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Aussies complete rout of England – Hosts win series 4-0

SYDNEY, Jan 8, (AFP): Australia ruthlessly extinguished England’s resistance to claim an innings victory in the fifth Ashes Test and complete a 4-0 series rout on the final day in Sydney on Monday. The beleaguered tourists, with skipper Joe Root weakened by a stomach bug and unable to continue batting, …

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Smith breaks Poms ‘hearts’ again with another century in Test draw

Aussies deny England first win of series MELBOURNE, Dec 30, (AFP): Steve Smith again proved the immovable obstacle for England as he posted another century to bat out a draw for Australia in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne on Saturday, denying the tourists their first win of the series. …

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Australia reclaim Ashes, Smith seeks ‘whitewash’

England dismissed for 218 PERTH, Australia, Dec 18, (AFP): Steve Smith praised his “exceptional” team as Australia reclaimed the Ashes with an innings win over England in the third Test in Perth on Monday, and set his sights on a series whitewash. Australia dismissed England for 218 in their second …

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Australia win day-night Test by 120 runs, lead Ashes 2-0 – Hazlewood, Starc crush England’s slim hope of victory

ADELAIDE, Australia, Dec 6, (AP): Australia won the inaugural day-night Ashes Test by 120 runs on the last day, with Josh Hazlewood striking twice in the first three overs and Mitchell Starc finishing off the tail as the pace attack crushed England’s slim hopes of a comeback victory. England resumed …

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England want clarity on Stokes situation: Strauss – Anderson open to vice-captaincy

LONDON, Nov 6, (Agencies): The uncertainty surrounding the fate of suspended all-rounder Ben Stokes is hampering England’s preparations for the upcoming Ashes series in Australia, former skipper Andrew Strauss has said. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) suspended vice-captain Stokes pending an investigation into an incident outside a Bristol …

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