The Ashes

Adelaide to host first day-night Ashes Test in December 2017
Adelaide will stage the first ever day-night Test match between Australia and England when the next Ashes series takes place next winter.
Dec 13, 10:00
England head coach Trevor Bayliss expects Alastair Cook to be 2017 Ashes captain
England head coach Trevor Bayliss expects Alastair Cook to remain as captain for the 2017-18 Ashes series in Australia.
Dec 6, 10:57
England, Australia 'close' to day-night Ashes Test
England and Australia are reportedly "close" to agreeing a historic day-night Test as part of the 2017-18 Ashes.
Dec 2, 07:09
Australia want day-night Test in 2017-18 Ashes series against England
Australia chief executive James Sutherland says that the team are keen to play a day-night Test during the 2017-18 Ashes series.
Jan 4, 10:46
Kevin Pietersen: 'England right to drop me'
Kevin Pietersen admits that England winning The Ashes has proven that the selectors were right to drop him from the side.
Sep 24, 17:56
Result: Australia regain Women's Ashes
Australia regain the Women's Ashes after defeating England in the second Twenty20 international.
Aug 29, 01:39
Adam Lyth aiming to "bounce back" from Ashes form
Amid speculation that he will be dropped, England's Adam Lyth insists that he will recover from the poor form that he showed with the bat against Australia.
Aug 26, 16:27
England's Mark Wood: 'Stuart Broad was pranked in Ashes celebrations'
Mark Wood reveals that England teammate Stuart Broad was the victim of a prank during their Ashes celebrations.
Aug 26, 11:10
England players fined for slow over-rate in fifth Ashes Test
England captain Alastair Cook is fined 40% of his match fee, while the rest of the team are fined 20% due to a slow over-rate in the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 24, 12:32
BT Sport takes Ashes TV rights from Sky by sealing five-year deal
BT Sport beats Sky to the rights to broadcast the 2017-18 Ashes series in Australia after signing a five-year deal.
Aug 24, 08:06
Sir Ian Botham: 'Stuart Broad should have been man of the Ashes series'
Sir Ian Botham believes that Stuart Broad should have won the Compton-Miller award for player of the Ashes series rather than Joe Root.
Aug 24, 05:05
Australia coach Darren Lehmann: We were "outplayed" by England
Australia coach Darren Lehmann admits that his side were outplayed by England in the key moments of the Ashes series, leading to the 3-2 defeat.
Aug 24, 04:39
Trevor Bayliss upbeat over England future following Ashes triumph
England coach Trevor Bayliss is confident over the future of his side following their triumph over Australia in the Ashes, despite their lack of experience.
Aug 24, 04:24
Australia's Chris Rogers "sad" about retirement
Australia opener Chris Rogers admits that he is "sad" about the end of his Test career following his side's victory over England in the final match of the Ashes series.
Aug 24, 04:03
Michael Clarke: "It has been an amazing journey"
Michael Clarke reveals that he has greatly enjoyed his "amazing journey" during his career playing for Australia.
Aug 24, 03:52
Alastair Cook: 'Far more to come from England'
England skipper Alastair Cook admits to being "disappointed" by his side's showing in the fifth and final Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 23, 16:08
Result: Australia win final Ashes Test by an innings and 46 runs at The Oval
Australia win the final Ashes Test of the series by an innings and 46 runs at The Oval to reduce the margin of their defeat in the series to 3-2 in England's favour.
Aug 23, 15:30
Kevin Pietersen: 'Adam Lyth must be dropped'
Kevin Pietersen says that opening batsman Adam Lyth must be dropped by England.
Aug 23, 14:59
England hang on in final test as rain stops play
England have two wickets remaining to remain in the final Ashes Test, after Australia dismiss Mark Wood and Jos Buttler before rain stopped play ahead of lunch.
Aug 23, 13:04
Live Commentary: The Ashes - Fifth Test, Day Four - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Australia claim an innings victory within four days against England in their final Ashes clash at The Oval.
Aug 23, 10:30
Michael Vaughan criticises England batsman for 'poor decisions'
England's batsman need to dig in and score runs slowly at the start of an innings, according to ex-captain Michael Vaughan.
Aug 23, 09:56
Jos Buttler urges England to show steel in face of defeat
England wicket-keeper Jos Buttler admits that his side must try to hang around for as long as possible tomorrow as Australia close in on victory in the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 22, 19:32
England on brink after Alastair Cook dismissal
England are on the brink of losing the fifth and final Ashes Test match after finishing day three on 203-6, still 129 runs behind Australia.
Aug 22, 18:43
England facing battle to avoid innings defeat
England reach tea on day three of the fifth Ashes Test on 123-3, still 209 runs behind Australia.
Aug 22, 15:43
England continue to struggle after follow-on
England struggle on day three of the fifth Test and post a score of 31-1 in the second innings at lunch.
Aug 22, 13:23
Live Commentary: The Ashes - Fifth Test, Day Three - as it happened
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of day three of the fifth Test between England and Australia at The Oval.
Aug 22, 10:30
Steven Finn bemoans "very poor day"
England bowler Steven Finn admits that the team had a "very poor day" after slipping to 107-8 at stumps on the second day of the fifth Test against Australia.
Aug 21, 21:13
Batting collapse puts England in deep trouble after day two
A batting collapse puts England in deep trouble on day two of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 21, 18:37
Australia bowled out for 481 before England fightback stutters
England bowl Australia out for 481 before making 30-1 at tea on day two of the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 21, 15:46
Australia frustrate England on day two
An unbeaten century from Steven Smith helps Australia frustrate England at lunch on day two of the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 21, 13:03
Live Commentary: The Ashes - Fifth Test, Day Two - as it happened
Relive all the action from day two of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia at The Oval.
Aug 21, 10:29
Ben Stokes: 'England were unlucky'
Ben Stokes believes that England deserved more reward after Australia reached 287-3 on the first day of the fifth Ashes Test.
Aug 20, 22:41
David Warner: 'Patience was key'
David Warner believes that a patient approach was key as Australia's batting lineup made a strong start to the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 20, 22:21
Australia in charge at The Oval
Steve Smith hits an unbeaten 78 as Australia reach 287-3 at the end of day one of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 20, 19:08
England make breakthrough at tea
Australia lose two wickets at tea as England make the breakthrough on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 20, 15:43
Australia looking steady on day one at The Oval
Australia make 82 runs without the loss of any wickets at lunch on day one of the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 20, 13:05
Live Commentary: England vs. Australia - Fifth Test, Day one - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of day one of the fifth Ashes Test between England and Australia.
Aug 20, 10:30
Jason Gillespie backs Steve Smith to become an "excellent" Australia captain
Steve Smith could become an "excellent" Australia captain, according to former fast bowler Jason Gillespie.
Aug 19, 22:37
Michael Vaughan demands England batsmen find form in final Ashes Test
England's batsman need to find form and score some heavy runs at The Oval this week, according to Michael Vaughan.
Aug 19, 22:08
Australia bowler Josh Hazlewood rested for fifth Ashes Test
Australia rest bowler Josh Hazlewood for the fifth Ashes Test at The Oval.
Aug 19, 15:05

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