Showing news for 4th Test: England v Australia at Leeds, Aug 16-20, 2001
Sep 25, 2005: Michael Slater, Australia's buccaneering opener turned pundit, on losing his Test place, illness and the Ashes
Aug 22, 2001: It was the 1556th Test match in cricket history
Aug 21, 2001: England's chairman of selectors, David Graveney, has admitted that Headingley hero Mark Butcher would probably not have played in the npower Ashes series if England's first choice players had been fit
Aug 20, 2001: Mark Butcher's magnificent innings of 173* attracted tributes from all quarters as the England and Australian teams reflected on the gripping Fourth npower Test at Headingley
Aug 20, 2001: An heroic innings of 173* by Mark Butcher has led England to a remarkable six wicket victory over Australia in the Fourth npower Test at Headingley.
Aug 19, 2001: The Yorkshire weather scuppered Australia's hopes of having a day off tomorrow as rain restricted play on the fourth day to just 25 overs but their declaration gave England a target for victory
Aug 18, 2001: England's fighting spirit was frayed by another class performance from the Australians, spearheaded by Glenn McGrath who captured his 350th Test wicket
Aug 17, 2001: The spirit of Geoffrey Boycott was alive and well at Headingley today as England adopted a watchful but slow approach in their first innings on the second day of the Fourth npower Test Match
Aug 16, 2001: Ricky Ponting shrugged off his Ashes blues to make a long overdue and superb century at Headingley to give Australia another sizzling success to celebrate in the Fourth npower Test Match
Fourth Test, Leeds
Some of the reactions on Twitter to Virat Kohli's record-equalling hundred during India's chase in Pune
Stats highlights from the first ODI between India and England in Pune
Some of India's finest wins have come with Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni in harness at the crease. At Cuttack they rolled back the years to extraordinary effect
The Twitter world rose up to applaud Yuvraj Singh's hundred, in his second game since being recalled to India's ODI squad
Currently, Ajinkya Rahane doesn't quite have the body of work in ODIs that merit his inclusion. What can he do to press for selection in the Champions Trophy?
His Test stats as batsman and bowler compare favourably with some of the best allrounders, which is why his second-innings dismissal in Wellington is all the more puzzling
The shot Shakib Al Hasan played to be dismissed on day five at Basin Reserve defies explanation. It also prompts a few questions
As batting and bowling in ODIs takes on more of the attacking virtues of T20 cricket, where does the format stand as a product of its own?