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Captain Eoin Morgan refused to be downcast after England ended their international summer with a rare one-day series defeat at the hands of rivals Australia, insisting the intensity of the battle will stand his side in good stead.
Chris Woakes has called on England to bring down the curtain on a unique international summer by seeing off rivals Australia one more time to maintain their undefeated run across all formats.
Leg-spinner Adam Zampa admits his Australia side can “learn a lot” from England after waking up on the wrong side of another unlikely swing in fortunes.
England’s bowlers turned a hopeless position into a match-winning, series-levelling thriller in the second one-day international against Australia, defeating their rivals by 24 runs in a barely believable comeback.
England needed late runs from the tail to reach a modest total of 231 for nine in the second one-day international against Australia, as they attempted to avoid a first series defeat at home for five years.
Steve Smith did not make his expected return to Australia’s side as they looked to seal a series win over England in the second one-day international, with the tourists taking additional precautions following a blow to the head.
Kevin Pietersen emerged as a hero of his adopted nation after scoring a maiden Test century which guided England to an historic Ashes victory and sparked party celebrations at The Oval and beyond on this day in 2005.
Sam Billings hopes his maiden international century can be his ticket to tournament cricket with England after injury cost him a chance to be part of last year’s World Cup triumph.
Michael Holding has criticised England’s decision to stop taking a knee before matches and for making “lame” excuses in defending the stance.
Eoin Morgan believes England must adapt and improve on spinning pitches if they are to successfully defend their World Cup title in India, and hopes that work can begin in earnest during the one-day series against Australia.
Australia captain Aaron Finch has hailed England’s relentless approach to one-day cricket, admitting his side cannot switch off for a moment if they are to reverse their rivals’ recent dominance.
A sheep has been rescued in Australia after being discovered with around four years’ wool growth.
Dawid Malan has just been crowned the world’s number one Twenty20 batsman, but England’s head coach Chris Silverwood has warned that finding a route into the all-conquering ODI side is another matter entirely.
England kept up their winning run this summer with a 2-1 success over Australia in the three-match Twenty20 series. The hosts spent two days as world number ones in the format before being leapfrogged again by their rivals but would have stayed at the summit had they managed to seal a whitewash.
Authorities will investigate whether a dead tiger shark caught in a net off an Australian beach killed a surfer on Tuesday.
England missed out of the twin prizes of a series whitewash over Australia and an extended spell at number one in the world as they suffered a five-wicket defeat in the third Twenty20 international.
A shark has fatally mauled a surfer on Australia’s Gold Coast city tourist strip in a rare attack off a beach protected by shark netting.
The last two journalists working for Australian media in China have left the country after police demanded interviews with them and temporarily blocked their departures.
Dawid Malan hopes he has ticked a few boxes for England during the last 12 months and is eager to put pressure on Eoin Morgan and the selectors before the 2021 Twenty20 World Cup.
Australia has struck supply and production agreements with pharmaceutical companies worth 1.7 billion Australian dollars (£930 million) over two potential Covid-19 vaccines, one developed in the UK.
A fine display of fast bowling from England restricted Australia to 157 for seven in the second Twenty20 international at the Ageas Bowl as Eoin Morgan’s side bid to clinch a series victory.
Sussex batsman Phil Salt will join up with England as a reserve for the one-day international series against Australia, which starts on Friday.
Chris Jordan is looking forward to playing more with Jofra Archer after the seamers starred for England in Friday’s Twenty20 series opener against Australia.
England captain Eoin Morgan talked up the leadership of Chris Jordan and Tom Curran after they helped produce an excellent fightback to beat Australia in the first of three Twenty20 internationals at the Ageas Bowl.
England fought back impressively with the ball to beat Australia by two runs in a thrilling Twenty20 international at the Ageas Bowl to move one up in the three-match series.
Dawid Malan rescued England with 66 to help set Australia 163 to win the first of three Twenty20 internationals at the Ageas Bowl.
British-born and Australian-bred Tony Abbott had made waves in Australian politics long before becoming prime minister.
Eoin Morgan is delighted to be able to select some of England’s World Cup winners again but feels Australia are favourites to win the white-ball series which starts on Friday.
Australia’s economy has suffered its sharpest quarterly drop since the Great Depression because of the pandemic, with official data released on Wednesday confirming the country is experiencing its first recession in 28 years.