Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sat 02 Dec 2023 English bowlers shine as England took 1-0 lead in Ashes England bowled out Australia for 242 to win the first test of the Ashes by 169 runs. Australia began the day needing a total of 412 runs over Days 4 and 5, but England bundled out Australia on day 4 which ensured that day 5 is not needed. Ashes 2015: Teams need to stop taking Moeen Ali lightly Ashes 2015 1st Test: On rather expected lines, the first Ashes Test being held at Cardiff is turning out to be a competitive contest. England took wickets regularly to push Australia on back foot After bundling out England on 430, Australia scored 264 runs at the loss of 5 wickets at stumps on day 2 of first Ashes test in Cardiff. Scoring 95, Chris Rogers was the stand out performer for Australia with the bat. Cardiff Test: Joe Root proved why he is the dangerman for Australia At the beginning of the 2015 Ashes, Joe Root was termed as the biggest threat to Australia's bowlers, in spite of the presence of much more experienced batsmen like Alastair Cook and Ian Bell Ashes 2015: Joe Root century drive England to strong position A brilliant hundred from Joe Root helped England dominate the first day of the opening Ashes test in Cardiff. The hosts have put 343 for seven at stumps, courtesy of 134 from Joe Root. Ashes 2015: Five players to watch out for The 2015 edition of one of cricket's oldest rivalries, The Ashes, is underway. With both the teams well-matched, a close contest is expected on the cards. Here's our pick of five players Ashes 2015: Australia begin favourites as series kicks off In spite of the fact that Australia were dealt a big blow just days before the Ashes, with the sudden retirement of Ryan Harris, the visitors would still head into the opening Test of Ashes 2015 at Cardiff as favourites Ashes 2015 build up: The history The Ashes, as cricket followers would know by now, is a Test cricket series of five matches played between Australia and England. It is oldest and most high-profile rivalry in cricket, matched only by the one between India and Pakistan and