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#The Ashes

# the-ashes - Saturday 8 January, 2022

England face survival bid after Usman Khawaja’s second century sets chase of 388
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England face survival bid after Usman Khawaja’s second century sets chase of 388

Jan 8th 2022, 10:05 AM 1,934 Views 0 Comments

Australia are in pursuit of an Ashes whitewash in Sydney.

# the-ashes - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Late breakthroughs lift English spirits as rain disrupts start of fourth Ashes Test
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# Rained Off

Late breakthroughs lift English spirits as rain disrupts start of fourth Ashes Test

Jan 5th 2022, 8:22 AM 2,343 Views 0 Comments

The tourists fought hard for an even position on a day where the real battle was against the elements.

# the-ashes - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Former Australia captain labels England the worst-performing team he’s seen tour Oz
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Former Australia captain labels England the worst-performing team he’s seen tour Oz

Dec 29th 2021, 4:18 PM 5,163 Views 2 Comments

Ricky Ponting believes many of the England batters are ‘simply not good enough’.

# the-ashes - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Australia punish another dismal England display to clinch the Ashes
# Hitting An All-time Low
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# Hitting An All-time Low

Australia punish another dismal England display to clinch the Ashes

Dec 28th 2021, 9:50 AM 1,977 Views 1 Comment

The final margin of England’s defeat, an innings and 14 runs, was an indictment on every level.

# the-ashes - Saturday 18 December, 2021

England collapse again as Australia turn screw in second Ashes Test
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# Latest From Oz

England collapse again as Australia turn screw in second Ashes Test

Dec 18th 2021, 11:50 AM 2,807 Views 2 Comments

If the visitors go 2-0 down in Adelaide, the Ashes are as good as gone.

# the-ashes - Saturday 11 December, 2021

England rue another collapse as Australia win opening Ashes Test
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# Crushed

England rue another collapse as Australia win opening Ashes Test

Dec 11th 2021, 9:30 AM 2,535 Views 6 Comments

Asked to chase a trifling target of 19 at The Gabba, Australia needed just 5.1 overs to chalk up their 1-0 series lead.

# the-ashes - Friday 10 December, 2021

Joe Root and Dawid Malan dig deep and flourish as England hit back in Brisbane
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Joe Root and Dawid Malan dig deep and flourish as England hit back in Brisbane

Dec 10th 2021, 7:53 AM 2,232 Views 1 Comment

After two despairing days at The Gabba, the tourists finally landed some blows of their own to reach 220 for two on the third evening.

# the-ashes - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

England dismissed for just 147 in disastrous start to Ashes tour
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# Howzat?

England dismissed for just 147 in disastrous start to Ashes tour

Dec 8th 2021, 7:47 AM 4,069 Views 3 Comments

Pat Cummins enjoyed a charmed start to life as Australia skipper with figures of five for 38.

# the-ashes - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Buttler strikes back against Australia after England collapse in final Ashes Test
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Buttler strikes back against Australia after England collapse in final Ashes Test

Sep 12th 2019, 7:26 PM 6,953 Views 0 Comments

The England wicket-keeper blasted a quickfire half-century on day one at the Oval.

# the-ashes - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Australia record 185-run victory over England to retain the Ashes
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Australia record 185-run victory over England to retain the Ashes

Sep 8th 2019, 6:59 PM 5,200 Views 1 Comment

Pat Cummins took 4-43 in 24 overs as Australia close in on a first Test series win in England since 2001.

# the-ashes - Saturday 7 September, 2019

England will need another final-day miracle to save the Ashes tomorrow
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# On The Brink

England will need another final-day miracle to save the Ashes tomorrow

Sep 7th 2019, 7:14 PM 5,764 Views 1 Comment

Australia need just eight wickets to retain the Ashes.

# the-ashes - Friday 6 September, 2019

Hazelwood strikes with three late wickets as Australia tighten grip on fourth Ashes Test
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# Day Three

Hazelwood strikes with three late wickets as Australia tighten grip on fourth Ashes Test

Sep 6th 2019, 8:53 PM 4,261 Views 3 Comments

England were still 297 behind Australia’s imposing 497-8 when bad light ended play.

# the-ashes - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Jack O'Shea, Gunnersaurus, the Ashes and more of the week's best sportswriting
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# Good Reads

Jack O'Shea, Gunnersaurus, the Ashes and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sep 1st 2019, 8:30 AM 6,700 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite reads from this week.

# the-ashes - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Root digs in to revive England's Ashes hopes in third Test
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Root digs in to revive England's Ashes hopes in third Test

Aug 24th 2019, 8:30 PM 3,797 Views 6 Comments

The captain scored a half-century to halt Australia’s charge for victory at Headingley.

# the-ashes - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Archer takes six as he rips through Australia at Headingley
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Archer takes six as he rips through Australia at Headingley

Aug 22nd 2019, 8:23 PM 4,620 Views 5 Comments

The England fast-bowler dominated the first day of the third Ashes Test.

