ashes

Ben Stokes is adamant England can get back into the second Ashes Test after Australia completely dominated day two at Adelaide
England are demanding an explanation from Cricket Australia over an inflammatory Monty Panesar tweet. Panesar, back in the
Following the opening Test defeat in Brisbane, the pressure is on England to level the second Ashes series of the year in
England cricketers Stuart Broad, Kevin Pietersen and Jonny Bairstow's night out in Adelaide days before the second Ashes
David Warner "crossed the line" with his comments about England batsman Jonathan Trott, according to former Australia captain
Most cricketing commentators have been at pains to say Jonathan Trott's stress-related illness is due to the general pressures of the game and not this particular Ashes series. They doth protest too much. For the nagging, unspoken concern is that Australia's relentless psychological war on the touring side has already taken a toll.
England cricketers refused to talk to the Australian media as their winter Ashes series turned sourer. Openers Alastair Cook
Jonathan Trott's departure from England's Ashes squad has left captain Alastair Cook and coach Andy Flower with a fresh selection
This kind of drubbing shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone though. England start tours abysmally - India, New Zealand, The UAE and Sri-Lanka, all resulted in collapses and losses or narrow escapes. Even the 2010 opening sortie of the Australian leg of the Ashes started badly.
Australia bastman David Warner has been urged to apologise to Jonathan Trott, who has left England's Ashes tour due to a