Dawid Malan has revealed England are searching for ways to cut Billy Stanlake, Australia’s 6ft 8in paceman, down to size.
England’s failure to capitalise on opportunities in key moments of the Ashes resulted in their 4-0 loss to a “far better” Australia side, Jimmy Anderson admitted after the series drew to a close in Sydney.
Outclassed England finished Sydney’s pink Test day red in the face from thankless toil and surely a touch of embarrassment too over a looming 4-0 Ashes endgame.
Dawid Malan admits he was surprised to see Jonny Bairstow come out to bat in the closing stages as Australia grabbed two late wickets to spoil England’s foothold in the fifth Ashes Test.
There was something about the way Alastair Cook celebrated his magnificent double-century in the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne that epitomised his character.
England yet again had no answer to Steve Smith as the Australia captain took his Ashes tally to 604 runs this winter with his third century to close out a predictable stalemate at the MCG.
Mile Jedinak hat-trick saw Socceroos beat Honduras in play-off on Wednesday
Middlesex’s Steven Finn will miss England’s first Ashes warm-up match after an injury scare.
QPR midfielder part of Socceroos team to play Syria next month
If Middlesex batsman Sam Robson has set himself targets between now and the end of the season that might earn him an England recall he’s keeping them to himself.
Robson and Stirling dominate Yorskhire attack
Sir Bradley Wiggins reflected on his first Olympic medal in Sydney, when Sir Steve Redgrave won his fifth gold, as his career came full circle.
A new community centre, The Yellow, opens in Wembley Park in the heart of the Brent community. From October 1, the hub will offer a selection of arts and fitness classes, many of which will be free.
The Granville has begun taking bookings for workspaces and events ahead of its opening this spring.
Brent Clinical Commissioning Group has announced changes to the community’s cardiology service.
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