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Travis Head fires down warning shot ahead of Ashes summer with unbeaten century against India

Head scored an unbeaten 146 against India on day one of the World Test Championship final


Travis Head lays down Ashes marker with blistering century against India

Head was the standout performer as the Baggy Greens racked up 327 for three.

Moeen Ali’s return makes England stronger – Graeme Swann

Moeen is poised to play his first red-ball cricket in almost two years.

‘Mercurial’ Moeen Ali tipped to make England stronger after Ashes return

Swann backed ‘brilliant’ Ali to add new dimension to England’s bowling attack for the Ashes

Chris Woakes feared he would never play red-ball cricket again

Woakes had to undergo an operation on his bowling knee last summer


Travis Head hits quickfire 60 to give Australia momentum in WTC against India

Head was at his counter-punching best, reeling off 10 boundaries in 75 balls to push the pressure back on to the Indian attack.

England captain Heather Knight sets sights on landmark summer of Ashes cricket

Giant images of Knight and Stokes were beamed on to one of London’s best known sights as part of the countdown to the men’s and women’s series.


David Warner out for 43 just before lunch on day one of World Test Championship

Australia reached 73 for two against India by the first interval at the Kia Oval.


Moeen Ali agrees to come out of retirement to join England’s Ashes squad

He has 64 Test caps, 195 wickets and the small matter of five Test centuries.

Moeen Ali comes out of retirement to join England Ashes squad

The 35-year-old, who stepped away from the Test side in 2021, will be available to face Australia and cover for the injured Jack Leach

Tuesday, Jun 6


Hampshire boost Blast title defence while Nathan Sowter inspires Durham

Yorkshire and Essex were the night’s other winners.


Stuart Broad calm over Ashes selection after ‘raging’ at Brisbane omission

The seam bowler is targetting a big impact in the fifth Test

I was raging in Brisbane but now I’m comfortable with rotation – Stuart Broad

England’s veteran seamer is gearing up for whatever part he has to play in this summer’s Ashes.


Pat Cummins has no plans to rest as Australia captain targets every Ashes Test

All five matches take place in a period lasting just over six weeks.


Stuart Broad hopeful Andy Flower does not reveal England secrets to Australia

The Zimbabwean led England for five years between 2009 and 2014.


A look at three of the best Ashes series on English soil

There have been some memorable tussles between England and Australia.


Scott Boland edges Michael Neser for place in Australia XI for WTC against India

Josh Hazlewood’s side injury left Boland and Neser fighting for the final pace attack spot, and captain Pat Cummins did not leave the pair waiting.


Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan LIVE: Cricket score and updates from Afghanistan in Sri Lanka 2023

Follow all the action from Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium

Monday, Jun 5


Moeen Ali may be ready to answer England’s call

Jack Leach’s injury could mean the 35-year-old reverses his retirement from Test cricket.


I feel like a different player – Ollie Pope has Ashes warning for Australia

Pope provided an insight into his role as Ben Stokes’ official number two amid concerns over the captain’s fitness.


Colin Graves ends bid to return as Yorkshire chair

The club accused Graves of “a distinct lack of understanding” of their financial position and county governance requirements.


Stress fractures: The thorn in England’s side strikes again – is there a solution?

Jack Leach became England’s lates injury blow with a stress fracture to rule him out of the Ashes


Steve Smith: Jack Leach will leave big shoes to fill for England in the Ashes

Leach will not face Australia due to a back injury.


Steve Smith desperate to tick off Ashes ‘bucket list’ item this summer

The Australia batter is desperate to achieve a particular goal during the Ashes

The six spinners who could save England’s Ashes after Jack Leach injury

Leach has been ruled out of the Ashes with a back injury, leaving England short of a front-line spin option