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England Cricket Board axe managing director Ashley Giles after Ashes flop
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England Cricket Board axe managing director Ashley Giles after Ashes flop

Giles and Silverwood submitted their report on the Ashes campaign to Strauss, the chairman of the ECB's cricket committee, last week.

Stupid to blame IPL for England's Ashes debacle, says former captain Kevin Pietersen
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Stupid to blame IPL for England's Ashes debacle, says former captain Kevin Pietersen

Off-the-field, the English cricketers were also mired in a controversy after a report claimed that there was a 'drinking culture' in the team with the players and coaches drinking late into the night before police broke up the session

‘No silver bullet’ for domestic cricket, says ECB after demands of complete overhaul following Ashes debacle
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‘No silver bullet’ for domestic cricket, says ECB after demands of complete overhaul following Ashes debacle

ECB CEO Tom Harrison called for a red-ball "reset" to help Joe Root's Test team, who recently slumped to a 4-0 series defeat in Australia

ICC Test rankings: India drop to third place, Australia on top after dominant Ashes
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ICC Test rankings: India drop to third place, Australia on top after dominant Ashes

Australia displaced India from the top of the Test rankings after their 4-0 drubbing of England in the Ashes, even as the Virat Kohli-led side squandered a 1-0 lead to go down against South Africa.

Laughable to blame 'The Hundred' for England's Ashes defeat, says Eoin Morgan
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Laughable to blame 'The Hundred' for England's Ashes defeat, says Eoin Morgan

Morgan's comments come after Joe Root urged the ECB to 'prioritise' his side following the Ashes defeat, implying there has been too much focus on limited-overs cricket since 2015.

'Never edgy': Coach Justin Langer ready for contract extension discussion with Cricket Australia
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'Never edgy': Coach Justin Langer ready for contract extension discussion with Cricket Australia

Langer was appointed head coach in the aftermath of the ball-tampering scandal in 2018 to overhaul the team's culture and regain the respect of the Australian public. His contract is due to end in June

Ashes 2021-22: ECB launches investigation into post-match drinking session involving England skipper Joe Root
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Ashes 2021-22: ECB launches investigation into post-match drinking session involving England skipper Joe Root

"During the early hours of Monday morning, members of the England and Australia men's teams shared a drink in the team areas of the hotel in Hobart," the ECB said.

Ashes 2021-22: Series win just the beginning, says Pat Cummins
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Ashes 2021-22: Series win just the beginning, says Pat Cummins

Australia may have beaten England 4-0 in the Ashes series but captain Pat Cummins believes they need to test themselves in all conditions and against all countries.

Ashes 2021-22: Joe Root vows to continue as captain despite series debacle
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Ashes 2021-22: Joe Root vows to continue as captain despite series debacle

"I honestly believe that I'm the best person to take this team forward, but if that decision is taken out of my hands, so be it. But I do have the appetite to carry on," said Root.

Ashes 2021-22: Australian bowlers destroy England again to win series 4-0
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Ashes 2021-22: Australian bowlers destroy England again to win series 4-0

Australia's fast bowlers ran through the English batting line-up to claim a comprehensive 146-run win in the fifth and final Ashes Test at Hobart on Sunday, sealing a one-sided series 4-0.

LIVE Cricket Score, Ashes 2021-22, Australia vs England, 5th Test Day 3 at Hobart
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LIVE Cricket Score, Ashes 2021-22, Australia vs England, 5th Test Day 3 at Hobart

Follow live updates on Day 3 of the fifth and final Ashes Test between Australia and England, taking place at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart, on our live blog.

Ashes 2021-22: Travis Head century gives Australia the edge as rain forces early end
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Ashes 2021-22: Travis Head century gives Australia the edge as rain forces early end

Head came to the crease with Australia reeling at 12-3, but counter-attacked brilliantly to reach his fourth Test century in just 112 balls, with 12 boundaries.

LIVE Score, Ashes 2021-22, Australia vs England, 5th Test Day 1 at Hobart
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LIVE Score, Ashes 2021-22, Australia vs England, 5th Test Day 1 at Hobart

Follow live scores and updates of the 5th Test of Ashes 2022 in Hobart

Ashes 2021-22: Mark Wood enjoying the role of England enforcer ahead of fifth Test
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Ashes 2021-22: Mark Wood enjoying the role of England enforcer ahead of fifth Test

England are 3-0 down with the Ashes gone after being beaten heavily in the first three Tests at Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne

Ashes 2021-22: Usman Khawaja to open for Australia as Marcus Harris dropped for fifth Test
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Ashes 2021-22: Usman Khawaja to open for Australia as Marcus Harris dropped for fifth Test

Cummins announced Khawaja would replace Marcus Harris as David Warner's opening partner with Travis Head slotting back in at number five for the day-night pink-ball match after sitting out the fourth Test in Sydney with Covid.

Ashes 2021-22: England captain Joe Root wants 'fight and pride' from first ball in Hobart
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Ashes 2021-22: England captain Joe Root wants 'fight and pride' from first ball in Hobart

Root said the way his men clung on to avoid defeat had given them a platform for the day-night Test at Hobart starting Friday.

Ashes 2021-22: You don't need to sledge or try to impress someone, just be yourself, Cummins tells players
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Ashes 2021-22: You don't need to sledge or try to impress someone, just be yourself, Cummins tells players

Cummins, the first Australian fast bowler to lead a Test side, said his approach to leadership is quite similar to England's Eoin Morgan.