Ashes

Jonathan Trott
Winning in India was special says Jonathan Trott

Trott seems to fancy a coaching opportunity after the end of his career as a professional cricketer.

Kenny Burn – The man who became a Test cricketer by mistake

Kenny Burn made only 140 runs in eight FC games at an average of 9.33 prior to his Test debut.

Moeen Ali
Australia aren’t just intimidating, they are ‘rude’- Moeen Ali

Moeen has no sympathies whatsoever for Warner, Smith and Bancroft.

September 7, 1905 – Australian captain asks for a wrestling bout instead of toss

Darling was tired of losing the toss to his counterpart Jackson.

August 28, 1893 – When an Australian player lit a bonfire amidst a match

The struggle of the Blackpool batsmen gave the outfielders rest as the ball rarely crept to them.

August 26, 1893 – When the England captain treated an injured Australian player

Australia needed to win the final Test in Manchester to retain the Ashes trophy.

August 25, 2013 – A bland finish to the Ashes

England, with five wickets in hand, needed 21 runs from four overs to win the Test match.

Pitch
August 19, 1975 – When a Test match pitch in England was vandalized in support of a prisoner

The night watchman at the venue claimed to have not heard any noises.

Michael Whitney
August 12, 1981 – When Mike Whitney got a surprise call up for the Ashes

Mike Whitney was a part of his team’s home fixture against Hampshire a day before the Old Trafford Test.

ngland bowler Stuart Broad celebrates
Stuart Broad picks the 2005 Edgbaston Test as his favourite ahead of England’s 1000th Test match

The right arm pacer also mentioned the Trent Bridge game against Australia in 2015 for obvious reasons