James Anderson will be nearly 40 when England begin their quest to regain the urn from their arch-rivals.
Australia had retained the Ashes in England last year with a 2-2 draw but the defeat in the last Test at The Oval still rankles Smith, who was the star of the series with 774 runs at an average of 110.57 from four Tests.
Hazlewood said, “India’s bowling attack got us last time and that is what we don’t like to happen on our home soil.”
England vs West Indies: This is our biggest series, like the Ashes for us, says Windies pacer Kemar Roach
Pacer Kemar Roach likens the Test series against England to the Ashes, says taking the Wisden Trophy back to the Caribbean would be the number one priority for the visitors.
Former England batsman Ian Bell says 'not ideal to play without the fans' but players need to get used to it
England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) had to suspend all cricket activities till 1 July due to the coronavirus outbreak and the governing body is now looking to resume the game this summer behind closed doors.
Having shared the Rajasthan Royals dressing room in the IPL with Smith, Stokes has observed how Smith approaches his craft and is impressed as well as amused
England pacers Stuart Broad and James Anderson eye 2021-22 Ashes victory in Australia before retirement
Anderson, England’s highest Test wicket-taker, will be 38 in July while Broad, second in that list and four years younger, does not expect his career to last as long as that of his bowling partner
Justin Langer recalls nearly calling it quits midway through Australia’s 2001 Ashes campaign in England
Justin Langer wanted to return home midway through Australia’s Ashes tour of England in 2001 and announce his retirement after being dropped from the side due to poor form, the current national team head coach has revealed.
'Do we have to talk about him?’ Pat Cummins reminisces Ben Stokes’ herculean knock in Headingley Ashes Test
Narrating what happened in the wake of the Headingley Test, Cummins said they received a text from the head coach Justin Langer asking the team to sit down next morning and watch their implosion on replay.
No width, scramble seam: Stuart Broad reveals strategy he deployed to shun David Warner during 2019 Ashes
Broad dismissed Warner seven times in 10 innings as the subdued left-hander finished the drawn series with only 95 runs.
Part of a hugely successful English side, Swann and Pietersen played pivotal roles in England reaching the pinnacle in the world rankings and claiming the Ashes series at both home and away
Stokes propelled England to their maiden World title last year with a man-of-the-match performance in the final against New Zealand at Lord's
Ponting said, 'Losing the 2005 Ashes series was tough but I was in full control of that. But I wasn't in full control of what happened during the Monkeygate thing.'
Australia vs New Zealand: Marnus Labuschagne's double ton sees him average over 199 in home season, breaks 67-year-old scoring record
Labuschagne has now scored a double century, two 150s, one century and two half-centuries in his last seven innings
Ben Stokes, Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler named in Britain's New Year's Honours List for World Cup 2019 heroics
Ben Stokes and other members of England's Cricket World Cup-winning squad have been recognized in Britain's New Year's Honours List, which also highlighted trailblazers in women's sport
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Australia vs Pakistan: David Warner's focus on batting long hours post Ashes debacle bears fruit in marathon knock of 335
Warner became the first player to register a triple century at the iconic Adelaide Oval and only the seventh Australian cricketer to surpass the 300 run mark
Cricket Australia to debut refined version of Kookaburra ball with more resilient seam in Sheffield Shield
Cricket Australia said the difference between the old ball and the new one was an updated lining of the leather designed to increase the resilience of the seam
Australia vs Pakistan: Tim Paine says Test series against New Zealand could be his last as captain at home
Paine said Australia’s top priority now was to return to the top of the test rankings and win the World Test Championship