The Ashes: England’s Sam Billings says he is ‘100 per cent’ ready to make unexpected Test debut | Cricket News

“I played and scored points. I’m 100% ready if necessary”; wicketkeeper Sam Billings is set to make his Test debut if selected in Hobart after a few “whirlwind” days that saw him called into the squad just 90 minutes before boarding the return flight Curated by PA Media Last updated: 01/10/22 12:25 Sam Billings may … Read more

The Ashes: Nasser Hussain says ‘class act’ Zak Crawley deserves run in England side after starring at SCG | Cricket News

Nasser Hussain Cricket expert and columnist Nasser Hussain says it “was Test cricket at its best” as British tailenders denied Australia to the SCG; the former England captain believes the team showed real character to secure a draw amid a string of injuries; Jos Buttler will miss the final test while Ben Stokes and Jonny … Read more

The Ashes: Joe Root says England took ‘small step forward’ by fighting to salvage a draw in Sydney | Cricket News

“It would have been easy to overturn and feel sorry for ourselves. The boys were trying to put some pride in the crest and show how much they cared about playing for England”; Joe Root encouraged by England’s fight as they battled to secure a draw in the fourth Ashes Test at the SCG By … Read more

The Ashes: England need ‘intent’, ‘positivity’ and ‘good decisions’ to earn draw in fourth Test at Sydney | Cricket News

Use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Rob Key believes Jonny Bairstow demonstrated how England should beat Australia in the last innings with a more positive approach Rob Key believes Jonny Bairstow demonstrated how England should beat Australia in the last innings with a more positive approach Hope is killing you, right? … Read more

The Ashes: England’s Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Jonny Bairstow could miss final Test | Cricket News

Ben Stokes did not bowling for England on day four of the Sydney Test due to a lateral strain, while Jos Buttler (finger) and Jonny Bairstow (thumb) were X-rayed; all three will beat if necessary on the last day of the SCG, but participation in the Hobart Test is in doubt Last updated: 01/08/22 10:06 … Read more

The Ashes: Australia’s Usman Khawaja expects to be dropped for fifth Test despite twin hundreds at SCG | Cricket News

“Many changes have been made in my career and I was on the wrong side, so I’m the first to say that I think there has to be structure and stability”; Aussie hitter Usman Khawaja doesn’t think he’ll keep his Hobart Ashes Test spot despite twins in Sydney Last updated: 01/08/22 10:09 Usman Khawaja has … Read more

The Ashes: Jonny Bairstow had to ‘dig deep’ for hundred as Sir Alastair Cook lauds ‘spectacular’ knock | Cricket News

Jonny Bairstow marked his 7th century trial on the third day in Sydney Jonny Bairstow admitted he had to “dig deep” during a tough couple of years in Test cricket after scoring a superb century as England showed fight in the fourth Ashes Test. Tourists quickly slipped to 36-4 on the third day in Sydney, … Read more

Ashes Stats: Australia’s Steve Smith continues to shine with fifty at the Sydney Cricket Ground | Cricket News

Benedetto Bermange Cricket statistician Steve Smith starts the year in style for the 10th consecutive year as he continues to excel at the Sydney Cricket Ground; Usman Khawaja reaches 3,000 tests after another fun Ashes hit on January 6th; Stuart Broad sets the record with a five-wicket radius Last updated: 06/01/22 12:45 Steve Smith recorded … Read more

The Ashes: Stuart Broad at his most dangerous with a point to prove, say Mike Atherton and Alastair Cook | Cricket News

Michael Atherton Cricket expert and columnist “Tough, resilient and stubborn, all those traits you need to be successful at the highest level, plus a little talent and skill. He’s got all of these things”; Mike Atherton, Alastair Cook and Moeen Ali all praise Stuart Broad’s ability to perform with a point to prove Last updated: … Read more

The Ashes: Stuart Broad says he still has a lot to offer England after five-wicket haul vs Australia | Cricket News

“I think when you’re not playing, especially at 35, you realize how special it is. I’ve had points in my career where I felt like I’ve always played. It didn’t happen in 2021 and it’s my job to make it happen in the 2022 ” Last updated: 06/01/22 9:34 Stuart Broad’s five wicket haul was … Read more