Moeen Ali

Easy win gives England 2-0 series lead over Australia

(Reuters) - England’s top order fired in unison to give them a four-wicket win in the second one-day international against Australia on Friday as Aaron Finch’s second straight hundred for the hosts could not prevent them falling 2-0 behind in the series.<p>Chasing 271 for victory in Brisbane, England …

Mitchell Starc

Joe Root steers England to four-wicket win over Australia and to the brink of ODI series victory

England eased to a four-wicket win over Australia to take a 2-0 series lead as the gulf between the sides in one-day cricket was again exposed at the Gabba.<p>England can win the series in Sydney on Sunday and will be bursting with confidence after winning only their second ever ODI against Australia …

Chris Woakes

Jonny Bairstow and Alex Hales hit half-centuries as England beat Australia by four wickets

England have beaten Australia by four wickets in the second one-day international in Brisbane to take a 2-0 lead in the series.<p>We'll be bringing you …

Chris Woakes

Morgan pulls strings to tie down Australia

10:43 AM ET<p><i>Leading England for a record 70th time in ODIs, Eoin Morgan had an outstanding day in the field at the Gabba, while his bowlers backed up</i> …

Chris Woakes

Australia's white-ball spin stocks continue to puzzle

Australia's white-ball spin stocks continue to puzzle and nobody is sure where the team is headed ahead of the 2019 World Cup.<p>1:30<p>Finch's ton not …

Ben Stokes

Virat Kohli needs to keep his emotions under check, feels Michael Jeh

If Virat Kohli doesn't learn anything from his spoilt brat antics in South Africa, he will put his less skilled teammates under immense pressure …

Murali Vijay

Finch makes second century as Australia reach 270

Australian opener Aaron Finch scored his second consecutive one-day international century to help his team to 270 for nine in the second ODI against …

Chris Woakes

Australia has key areas to address to right its World Cup defence, including Steve Smith

AUSTRALIA’S plans for their World Cup defence are a long way off being settled, as evidenced by a second consecutive humbling at the hands of England …

Sport (Australia)

England’s Test demise is no surprise as T20 generation follow the money

England’s victory at the MCG showed the difference between the Test and one-day teams, and where the priorities lie for players for whom the red-ball game is no longer the pinnacle<p>It was 5C in London last Sunday, unless you had Test Match Special on the radio. Then January felt a few degrees warmer …

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Moeen Ali admits he let England down as all-rounder opens up on his personal Ashes failure

Moeen Ali has opened up on his Ashes failure and admitted he let the team down during the 4-0 thrashing.<p>The batting all-rounder, who has been playing …

Nathan Lyon

Moeen Ali finds renewed pride in ODI form after Ashes hardship

• Moeen Ali played important containing role with ball in ODI win • ‘Having five bowlers meant it was a key role for me’<p>Few players have had a tougher tour than Moeen Ali. A humbling Ashes series that brought only 179 runs and four wickets in five Tests left the all‑rounder a shell of his exuberant …

Sports (India)

Alec Stewart highlights the English batsmen he expects to shine in 2018

Last Updated: 16/01/18 11:14am<p>Alec Stewart picks his five English batsmen aged under 25 to look out for in 2018<p>As many cricketers return to the nets …

112 days of speculation: How the Stokes' saga unfolded

12:16 PM ET<p><i>The news that Ben Stokes has been charged with affray by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), following an incident in Bristol in</i> …

Cricket

Felt like I was letting the team down, fans down during the Ashes: Moeen Ali

Moeen Ali gave in his best bowling performance of the tour at the MCG. (AP)<p>England’s tour down under has not been worth remembering and for …

Jason Roy blasts England’s highest ODI score in five-wicket win over Australia

• Australia 304-8 (50 overs); England 308-5 (48.5) • Roy hits 180 and Root makes 91* in five-wicket win<p>That’s one way to win your first game of an Australia tour. The Ashes may be gone but England kicked off the ODI series with the most thumping of five-wicket wins in the first of five ODIs. For …

