December 21 2013 Latest news:
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting feels England are “past their peak” and must decide whether it is time to drop their struggling stars.
England’s disappointment and frustration is obvious at losing the Ashes so emphatically - and no one feels it more than Steven Finn.
Graeme Swann has apologised for “crass and thoughtless” comments made via social media in which he compared England’s Ashes defeat to rape.
Ravi Bopara has signed a new one-year contract with the Club, which will run until the end of the 2014 season. Bopara, 28, made his debut for Essex in 2002, playing 138 First-Class matches and hitting over 8,000 runs.
England team director Andy Flower has refused to be drawn on his long-term future after his team surrendered the Ashes in Australia.
Middlesex batsman Sam Robson has played down suggestions that he could be in line for an England call-up following their Ashes woe.
England have lost the Ashes inside 14 days, after their 150-run defeat in Perth.
England surrendered the Ashes in a meek fashion. Here is how we rated the players.
Former England opener Geoffrey Boycott believes the national team “have cocked it up big time” after they surrendered the Ashes with two Tests still remaining.
Alastair Cook conceded his England side had been outplayed in every department as they surrendered the Ashes to Australia before Christmas.