Steve Waugh

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England’s Alastair Cook acknowledges the thunderous prolonged ovation as he returns to the pavillion after being dismissed for 147 in his last Test match against India at The Kia Oval in London. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

The Oval was the place to be. For those who crave records, and cricket fans tend to like them, they came and went with the frequency of ticket touts(...)

England’s Alastair Cook enjoyed a century on his second day of the fourth Ashes Test match. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters

If you don’t like the weather in Melbourne, wait 10 minutes. Or so the saying goes. Because on the second day of the fourth Test this appeared to be b(...)

Joe Root’s England are 2-0 down heading into the Perth Test. Photograph: Jason O’Brien/PA

The last week or two, Australia’s cricketers must have been sitting back chuckling with a mixture of satisfaction and disbelief. Media outlets from Au(...)

Arsenal fans hold up anti-Arsene Wenger signs after the defeat against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Getty Images

On Arsène Wenger, everything is divided, even the news. Just as Bild was reporting there has been contact between representatives of Arsenal and the B(...)

Joe Root’s century helped give England the upper hand in the opening day of the first test against India in Rajkot. Photograph: AP/Rafiq Maqbool

The new old guard showed the way. Joe Root, gliding to his 11th Test century, and Moeen Ali, in his latest habitat as an England batsman at No5, sooth(...)

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews  celebrates reaching his century during day four of the second Test match  at Headingley  in Leeds. Photograph: Dave Thompson/Getty Images

Sri Lanka 257 & 457; England 365 & 57-5Sri Lanka have the whip hand in the second Test at Headingley, the match turned on its head and all but(...)

Australia’s captain Michael Clarke at  a news conference before today’s first Ashes cricket Test match against England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

This could be a closer contest than many people with their whitewashes clearly believe. Some of the talk has been bombastic. Michael Clarke’s side may(...)