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Maxwell

I suppose coming in at 5/73 it’s probably a hit or bust: Glenn Maxwell

The hopes of a series win were completely out of sight and out of the mind of the Australian squad members when Glenn Maxwell joined Alex Carey in the middle at 73/5,...

Australia

England v Australia, 3rd ODI, Old Trafford – Maxwell, Carey’s heroics help Australia clinch series

“To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” ~ George MacDonald. Australia captain Aaron Finch had said before the start of the ODI series that...

England

England v Australia, 3rd ODI, Old Trafford – England in search for perfect 10 in final game of their home season

England’s heroic fightback in the 2nd ODI against Australia has earned them a lifeline in avoiding a first ODI series defeat in 5 years on home soil. They would look...

Australia

England v Australia, 2nd ODI, Old Trafford – England bottom 5 set up series finale

Cricket is a game of glorious uncertainties. Never at any stage until the 81st over of the 2nd ODI between England and Australia would one have felt that it would take...

Australia

England v Australia, 2nd ODI, Old Trafford – Australia look to build on momentum attained from Friday

Having drawn first blood in the three-match ODI series against England, Australia would take plenty of heart; not just from the victory, but in the manner that they...

England

England v Australia, 1st ODI, Old Trafford – Billings’ maiden hundred not enough as Australia earn 10 points

Sam Billings’ maiden ODI hundred was not enough for England to pull off an unlikely chase of 295 on a slow wicket after being reduced to 57/4 within the first 20...

England v Australia, 1st ODI, Old Trafford – Australia set to get their ODI Super League campaign underway

After defending their number 1 ICC T20I rankings against arch-rivals England despite losing the 3-match series 1-2, Australia begin their ICC ODI Super League campaign...

England v Australia, 3rd T20I, Southampton – Visitors regain number 1 ICC T20I ranking with consolation win

A low-scoring thriller at the Ageas Bowl today saw visitors Australia sneak home with 3 balls to spare, thanks to meticulous cameos from Mitchell Marsh and Ashton Agar,...

England

England v Australia, 3rd T20I, Southampton – Contest for No. 1 ICC rank looms as England look to seal 3-0 whitewash

It was mentioned in the post-match presentation of the previous game that an England-Australia clash is never deemed to be a dead rubber, and indeed, tonight’s game...

England

England v Australia, 2nd T20I, Southampton – Hosts wrap series up 2-0, one win away from being ranked number 1 T20I team

It got a little tense towards the end, but England managed to avoid any further hiccups and chased down a target of 158 with 7 balls to spare, thanks to a responsible...