This is a series that has gone back and forth but England can take back the urn with victory at Trent Bridge and are frankly too big a price to do so. Following their record destruction at Lord’s on a pancake pitch, England asked for, and received, a far more sprightly wicket at Edgbaston where… Read More The Ashes 2015 – 4th Test (Trent Bridge)*
Two games, one win each, all to play for. After England’s rapid start in Cardiff, Australia struck back in vintage style with a wide margin Lord’s in that has seen changes in England’s top order, an emergence of potential gamechangers for Australia and also bought out the buzzword of momentum, that ever important factor in… Read More The Ashes 2015 – Third Test
While the English battling lineups have been dominated by Joe Root and Gary Balance, the Australians have been led by their own dynamite duo of Steve Smith and David Warner. The two have scored 17 centuries in Australia’s last eighteen test matches and will likely be at the cornerstone of Australia’s big scores if the… Read More The Ashes 2015 – Top Australian Batsman
So, Broad or Anderson? The stats indicate that is the question that needs answering based on the stats, if one hopes to find out who’s going to take the most Australian scalps if the stats are to be believed. England v New Zealand (2015, 2 Tests) 1. Stuart Broad, 13 wickets at 25.38 2. Mark Wood,… Read More The Ashes 2015 – Top England Bowler
It’s the summer of aggressive cricket and it’s the summer of runs. Fans of bat on ball had the time of their lives as England and New Zealand slogged eachother all over the country in their recent series with record scoring rates set at Lord’s and Headingley despite results and rain delays. 1,610 runs were… Read More Ashes 2015 – Top English Batsman
So just like that we’re at it again. It’s been more than a month – yes, really, about 18 of them – since England and Australia met in the Ashes but following that gap and all that’s been through it, the two sides lock horns again in Cardiff today. As one would imagine, much has… Read More The Ashes 2015 – Who Will Win The Urn?