Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Tue 03 Oct 2023 Relieved Cook admits he faced being dropped Veteran England batsman Alastair Cook has admitted that he could have been dropped for the final Ashes Test had he not returned to form in Melbourne Ashes 2017-18: Dawid Malan wants England to remain aggressive England’s best batsman of the Ashes so far, Dawid Malan, says the series may England Ashes 2017-18: Johnson feels Broad, Cook were not ready for challenge With England having lost the Ashes rather meekly, former Aussie pacer Mitchell Johnson has said that England’s senior players like Alastair Cook and Stuart Broad have just not been up to the mark. Steve Smith reveals what kept him going during Perth epic Australia’s captain Steven Smith has said that he never felt better at the crease than during the early part of his innings at Perth. Australia haven’t crossed the line: Tim Paine on Ashes verbal battle England and Australia are getting really bitter with the Ashes on the line at Perth. England’s Ben Dunkett has been suspension Anderson one of the biggest sledgers: Smith Australia captain Steve Smith has called England's James Anderson as “one of the biggest sledgers in the game ECB issues statement on Bairstow allegedly headbutting Bancroft The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is said to have spoken to Jonny Bairstow over allegations of an altercation with Australia opener Cameron Bancroft. Ponting admits Khawaja has flaw with game against off-spin Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has admitted there are technical flaws in Usman Khawaja, after he was dismissed by off-spinner