England collapsed to 136 all out today to leave Australia in charge of the first Ashes cricket Test with a 224-run lead going into 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
England claimed three late wickets to put itself in position to win the opening Test of the Ashes cricket series against 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.
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.
"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