England’s Stuart Broad and head coach Trevor Bayliss talk during a training session. Reuters
Sixteen months after leaving Test cricket in disgrace over the ball-tampering furore, Steve Smith’s preparations for the Ashes have gone up to a manic level as the former skipper looks to return to red ball cricket in top form. Australia captain Tim Paine said former skipper Smith had given batting coach Graeme Hick
England are still basking in the glow of an epic World Cup triumph but if anything can throw cold water over their memorable summer it would be a first home Ashes series loss to Australia for 18 years. Battle commences at Edgbaston on Thursday and the last time Australia won there was the opening match
Australia head to the Oval hungry to win their first Ashes series in England since 2001 as the peerless Steve Smith seeks to inflict further pain on the hosts. Tim Paine’s men finally
Bulgaria, Chile, Poland, Uruguay, Moldova and Norway were the final six teams announced on Thursday for the ATP Cup in Australia -- the new world tennis team event.
Hot on the heels of a sobering T20 loss in the just-concluded T20 series, touring side Bangladesh found themselves in dire straits against hosts India at the end of play on the first day
Italian Matteo Berrettini made ATP Finals history on Thursday with a consolation win over Austria’s Dominic Thiem in London. In the day’s early match in Group Bjorn Borg, which was a dead rubber,