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19 January, 2018 1:05 PM Easy win gives England 2-0 series lead over Australia

England's top order fired in unison to give them a four-wicket win in the second one-day international against Australia on Friday as Aaron Finch's second straight hundred for the hosts could not prevent them falling 2-0 behind in the series. Chasing 271 for victory in Brisbane, England reached their target comfortably with 34 balls to spare and need one more victory 31

12 January, 2018 8:39 AM Australia vs England Tests: MCG gets official ICC warning for 'poor' Ashes pitch

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has received an official warning after the pitch for the fourth Ashes Test was rated 'poor' by the International Cricket Council (ICC) earlier this month. The track drew criticism from both teams after the drawn clash between Australia and England saw only 24 wickets fall over five days, the only stalemate in a series 38

10 January, 2018 8:30 AM IPL 2018 Player Auction: Joe Root Should Not Make Himself Available, Says England Coach Trevor Bayliss

Trevos Bayliss, who has coached Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL titles, thinks England skipper Joe Root should take a break after a hard Ashes series. England cricket team coach Trevor Bayliss feels that Test captain Joe Root should not play the Indian Premier League 2018 and take time off to recuperate from what has been a physically and mentally draining 29

8 January, 2018 2:03 PM Australia swap places with England after Ashes triumph

DUBAI: Australia's innings-and-123 run win over England on final day of the fifth and final Ashes Test have pushed them to third spot in the latest ICC team rankings. Australia have moved into third place while England have dropped to fifth position following the conclusion of the Ashes in Sydney on Monday. Australia had entered the series in fifth position 36

8 January, 2018 11:22 AM Aussies win Ashes 4-0; Heat beat Jazz 103-102

Not in the mood to go through the sports news in detail, but can’t quite get yourself to do away with it either? Here’s what we have to offer: read on to get a summary of all the main sports events. Josh Richardson scored a layup with just about five seconds remaining in the game to give the Miami Heat a thrilling 103-102 victory over the Utah Jazz. In another 28

3 January, 2018 8:29 AM Ashes, 5th Test: England all-rounder Chris Woakes a doubt for Sydney Cricket Ground showdown

Woakes's injury increases the likelihood that leg-spinner Mason Crane will make his debut at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Sydney: England all-rounder Chris Woakes will have scans on a sore side on Wednesday and is doubtful for the fifth and final Ashes test against Australia, British media reported. Woakes`s injury increases the likelihood that leg-spinner 16

3 January, 2018 5:52 AM The Ashes, 5th Test: Mitchell Starc 'Ready' To Go, Ashton Agar Likely To Sit Out Against England In Sydney

Pace spearhead Mitchell Starc is in line to return to Australia's bowling line-up with second spinner Ashton Agar unlikely to play in Thursday's final Ashes Test against England. Captain Steve Smith said Starc was "ready to go" after bowling this week in the nets after missing the drawn fourth Melbourne Test with a bruised heel. "Starcy has pulled up pretty 34

2 January, 2018 4:19 PM ICC rates MCG pitch as ‘poor’

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) pitch for the fourth Ashes Test has been rated “poor” by the ICC after last week’s drawn clash between Australia and England saw only 24 wickets fall over five days. “The bounce of the MCG pitch was medium, but slow in pace and got slower as the match progressed,” match referee Ranjan Madugalle said in his report to the ICC, reflecting 32

30 December, 2017 4:54 AM Smith frustrates England as Australia creep ahead

Steve Smith frustrated England's bowlers in a stubborn fifth-wicket partnership to push Australia to 225 for four at tea on day five of the fourth test on Saturday, with the tourists' hopes of a pride-salvaging victory all but extinguished. Smith was 87 not out at the break, with Mitchell Marsh on 10, the pair having survived the entire middle session 39

29 December, 2017 3:34 AM The Ashes: Alastair Cook Notches Another Record To Give England Handy Lead Over Australia

Alastair Cook's fifth double-century also catapulted him above West Indian Brian Lara to become the sixth highest run-getter in Test cricket with 11,956. Alastair Cook broke yet another record as the Englishman's score of 244 not out became the highest score ever by a batsman carrying his bat in Test history. Cook broke New Zealand's Glenn Turner's (223 not) record 37