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  • The Ashes 2013-14
  • Rankin likely for Ashes, but questions remain
  • Sep 21, 2013: Debates over the identity of the second spinner, reserve wicketkeeper and reserve batsmen will occupy the minds of the England selectors ahead of the announcement of the Ashes squad on Monday

  • Cricket
  • Back Cook to finally shine in Ashes finale
  • Aug 20, 2013: The first half of the Ashes feats/overkill reaches a conclusion at The Oval where for the first time since Botham's annus mirabilis in 1981 England head to Kennington with the series wrapped up

  • Eng v Aus, 4th Ashes Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day
  • Lyon's simple ploy that foxed England
  • Aug 9, 2013: Nathan Lyon is not a 'modern' offspinner but his old-school values have served him well

  • England v Australia, 4th Ashes Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day
  • England's self-inflicted wounds show muddled thinking
  • Aug 9, 2013: England's batsmen did not appear to know whether to stick or twist on the opening day, but should have followed the lead of their captain

  • England v Australia, 4th Ashes Test, Chester-le-Street, 1st day
  • Polyhedral dice decide Starc's fate
  • Aug 9, 2013: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the opening day at Chester-le-Street

  • England v Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, Old Trafford, 5th day
  • Australia turn a corner
  • Aug 5, 2013: After the humiliation of Lord's, Australia refocused their game and, if it hadn't been for the weather, would probably have won in Manchester. That bodes well for the remainder of the Ashes

  • England v Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, Old Trafford, 5th day
  • Underwhelming success for England
  • Aug 5, 2013: Having been outplayed at Old Trafford, England retaining the Ashes was met with a subdued atmospshere

  • England v Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, Old Trafford, 5th day
  • Review it again, Kumar
  • Aug 4, 2013: Plays of the day as England retained the Ashes with a watery draw

  • England v Australia, 3rd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 4th day
  • Good but not great
  • Aug 4, 2013: Although the Ashes are almost within their grasp, there are obvious areas in which this England side can improve

  • England v Australia, 3rd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 4th day
  • Rain clouds Australia's vision
  • Aug 4, 2013: There is nothing like a poor weather and trying to gauge a declaration to mess with a cricketer's mind - Michael Clarke should have asked the journalists instead

  • England v Australia, 3rd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 4th day
  • Australia's Pratt moment
  • Aug 4, 2013: Plays of the day from the fourth day at Old Trafford

  • England v Australia, 3rd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day
  • KP stocks still on the rise
  • Aug 3, 2013: The Old Trafford bars emptied to witness some Kevin Pietersen magic - let us hope there is still more to come

  • England v Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, Old Trafford, 3rd day
  • Pietersen England's most prolific
  • Aug 3, 2013: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the third day at Old Trafford

  • England v Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, Old Trafford, 2nd day
  • Booed on, laughed off
  • Aug 2, 2013: Plays of the day from the second day between England and Australia at Old Trafford

  • England v Australia, 3rd Investec Test, Old Trafford, 1st day
  • DRS under review
  • Aug 1, 2013: Plays of the day from the first day at Old Trafford

  • Rewind to 1993
  • The Ball of the Century
  • Aug 1, 2013: In June 1993 a peroxide-blond, earring-wearing legspinner bowled a ball which changed the course of cricket history

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