Rising for the Ashes: can the Aussies recover from a bleak winter?

Everyone is worried: fans, ex-players, and pundits. How will Australia fare in the oldest Test series that gave us the Urn, Bodyline and countless heroic acts?

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Ashes 2017/18 countdown: exciting young guns stepping up

As the next Ashes series comes in to view, Charlie Inglefield takes an early glance at both cricket teams in light of their contrasting fortunes over the past couple of months.

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Reflections on village cricket: the heart and soul of the game

It may be strange to many that 11 blokes, of wildly differing stages of fitness and age, get together all dressed in white to smack about a bit of leather with a slab of willow. But to CHARLIE INGLEFIELD it’s totally normal.

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Steve Smith and Joe Root joint number one

Steve Smith and Joe Root have together knocked South Africa’s AB de Villers off cricket’s top perch.

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The most unexpected Ashes: a tale of two captains

The 2015 edition of the Ashes will go down as one of the most extraordinary cricket series, from beginning to end.

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Can Australia still win the Ashes?

The Aussies are in big trouble and the pressure is only going to intensify when the battle for the urn continues this week at Trent Bridge.

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Rare items of Aboriginal cricketing history discovered

Historic Aboriginal artifacts relating to the 1868 Aboriginal cricket tour of England have been uncovered at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM), in Exeter.

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Australians snubbed post match beer invitation with English

British cricketer James Anderson claims that Australia would not share a drink with England after the tourists’ crushing defeat in the first Ashes Test.

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Five of the best Ashes sledges of the past 140 years

With the first Ashes Test in Cardiff this week, we take a look at some of the better sledges from the almost 140 years of Anglo-Australian cricketing war of words.

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Ashes 2015 preview: English renaissance or Aussie walkover?

BATTLE FOR THE URN: Charlie Inglefield analyses the form book of both teams ahead of the eagerly awaited 2015 Ashes series.

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Kevin Pietersen’s book bolsters Australia’s Ashes 2015 chances

For Kevin Pietersen to publically state that England players were indeed terrified of Johnson and hated Warner gives away some of his former team’s most significant dressing room secrets.

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Kevin Pietersen vs Australia: his five greatest Ashes innings

With the shock announcement of Kevin Pietersen’s enforced retirement from international cricket, Charlie Inglefield takes a look at KP’s finest innings against Australia and wonders whether this exceptional cricketer fulfilled his incredible talent.

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Warne rules himself out of England cricket coach job

Shane Warne says he’s not interested in coaching England’s cricket team because his priorities lie with the Australian team.

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Australia make fast start at WACA

England’s Joe Buttler has struck 71 off 43 balls to help lift his side to 8-316 in their one-day clash with Australia at the WACA.

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Sifting through the wreckage of England’s Ashes nightmare

In the wake of the Ashes Tour CHARLIE INGLEFIELD dissects what was, what could have been and what will be for England’s Cricket team.

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