# the-ashes - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion
# Knockout Blow
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# Knockout Blow

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion

Aug 20th 2019, 11:16 AM 2,886 Views 3 Comments

Smith has not been given the all-clear to play by Cricket Australia doctors after being hit on the head at Lord’s.

# the-ashes - Sunday 18 August, 2019

Second Ashes Test ends in a draw as Australia hang on in the dying light
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Second Ashes Test ends in a draw as Australia hang on in the dying light

Aug 18th 2019, 8:11 PM 3,793 Views 4 Comments

Australia hold a 1-0 series lead as the Ashes heads to Headingly next week.

# the-ashes - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Australia dominate England in Ashes opener
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Australia dominate England in Ashes opener

Aug 4th 2019, 6:56 PM 5,775 Views 9 Comments

Matthew Wade marked his first Test for nearly two years with a fine 110.

# the-ashes - Friday 2 August, 2019

Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat
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Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:33 PM 3,570 Views 2 Comments

England ended day two of the first Ashes Test trailing Australia by just 17 runs.

# the-ashes - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Smith silences the boos to turn the tide for Australia in Ashes opener
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Smith silences the boos to turn the tide for Australia in Ashes opener

Aug 1st 2019, 7:36 PM 5,316 Views 5 Comments

The Australian batsman scored a backs-to-the-wall century on the opening day at Edgbaston.

# the-ashes - Saturday 9 December, 2017

England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out
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# Bad Behaviour

England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out

Dec 9th 2017, 1:10 PM 7,562 Views 7 Comments

‘I’m disappointed. With what we have had to go through already with these problems, it is not acceptable.’

# the-ashes - Friday 8 December, 2017

I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow
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I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow

Dec 8th 2017, 8:14 AM 3,125 Views 1 Comment

Jonny Bairstow reiterated there was no wrongdoing following his coming together with Cameron Bancroft prior to the Ashes.

# the-ashes - Monday 27 November, 2017

A dream start for Australia in the Ashes, as problems mount up for England
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# As It Stands

A dream start for Australia in the Ashes, as problems mount up for England

Nov 27th 2017, 11:25 AM 2,523 Views 1 Comment

David Warner and Cameron Bancroft cemented a crushing 10-wicket victory.

# the-ashes - Monday 20 November, 2017

Australia's secret weapon for the Ashes? Usain Bolt is teaching them how to sprint
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# Out Of The Blocks

Australia's secret weapon for the Ashes? Usain Bolt is teaching them how to sprint

Nov 20th 2017, 11:55 AM 2,080 Views 1 Comment

The first Test starts on Thursday in Brisbane.

# the-ashes - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today
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# Oh Balls!

Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today

Jul 9th 2015, 4:52 PM 5,126 Views 6 Comments

Hans Moleman presents: Man getting hit by cricket ball.

# the-ashes - Thursday 19 December, 2013

England cricketer Swann apologises for comparing Ashes defeat to 'rape'
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England cricketer Swann apologises for comparing Ashes defeat to 'rape'

Dec 19th 2013, 10:23 AM 1,932 Views 6 Comments

The spin bowler has described his comments as “crass and thoughtless”.

# the-ashes - Saturday 20 July, 2013

'That decision sucked ass' - Aussie cricket chiefs investigate 'obscene' tweet
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'That decision sucked ass' - Aussie cricket chiefs investigate 'obscene' tweet

Jul 20th 2013, 5:11 PM 3,073 Views 1 Comment

Someone wasn’t impressed with a decision at Lords.

# the-ashes - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Do you know how the Ashes got their name?
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Do you know how the Ashes got their name?

Jul 7th 2013, 9:05 AM 12,152 Views 69 Comments

It’s that time again.

# the-ashes - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Historic result as English retain Ashes
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Historic result as English retain Ashes

Dec 29th 2010, 10:57 AM 70 Views 0 Comments

Tourists ensure they’ll take home the urn after Melbourne result

# the-ashes - Friday 3 December, 2010

The Magnificent Seven: Victories Over Rivals
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# Magnificent Seven

The Magnificent Seven: Victories Over Rivals

Dec 3rd 2010, 10:30 AM 392 Views 0 Comments

There’s nothing sweeter than a victory over the cream of the crop. Our columnist Niall Kelly picks out his favourites.

# the-ashes - Thursday 25 November, 2010

First blood to Aussies in The Ashes
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First blood to Aussies in The Ashes

Nov 25th 2010, 4:43 PM 88 Views 0 Comments

The Pommies take a beating in Brisbane.

The Morning Score: Thursday
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# The Morning Score

The Morning Score: Thursday

Nov 25th 2010, 9:22 AM 102 Views 0 Comments

The Morning Score: Rooney’s back in the game, the FAI leave a dozen staff go and Paul O’Connell is set for a comeback at last.