England’s brilliant Ashes winners have set their sights on India’s coveted position of number one in the ICC Test rankings.
As England secured the Ashes Down Under the world's leading Test side, India, played out a thrilling series in South Africa. The two sides meet, at Lord's next year.
Andrew Strauss insists England’s mission Down Under is not complete after they retained the Ashes with a crushing innings and 157 run victory over Australia in Melbourne.
England moved to within touching distance of retaining the Ashes as Tim Bresnan spearheaded another impressive bowling display on the third day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Jonathan Trott’s unbeaten 141 took England to a position of enormous strength at the end of a controversial second day in the fourth Ashes Test at Melbourne.
South Africa’s seamers sent England an almost perfect instruction manual for dismantling the India batting line-up in the first innings of the first Test in Centurion.
To celebrate the start of the eagerly anticipated Ashes series in Australia, MCC and the Cricket Foundation have launched a series of exciting new Ashes quizzes for school children in England and Australia to enjoy.
Leg-spin bowling legend Shane Warne says England are not the favourites ahead of the forthcoming Ashes and will "struggle to take 20 wickets".
Ashes winner John Emburey believes Graeme Swann is England’s best off-spinner in 35 years and can bowl the current holders to victory in Australia.
One time captain Mark Butcher says England's players must get mentally ready for the pressure of an Ashes series and their good form in warm-up matches is "irrelevant".
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