Pat Cummins’ classy moment of leadership as Nathan Lyon lets loose at the pub

Pat Cummins continues to make every post a winner as Australian captain, including this impressive moment of leadership at the pub. Video emerged of Australia’s cricketers celebrating a 4-0 Ashes win at a pub in Hobart on Monday and one moment was further proof why our country can feel confident it has the right leading … Read more

Why Australia’s cricket team stopped their Ashes’ celebrations after popping champagne

The image of a winning team celebrating by spraying champagne all around the place is almost as old as sport itself, and the Australian cricket team were no different after they wrapped up the Ashes 4-0. But in Hobart, it didn’t go quite to script for the triumphant test team. The bottles were popped, but … Read more

Australia wins final Ashes Test as England collapses on dramatic third day in Hobart

Australia has wrapped up a 4-0 Ashes series victory inside three days at Bellerive Oval, obliterating England’s fragile batting line-up to claim a 146-run victory inside three days. Heading into the final day, the match appeared evenly posed, with England a chance to salvage some pride and claim a rare Test victory down under. Bowling … Read more

As Hobart puts on a show, the cricket struggles to meet the occasion

As the sun set over the River Derwent, dispersing the shadows around the players at Bellerive Oval and aiding the lubrication of the revellers on the hill, it was hard to imagine Test cricket could get more perfect. The merits of day-night Tests deserve to be debated further, but there’s no question that for those … Read more

Ponting isn’t laughing at Marnus’ shocker

All of Australia had a chuckle at Marnus Labuschagne’s expense after his ugly dismissal on Day 1 in Hobart. But one legend wasn’t laughing. Welcome to’s coverage of Day 2 of the fifth Ashes Test in Hobart. After being sent in to bat on a tricky pitch at Blundstone Arena, Australia was in all … Read more

Live: The Ashes come to Hobart for historic fifth Test

Ashes fifth Test in Hobart, live updates Hello and welcome to the ABC Sport coverage of Australia vs England in the fifth and final Ashes Test at Hobart with me, Simon Smale and later, Jon Healy, with Dean Bilton also on hand. It’s a historic moment as Bellerive Oval becomes the latest ground to host an … Read more