England was denied the chance to secure its first 4-0 victory in an Ashes cricket series as bad light ensured the final Test against Australia ended in a draw.
Rain delayed the start of play on day four of the final Ashes cricket Test between England and Australia.
Half-centuries for Joe Root and Kevin Pietersen pushed England within 245 runs of Australia’s first-innings total on day three of the final Ashes cricket Test at the Oval in London.
Steven Smith’s first century in international cricket helped Australia take a 460-run lead into the third day of the final Ashes Test against England.
Shane Watson’s first Test cricket century in 48 innings put Australia in control on day one of the Ashes series finale against England.
Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and opted to bat first in the fifth and final Ashes cricket Test against England at the Oval in London. The toss- winning side chose to bat in every match of the series.
England named the uncapped duo Chris Woakes and Simon Kerrigan in a 14-man squad for the fifth and final Ashes cricket Test against Australia, starting Aug. 21 at the Oval in London.
England named Chris Woakes, Craig Kieswetter, Luke Wright, Michael Yardy and James Tredwell to the Twenty20 cricket squad that will take on Australia starting Jan. 12.
Graeme Swann will miss the final two games of England’s one-day cricket series against Australia to rest a sore elbow in his bowling arm.
South Africa won the toss and decided to bowl against England in the first one-day cricket international in Cardiff. The start of the match has been delayed by rain.