Joe Root was delighted to end English cricket’s golden summer on a high after drawing the Ashes but will not rest until the urn is back on home soil.
Australia captain Tim Paine denied his side had let the verbal warfare go too far as England laid the foundations for an Ashes-levelling victory in the final Test.
Joe Root has just become the first England captain to surrender the Ashes urn on home soil in 18 years but remains convinced he is the right man to lead the Test side.
Steve Smith feels he is in the form of his life after playing a starring role in Australia’s Ashes success in England.
Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and chose to bat in the fourth Ashes Test against England at Old Trafford.
Australia captain Tim Paine admits he has “lost a bit of sleep” pondering what to do about England’s hero of Headingley, Ben Stokes.
Australia captain Tim Paine has hit back at Jofra Archer’s suggestion that Australia “panicked” during their dramatic defeat to England in the third Ashes Test at Headingley.
Australia captain Tim Paine believes Nathan Lyon is “a huge weapon” against Ben Stokes, whose back-to-back centuries have turned the tide of the Ashes series.
Tim Paine is adamant Australia will quickly draw a line under their stunning defeat to a Ben Stokes-inspired England as he quickly shifted his focus towards next week’s fourth Ashes Test.
Australia captain Tim Paine was able to put his emotions to one side and recognise “an amazing game of cricket” after Ben Stokes’ brilliant century led England to an incredible Ashes victory at Headingley.
Ben Stokes was left struggling to take it all in after his incredible unbeaten 135 carried England to a most remarkable one-wicket victory over Australia to level the Ashes at 1-1.
Australia captain Tim Paine is convinced Steve Smith’s powers will be undimmed by the blow to the neck and subsequent concussion that have led to his omission from the third Ashes Test.
Australia captain Tim Paine insists it is not solely the responsibility of Marnus Labuschagne to fill the void left by Steve Smith in the third Ashes Test.
Australia’s prime minister has criticised England fans for booing Steve Smith after he was felled by a 92mph bouncer during the second Ashes Test.
Australia captain Tim Paine hailed the battling performance of Test cricket’s first concussion substitute, Marnus Labuschagne, but joked about requesting two batsmen to replace Steve Smith.
England captain Joe Root believes his side have seized the Ashes momentum.
Tim Paine was delighted by the way Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood reacted to missing out on the first Ashes Test but is preparing to disappoint one of the pace duo for the second time at Lord’s.
Tim Paine insists Australia will remain grounded despite ending England’s stranglehold at Edgbaston after the tourists drew first blood in the 2019 Ashes with a 251-run win.
Rory Burns will continue his Ashes epic on the third morning of the first Test against Australia, with England looking to turn a strong foundation into a decisive lead.
Rory Burns celebrated a maiden Test century as he defied Australia’s bowlers for an entire day to hand England the advantage on day two of the Ashes at Edgbaston.
Steve Smith stared down a depleted England attack and a hostile Edgbaston crowd as his superb century single-handedly rescued Australia on the opening day of the 2019 Ashes.
David Warner endured a chaotic 20-minute spell before being given out for two on the opening morning of the 2019 Ashes at Edgbaston.
David Warner survived two early scares as he and Cameron Bancroft opened Australia’s 2019 Ashes series at Edgbaston.
England will bowl first in the opening Ashes Test at Edgbaston after Australia captain Tim Paine won the toss and elected to bat.
England begin their quest to reclaim the Ashes at their Edgbaston stronghold on Thursday, with captain Joe Root vowing to lead from the front.
The 2019 Ashes begins at Edgbaston on Thursday, with England looking to regain the urn after a 4-0 defeat Down Under last time out.
Tim Paine invoked the spirit of Winston Churchill by insisting Australia will be judged on their on-field actions ahead of the first Ashes Test against England.
Tim Paine has suggested that Australia are likely to vary their pace bowling attack in each Test according to conditions.