James Anderson warns Australia ahead of Brisbane Test

Ashes 2021-22: Australia not a dominant force anymore, can be beaten at home – James Anderson ahead of Brisbane Test Ashes 2021-22: Australia are no longer a dominant force on home soil and England have real belief they can secure victory in the upcoming Ashes series, fast bowler James Anderson said ahead of next week’s … Read more

‘Humbled’ Alex Carey added to Australia squad for Ashes opener in Brisbane | The Ashes

Alex Carey has been added to Australia’s Ashes squad and will make his Test debut when the series begins at the Gabba in Brisbane next week. The wicketkeeper had been expected to replace Tim Paine behind the stumps after the former captain stood down from all cricket in the wake of the texting scandal that … Read more

Ashes: Opening Test between England and Australia is in danger of being completely washed out

Opening Ashes Test is in danger of being completely WASHED OUT… with forecasts predicting La Nina storms will batter Brisbane for the first four days having already seriously disrupted England’s preparations The La Nina weather pattern has disrupted England’s preparations for the Ashes  England managed just 29 overs on the first morning of their first … Read more

Ashes: Trevor Bayliss opens up on why England will need to get off to a good start against Australia

Trevor Bayliss was given a taste of what to expect as an Australian in the unique position of coaching England as soon as he began preparing for his first Ashes Test. ‘It was funny,’ says the man from the old enemy’s camp who earned both Ashes and, spectacularly, World Cup success during a productive five-year … Read more

Ben Stokes ‘fit and hungry’ for England return in Australia Ashes showdown | England cricket team

Ben Stokes has declared himself “fit and hungry for a big series” ahead of next week’s first Ashes Test. The all-rounder was not named in the original England squad for the forthcoming series having taken an indefinite break to focus on his mental health and recovery from a fractured finger, but was subsequently added to … Read more

Jack Leach says joke may be on Australia after wet buildup to Ashes | England cricket team

It wouldn’t be an Ashes tour without England players getting chirped by the locals but the latest example left Jack Leach wondering whether the joke might be on Australia. “I was having some food the other day in Brisbane with Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad and some guy came over afterwards and started saying: ‘Hey … Read more

The Ashes: England’s Jack Leach admits to studying ‘very impressive’ Australia spinner Nathan Lyon

Jack Leach admits to studying ‘very impressive’ Nathan Lyon ahead of Ashes… and England spinner believes Ben Stokes’ return improves his chances of being picked in team for first Test against Australia next week Jack Leach has vowed to also rely on his own strengths ahead of the Ashes  The England spinner hopes the availability … Read more

Ashes: Western Australia premier says England and hosts WILL have to quarantine ahead of Perth Test

Western Australia premier insists England and Australia WILL have to quarantine for a fortnight ahead of final Ashes Test in Perth… with chances of schedule being reworked increasing following hard-line stance Perth’s Optus Stadium is due to hold the fifth and final Ashes Test of the series But Mark McGowan has insisted on a full … Read more

Josh Inglis admits Australia team-mates joke about English accent ahead of Ashes series

Josh Inglis admits there has ‘been a bit of banter’ by Australia team-mates over his English accent having grown up in Leeds as he pushes to replace disgraced Tim Paine for Ashes Josh Inglis is vying with Alex Carey to replace Tim Paine for the Ashes series He grew up in Leeds but moved to … Read more

Contradictory Australian cricket culture still ruled by traditional machismo | Cricket Australia

Over the weekend, men, women, boys and girls gathered in various parts of the nation to play for their clubs. It is the raw manifestation of Cricket Australia’s core business: people playing, and enjoying, cricket. Culture is never built in one place, but lots of it is built here. For the men, power and status … Read more