Cricket News sort by Steven Peter Devereux Smith

Australia defeated England in the second ODI by 64 runs at Lords, London to take 2-0 up in the five match series.

In a high-scoring encounter, England held on to compile a five-run victory in the one-off T20 against Australia at Cardiff. Batting first, England put up an impressive 182 for 5 courtesy 70s from skipper Eoin Morgan and the ever improving all-rounder Moeen Ali.

Australia have taken a long stride towards victory in the fifth Ashes Test at the Oval after bowling England out for 149 in the first inning, before enforcing follow on and reducing the hosts to 203 for 6 at stumps on day 3.

England started the day on 133 for 3 and were bundled out for 281 runs which means they gained a healthy lead of 145 runs. In reply, Australia’s batting collapsed again in the second inning too and they are seven down for mere 168 runs

The 2015 edition of one of cricket's oldest rivalries, The Ashes, is underway. With both the teams well-matched, a close contest is expected on the cards. Here's our pick of five players

Australia cruised to an expected victory on day four against West Indies at Kingston in Jamaica as the hosts' batting collapsed for the second time in the match, and this time there was no lower order resistance as well.

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Australia regained the world champions crown they had lost in 2011 by easily defeating New Zealand in the finals at Melbourne. Australia only lost one match in the entire tournament, that too to the eventual runners up. Here's a detailed look at how the players performed in the series.