Ashes 2017: Nathan Lyon Roars With James Vince Run-Out To Slow England On Day 1
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Ashes 2017: Nathan Lyon Roars With James Vince Run-Out To Slow England On Day 1

Captain Joe Root and Alastair Cook both fell cheaply before the tourists reached 196 for four when bad light ended an attritional, rain-affected day.

Ashes 2017: Tim Paine Drops James Vince On Day 1 Of 1st Test, Twitterati Troll Wicketkeeper
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Ashes 2017: Tim Paine Drops James Vince On Day 1 Of 1st Test, Twitterati Troll Wicketkeeper

Tim Paine dropped England batsman James Vince on Day 1 of the 1st Ashes Test at The Gabba in Brisbane on Thursday.

The Ashes: England Pick Jake Ball Over Craig Overton For 1st Test

The Ashes: England Pick Jake Ball Over Craig Overton For 1st Test

Jake Ball has played four Tests for England but is yet to play an Ashes Test.

The Ashes: Spotlight Falls On Steve Smith, Joe Root
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The Ashes: Spotlight Falls On Steve Smith, Joe Root

If either Steve Smith or Joe Root struggle for runs, it is liable to damage their team's prospects and add to the pressure that confronts most captains in an Ashes series.

The Ashes: Graeme Swann Makes Fun Of Adam Gilchrist's Ears, Calls Them 'Satellite Dishes'
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The Ashes: Graeme Swann Makes Fun Of Adam Gilchrist's Ears, Calls Them 'Satellite Dishes'

Graeme Swann and Adam Gilchrist will be on the same commentary team for the Ashes series.

The Ashes: David Warner Accuses Ben Stokes Of Letting His Country Down
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The Ashes: David Warner Accuses Ben Stokes Of Letting His Country Down

England will be without Ben Stokes for the first Ashes Test in Brisbane, with the 26-year-old made unavailable for selection by country's board "until further notice".

The Ashes: Australia Announce Playing XI, David Warner Included Despite Neck Scare

The Ashes: Australia Announce Playing XI, David Warner Included Despite Neck Scare

Steve Smith said injuries were "part and parcel of playing cricket" and that David Warner's condition had improved a "fair bit".

The Ashes: Alastair Cook Dismisses 'Irrelevant' Talk Of Mitchell Johnson Ahead Of First Test

The Ashes: Alastair Cook Dismisses 'Irrelevant' Talk Of Mitchell Johnson Ahead Of First Test

As always, the Ashes series is preceded by a lot of verbal duels.

The Ashes: Nathan Lyon Fires Fresh Salvo, Says Australia Out To 'End Careers'

The Ashes: Nathan Lyon Fires Fresh Salvo, Says Australia Out To 'End Careers'

Lyon recalled the devastation caused by left-armer Mitchell Johnson in 2013-2014, when he took 37 wickets.

The Ashes: Setback For Australia As David Warner Injures Neck

The Ashes: Setback For Australia As David Warner Injures Neck

The opening batsman injured his neck while taking a high catch on the Gabba outfield, and later left for the dressing room to get treatment.

The Ashes: Ben Stokes Lashes Out At Matthew Hayden Ahead Of 1st Test
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The Ashes: Ben Stokes Lashes Out At Matthew Hayden Ahead Of 1st Test

Ben Stokes took to Twitter and launched a scathing attack on Matthew Hayden for his comments on the England squad.

The Ashes: Australian Cricketers Get Usain Bolt's Help To Become 'Explosive' Runners
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The Ashes: Australian Cricketers Get Usain Bolt's Help To Become 'Explosive' Runners

Australia have enlisted Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets during the Ashes series against England.

Ashes 2017: England 'Very Confident' Of Success, Asserts Trevor Bayliss
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Ashes 2017: England 'Very Confident' Of Success, Asserts Trevor Bayliss

Bayliss said England got everything they wanted out of the three warm-up games and was confident of defying their poor record at the Gabba when the First Test begins on Thursday.

The Ashes: Darren Lehmann Urges Former Greats To Back Under-Fire Australia
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The Ashes: Darren Lehmann Urges Former Greats To Back Under-Fire Australia

Tim Paine was chosen for his first Test in seven years and 34-year-old Shaun Marsh was recalled to the Test side for the eighth time in controversial selections announced on Friday.

Ashes Warm-Up: England Humbled By Novice Cricket Australia XI Pair In Tour Draw
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Ashes Warm-Up: England Humbled By Novice Cricket Australia XI Pair In Tour Draw

Novices Jason Sangha and Matt Short scored their maiden first-class centuries for a Cricket Australia XI to frustrate England on the last day of their final Ashes warm-up game on Saturday.

The Ashes: Australia Look Confused Ahead Of Series, Says Shane Warne

The Ashes: Australia Look Confused Ahead Of Series, Says Shane Warne

Shane Warne pointed to Tim Paine's inclusion in the Australia squad, saying that they're picking wicketkeepers that aren't even keeping for their state.

The Ashes: Australia Squad For 1st Two Tests Causes Uproar, Stuart MacGill Lashes Out At 'Morons'
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The Ashes: Australia Squad For 1st Two Tests Causes Uproar, Stuart MacGill Lashes Out At 'Morons'

The recall of wicketkeeper Tim Paine to the Australia Ashes 2017 squad after seven years came as a big surprise.

Mark Stoneman Hits First Ashes Tour Ton, Alastair Cook Regains Form
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Mark Stoneman Hits First Ashes Tour Ton, Alastair Cook Regains Form

Alastair Cook took 11 balls to get off the mark but once set he hardly looked in trouble until he edged an attempted cut off Matt Short to the keeper on 70.

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