Cricket

England beat Australia by five wickets in first ODI

| <b>Published —</b> Sunday 14 January 2018<p>Australia’s Steve Smith, center, shakes hands with England’s Moeen Ali, left, and Joe Root after their ODI cricket …

England's record-breaker Jason Roy points to being dropped last year as the turning point in his hunt for form

Jason Roy credited being dropped from the one-day side last year for the resurgence in his form as he reflected on the “absolute honour” of making England’s highest ever one-day score against Australia at the MCG.<p>Roy was left out by England for the Champions Trophy semi-final against Pakistan in …

Ben Stokes

Record-breaking Jason Roy guides England to first win in Australia

The Surrey batsman hits a brilliant 180 as England claim seven-wicket win in first ODI in Melbourne.<p>Jason Roy struck England's highest ever one-day …

Mitchell Starc

England defeat Australia by five wickets in first ODI as Jason Roy hits record-breaking 180 to inspire win

Jason Roy obliterated the record books by making the highest ever ODI score by an Englishman and bullying the Aussies into submission.<p>Roy's 180 was …

Mitchell Starc

Record-breaking Jason Roy helps to ease Ashes pain as England beat Australia in one-day opener

Skipper Eoin Morgan led the chorus of acclaim after record-breaking opener Jason Roy struck the highest one-day international score by an England …

Jonny Bairstow

Roy belts Aussies with record knock

IF it was a campaign fundraiser, halfway through you were ready to scream ‘‘I ­believe’’ and sign a contribution cheque for Australia’s one-day …

Mitchell Starc

Australia v England: Jason Roy leads English ODI victory, offers a glimpse at the Ashes that could have been

After an Ashes series that was decided well before Christmas but meandered aimlessly into the new year, anticipation for a five-match ODI series …

Mitchell Starc

Live: ‘What are you on, Healy?’

Steve Smith rates 'smart' White1:12<p>Cricket: Steve Smith talks to the press ahead of the ODI series against England.<p>a day …

Glenn Maxwell

Who are England's fastest bowlers? The express pacemen who could help Joe Root's team reclaim the Ashes

Six years ago, incidentally a year after England retained the Ashes with victory in Australia, the ECB unveiled a vastly-ambitious plan - to produce a conveyor belt of 100mph fast bowlers.<p>In front of a captivated audience at Loughborough University - the base for England's National Performance …

Dale Steyn

England to open with Jason Roy and use Alex Hales at No3 as tourists look to restore pride with attacking brand of one-day cricket

England’s freewheeling style of one-day cricket will be unleashed on World Cup winners Australia this weekend when the one-day series starts at the MCG as the team looks to restore lost pride.<p>England will pack their batting on Sunday squeezing both Jason Roy and Alex Hales into the top order. Roy …

Trevor Bayliss

Liam Plunkett insists England are 'full of beans' ahead of ODI series with Australia as they seek Ashes revenge

Liam Plunkett insists England’s one-day specialists have no reason to be cowed by Australia’s Ashes success.<p>After surrendering the urn in a 4-0 …

Chris Woakes

England have axed three members of their Ashes touring party after Aussie destruction job

ENGLAND have kept the faith in James Vince and Mark Stoneman despite their 4-0 Ashes series loss, with the top-order batsmen retained in England’s …

Sport (Australia)

Ashes Review: Australia triumph over limited but willing England | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Seven weeks of intense Ashes battle across Australia ended, as most of them have over the last three decades, with the hosts revelling in a …

Dawid Malan

England’s bowling stocks are grim

England fought harder in this Ashes than they did during their 5-0 humiliation five years ago, but what this series exposed is their awful lack of …

Sport (Australia)

Root in IPL dilemma after declining T20 down-time

Test captain turned down Trevor Bayliss' offer of rest and could put name forward for IPL auction on January 27-28.

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