Ashes 2017-18

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Former batsman Kevin Pietersen says England's ODI success prioritised over Tests, resulting dip in red-ball cricket results
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

England all-rounder Ben Stokes among three charged with affray over Bristol pub incident
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes among three charged with affray over Bristol pub incident

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
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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.

Trevor Bayliss announces that he will step down as England coach after Ashes 2019
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Trevor Bayliss announces that he will step down as England coach after Ashes 2019

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.

Ashes 2017: Australian bowlers help to complete 4-0 rout at Sydney; lack of pace England's big bane
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Ashes 2017: Australian bowlers help to complete 4-0 rout at Sydney; lack of pace England's big bane

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.

Ben Stokes included in England's T20I squad for tri-series against Australia and New Zealand
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Ben Stokes included in England's T20I squad for tri-series against Australia and New Zealand

Stokes' participation will depend on whether he is charged for his involvement in an altercation outside a nightclub in September.

Ashes 2017: Australia romp to innings and 123-run victory over England at Sydney to seal series 4-0
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Ashes 2017: Australia romp to innings and 123-run victory over England at Sydney to seal series 4-0

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.

Highlights, Ashes 2018, Australia vs England, Day 5 at Sydney
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Highlights, Ashes 2018, Australia vs England, Day 5 at Sydney

Catch the live score and updates from Day 5 of the fifth and final Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney

Ashes 2017: Nathan Lyon, Marsh brothers put Australia on brink of victory against England
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Ashes 2017: Nathan Lyon, Marsh brothers put Australia on brink of victory against England

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.

Highlights, Ashes 2018, Australia vs England, 5th Test, Day 4 at Sydney
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Highlights, Ashes 2018, Australia vs England, 5th Test, Day 4 at Sydney

Catch the live score and updates from Day 4 of the fifth and final Ashes Test match between Australia and England at Sydney

Highlights Ashes 2017-18, Australia vs England, 5th Test, Day 3 at Sydney
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Highlights Ashes 2017-18, Australia vs England, 5th Test, Day 3 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
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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.