Zimbabwe claimed a 22-run win over Sri Lanka to tie the three-match ODI series one-all despite home skipper Dusan Shanaka scoring 102.
Nat Sciver knows Australia well but like all the England players found it hard to settle in ahead of the Women's Ashes amid tight COVID regulations.
Tom Rogers expects Scott Boland to hit the ground running at Hobart, saying the paceman's approach to bowling in the Ashes should trouble BBL rivals
More than two years after last playing for Australia, Elyse Villani has put herself in the mix to come back for the Ashes for the injured Beth Mooney.
Australian coach Justin Langer has aired frustrations about constant speculation regarding his future in the top job and hopes to be judged on where he’s taken the team since starting four years ago.
The Hobart Hurricanes have secured the last spot in the BBL finals, defending 5-182 to defeat the Melbourne Renegades by six runs in a tight contest.
English cricket officials say they will investigate after police were called to end a drinking session in Hobart, marking the end of the Ashes series.
She has been a mainstay of the Aussie T20 team since 2008 but, ahead of The Ashes, Ellyse Perry suddenly finds herself on the outside looking in.
A group of Australian and English Ashes stars, including Nathan Lyon still in his playing whites, have had their rowdy celebrations cut short by police.
Todd Balym and Brenden Hills
Perth will get a massive boost for their quest of a record fourth Big Bash League title with Jhye Richardson confirmed for a finals return.
Usman Khawaja has spoken about the touching moment he was invited back into pride of place in the Ashes team photo by Pat Cummins.
Robert Craddock and Ben Horne
Australia's selectors are preparing for pace to be more important in Pakistan than elsewhere in Asia, with the March Test tour highly likely to go ahead.
Test stars Nathan Lyon and Travis Head, as well as England captain Joe Root, were among players ordered to bed by police after a drinking session.
Beth Mooney’s Ashes appear over and her World Cup campaign is in doubt after the world’s best Twenty20 batter suffered a broken jaw at Australia’s team training.
Test stars Travis Head and Alex Carey could be parachuted into the Adelaide Strikers line-up just in time to boost their surprise Big Bash title tilt.
Australian spinner Mitch Swepson would love to book his ticket on the tour to Pakistan in March but admits there is a degree of apprehension regarding security in the subcontinental country.
Australia need results to go their way on the final day of matches in their group to reach the U-19 Cricket World Cup quarter-finals after losing to Sri Lanka.
The Strikers have booked their place in the BBL finals and are riding a four-game winning streak, proving to everybody they are not a one-man show
BBL minor premiers Perth Scorchers, particularly star allrounder Mitch Marsh, have shown a liking for their chosen BBL finals home venue of Marvel Stadium
Test stars Nathan Lyon, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne and Scott Boland will be available for their Big Bash League clubs' final round of matches.
Scott Bailey and Steve Barrett
Pat Cummins wants to play as much as possible with the red ball, rather than the pink ball, next summer after this Ashes series featured two day-night Tests.
England coach Chris Silverwood is already planning for future Test tours but knows he may not be around when they take place after the drubbing by Australia.
Mitch Marsh returned with a bang for the Perth Scorchers as they celebrated winning the minor premiership with a win over the Brisbane Heat at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium.
With their preparation cut short, and the women's Ashes programme rearranged, England head into the T20 series feeling far from ready to face the world No.1.
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