The English bowlers were not up to the mark in the first Ashes Test, as Australia beat England by ten wickets to go 1-0 up in the five-match Test series at the Gabba. Australia captain Steven Smith played an unbeaten knock of
Steven Smith could not have asked for a better start to his captaincy career in the Ashes, as his heroic century paved the way for his side’s thumping ten-wicket victory over Australia in the first Test at Brisbane’s Gabba. The hosts were
The way England had started the proceedings on their latest trip to the dreaded Gabbatoir, it seemed Joe Root & Co. would put up a far better show then some of their predecessors who were humiliated at the famous venue, considered as
Any possibility of England springing a surprise after setting a modest 170-run target very much ended after David Warner and Cameron Bancroft shared a brilliant partnership in the final session of the fourth day. The visitors could not delay the inevitable for long
Former Australia speedster Mitchell Johnson’s rivalry with India skipper Virat Kohli is well-known and looking at his latest tweet; it seems the pacer is yet to get over it. With so much at stake in the Ashes, players tend to lose their
Australia skipper Steven Smith continued his red-hot form in Test cricket, as he slammed one of the best centuries of his career in the first innings of the Ashes-opener in Brisbane. It was a laborious inning from the right-handed batsman, who was making
Aussie skipper Steven Smith has been in a phenomenal run-scoring form and went on to smash his 21st Test century in the ongoing 1st Ashes Test at the Gabba on Saturday which might well prove to be a match-winning one. He reached
One of the most-talked-about topics in the build-up to the Ashes was the captaincy debut in the iconic series for Steve Smith and Joe Root- two of the best Test batsmen in the world at the moment. First up to get a
England premier fast bowler James Anderson appeared in a bit of discomfort during Australia’s first inning at the Gabba and did not bowl straight after the lunch when the Aussies were in a spot of bother, raising speculations over a ‘mystery injury’.
That the Australia’s formidable pace attack led by the fiery Mitchell Starc would pepper England with a barrage of bouncers was very much known, but the start of the series did not pan out as expected due to the uncharacteristic Gabba pitch.