Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow gave England genuine hope of another Headingley special with a brilliant partnership which took them within 121 of victory on day four of the third Ashes Test.
England’s batsmen have the chance to take control of the third Ashes Test after Jofra Archer proved he has another string to his bow with a classy six for 45 at Headingley.
Jofra Archer believes he demonstrated he is not just a one-trick pony after recording a six-wicket haul despite toning down the pace on the opening day of the third Ashes Test.
David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne survived some sticky moments to see Australia to 120 for two on a rain-affected first day of the third Ashes Test at Headingley.
Jofra Archer and Stuart Broad took a wicket each as Australia reached 39 for two on a rain-affected first day of the third Ashes Test at Headingley.
Jofra Archer struck with the final ball of a brief, rain-interrupted session on the first morning of the third Ashes Test.
Steve Smith once again held Australia’s Ashes hopes on his shoulders as England’s bowlers fought in vain to dismiss their nemesis on the third evening of the opening Test.
Steve Smith stared down a depleted England attack and a hostile Edgbaston crowd as his superb century single-handedly rescued Australia on the opening day of the 2019 Ashes.
The 2019 Ashes begins at Edgbaston on Thursday, with England looking to regain the urn after a 4-0 defeat Down Under last time out.
Cameron Bancroft’s “hard-nosed” personality has earned him a place in Australia’s Ashes squad, national selector Trevor Hohns has said.
Cameron Bancroft has been named in Australia’s Ashes squad, reuniting him with Steve Smith and David Warner for the first time since their involvement in the ball-tampering scandal.