Ruthless Australia regain the Ashes

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Chris Lynn's summer of living dangerously

Brisbane Heat's maverick master blaster is about to will his recovering shoulder through another season of fireworks, and the Big Bash – and cricket – is all the better for it

Third Test wrap: Awesome Aussies regain the Ashes

Over five frenetic days Australia came from behind to dominate England, win the third Test in Perth by an innings and regain the Ashes in style

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The best moments from Ashes-winning Test

From Steve Smith and Mitch Marsh's brutal knocks to Mitch Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins doing their thing - we have you covered

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Ponting lifts lid on dressing room party

Australian legend Ricky Ponting talks about what it feels like to be an Ashes-winning captain and how special the celebrations post-match will be for the team

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We wanted big three quicks fit for Ashes: Smith

Australia captain Steve Smith has reflected on the importance of Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc in his team's Ashes series success

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Day five wrap: Hoff leads Aussies to thumping win

After a lengthy delay due to a damp pitch, Josh Hazlewood and the Aussies claimed the six wickets required to win the Test and regain the Ashes

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Raw vision: Aussies savour Ashes triumph

Steve Smith and the Australians were ready to let the celebrations begin after a comprehensive win over England in Perth saw them regain the Ashes

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We haven't been blown away: Root

Captain Joe Root insists that despite surrendering the urn just three Tests into the series, England have not been "blown away" by the Australians


Umpires gave pitch time to dry: Bayliss

England coach Trevor Bayliss refused to blame the pitch fiasco for England's crushing third Test defeat against Australia on day five in Perth

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An amazing achievement from this group: Smith

Double-centurion and captain Steve Smith discussed a resounding third Test win as Australia regained the Ashes on day five at the WACA Ground

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Final wicket falls as Aussies regain the Ashes

Chris Woakes tried to uppercut a Pat Cummins bouncer but only edged it to Tim Paine who completed his 16th dismissal for the series

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Heroic Hazlewood claims fantastic five-fa

Josh Hazlewood was the decisive man on the decisive day of the Magellan Ashes, taking five wickets to help Australia go up three-nil and regain the Ashes

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Malan leads England resistance with fifty

England batsman Dawid Malan scored a half-century to go with his first-innings ton but his lone hand could not keep the Aussies at bay forever

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Ashes Folklore: Alderman's 'bad tackle'

Terry Alderman's lethal swing bowling was put on hold for more than a year after a pitch invasion led to one of the most unfortunate injuries of all time

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Gill Espie's Action News Special Report

Optus Sport's gun reporter polls the Adelaide Oval crowd to find out whether Jason Gillespie really is cricket's greatest ever all-rounder


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