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#The Ashes

From The42 Buttler strikes back against Australia after England collapse in final Ashes Test The Ashes This post contains videos

Buttler strikes back against Australia after England collapse in final Ashes Test

The England wicket-keeper blasted a quickfire half-century on day one at the Oval.

From The42 Australia record 185-run victory over England to retain the Ashes Cricket

Australia record 185-run victory over England to retain the Ashes

Pat Cummins took 4-43 in 24 overs as Australia close in on a first Test series win in England since 2001.

From The42 England will need another final-day miracle to save the Ashes tomorrow On The Brink

England will need another final-day miracle to save the Ashes tomorrow

Australia need just eight wickets to retain the Ashes.

From The42 Hazelwood strikes with three late wickets as Australia tighten grip on fourth Ashes Test Day Three

Hazelwood strikes with three late wickets as Australia tighten grip on fourth Ashes Test

England were still 297 behind Australia’s imposing 497-8 when bad light ended play.

From The42 Jack O'Shea, Gunnersaurus, the Ashes and more of the week's best sportswriting Good Reads

Jack O'Shea, Gunnersaurus, the Ashes and more of the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite reads from this week.

From The42 Root digs in to revive England's Ashes hopes in third Test The Ashes

Root digs in to revive England's Ashes hopes in third Test

The captain scored a half-century to halt Australia’s charge for victory at Headingley.

From The42 Archer takes six as he rips through Australia at Headingley The Ashes This post contains videos

Archer takes six as he rips through Australia at Headingley

The England fast-bowler dominated the first day of the third Ashes Test.

From The42 Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion Knockout Blow This post contains videos

Australian batsman Smith ruled out of third Ashes Test with concussion

Smith has not been given the all-clear to play by Cricket Australia doctors after being hit on the head at Lord’s.

From The42 Second Ashes Test ends in a draw as Australia hang on in the dying light The Ashes

Second Ashes Test ends in a draw as Australia hang on in the dying light

Australia hold a 1-0 series lead as the Ashes heads to Headingly next week.

From The42 Australia dominate England in Ashes opener Victory

Australia dominate England in Ashes opener

Matthew Wade marked his first Test for nearly two years with a fine 110.

From The42 Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat The Ashes This post contains videos

Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat

England ended day two of the first Ashes Test trailing Australia by just 17 runs.

From The42 Smith silences the boos to turn the tide for Australia in Ashes opener The Ashes This post contains videos

Smith silences the boos to turn the tide for Australia in Ashes opener

The Australian batsman scored a backs-to-the-wall century on the opening day at Edgbaston.

From The42 England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out Bad Behaviour

England cricket player dropped after pouring drink over teammate's head on night out

‘I’m disappointed. With what we have had to go through already with these problems, it is not acceptable.’

From The42 I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow The Ashes

I was 'stitched up' by Aussies over headbutt incident – Bairstow

Jonny Bairstow reiterated there was no wrongdoing following his coming together with Cameron Bancroft prior to the Ashes.

From The42 A dream start for Australia in the Ashes, as problems mount up for England As It Stands

A dream start for Australia in the Ashes, as problems mount up for England

David Warner and Cameron Bancroft cemented a crushing 10-wicket victory.

From The42 Australia's secret weapon for the Ashes? Usain Bolt is teaching them how to sprint Out Of The Blocks

Australia's secret weapon for the Ashes? Usain Bolt is teaching them how to sprint

The first Test starts on Thursday in Brisbane.

From The42 Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today Oh Balls!

Poor Alastair Cook got a cricket ball into his special area during the Ashes today

Hans Moleman presents: Man getting hit by cricket ball.

From The42 England cricketer Swann apologises for comparing Ashes defeat to 'rape' Sorry

England cricketer Swann apologises for comparing Ashes defeat to 'rape'

The spin bowler has described his comments as “crass and thoughtless”.

From The42 'That decision sucked ass' - Aussie cricket chiefs investigate 'obscene' tweet Sledge

'That decision sucked ass' - Aussie cricket chiefs investigate 'obscene' tweet

Someone wasn’t impressed with a decision at Lords.

From The42 Do you know how the Ashes got their name? That's Cricket

Do you know how the Ashes got their name?

It’s that time again.

From The42 Historic result as English retain Ashes Cricket

Historic result as English retain Ashes

Tourists ensure they’ll take home the urn after Melbourne result

From The42 The Magnificent Seven: Victories Over Rivals Magnificent Seven This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Victories Over Rivals

There’s nothing sweeter than a victory over the cream of the crop. Our columnist Niall Kelly picks out his favourites.

From The42 First blood to Aussies in The Ashes The Ashes

First blood to Aussies in The Ashes

The Pommies take a beating in Brisbane.

From The42 The Morning Score: Thursday The Morning Score

The Morning Score: Thursday

The Morning Score: Rooney’s back in the game, the FAI leave a dozen staff go and Paul O’Connell is set for a comeback at last.