Matthew Wade celebrates a wicket with Nathan Coulter-Nile of Australia during  the one-day international against England at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images

In the end it was perhaps all for the best, as England lost a low-scoring and ultimately rather tense and gripping fifth one-day international by seve(...)

Eoin Morgan bats against Australia during  the first one day international  with  Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground.  Photograph:  Darrian Traynor/Getty Images

An Aaron Finch century consigned England to a six-wicket defeat in the first one-day international against Australia in Melbourne.On another forgetta(...)

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Gravity may have been the best shipwreck film released this year, but JC Chandor’s follow-up to Margin Call certainly runs it close. This is the real (...)

 Kevin Pietersen of England is dropped by Australia’s George Bailey off the bowling of Ryan Harris during day one of the Fourth Ashes Test  at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

The Melbourne Cricket Ground was packed to the rafters. From the front rows to the nose-bleed gods, 91,092 people turned up, beating the old official (...)

England’s Alastair Cook leaves the field after being bowled out first ball during day four of the third test at the Waca in Perth. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire.

A dominant Australia are five wickets away from reclaiming the Ashes after hammering England with the bat and reducing them to 251 for five with the b(...)

Steve Smith and Mitchell Johnson of Australia walk off the ground at the end of day one of the third Ashes test in Perth. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

As the ball softened during the afternoon and the temperature at the Waca rose to somewhere north of Mike Atherton’s batting average, Australia wrestl(...)

Australia’s Mitchell Johnson celebrates bowling out England’s Alastair Cook during day two of the second Test at the Adelaide Oval.  Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

Australia 570-9 dec (M Clarke 148, B Haddin 118, C Rogers 72, R Harris 55 no, G J Bailey 53, S Watson 51) v England 35-1After two days of the secon(...)

Australia’s Michael Clarke (left) hits a shot past England’s Ian Bell. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

A disciplined England attack shrugged off the challenge of a bland Adelaide Oval wicket to limit Australia to 273-5 and leave the second Ashes test de(...)

England’s Stuart Broad waves at fans as he walks off the field at the end of the first day’s play. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

England paceman Stuart Broad ignored the jeers, chants and catcalls of a hostile Gabba crowd to take five wickets and leave Australia clinging on at 2(...)

England’s Eoin Morgan hits out from the bowling of Australia’s Fawad Ahmed, during the Second One Day International at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Michael Clarke’s Australia earned a measure of redemption in Manchester as the captain’s hundred powered them to an 88-run victory over England in th(...)