LONDON, Sept 13: England were bowled out for 294 in the first innings of the fifth Ashes test at the Oval on Friday, with Australia’s Mitchell Marsh claiming his first test five-wicket haul to end the host’s chances of building a high score.

Burns, Root lay solid platform for England

September 12, 2019 19:10 pm

LONDON, Sept 12: Rory Burns and Joe Root took advantage of a lacklustre display by Australia to lift England to 86 for one at lunch on the first day of the fifth and final Ashes test at The Oval on Thursday.

LONDON, August 14: Rain looked set to wash out the first day of the second Ashes test at Lord’s on Wednesday, without a ball bowled as of the scheduled lunch break and a grim weather forecast clouding the outlook for action later in the day.

BIRMINGHAM, August 4: Steve Smith’s unbeaten 46 helped Australia recover to 124-3 in their second innings before bad light stopped play with the tourists 34 runs ahead at the end of day three of the first Ashes test at Edgbaston.

BIRMINGHAM, Aug 3:  Rory Burns’ superb maiden test century and 57 from Joe Root put England in a strong position — 17 runs behind with six wickets in hand — going into day three of the first Ashes test against Australia, as their top order finally clicked.