The Ashes Series 2017-18: News Headlines

England name unchanged Test squad for tour of West Indies
England name unchanged Test squad for tour of West Indies
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:48:41 GMT

England retain the players that finished the series win over Sri Lanka for their three-Test tour of the West Indies next month, but tweak their ODI squad.

Australia v India: Tourists claim first Test win in Australia since 2008
Australia v India: Tourists claim first Test win in Australia since 2008
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 07:33:32 GMT

India clinch a dramatic 31-run victory in the first Test against Australia to claim only their sixth Test win down under.

England spinner Gordon sidelined by stress fracture
England spinner Gordon sidelined by stress fracture
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:01:52 GMT

England left-arm spinner Kirstie Gordon is sidelined by a stress fracture in her lower back, making her a doubt for their spring tour of India and Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka spinner Dananjaya suspended for illegal action
Sri Lanka spinner Dananjaya suspended for illegal action
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:36:56 GMT

Sri Lanka spin bowler Akila Dananjaya is suspended with immediate effect for an illegal action.

Bat flip to replace coin toss in Big Bash
Bat flip to replace coin toss in Big Bash
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:23:54 GMT

This year's Big Bash League will have a bat flip instead of a coin toss to decide who bats first.

'I've never known public opinion to run so unanimously against Australian cricketers'
'I've never known public opinion to run so unanimously against Australian cricketers'
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 08:44:20 GMT

BBC World Service's Stumped programme travels to Australia to take the pulse of a damaged cricketing community following sandpapergate.

Stokes & Hales fined over fight - but will not miss further England games
Stokes & Hales fined over fight - but will not miss further England games
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 22:02:01 GMT

Neither Ben Stokes nor Alex Hales will miss any further England matches as a result of their part in a fight outside a Bristol nightclub in September.

England's Knight makes unbeaten 82 on WBBL return
England's Knight makes unbeaten 82 on WBBL return
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 10:39:13 GMT

England's Heather Knight hits an unbeaten 82 on her return to the Women's Big Bash League for the Hobart Hurricanes although her team lose.

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The Ashes: Recent Winners

YEAR WINNER
2017/18 Australia
2015 England
2013/14 Australia
2013 England
2010/11 England
2009 England
2006/07 Australia
2005 England
2002/03 Australia

The Ashes: Facts

Test Matches Played: 325

Test Match, Number of Victories: Australia - 130

Test Match, Number of Victories: England - 106

 

Australia

No. of Series Won: 32
No. of Series Lost: 31
No. of Series Drawn: 5

England

No. of Series Won: 32
No. of Series Lost: 32
No. of Series Drawn: 5


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