Tag: The Ashes
Ashes contest draws on years of tradition
One of cricket’s fiercest rivalries will recommence in Cardiff today in front of a sell-out crowd. But can a traditional five-day game survive in the fast-paced modern world?
‘Sportsmanship dead’ after cricket controversy
When the ball nicked Stuart Broad’s bat in the vital moments of this week’s Ashes match, the old cricketing code says he should have walked. He did not. Is this the end of honesty in sport?
Crunch time for sport’s ‘family feud’
Britain and Australia have craved one another’s sporting humiliation for over a century. Now a one-two punch of cricket and rugby showdowns display this ferocious enmity at its peak.