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Ashes 2019: Cricket's oldest rivalry gave sport the perfect, yet imperfect, end that England's summer deserved
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Ashes 2019: Cricket's oldest rivalry gave sport the perfect, yet imperfect, end that England's summer deserved

Australia returns home with the urn, a draw was all they needed to retain the Ashes, and yet they must also pack an overwhelming sense of regret with them as well, the chance to win a first Ashes series in England since 2001 spurned at the last hurdle

Ashes 2019: Matthew Wade's fighting ton goes in vain as Jack Leach, Stuart Broad help England level series with 135-run win
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Ashes 2019: Matthew Wade's fighting ton goes in vain as Jack Leach, Stuart Broad help England level series with 135-run win

England crushed Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test on Sunday to level the series at 2-2, ending their historic World Cup-winning season on a high.

Highlights, Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 4 at The Oval, Full Cricket Score: Broad, Leach guide hosts to series-levelling win
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Highlights, Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 4 at The Oval, Full Cricket Score: Broad, Leach guide hosts to series-levelling win

Catch the scores and latest updates from Day 4 of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Oval.

The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they discuss Joe Denly's heroics, Australia's sloppy fielding on Day 3 of 5th Test
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The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they discuss Joe Denly's heroics, Australia's sloppy fielding on Day 3 of 5th Test

In today's episode of The Final Word Ashes Podcast, journalists Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins talk about Joe Denly's heroics, Australia's sloppy fielding and more.

Ashes 2019: Australia skipper Tim Paine admits to 'having a mare' with DRS calls in fifth Test
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Ashes 2019: Australia skipper Tim Paine admits to 'having a mare' with DRS calls in fifth Test

Australia toiled in the field at the Oval on the third day of the match on Saturday and were not helped by Paine's misjudgements.

The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they chat on Archer's six-fer, Curran's effectiveness on Day 2 of 5th Test
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The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they chat on Archer's six-fer, Curran's effectiveness on Day 2 of 5th Test

In today's episode of The Final Word Ashes Podcast, journalists Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins talk about Australia's consistent batting failure sans Steve Smith and Marnus Labuschagne, Sam Curran's effectiveness and more

Ashes 2019: Australia's Steve Smith unperturbed by run-scoring burden, refuses to blame teammates for batting failure
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Ashes 2019: Australia's Steve Smith unperturbed by run-scoring burden, refuses to blame teammates for batting failure

Smith has now amassed 751 runs, a sizeable chunk of the team's overall tally of 2,508 runs over the entire series even though he has missed three of the nine innings after being hit by a Jofra Archer bouncer.

Highlights, Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 2 at The Oval: Jofra Archer's six-wicket haul restricts visitors to 225
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Highlights, Ashes 2019, England vs Australia, 5th Test Day 2 at The Oval: Jofra Archer's six-wicket haul restricts visitors to 225

Catch the scores and latest updates from Day 2 of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Oval.

The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they discuss England's batting collapse on Day 1 of fifth Test
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The Final Word Ashes Podcast: Listen to Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins as they discuss England's batting collapse on Day 1 of fifth Test

In today's episode of The Final Word Ashes Podcast, journalists Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins talk about Australian bowlers' efforts on Day 1 of the fifth Test.

Ashes 2019: Jos Buttler leads England's fightback on opening day of fifth Test following batting collapse
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Ashes 2019: Jos Buttler leads England's fightback on opening day of fifth Test following batting collapse

Buttler, who struggled early on, dipped into his white-ball playbook, smashing paceman Josh Hazlewood for successive sixes as Jack Leach dug in at the other end. Buttler ended the day 64 not out, while Leach was unbeaten on 10 but England will need to add runs on Friday on what looks like a good pitch for batting.

Ashes 2019, England vs Australia Highlights, 5th Test Day 1 at Oval: Jos Buttler leads fightback after Mitchell Marsh's four-for
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Ashes 2019, England vs Australia Highlights, 5th Test Day 1 at Oval: Jos Buttler leads fightback after Mitchell Marsh's four-for

Catch the scores and latest updates from Day 1 of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Oval.

Former Australia skipper Mark Taylor backs Steve Smith to captain team again, says he would become a 'better leader'
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Former Australia skipper Mark Taylor backs Steve Smith to captain team again, says he would become a 'better leader'

Smith was banned for 12 months over a brazen attempt to alter the ball with sandpaper under his captaincy in a Cape Town Test, and slapped with a further year's suspension from any leadership role which runs out at the end of March next year.

Ashes 2019: All-rounder Mitchell Marsh added in Australia's 12-man squad for fifth Test
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Ashes 2019: All-rounder Mitchell Marsh added in Australia's 12-man squad for fifth Test

All-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been recalled to the 12-man squad in place of Travis Head to ease the workload on Australia's impressive pace attack.

Ashes 2019: Tim Paine not ready to give up Australia captaincy despite growing calls for Steve Smith to be reinstated
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Ashes 2019: Tim Paine not ready to give up Australia captaincy despite growing calls for Steve Smith to be reinstated

Australia’s first Ashes retention on English soil since 2001 was a triumph for Paine, who was credited for helping guide the side out of the dark days that followed the ball-tampering scandal.

Stuart Broad's hold over David Warner presents lessons to end historic dominance of left-handed batsmen in cricket
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Stuart Broad's hold over David Warner presents lessons to end historic dominance of left-handed batsmen in cricket

In the ongoing Ashes, Broad has gone round the wicket to Warner, a mode of attack that is indicative of a wider response to left-handed batting, one that tries to address some of the unique problems that left-handers pose. Broad's sustained success may set a template for right-arm pacers to deal with left-handed batsmen.

James Anderson says he is 'hungry' to keep playing for England, aims to return for Test series against New Zealand in November
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James Anderson says he is 'hungry' to keep playing for England, aims to return for Test series against New Zealand in November

England paceman James Anderson hopes to overcome a calf problem that forced him out of the Ashes series and will aim to return for their tours of New Zealand and South Africa later this year.

Alastair Cook claims David Warner admitted using hand strapping to accelerate deterioration of ball in first-class match
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Alastair Cook claims David Warner admitted using hand strapping to accelerate deterioration of ball in first-class match

On the Australians using sandpaper to tamper with the ball during the infamous Cape Town Test in March 2018, Alastair Cook said Steve Smith's team had gone too far.

Ashes 2019: James Anderson, Trevor Bayliss throw weight behind embattled England skipper Joe Root
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Ashes 2019: James Anderson, Trevor Bayliss throw weight behind embattled England skipper Joe Root

England's failure in the ongoing Ashes series has led to questions over Joe Root's position, particularly given his inconsistent batting throughout the series.

Ashes 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer calls for patience with young batsmen who have struggled to get runs
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Ashes 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer calls for patience with young batsmen who have struggled to get runs

Australia took an unassailable 2-1 lead in the five-Test series following their 185-run win in the fourth Test at Old Trafford and now have the chance to wrap up their first series win in England since 2001, when Steve Waugh’s men won 4-1.

Ashes 2019: ECB 'extremely disturbed' by reports of racist chanting, sexist and homophobic abuse by spectators during Manchester Test
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Ashes 2019: ECB 'extremely disturbed' by reports of racist chanting, sexist and homophobic abuse by spectators during Manchester Test

The spectator, in a letter of complaint to the ECB, also said women were subjected to sexist chants while homophobic abuse was directed at some players by the same group of people.