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Flintoff set to quit Test cricket after Ashes

London, July 15 (ANI): England all rounder Andrew Flintoff is ready to quit Test cricket at the end of this Ashes series. Flintoff, who has been afflicted with constant injuries, wants to quit five-day matches to prolong his career for ... Read More »

Vaughan backs wayward Fred

London, July 6 (ANI): Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes all-rounder Andrew Flintoff will put aside his latest brush with discipline and perform in the upcoming Ashes series.   All-rounder Flintoff landed himself in trouble last week after missing the ... Read More »

Hughes will come up trumps in Ashes series: Langer

Perth (Australia), July 6 (ANI): Former Australian opener Justin Langer believes that current opener Phillip Hughes will come up trumps during the Ashes series that gets underway from Wednesday. Langer has told Hughes to stick to the basics that helped ... Read More »

2005 Ashes destroyer Jones says Lee will swing momentum

Worcester (UK), July 4 (ANI): Former England pacer Simon Jones believes Australia’s Brett Lee will swing the momentum in this year’s Ashes series. Regarded as one of the world’s finest proponents of reverse swing, Jones, 30, predicted reverse swing would ... Read More »

Australia announces squad for Ashes series

Melbourne, May 20 (ANI): Australia’s selectors have named a 16-man squad to contest the five-Test Ashes series against England. “We think we have chosen an exciting blend of youth and experience,” chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch said. “At its core, ... Read More »

Bring on the Aussies, says Strauss

London, May 19 (ANI): After handing out a 2-o series defeat to the West Indies, England cricket captain Andrew Straus is ready to take on the Australians in this summer’s Ashes series. “Each time I think about the Ashes, I ... Read More »

Steve Waugh says Aussies just ahead for Ashes

Sydney, Apr. 30 (ANI): Former captain Steve Waugh believes Australia are entitled to be slight favorites in this year’s Ashes series, but feels bowling selections will be crucial to the outcome. Waugh was part of four triumphant Ashes tours between ... Read More »