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England’s Adil Rashid (centre) celebrates victory with teammates after  his side inflicting a world record 481 for six on Australia’s hapless bowlers. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

The pitch may have been flat and the opposition bereft but Eoin Morgan’s one-day wonders hit a new high at Trent Bridge on Wednesday, inflicting a wor(...)

England’s Mark Stoneman walks onto the SCG during a nets session at Sydney Cricket Ground. Photograph: Jason O’Brien/PA Wire

The rivalry between Melbourne and Sydney is no myth. Over a century ago it was so strong neither of these great cities could be the capital of Austral(...)

Steve Smith’s century secured a draw for Australia in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne. Photograph: Julian Smith/EPA

There was still no way past Steve Smith. The pitch may have been as docile as a lamb yet it still required wonderful concentration from Australia’s ph(...)

Bangladeshi captain Mushfiqur Rahim celebrates after his side beat Australia at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/Getty Images

Bangladesh 260 and 221; Australia 217 and 244 It was only going to take one. As an overnight consensus, it was proven spot on. As soon as Bangladesh (...)

Mitchell Starc’s four wickets helped Australia to a heavy win over Pakistan at the MCG. Photograph: Julian Smith/Epa

You had to imagine it in the first place to believe it, but that is precisely the kind of foresight Steve Smith brought to the MCG today in conjuring (...)

Jason Roy takes a stunning catch to dismiss Ashton Agar during England’s win over Australia in the third ODI at Old Trafford. Photograph: Reuters

A maiden international century from James Taylor and the dual spinning threat of Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali kept England hopes alive in the one-day ser(...)

Australian Phillip Hughes has died at the age of 25 after being struck by a short ball during a Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales at the SCG

As an opening batsman, the Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, who has died aged 25 after being struck by a ball while on 63 during a Sheffield Sh(...)

England’s Stuart Broad (centre) rues a dropped catch off India’s MS Dhoni (right) during day two of the first Investec test match at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

England’s frustrations continued at Trent Bridge as an unbroken last-wicket stand of 87 took India well past 400 by tea on day two of the Investec Tes(...)

 Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has accused England’s Stuart Broad of “blatant cheating” during the Ashes series. Photograph:   Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has accused England’s Stuart Broad of “blatant cheating” and has urged cricket fans Down Under to make sure the bowler (...)

England’s Joe Root acknowledges the applause after losing his wicket on 180 on day four of the Second Investec Ashes Test at Lord’s Cricket Ground, London. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Joe Root proved his worth with ball as well as bat to end Australia’s afternoon resistance and keep England on target for a 2-0 Ashes lead at Lord’s.S(...)

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