With Matt Prior's withdrawal from the Test squad and captain Alastair Cook on the verge of losing his captaincy, the future looks bleak for English cricket.
Emirates Old Trafford looks set to be sold out on Friday as Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff makes his shock return to professional cricket.
KP's International career has been prematurely ended by new ECB Chief Paul Downton. The sacking removes any faint English hopes of T20 World cup success.
Happy New Year! An ODI record set by a 16 year old Shahid Afridi that stood for 17 years was smashed by Corey Anderson's 36 ball century.
Only his 3rd series defeat in 15, the knee jerk reactionary criticism of England Coach is highly unwarranted.
Having set a brilliant platform yesterday England self destructed with the bat and were bowled out for just 179 leaving Australia clear sight of victory.
Is Piers Morgan a marvel of motivational tooling ... or just a tool? You decide.
After a disastrous start to the day and being bowled out cheaply, England bowlers fought back valiantly to put them firmly on top at the MCG.
England's Kevin Pietersen remained unbeaten at the end of a record breaking day in Melbourne against another formidable Australian bowling display.
England find themselves 2-0 down in the Ashes with the potentially decisive third Test in Pert starting this evening.
Have England dropped a clanger for the South Africa Test series?
Such was the anticipation for the first day-night Test in cricket history, more than three hours before the start of play, the queue outside the South Gate of the Adelaide Oval already stretched all the way to the Torrens footbridge.
On a balmy Abu Dhabi evening England politely yet professionally defeated their hosts in a friendly match so gentle it bore little relation to the three imminent T20 matches against Pakistan. At least let us hope that is the case.