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Mitch Marsh made a massive sacrifice to be ready for his Ashes opportunity and in the last match of the series, he’s been handed a chance.
Australia have retained the Ashes but in axeing the vice-captain for a proven Test failure the selectors have made another questionable decision.
Scott Morrison, you’ve made a mistake and this one’s worse than that one time you shadow-boxed after a big Cronulla Sharks’ victory.
Peter Siddle has hit back at former England fast bowler Steve Harmison over his attack on Steve Smith, with a reminder of Harmison’s past misdeeds.
Justin Langer has scolded his team’s English critics over a case of mistaken identity that saw Steve Smith unfairly hung out to dry.
It turns out Steve Smith wasn’t mocking under-fire English star Jack Leach — but Kevin Pietersen definitely has, in brutal fashion.
Through his own brilliance, Steve Smith has laid bare Australia’s uncomfortable reality about his year out from the Test team after the cheating scandal.
England has named an unchanged squad for the Fifth Test, but the axe is hovering above one star with Ben Stokes’ fitness test set to force changes.
England fans were furious at Steve Smith for “taking the piss out of Jack Leach” but his bespectacled celebration had nothing to do with them.
A bespectacled Steve Smith dancing in the middle of Old Trafford had some English press wondering if he was having a lend of Pommy tailender Jack Leach. But the truth is he was taking the Mickey out of one of his own — or was he?
English punters in the stands were giving Nathan Lyon hell during the fourth Ashes Test, but the tweaker hit back with the best response possible.
Aussie cricket legend Ricky Ponting has declared Test cricket has a new world order after identifying a nightmare, global batting trend.
An unstoppable force not seen in decades is the number one reason Australia will head home with the urn instead of empty-handed.
Australia has popped the champagne corks after a drought-breaking Ashes win and the reaction of the cricket world said it all.
The nightmare of Headingley was in everyone’s minds as a draw loomed large — but one decision from Tim Paine won the Ashes.
Ben Stokes has done his best work with bat and ball this series but his classy act of sportsmanship showed his character is as impressive as his cricket.
Former England star Steve Harmison said no amount of runs will ever erase the stain on Steve Smith’s reputation caused by the cheating scandal.
A nail-biting finish to the fourth Test has seen Australia retain the Ashes on English soil for the first time since 2001 after a stack of drama.
Joe Root’s days as England captain may be numbered after another day of cricket, in which his limitations as a leader were laid bare.
David Warner’s worst nightmare has come to life in a horror show Australian cricket fans haven’t seen in 39 years as his Ashes hell intensified.
Steve Smith has been punishing the Poms every single time he bats — but last night’s innings was unlike any we’ve seen so far.
The Ashes are within Australia’s grasp after a frenetic finish to day four of the fourth Test sunk the hearts of English cricket fans.
When an unfriendly cricket fan let David Warner know exactly what he thought of him the Aussie responded in the most perfect of ways. WATCH NOW.
Jason Roy has had an absolutely terrible Ashes campaign and it got even worse as England collapsed late on day three in Manchester.
The Poms — especially Jofra Archer — talked a good game before the Fourth Test. But they dug their own grave against the best player in the world.
For anyone that has ever been overcharged this is the horror story to end all horror stories and staff at the hotel even laughed the incident off.
Two of England’s biggest stars got into a heated debate in the Fourth Test as the hosts Ashes campaign comes close to derailing.
The world is in awe of Steve Smith after his latest insane masterclass. He’s on a hot streak even history’s greatest batsman never matched.
Steve Smith ruined England’s day in Manchester but the hosts only have themselves to blame after being guilty of a cardinal cricket sin.
Steve Smith showed once again he is a freak of nature, scoring the third double century of his career as he put England to the sword.
Two Australian fans have been kicked out of the fourth Test after hurling abuse in the direction of England ace Jofra Archer.
A pair of Australia supporters were reportedly ejected from Old Trafford by police on the opening day of the fourth Ashes Test after sustained abuse directed at England fast bowler Jofra Archer.
Believe it or not, Steve Smith hitting an inflatable beach ball to the boundary mid-innings was not the strangest thing to happen in Manchester.
David Warner’s Ashes tour from hell got even worse in Manchester as the Aussie opener made history for all the wrong reasons.
Steve Smith kept writing in the record books as he and Marnus Labuschagne saved Australia on a wet and wild day of Ashes cricket.
The Aussie skipper has explained why the man who replaced him as captain last week was put on the Ashes chopping block in Manchester.
England has followed Australia’s decision to axe Usman Khawaja with a huge call of its own as battlelines are drawn for the Fourth Test.
Australia’s cricketers have a tough time ahead if they want to retain the Ashes in Manchester and the locals have let them know about it.
The Ashes axe that has fallen on Usman Khawaja is overly harsh — Steve Smith was always coming back but surely it should have been another player axed.
When Steve Smith returned to the cease after a head injury, he was applauded for his bravery. But the iconic Ashes moment hid a greater danger.
Two stars of the Australian cricket team have been dropped for the Fourth Test in Manchester on Wednesday, prompting a mixed reaction.
One of England’s weak links has been demoted for Wednesday’s match in Manchester as the anticipation around Steve Smith’s return builds.
Ben Stokes produced an innings for the ages to guide England to victory in the third Test, it left Aussie coach Justin Langer gutted.
One former Australian skipper has called for selectors to make a bold call ahead of the fourth Test with one batsman facing the axe.
Australian selectors face one of their toughest calls ahead of the Fourth Ashes Test — but this decision wouldn’t be popular with cricket fans.
Steve Smith had his first real hit-out since being concussed by Jofra Archer but even after he was dismissed he wanted to keep on batting.
England was dealt some grim news as its squad for the fourth Ashes Test was announced, making life even harder for Joe Root’s team.
The Ashes is heating up with the war of words in lieu of the on field action as Pat Cummins fires up to return a sneaky jab.
England fast bowling ace Jofra Archer has set fire to an Ashes inferno, accusing Australia of ‘terrible’ sledging and potshotting Steve Smith.
Aussie off-spinner Nathan Lyon may be all loved up but his former partner is claiming that she is the one who got the better of the split.