Latest Cricket News Updates http://cricwaves.appspot.com Latest news from cricwaves.appspot.com (c)cricwaves.appspot.com en-gb Fri 18 Oct 2019 Saw Archer at IPL last year, realized he is special: Smith http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/VEh5rx4l19_drh-sevawcirc/saw-archer-at-ipl-last-year-realized-he-is-special-smith.html England bounced back to claim The Oval Test by 135 runs on Sunday. Chasing an improbable target of 399, Australia folded up for 263 Ashes 2019 5th Test preview: England battle Smith headache, self-doubts one last time http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/pfCUv6OOOv_drh-sevawcirc/ashes-2019-5th-test-preview-england-battle-smith-headache-self-doubts-one-last-time.html The Ashes 2019 is well and truly Australia’s after yet another stupendous show by Steve Smith at the Old Trafford. Following the Ben Stokes miracle at Headingley against a Smith-less Australia Incredibly proud of the way I've performed: Steve Smith after Australia clinch Ashes 2019 http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/se3m1r1NNv_drh-sevawcirc/incredibly-proud-of-the-way-ive-performed-steve-smith-after-australia-clinch-ashes-2019.html Australia retained the Ashes by overpowering England by 185 runs in the fourth Test at Manchester on Sunday. On the final day, the hosts crumbled to 197 Ashes 4th Test preview: Steve Smith returns as Australia look to recover from Ben bashing http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/kRtl5vcBeT_drh-sevawcirc/ashes-4th-test-preview-steve-smith-returns-as-australia-look-to-recover-from-ben-bashing.html With the series surprisingly tied 1-1 courtesy Ben Stokes' Headingley miracle, England would now want to stay alive with another victory at Old Trafford. Never give up, it's never over until it's over: Stokes after miraculous 135 http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/zmlVPHGagn_drh-sevawcirc/never-give-up-its-never-over-until-its-over-stokes-after-miraculous-135.html In what can be termed as one of the greatest Test innings ever, Ben Stokes slammed an incredible 135 not out to single-handedly lift a miserable England to victory from an impossible position and keep the hosts' chances of claiming the Ashes alive. Thanks to Stokes' genius, the series is now tied 1-1 and the Aussies are shell-shocked. England's Ashes hopes all but over after crumbling to woeful 67 http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/kCQjKhj7xs_drh-sevawcirc/englands-ashes-hopes-all-but-over-after-crumbling-to-woeful-67.html Hosts England endured a terrible Day 2 at Headingley in the third Ashes Test as they folded up for 67 to all but put paid to their hopes of retaining the Ashes Labuschagne showed great character, skill and technique: Tim Paine http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/WcVJjUKHQf_drh-sevawcirc/labuschagne-showed-great-character-skill-and-technique-tim-paine.html Australia managed to escape with a draw in the tantalising second Ashes Test at Lord's. Set to chase 267 after Ben Stokes' hundred saw England recover from a precarious position, the Aussies were in trouble as the top order succumbed yet again to Jofra Archer. The absence of the unfit Steve Smith added to the visitors' woes. However, Smith's concussion replacement Marnus Labuschagne stood up with a soild half-century to keep a rampant England at bay. Blow to Steve Smith's neck brings back grim reminder of Philip Hughes tragedy http://cricwaves.appspot.com/cricket/news/articles/RF15AT7quz_drh-sevawcirc/blow-to-steve-smiths-neck-brings-back-grim-reminder-of-philip-hughes-tragedy.html Steve Smith narrowly missed out on a third consecutive Ashes hundred as he was dismissed for 92. However, the talking point of the match at Lord's was the blow to Smith at the back of the head