The 2015 Ashes has charted a rather unpredictable path so far. Both sides were competitive in the opening Test at Cardiff before England pulled away towards the end, but Australia fought back with a superlative batting effort at Lord’s
That Australia had issues in the batting department was evident from the manner in which they went down to England at Cardiff. But, having recovered following a fantastic batting effort at Lord’s, Australia would have been much hopeful of their campaign being back on track
In international cricket, a player rarely gets a chance to make his debut if he has crossed the age of 30. There is almost an unwritten rule among selectors the world over that a player who has crossed 30 should not be selected as the team needs to build for the future.
Australia's Adam Voges created history on Thursday by becoming the oldest man to score a hundred on Test debut. Voges remained unbeaten on 130, as the Aussies made 318 in response to West Indies' paltry first innings total of 148, and took control of the Dominica Test
James Faulkner at no.8 played an absolute blinder to steal a certain victory from India in the Third ODI at Mohali. MS Dhoni’s great century went in vain as Faulkner took Ishant Sharma to the cleaners – 30 runs in one over to pull off a shock win.
Rain had the last laugh in the Group A clash between Australia and New Zealand at Edgbaston in Birmingham. The match was well poised with the Kiwis at 51 for 2 in 15 overs chasing a competitive target of 244.
West Indies ended their disastrous Australia Tour with a consolation win in their Only T20I at the Gabba in Brisbane. A strong batting performance from the tourists saw them record a 27-run win over a new look Australian outfit.
Australia clubbed a ragged West Indies 5-0 in the ODIs played at home. Rarely were the Aussies in any sort of trouble as they out-powered Darren Sammy’s men game after game. Although it was a highly shabby performance from the West Indians...