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Ashes 2019: Joe Root says England must build towards Ashes in Australia

Ashes 2019: Joe Root says England must build towards Ashes in Australia

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Media playback is not supported on this device Men's Ashes: England v Australia, fifth Specsavers TestVenue: The Oval Dates: 12-16 September Start time: 11:00 BSTBBC coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Radio 4 LW, BBC Sport website & app; in-play clips and live text commentary on BBC Sport website & appCaptain Joe Root says England must build towards winning the Ashes in Australia in 2021-22 after failing to regain the urn this summer. England are 2-1 down and cannot take the Ashes back from the holders even if they win the f...
Kevin Pietersen brands England cult figure Jack Leach a ‘laughing stock’ after Australia retain the Ashes

Kevin Pietersen brands England cult figure Jack Leach a ‘laughing stock’ after Australia retain the Ashes

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Kevin Pietersen has laid into England spinner Jack Leach for his poor performances during the 2019 Ashes series.Leach became a cult hero to fans for his one not out at Headingley to help tie the series with Australia. AFP or licensors Jack Leach frustrated the Australian side with his constant glasses cleaning Videos emerged of the Somerset player re-enacting the run for his team-mates after the game and was even offered glasses for life by Specsavers. But Pietersen did not see the funny side of things and the former England batsman did not hold back in his criticism as Australia retained the Ashes by winning at Old Trafford. size matters Michael Bisping reveals why he th...
England Under-21s 2-0 Kosovo Under-21s: Phil Foden brace proves crucial for Young Lions

England Under-21s 2-0 Kosovo Under-21s: Phil Foden brace proves crucial for Young Lions

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Phil Foden’s double secured England Under-21s a 2-0 win against Kosovo in their Euro 2021 qualifier at the KCOM Stadium. Manchester City midfielder Foden followed up a rebound to give England a half-time lead and lashed home his second in stoppage time. Getty Images - Getty Phil Foden hit a brace The Young Lions followed up Friday’s 3-2 victory in Turkey by ensuring six points from their opening two Group Three matches. Aidy Boothroyd’s side should have won by a bigger margin and it was for long periods a frustrating night for a crowd of 15,258 as the hosts failed to cash in on their dominance. Kosovo, top of Group Three at kick-off after wins against Andorra and Turkey, began full of confidence and forced England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale into the f
Australia retain Ashes with thrilling win over England at Old Trafford

Australia retain Ashes with thrilling win over England at Old Trafford

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Media playback is not supported on this device Men's Ashes: England v Australia, fourth Specsavers Test (day five of five)Australia 497-8 dec (Smith 211) & 186-6 dec (Smith 82)England 301 (Burns 81, Root 71) & 197 (Cummins 4-43)Australia won by 185 runs & retain AshesScorecardAustralia finally broke England's brave resistance to retain the Ashes with a 185-run victory in the fourth Test at Old Trafford. Amid incredible tension on the fifth evening, England ninth-wicket pair Craig Overton and Jack Leach survived for 14 overs, delighting a partisan crowd that grew in noisy beli...
Ashes 2019: Late England wickets give Australia control of fourth Test

Ashes 2019: Late England wickets give Australia control of fourth Test

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Media playback is not supported on this device Men's Ashes: England v Australia, fourth Specsavers Test (day three of five)Australia 497-8 dec: Smith 211, Labuschagne 67England 200-5: Burns 81, Root 71, Hazlewood 4-48England trail by 297 runsScorecardEngland face a huge battle to save the Ashes after Australia took three late wickets on the third day of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.Josh Hazlewood removed Rory Burns, Joe Root and Jason Roy to leave the home side 200-5, still 297 behind Australia's 497-8 declared. When Burns and Root were adding 141 for the third wicket, England were ma...