Cook was walking back to the pavilion within the first over but Ravi Bopara stares with the ball to earn 172-run victory
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ODI series: Fast Bowler Chris Jordan hoping series in Australia will launch his England career after impressing in opening defeat
Monday 13 January 2014
Jordan drew praise from captain Alastair Cook and former Australia bowler Brett Lee and has set his sights on 2015 World Cup selection
Ashes 2013-14: England set for brief relief as Mitchell Johnson to be rested for first One-Day International clash
Thursday 09 January 2014
Johnson tormented the England batting line-up during the 5-0 Ashes whitewash
Ian Bell on the Ashes 2013-14: I keep bumping into England fans and feel guilty they came all this way to watch us capitulate
Tuesday 07 January 2014
View From the Middle
Piers Morgan hit four times in six balls in his Ashes showdown with former Australia bowler Brett Lee
Friday 27 December 2013
England's biggest critic attempts to show Alastair Cook's boys how it's done - with minimal success
Ian Bell on the Ashes 2013-14: We know we've let ourselves down – however there'll be no shortage of fight from us in Perth
Wednesday 11 December 2013
When things go wrong, you go looking for people to blame. Well, it's the players
Sunday 08 December 2013
The Aussie Angle: Crowds lift and games change when bowlers of this ilk are in their pomp
Wednesday 11 September 2013
There is plenty to remember Matthew Hoggard for. The hat-trick at Bridgetown in 2004 springs quickly to mind. The magnificent spell of swing bowling the following year in Johannesburg, which came from nowhere and won a Test match, would be on anybody's list of decisive interventions.
Sunday 11 August 2013
Outstanding morning spell of seam brings rich rewards before Clarke's men regroup in style
Wednesday 31 July 2013
The Manchester ground plays host to the third Test
Friday 08 February 2013
Seldom has such speed been hitched to such accuracy – or such ferocity
Thursday 29 November 2012
The former England seamer recalls a tough and talented Ashes opponent
Friday 16 November 2012
Andrew Flintoff was bullied at school and developed an eating disorder as he battled weight issues during his Test cricket career. These were the shock themes to emerge from a documentary to be broadcast in the run-up to his professional boxing debut at the end of the month.
Saturday 30 June 2012
England 272-5 Australia 257-9 (England win by 15 runs)
Sunday 24 June 2012
Ireland 36-3 v Australia: Two clean bowled in first three balls show veteran Australian paceman has not lost his edge
Thursday 10 May 2012
Mitchell Johnson was included in Australia's one-day international squad for this summer's tour of England today.
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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