The Australia coach suggested the tourists could have won a couple of Tests
Series still to play for after another thrilling innings from England’s fastest run-maker
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.
After the first match of England’s one-day international series against Australia at Headingley was declared a washout yesterday afternoon, it was left to the County Championship to fill centre stage. A deluge overnight and throughout the morning meant that the likelihood of any play was quickly dashed, with the sides due to reconvene at Old Trafford tomorrow.
The Aussie Angle: Starc is good in patches, though there is no warning when they’ll appear
England’s victorious Ashes campaign ended in farce and fury as the umpires took the players off for bad light with only 21 runs needed for victory from four overs. With the home side closing in on the win that would have given them an unprecedented 4-0 triumph in the series,
Playing with such joylessness demonstrates the team's indifference to their responsibilities
England grudgingly conceded last night that they had an obligation to the paying spectator. Such a notion looked as though it had never entered their collective psyches as they spent the third day of the fifth Test tootling along at barely two runs an over.
The England bowler has angered the tourists at times during the series
All they have to do is avoid losing final Ashes Test, in which Tremlett could be a key player
Fast bowler takes hat-trick to add to pinch-hitting heroics as county dust off trophy cabinet
A boom year for Twenty20 cricket reaches its climax with a 25,000 full house expected at Edgbaston today, following on the heels of a 76 per cent increase in overall attendances compared with 2012.
England closed on 238 for 9 after winning the toss but only one player, their captain Alastair Cook, passed 50
The Aussie Angle: Views of the former Australian cricketer and ESPNcricinfo Ashes columnist
The Aussie Angle: Clarke’s splendid batting, the efforts of Harris and Siddle exposed the narrow gap between the teams
The batsman was suspended for punching England's Joe Root in a Birmingham bar