England name cricket squads for Scotland and Australia ODIs

England, currently ranked number one in the ODI World Rankings, defeated Australia 4-1 in a five-match series held in Australia in January.

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Five positives to take from Australia’s otherwise disappointing ODI series

The glory of the Ashes triumph has faded and been replaced by consternation about the state of Australia’s limited-overs set-up.

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The ‘Chalk & cheese’ Ashes & ODI series

It was a glorious time to be an expat as the ‘Poms’ were torn apart time after time and Australia secured a 4-0 victory. However, fast forward a few weeks and English frowns have turned upside down the ODI team gained sweet revenge.

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ASHES WRAP: What did Australia get so right and England oh so wrong?

After England wilt to a four-nil series decimation in a sweltering Sydney, CHARLIE INGLEFIELD picks over the remains while saluting the ruthless Aussies.

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ASHES: Aussies can celebrate while crushed England lay in tatters

Congratulations to Australia, there is a lot to be excited about. As for England, it has been a near total disaster, writes CHARLIE INGLEFIELD.

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Ashes hopes fading for England amid talk of series whitewash

It’s do or die for Joe Roots troops. Can England actually win at the WACA for the first time in 39 years and keep their Ashes dream alive?

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THE ASHES: Can England bounce back or will the Aussies just run rampant now?

Will England recover from their Gabba capitulation? As the teams head to Adelaide, momentum is with Australia and Smith, Warner and their bowling pack look ominous.

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First shots fired in Ashes on gripping day one

England fight back on a tense but enthralling first day’s play at the Gabba, writes Charlie Inglefield.

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ASHES COUNTDOWN: Gabba killing field awaits England

Brisbane’s ‘Gabbatoir’ is ready for the England cricket team but are they ready for it? CHARLIE INGLEFIELD assesses the chances of Joe Root’s legion conjuring up an epic first Test upset over Steve Smith’s men at their favourite hunting ground.

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ASHES PREVIEW: With or without Stokes, the battle will rage on

The England cricket team has touched down in Australia for the 2017/18 Ashes series. One of sport’s fiercest rivalries has a lot to offer us before the first ball is even bowled.

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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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