Australia vs England: What Does Day 4 Hold?

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At the moment the first Ashes Test is finely poised. England’s first innings total of 302 seemed like a par score, but they will be extremely disappointed with their collapse from 246-4. However, a superb unbeaten 141 from Australian captain Steve Smith stole the momentum away from England and gave Australia a handy 26 run-lead […] READ MORE


England Should Not Be Written Off Before The Ashes

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There has been lots of talk that this year’s Ashes contest will be exceptionally one-sided. Former England star Kevin Pietersen labelled their squad as “horrendous” and Michael Vaughan expressed concerns that the series has already been lost. Most of these comments were made after Ben Stokes was arrested in Bristol, but after the commotion has […] READ MORE



England Announce Ashes Squad: Reaction

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Seldom has selection for England’s marquee Ashes series been announced against such a backdrop, with activities off the field dominating press interest and catapulting cricket from the back to the front pages. England’s selectors convened on Tuesday as shockwaves started to reverberate through the sport with news still filtering through of Ben Stokes’ arrest in […] READ MORE