Cricket News sort by England

Former England captain Andrew Strauss had finally opened up about the Kevin Pietersen controversy during his reign as skipper that eventually led to the sacking of the latter. After earning a recall, Pietersen was dropped on disciplinary grounds after England, later led by Alastair Cook, were thrashed 5-0 in 2013-14 Ashes, never to play for the country again.

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Former England fast bowler and captain Bob Willis has died at the age of 70. Renowned as one of the greatest pace bowlers to ever grace the game of cricket

Australia’s experienced left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc and England’s Test skipper Joe Root have opted out of the Indian Premier League 2020 auction to be held in Kolkata on December 19. On the other hand, five Australians have listed their names with a base price of Rs 2 crore. The names include Glenn Maxwell, who recently took a break from international cricket due to mental health issues, and Chris Lynn, who was surprisingly released by Kolkata Knight Riders.

England bounced back to claim The Oval Test by 135 runs on Sunday. Chasing an improbable target of 399, Australia folded up for 263

The Ashes 2019 is well and truly Australia’s after yet another stupendous show by Steve Smith at the Old Trafford. Following the Ben Stokes miracle at Headingley against a Smith-less Australia

Australia retained the Ashes by overpowering England by 185 runs in the fourth Test at Manchester on Sunday. On the final day, the hosts crumbled to 197

With the series surprisingly tied 1-1 courtesy Ben Stokes' Headingley miracle, England would now want to stay alive with another victory at Old Trafford.

In what can be termed as one of the greatest Test innings ever, Ben Stokes slammed an incredible 135 not out to single-handedly lift a miserable England to victory from an impossible position and keep the hosts' chances of claiming the Ashes alive. Thanks to Stokes' genius, the series is now tied 1-1 and the Aussies are shell-shocked.