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Ashes 2019: Imperious Smith sets personal Ashes record at Old Trafford

Steve Smith made England suffer again on day four at Old Trafford, falling just 18 short of another century.

Ashes 2019: Broad and Archer give England hope, but Australia in command

Australia were reduced to 63-4 at tea on the penultimate day of the fourth Ashes Test, but they still held the advantage at Old Trafford.

Ashes 2019: Lethal Starc provides spark to make up for lost time

Mitchell Starc showed his class on day four at Old Trafford as Australia pressed home their Ashes advantage.

Ashes 2019: England in deep trouble after Starc burst

England are in deep trouble at Old Trafford after Australia reduced them to 278-8 at lunch, trailing by 219 runs on the penultimate day.

Ashes 2019: Four-wicket Hazlewood hails ‘machine’ Cummins

Pat Cummins was described as the "all-round package" after his brilliant display of fast bowling on day three at Old Trafford.

Ashes 2019: Hazlewood reaps rewards of magnificent Cummins spell

Pat Cummins did not take a wicket on day three in Manchester, but he showed why he is the best Test bowler in the world.

Ashes 2019: Burns and Root stand firm to frustrate Australia

An unbroken century stand from Rory Burns and Joe Root frustrated Australia but the England batsmen still had a lot of work to do.

Ashes 2019: Rain washes out morning session at Old Trafford

Australia were unable to press home their advantage in the morning session on day three of the fourth Ashes Test due to rain.

Ashes 2019: Double centurion Smith felt England fell short with tactics

After hitting a superb double hundred, Steve Smith said England did Australia a favour by bowling too short at Old Trafford.

Ashes 2019: Incredible Smith shows you cannot keep a good man down

Steve Smith showed fortune favours the brave as he made a magnificent double century at Old Trafford.

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