Sledging is not poisonous or derogatory to the game; it is actually part of what makes cricket a great game and why people love it. Sport is essentially all about winning; therefore you need to take any little opportunity to get ahead of your opponent, whether that is physical or mental.
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
David Warner "crossed the line" with his comments about England batsman Jonathan Trott, according to former Australia captain
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
Jonathan Trott has left England's Ashes tour due to a stress-related illness. The tourists' number three batsman has endured
Australia captain Michael Clarke has been fined 20% of his match fee after he warned James Anderson to expect a "f*****g