England clinched its first win against Australia on the current cricket tour with a 57-run victory in a one-day game after eight straight defeats.
James Faulkner slammed 69 runs off 47 balls as Australia beat England in a one-day cricket international to take a 2-0 lead in the series.
Alastair Cook and Ian Bell struck centuries as England built a 208-run lead over Australia on day three to take control of the deciding fifth Ashes cricket Test in Sydney.
Andrew Strauss quit cricket after a 3 1/2-year stint as England Test captain in which the team attained the No. 1 ranking and beat archrival Australia home and away in Ashes series. He’s replaced by Alastair Cook.
England routed Australia by 347 runs to move to within one victory of winning its third straight Ashes cricket series.
James Anderson’s 10th wicket of the match gave England a 14-run victory against Australia in a tension-filled finale to their Ashes cricket series opener.
England captain Alastair Cook is targeting a series win after his team retained the Ashes trophy as the third cricket Test against Australia was drawn on a rain- shortened final day.
England will take a 306-run lead over Australia into day four of the second Ashes cricket Test after Kevin Pietersen struck an unbeaten double century to power his team to 551-4.
England batsmen Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott are among the four finalists for the International Cricket Association’s player-of-the-year award.
England captain Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten century as his team took the first cricket Test against India into a final day at Ahmedabad.