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All-rounders backed as England and Australia head into final Ashes Test

They were sidelined throughout the series but in a bid to give their seamers a break after a hectic Test series, both Australia and England have named all-rounders, who were warming the bench in the previous four Tests, for the final Test at The Oval. While Sam Curran, who was …

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Ashes 2019: Jason Roy, David Warner and a horror Ashes

If you are Jason Roy or David Warner, you might want to hide under your bed and never get out until the last Australian flight has left the country. Warner can then go back in a private jet. After the gruelling four Tests of the Ashes, Warner and Roy, brothers …

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Australia aided by their lower order batting in the ongoing Ashes 2019

Australia put themselves in the driver’s seat in the Ashes 2019 series after notching up close to 500 in the first innings of the fourth Test. The story of the Aussie innings bore a similar pattern, with the openers failing to get going before Steven Smith recorded a potentially match-winning …

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Stats from Headingley: England’s rare feat and Ben Stokes’ magnificent knock

England levelled the Ashes in emphatic fashion at Headingley in the third Test of the Ashes with Ben Stokes making a sensational hundred and combining with Jack Leach in a 76-run partnership for the final wicket with the no.11 batsman making just one run. Quite a few records took a …

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Smith to miss third Ashes Test

After all speculations finally Cricket Australia has shared update on Steve Smith’s injury. Smith has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test at Headingley as he failed to recover from the concussion he sustained at Lord’s. The mainstay of Australian batting line up Steve Smith was hit on neck …

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Ashes 2019: England drop Moeen Ali, recall Jack Leach for Lord’s Test

England made a proactive move and dropped Moeen Ali from the squad for the second Ashes Test against Australia starting August 14. He has been replaced by Jack Leach of Somerset, the left-arm spinner who came to the fore against Ireland two weeks back as a nightwatchman opening the innings. …

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Memories of The Ashes: Part 1

The first Test match between England and Australia was played way back in 1877. Since then it has been always one of the most cherished rivalries in cricket and even in the 142nd year the hype and anticipation are more than ever with ‘The Ashes’. Several memorable incidents in all …

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Ashes 2019: Australia’s Inside Men

“A murderer is less loathsome to us than a spy. The murderer may have acted on a sudden mad impulse; he may be penitent and amend; but a spy is always a spy, night and day, in bed, at table, as he walks abroad; his vileness pervades every moment of …

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“The batsmen are going to win the Ashes for either side.”- Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has reclaimed his vice-captaincy in Test squad after his latest brilliance at the World Cup. Stokes believes “not trying to please everyone” has helped him regain his lost post in the team. In 2017 followed by a controversial night at Bristol, Stokes was removed from the …

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England squad announced for first Ashes Test; Archer gets a call

England’s team for the first Ashes has been announced. Jofra Archer is all set to make his Test debut provided he remains fit whereas Ben Stokes has been reappointed as vice-captain. England Cricket Board has announced a 14-member squad for the first Ashes Test, scheduled to begin on August 1. …

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