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.
Ian Bell’s unbeaten half-century helped England to a 261-run lead over Australia after day three of the opening Test of the Ashes cricket series.
England took control of the second cricket Test as Ian Bell hit 159 after being handed a sporting reprieve by India to lift the his team to 441-6 in its second innings on day three.
Australia slumped to 273-8 on the opening day of the first Ashes cricket Test as England’s Stuart Broad took five wickets.
England will resume at 289-7 against Australia in their second cricket Test today after Ian Bell’s third straight Ashes century helped the home team recover from the loss of three early wickets on day one.
Hampshire batsman Michael Carberry has been selected for England’s one-day cricket squad for the five-match series against Australia after a successful season with his county.
England claimed three late wickets to put itself in position to win the opening Test of the Ashes cricket series against Australia.
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.
England batsman Ian Bell has been ruled out of the forthcoming four-Test series against Pakistan with a foot injury, the England and Wales Cricket Board said in an e-mailed release.
"Any time you win Ashes, it ranks at the top but this is always going to be number one having scored three hundreds."
- Ian Bell on Aug 25, 2013