England’s Ben Stokes (left) and team-mates look on during the presentation ceremony at the end of the fifth Ashes Test. Reuters
England pacer Jofra Archer took 6-62 as Australia was dismissed for 225 on Day 2 of the fifth Ashes Test, with star batter Steve Smith out for 80 in his lowest score of the series.
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
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi picked up a record-extending sixth — and third consecutive — European Golden Shoe award on Wednesday following his outstanding individual 2018-19 domestic campaign.
A constellation of cricket stars from across the globe descended on Abu Dhabi for the draft of the third edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League on Wednesday. Over 100 international cricketers went under the hammer
Rodrigo Moreno fired Spain into Euro 2020 with a last-gasp equaliser in Sweden while the Republic of Ireland’s chances of reaching the finals are still in the balance after they fell 2-0 in Switzerland.