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Archer’s thrilling debut changes everything and nothing

Dave Tickner Lord’s doesn’t do normal any more. For the third match in a row the old place was treated to astonishing levels of nonsense in a stunning Test match. There can really be little criticism of England’s failure...

Labuschagne replaces concussed Smith in Aussie team

Australia Marnus Labuschagne became the first concussion sub in international cricket after replacing Steve Smith in the drawn second Ashes Test at Lord’s. Smith, who is now a major doubt for the third Test at Headingley, was struck...

Chris Woakes delivers verdict on England’s chances; Archer v Smith

England England all-rounder Chris Woakes still believes England can regain parity in the series with a day five victory at Lord’s tomorrow, and marvelled at a hostile and mightily quick spell of fast bowling from fellow seamer...

How Australia v England became Steve Smith v Jofra Archer

The 2019 Ashes Day four will go down in the history books as one of those classic days of Ashes Test cricket that Sky Sports will show a thousand replays of in gloomy rain delays of the...

WATCH: Steve Smith floored after vicious Archer bouncer

News In what was a fascinating and enthralling afternoon session at Lord’s, the world witnessed a scary moment when Aussie superstar Steve Smith was struck square on the helmet from a 92.4mph Jofra Archer bouncer. The contest between...

More injury woe for England as Olly Stone ruled out for entire season

News England have been rocked with another injury blow to the fast bowling ranks after news emerged that seamer Olly Stone will miss the remainder of the season following a partial stress fracture to his lower back. Stone...

Stuart Broad outlines England’s path to second Test victory

England England seamer Stuart Broad lamented the fact that bad weather cost England two sessions in their quest to regain parity in the Ashes series, but remained upbeat about the prospect of England coming out victorious at...

Ashes day three talking points: Smith’s leaving, Archer’s pace

The 2019 Ashes Day three was great… while it lasted. We saw Jofra Archer’s maiden Test wicket, Steve Smith performing what can only be described as outrageous dance moves while in the act of leaving the ball,...

Eoin Morgan undecided on future limited-overs captaincy

News England’s World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan has admitted he would love to remain as England’s skipper in the T20 format, but revealed that he has not yet come to a decision on whether it is the...

WATCH: Jofra Archer takes his maiden Test wicket

The 2019 Ashes Has there ever been as much hype surrounding an English Test debut in recent times? Kevin Pietersen in 2005? Perhaps. Graeme Hick in 1991? Potentially. But even they didn’t have the whole weight of...

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Joelinton left out by Hoffenheim as Premier League move edges closer

Hoffenheim have confirmed Joelinton is in talks with a Premier League club amid speculation of a £36million (€39.8million) move to Newcastle United. Joelinton was left...

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