Full Coverage - Ashes


David Gower stokes fires ahead of Ashes, says Oz cricketers have animal mentality

Gower's comments come ahead a Champions Trophy between the bitter rivals on Saturday.

Australian captain Michael Clarke during the official team farewell at Sydney airport. (Reuters)
Underdogs Australia ready to bring back Ashes urn home: Michael Clarke

Wednesday , 22 May '13

England hold the Ashes after a convincing 3-1 series win in 2010-11.
31-year-old leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed was handed a permanent visa to remain in Australia in November. (reuters)
Pakistani asylum-seeker Fawad Ahmed may play for Australia in Ashes

Thursday , 28 March '13

Leg-spinner was handed a permanent visa to remain in Australia in November.
Australia will play an Ashes series in England in 2013 before hosting the return series in a congested year fo...
Dates confirmed for Australia leg of 2013 Ashes

Thursday , 22 November '12

England won Ashes in 2009 and retained them on their last trip after a 3-1 series triumph in Australia.
Cricket Australia 'deliberately stalling' review of Ashes loss

Monday , 21 February '11

Cricket Australia will not officially start the Ashes review until after the World Cup, which finishes on April 2.
Michael Clarke found drinking ahead of Ashes loss

Tuesday , 18 January '11

According to media reports, the duo was spotted drinking at the World Restaurant Bar.
'No one annihilated Australia in the manner England did'

Saturday , 15 January '11

It is the first time Australia had lost three Tests at home since 1988-89, when Viv Richards' side had won by a 3-1 margin.
Oz media call for heads to roll after Ashes farce

Saturday , 8 January '11

The national press were in a scathing mood in the wake of Australia's 'rock-bottom' performance.
Ailing Aussies need to learn from England, says Clarke

Friday , 7 January '11

Michael Clarke described the state of Australian test cricket as as close to rock bottom as it gets.
England victory is start of dominant era: press

Friday , 7 January '11

The first Ashes series win Down Under for 24 years heralded the start of a new era.
Oz team country's 'worst ever', slams Aussie media

Friday , 7 January '11

Australian media today said their cricket team was the country's worst ever.
Strauss toasts 'special' England series triumph

Friday , 7 January '11

The series culminated in an overpowering England performance against the one-time titans Australia.
English cricket team celebrate after beating Australia in the fifth Ashes Test in Sydney.
England crush Australia to take Ashes series

Friday , 7 January '11

England claimed their first Ashes series Down Under in 24 years with innings victory in Sydney Test.
Paul Collingwood retires from Test cricket

Thursday , 6 January '11

The batsman has taken a principled stand, which is something we don't see at all in cricket.
Prior third centurion as England push lead to 356
England on verge of victory in Sydney

Thursday , 6 January '11

England amassed its highest total ever in Australia to set up a 364-run first innings lead in the Ashes test.
England ready to succeed India as No. 1 Test side: Pollock

Wednesday , 5 January '11

Former SA captain Shaun Pollock believes England are ready to challenge India's number one status.
Sydney Ashes Test in the pink

Wednesday , 5 January '11

The famous cricket arena was transformed into a sea of pink in support of funding for breast-cancer research.
Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten 188 and moved into second place on the list of most prolific English batsmen
Cook, Bell guide England into commanding position

Wednesday , 5 January '11

Alastair Cook continued to plunder the Australian bowling today.
Khawaja wants to be known as first Pak-born to play for Aus

Tuesday , 4 January '11

Usman Khawaja is not comfortable at being called the first Muslim to play Test cricket for Australia but has no issues if he is known as the first Pakistani-born player to wear the baggy green cap.
England's James Anderson takes the wicket of Australia's Peter Siddle during the fifth Ashes cricket test at S...
England close in on lead as Australia fight hard

Tuesday , 4 January '11

England is now chasing its first test series victory in Australia since 1987.