Ashes: England will stop play if abuse from Australian crowd crosses the line

Joe Root will bring a halt to an Ashes Test if any England player is subjected to racial or abusive comments from the Australian crowd. England’s captain has been empowered to take the strongest possible action should the traditionally raucous Ashes atmosphere in Australia cross the line of acceptability. Ashley Giles, the England managing director, … Read more

England star Ben Stokes shares emotional post of his children before flying to Australia for Ashes

Ben Stokes shares emotional pictures of him hugging his two children goodbye with his bags packed before jetting off to Australia for the Ashes, with England star returning after break to protect his mental health Ben Stokes boarded a plane on Thursday to travel to Australia for the Ashes  The England star is set to … Read more

Ben Stokes ‘can’t wait’ for return to the ‘pinnacle of Test cricket’ in the Ashes

Ben Stokes ‘can’t wait’ to make his return to the ‘pinnacle of Test cricket’ in the Ashes – and reveals England’s demolition of Aussies at the T20 World Cup was the first game he watched since his break from the sport Ben Stokes opened up on his eagerness to return to cricket in the Ashes … Read more

NASSER HUSSAIN: It is great news Ben Stokes is back for the Ashes – he is England’s heartbeat

NASSER HUSSAIN: It is GREAT news that Ben Stokes is back… He’s England’s heartbeat and captain Joe Root will be delighted that his talisman feels ready to join Ashes tour England star Ben Stokes has returned from a three-month hiatus from the sport  The talismanic all-rounder, 30, was taking a break to manage his mental … Read more

England star Ben Stokes posts video of him bowling to spark hopes of a dramatic Ashes return

Star England all-rounder Ben Stokes posts video of him bowling in the nets to spark hopes of a dramatic return to the Ashes side ahead of the upcoming series in Australia Ben Stokes has not played any cricket since taking an indefinite break in July  His decision was linked to his mental health, but he … Read more