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Former batsman Kevin Pietersen says England's ODI success prioritised over Tests, resulting dip in red-ball cricket results
Kevin Pietersen has questioned whether England know where they are going, saying their focus on one-day cricket risks alienating fans who care more about Test success.
Australia's David Warner 'boasted' of ball-tampering to England players during post-Ashes drinking session, claims report
David Warner allegedly boasted to England players of tampering the ball with tapes attached to his hand during the Ashes series which Australia won 4-0.
Australia ball-tampering scandal: England captain Joe Root 'unaware' of similar incidents occurring during Ashes
Root added that while the burden of responsibility for teams' behaviour always fell upon the captain, some of it rested with the players themselves.
Australia ball-tampering scandal: Steve Smith might be prolific as player but leaves lot to be desired as captain
Even before Saturday's stunning ball-tampering revelation, Smith was badly caught out a year ago during the tour of India.
From 'brainfade' to ball-tampering, here's when Australia's Steve Smith made headlines for wrong reasons
Here are five incidents where Smith made headlines for reasons other than his batting since taking over the captaincy in 2015.
New Zealand vs England: Emotional Ben Stokes 'privileged' to play for country following return from suspension
Stokes took two wickets then smacked an unbeaten 63 in the six-wicket win, saying afterwards he was thrilled to be back in an England shirt after five months out.
Dean Jones on Virat Kohli's admirers in Australia, Steve Smith's captaincy and the dearth of top fast bowlers
In a freewheeling chat with Firstpost, Dean Jones talks about his perception of Virat Kohli, Steve Smith as well as reminisces the famous 1986 Madras Test.
Stokes was suspended from international cricket until "further notice" by the England and Wales Cricket Board over an alleged brawl outside a Bristol pub.
India vs South Africa is what you need to watch if you think Ashes 2017 is a sign of Test cricket dying a slow death
The recent India-South Africa Test at Cape Town could perhaps serve as the answer to questions over Test cricket's relevance in this era, given the amount of thrills it offered to fans.
Bayliss, who was appointed in 2015 to succeed the sacked Peter Moores, said it would be time for a fresh approach when his contract comes to an end.
We look at how each player from both sides fared during the five-Test series.
Ashes 2017-18: Australia played better than us in pressure moments, says England pacer James Anderson
"We've not played well enough and they've deserved to win," said Anderson.
The only time England looked in a box seat was at end of day one, but as has so often been the case throughout the series, they had not been able to cash in.
Stokes' participation will depend on whether he is charged for his involvement in an altercation outside a nightclub in September.
England captain Joe Root raced from his hospital bed, where he had been treated overnight for gastroenteritis, to try to rescue a face-saving draw but when he failed to reappear after lunch the die was cast for the tourists.
Catch the live score and updates from Day 5 of the fifth and final Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney
Shaun and Mitchell Marsh became the third set of brothers to score centuries in the same innings for Australia after Greg & Ian Chappell and Steve & Mark Waugh.
Catch the live score and updates from Day 4 of the fifth and final Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney
Catch the live score and updates from Day 3 of the fifth and final Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney
Ashes 2017: Pat Cummins feels Australia skipper Steve Smith has been the difference between the two sides
Smith once again proved immovable at the crease as he passed 6,000 test runs in his 111th innings on the second day of the fifth test at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.