Cook frustrated at MCG loss

Skipper Alastair Cook was left to rue England letting a good position slip following their eight-wicket defeat in the Boxing Day Test. The tourists appeared to hold a winning hand yesterday, when they led by 116 with 10 second-innings wickets remaining. However, a collapse left Australia a victory target of 231 – which they ultimately chased … Read more

Australia cruise to victory in Melbourne

By Matthew Sherry Australia claimed a 4-0 lead in the Ashes as Chris Rogers’ second Test hundred helped secure a comprehensive eight-wicket win at the MCG. Having resumed on 30 without loss chasing 231, the hosts were aided by some disappointing England fielding as two early chances went down. However, a moment of cheer came … Read more