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Ashes: England sent message to themselves & Australia – Michael Vaughan

All the best TMS moments from day one in Pint-sized Ashes First Ashes Test, Gabba, Brisbane (day one of five) England 196-4: Vince 83, Stoneman 53 Australia: Yet to bat Scorecard England “sent a message” on the opening day of the Ashes that they will compete with Australia, says former captain Michael Vaughan. The tourists recovered from 2-1 to reach 196-4 in Brisbane, thanks to James Vince’s 83, Mark Stoneman’s 53 and an unbeaten 28 from Dawid Malan. “I was concerned that England might get blown away,” Vaughan, who captained…

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Ashes: England’s James Vince makes 83 before Australia rally in first Test

Pat Cummins, six years after making his debut, is playing his first Test in Australia First Ashes Test, Gabba, Brisbane England 196-4: Vince 83, Stoneman 53 Australia: Yet to bat Scorecard England’s James Vince made 83 before Australia fought back on day one of the first Ashes Test in Brisbane. Vince added 125 for the second wicket with Mark Stoneman either side of a 95-minute delay for rain at the Gabba. But Vince was run out by Nathan Lyon’s superb direct hit, in between Pat Cummins bowling Stoneman for 53…

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Ashes: England ‘ready to go’ against Australia – Joe Root

The first Ashes Test will be Steve Smith and Joe Root’s first meeting as captains Australia v England, first Ashes Test Date: 23-27 November Time: 00:00 GMT Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and the BBC Sport website. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. Full coverage Captain Joe Root says England are “ready to go” in their defence of the Ashes, which begins in Brisbane at 00:00 GMT on Thursday. England won the…

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Ashes: Who did BBC Sport users pick in their England team for first Test?

Australia v England, first Ashes Test Date: 23-27 November Time: 00:00 GMT Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and the BBC Sport website. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. Full coverage The votes have been cast, the numbers have been crunched and the team sheet can now be pinned on the dressing room wall. More than 58,000 BBC Sport readers have picked their England XI for the first Ashes Test against Australia in…

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Ashes: England or Australia – who win win? Pundits make their predictions

Neither Australia skipper Steve Smith or England counterpart Joe Root have captained in an Ashes Test Australia v England, first Ashes Test Date: 23-27 November Time: 00:00 GMT Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and the BBC Sport website. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. Full coverage The Ashes get under way in Brisbane on Thursday, with England looking to defend the urn they won on home soil in 2015. Australia, who whitewashed…

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Ashes: England captain Joe Root says his players should not be scared

Opener Mark Stoneman has only played only three Tests Australia v England, first Ashes Test Date: 23-27 November Time: 00:00 GMT Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and the BBC Sport website. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. Full coverage England captain Joe Root says the first Ashes Test will be “hostile and intimidating” but that his players should not be scared of Australia. The tourists could field several inexperienced Test players for…

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Shiv Thakor: Derbyshire sack all-rounder following sexual exposure conviction

Shiv Thakor has also played for Leicestershire, and England at Under-19 level Derbyshire have sacked all-rounder Shiv Thakor after he was found guilty of two sexual exposure charges. The 24-year-old was found guilty last week of exposing himself to two women on a housing estate near Mackworth, Derbyshire in June. A Derbyshire statement said: “The club expects the highest standards of behaviour from its staff and is opposed to sexual harassment in any form. “Thakor’s contract has been terminated with immediate effect.” Thakor will be sentenced on Friday. Source link

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Ashes 2017-18: England’s Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes and Jonny Bairstow try their hand at street cricket

Before heading out to Australia for The Ashes, England stars Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow and Chris Woakes rock up in Sparkhill, Birmingham to take on a group of young street cricketers at their own game. Who will come out on top? How to follow The Ashes 2017-18 on the BBC. Want to find out how to get into cricket (including the street version)? Visit the Get Inspired guide. Source link

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Ashes: Nathan Lyon hopes Australia will ‘end careers’ of England players

Mitchell Johnson was player of the series in the 2013-14 Ashes, with 37 wickets and three man-of-the-match awards Australia v England, first Ashes Test Date: 23-27 November Time: 00:00 GMT Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW and the BBC Sport website. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app. Full coverage Off-spinner Nathan Lyon hopes Australia can “end the careers” of some England players during the Ashes series. Graeme Swann retired in the midst of…

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