The Ashes: Australia seal dominant 275-run win over England to take a 2-0 lead

England made Australia work for it, but in the end the second Test went the way it was always going to go when the final day began at Adelaide. And if Joe Root’s team did well to string out proceedings until the game’s final session, with Jos Buttler battling away for more than four hours … Read more

Australia vs England – Ashes: Live score and updates from Day Five of the second Test

Ashes Day Five LIVE: Stubborn Chris Woakes is finally out and England’s survival hopes rest on Jos Buttler as England try to bat out the final two sessions with Steve Smith’s Australia just THREE wickets from a 2-0 series lead Australia are on the brink of going 2-0 up in the Ashes on the final … Read more

Aussie legend Ian Chappell slams England captain Joe Root as the ‘opposite of excellent leadership’

‘Root is an excellent batter but a POOR captain’: Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell questions England star’s tactics and selection with tourists facing second heavy Test defeat in Ashes series Ian Chappell has cranked up the heat on under-fire England captain Joe Root  England are facing a second crushing defeat by Australia in the second … Read more

Joe Root hailed as a ‘real fighter’ by England bowling coach Jon Lewis

Joe Root hailed as a ‘real fighter’ by England bowling coach Jon Lewis after captain battled through TWO eye-watering, below-the-belt blows and led attempts to salvage an Ashes draw on day four in Adelaide England captain Joe Root has been hailed as a ‘real fighter’ by Jon Lewis  Root was struck below the belt twice … Read more

England fans can’t believe their eyes as seamer Ollie Robinson starts bowling OFF-SPIN in Adelaide

‘He’s better than Dom Bess and Jack Leach!’: England fans can’t believe their eyes as seamer Ollie Robinson starts bowling OFF-SPIN as Australia pile on the runs in Adelaide… but he earns praise from Shane Warne! England’s Ollie Robinson started spin bowling during the second Ashes Test The seamer reverted to off-spin in Adelaide during … Read more

Dawid Malan expresses his frustration following another batting collapse from England

Dawid Malan bemoans England’s ‘frustrating’ first innings collapse in the second Ashes Test… but admits Australia were RIGHT not to enforce the follow-on as they’ll ‘still get two cracks at us under the lights’ Dawid Malan was disappointed after England suffered another batting collapse  Separation of Malan and Joe Root triggered collapse of eight wickets … Read more

Ashes: England fans slam yet ANOTHER collapse as Joe Root’s men lose eight wickets for only 74 runs

‘Hand the Ashes to Australia now’: Fans slam yet ANOTHER collapse from England as Joe Root’s men lose eight wickets for only 74 runs in nine-wicket defeat in opening Test in Brisbane England began day four just 58 runs behind Australia with Joe Root at the crease  But he and Dawid Malan departed within the … Read more

Ashes: Pat Cummins praises ‘positive and brave’ Australia after winning his first Test as captain

Pat Cummins praises his ‘positive and brave’ side after winning his first Test as Australia captain following nine-wicket victory over England… and he’s is hopeful David Warner WILL play the day-night match in Adelaide Australia faced a potentially tricky chase before England collapsed on day four  Pat Cummins was among the wickets as visitors lost … Read more

NASSER HUSSAIN: Joe Root NEVER lets anything get to him after superb Ashes innings

NASSER HUSSAIN: Joe Root NEVER lets anything get to him… England’s unflappable captain is right at the top of his game and relished his chance at the crease despite immense pressure at the Gabba Joe Root was under immense pressure at the Gabba but has delivered  The England captain had a rough first two days … Read more

Joe Root to bring Ashes test to halt if England player subject to abuse from Australian crowd

Joe Root vows to bring an Ashes Test to a halt if any England player is subject to racist or abusive comments from the Australian crowd Joe Root will take the strongest possible action if there are abusive comments England’s managing director has backed the captain to take a stand The First Test will get … Read more