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
Dale Steyn on relationships, his beard, how growing up in the bush shaped him, and what attracted him to fast bowling
Attacking play - particularly bowling - has been the team's hallmark down the decades, but not anymore it would seem
Do fast bowlers need verbal fisticuffs to generate aggression? Does sending a nightwatchman in always make sense? Is surpassing 100mph even possible?
Azhar Ali's early steps in captaincy will be analysed extensively but he needs time to step out of the large shadows of Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi
We thought it would be a fun exercise to pick a dream XI from the support staff on duty with the IPL franchises this season. The only rule: everyone on the team should have played international cricket. Here goes ...
For New Zealand's wild child, there is probably no better place than county cricket right now
His current game is extremely premeditated, so as to delay taking risks, and it robs the innings of all natural flow