wickets in first T20 international despite Danni Wyatt leading the charge with 70 from 54 balls England women sadly began their Ashes challenge in familiar way to the men The Australian side beat England by nine wickets in first T20 on Thursday Danni Wyatt propelled England … Read more

England: Ben Stokes could skip this year’s IPL season after Ashes thrashing

Ben Stokes could skip this year’s IPL and follow captain Joe Root in helping England’s Test team recover from Ashes trauma England’s Ben Stokes is considering making himself unavailable for IPL season This year it ends the day after start of England’s first Test against New Zealand  It’s understood Stokes may throw his energies into helping Test … Read more

Cummins halts Ashes celebrations to hide champagne so muslim team-mate can receive the urn

Ban the bubbly! Australia captain Pat Cummins pauses his side’s boozy Ashes celebrations to hide champagne so muslim team-mate Usman Khawaja can join in after helping seal dominant win over England Australia completed a 4-0 victory over England in the Ashes on Sunday  After lifting the trophy, hosts captain Pat Cummins paused the festivities  With … Read more

Ian Botham slams ’embarrassing’ England display after humiliating 4-0 Ashes series defeat

‘GUTLESS’: Ian Botham slams ’embarrassing’ England display after 4-0 Ashes defeat in Australia, as cricket legend claims they’ve ‘disappointed everyone back home’ Ian Botham has labelled England’s Ashes display as ’embarrassing’ and ‘gutless’ Australia won fifth Test in Hobart by 146 runs following England collapse  England were set 271 to win and made it to … Read more

Ashes: Chris Woakes denied a wicket after a controversial no ball call in final Test

Chris Woakes is DENIED a wicket after a controversial no ball call in England’s final Ashes test in Australia, with Alex Carey handed a reprieve after bowler’s foot was judged to have been over the line on replays Chris Woakes bowled out Alex Carey, only for it to be overturned by the umpire  Sir Ian … Read more

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: Warner and Smith make ducks in the same Test for the first time

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: David Warner and Steve Smith make ducks in the same Test for the first time… but Travis Head’s imperious Ashes form should make him an Australia regular after another century against England David Warner and Steve Smith both fell for a duck in the fifth and final Ashes Test Warner’s … Read more

Ashes: Michael Vaughan calls on England to DROP Jimmy Anderson, 39, for good after series

Michael Vaughan urges England to start Test rebuild by axing their best-ever bowler Jimmy Anderson for GOOD – despite admitting the seamer ‘could still be their top performer for another TWO YEARS’ Michael Vaughan has called for England to build a new side after Ashes despair Australia mercilessly swept England aside in the first three … Read more

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: England’s tenth-wicket partnership saves a Test match for the SEVENTH time

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: England’s tenth-wicket partnership saves a Test match for the SEVENTH time in history… while new Aussie hero Scott Boland takes his bowling average to an incredible 8.64 By Lawrence Booth for MailOnline Published: 13:51 GMT, 9 January 2022 | Updated: 14:58 GMT, 9 January 2022 The 102 overs England survived … Read more

Joe Root hails ‘important’ England result as fourth Test Ashes draw avoids whitewash

Joe Root believes England’s fourth Test draw against Australia is a ‘very important step forward for this group’ as they avoid an Ashes whitewash as captain hails tourists’ ‘character, desire and pride’ By Paul Newman for MailOnline Published: 09:24 GMT, 9 January 2022 | Updated: 14:57 GMT, 9 January 2022 Joe Root hailed ‘an important … Read more