Archer claims six, Australia rolled for 179
Playing just his second Test, Jofra Archer picks up 6 for 45 as England take control on rain-interrupted day
Dobell: The moment Archer revealed his instinct for greatness
Star bowler shows remarkably mature approach for a young man playing just his second Test
Brettig: Australia ride their luck, but only so far
Tourists thankful for David Warner and Marnus Labuschagne staving off the possibility of a 2015 Trent Bridge horror show
Warner makes own fortune on return to form
Australia opener would have been "happy to get out to a good ball" after working on tightening technique
Dobell: Root's England can ill afford to lose
Ashes results tend to define the careers of England's captains and coaches: if Root leads England to successive series defeats, they will have to contemplate a change
Australia yearn to take back control at Leeds
Australia will hope to attack down the Headingley hill and keep things tight going up it as they continue their attempts to 'win boring'
Batsmen must stare down Archer's bouncer
Just like getting back in the saddle after being thrown from a horse, Australians have to confront danger
Nicholas: The beauty of the Test match game now? Everybody goes at it like mad dogs
We talk about poor techniques and slow over rates, but now more than ever, as Lord's showed, the play is the thing, and it has everybody hooked.
Smith moves to No. 2 in Test rankings for batsmen
Karunaratne broke into the top ten after his fourth-innings 122 handed Sri Lanka 60 points in Galle
Poll: Archer or ... which was the most impactful Test debut?
Take part in our poll and tell us which you think has been the most impactful Test debut in the last 20 years
Did England over-bowl Archer in the second Test?
Switch Hit - Awesome Archer fires up Ashes
The Switch Hit team discuss Steve Smith's concussion and a stunning debut from Jofra Archer
Stokes 'just finds a way' as his authority takes on new significance
Allrounder's hundred and Steven Smith's concussion means his could be the most prized wicket on either side at Headingley
'The sky is the limit' for Archer - Stokes
Vice-captain says Archer's fifth spell in the first innings was "one of the best" spells of fast bowling he has seen as a player
Brettig: Super sub Labuschagne steps into the breach for Australia
The first concussions substitute in the history of Test cricket did more than his bit to help stave off an Australia defeat
Paine vows to keep hooking as Australia stick to Ashes blueprint
Captain unconcerned after being dismissed by Jofra Archer short ball and says "message won't change" after Lord's draw
#PoliteEnquiries: Did Jofra change the Ashes? Has Cummins come of age?
Chappell: Why Smith '19 reminds us of Bradman '30
There are striking parallels between the stellar runs of form of the two Australians
Johnson excited for Archer v Smith duels
Miller: Archer proves natural born thriller
England's debutant shook up Lord's and knocked the previously serene Steven Smith off his stride
#PoliteEnquiries: Any chance of a roof for cricket grounds?
Miller: England fall short as Root misallocates resources
Nearly half of Jofra Archer's 42 deliveries on the third morning were left alone - not that he was the man for these conditions anyway
#PoliteEnquiries: ANY evidence that Root is a good captain?!
Melinda Farrell and Andrew Miller take your polite enquiries after day 2 of the second Ashes Test at Lord's.
Miller: England's batting maelstrom squanders another opportunity
There was arguably not a single player in England's batting lineup in his optimal position at Lord's - and it showed
Lyon critical of Australia's standards
Falling short of usual level a "positive sign we can get better" argues Lyon
What is Woakes' best Lord's moment?
'More ready than I've ever been' - Archer primed for Tests
Ahead of his expected debut, Jofra Archer warns England not to expect 'miracles' but says he is ready for Test cricket
Nine years after debut, Paine back at Lord's for defining Test
Inexperienced but well-traveled in life, Paine chasing a victory that will help chart a more open-minded path for those who follow
Langer lauds fast-bowling depth but warns against complacency
Australia coach happy to have options in attack as they look to strengthen grip on series at Lord's
Has Joe Root fallen out of the Fab Four?
Over the last couple of years or so, England's captain has not quite kept pace with Smith, Kohli and Williamson
Why Steven Smith is ahead of Kohli, Root and Williamson
The numbers suggest he is breaking out of the elite pack into a higher echelon
It won't be long until you see Moeen back - Root
Moeen Ali's England career is far from over according to captain Joe Root, who expects him to bounce back from his recent setbacks.
Moeen set for 'short break' after Lord's omission
Spinning allrounder was dropped after a poor showing at Edgbaston, where he was out-bowled by Nathan Lyon
Nicholas: England's allrounders give Root options and flair
It is a happy coincidence that they currently have so many multi-skilled players
No need to panic for England, insists Buttler
England "didn't play well enough for long enough" at Edgbaston, says batsman
'The maiden Ashes ton hasn't sunk in yet'
Specialist batsman Matthew Wade sheds the gloves and the pressure
Playing the Edgbaston Test without having to keep wicket, he was more relaxed than he has ever been for Australia and it paid off
Alarms, but no surprises as England sleepwalk to a familiar defeat
The most depressing aspect of England's defeat is that so little of it came as a shock
Brettig: For Edgbaston 2019, read Headingley 1989
Thirty years ago, an Australian side with a questionable record in England won at the venue they feared most
Australia's plan: curb England's boundary-hunting
Coach Justin Langer explains why Peter Siddle was picked ahead of Mitchell Starc at Edgbaston
Switch Hit - Smith's redemption road
Alan, Butch and Osman are joined by Dan Brettig on the phone to discuss the Edgbaston Test
Nicholas: Smith's innings spoke of the beauty of human reform
He began his mission to make up for lost time in earnest against England
Langer ranks 'best problem-solver' Smith above Kohli
It was not only great skill but enormous character on show, says the Australia coach of the batsman's twin centuries at Edgbaston
Lyon and Cummins complete crushing victory for Ashes lead
England were blown away for 146 on the final day at Edgbaston to leave them with a host of questions early in the series
Lyon and Smith get better every Test - Paine
Australia captain Tim Paine praised Nathan Lyon and Steve Smith after his team's crushing 251-run win over England at Edgbaston.
Stats - Australia resurrect from 122 for 8 to a 251-run win
Stats highlights from Edgbaston where Nathan Lyon and Pat Cummins reached career milestones
#PoliteEnquiries: Is Smith in line to be the GOAT?
Melinda Farrell and George Dobell take your Polite Enquiries after day 4 of the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
Dobell: When England needed their spinner to stand up, Moeen failed
First Test feels like an ending, for these are the days when spinners must earn their keep
Brettig: Wade shines in Ashes on his own terms
Edgbaston innings was one many judges in Australian cricket would not have allowed him the chance to play
Should Smith move up to No. 3, like Root?
But Tim Paine will have his work cut out to make a convincing case
Brettig: Steven Smith too good for England, but also Australia
England play one intriguing Test against Smith and another rather different one against the rest of Australia
Johnson reveals how to get Smith out
Mitchell Johnson analyses bowling tactics to Steve Smith after Australia moved 34 runs ahead of England on day 3 at Edgbaston.
#PoliteEnquiries: The ugliest hundred ever?
George Dobell and Melinda Farrell answer your questions following Rory Burns' century against Australia on the 2nd Day of the opening Test.
Dobell: Beauty in the battle as Burns shows his resolve
Rory Burns demonstrates priceless ability to remain unflustered after ball beats bat on his way to a maiden Test ton that seemed so improbable
Brettig: Australia's method offers promise, if not results
There were plenty of positives for Australia's bowlers, on a day where they created chances but had little luck
'I didn't know if I was ever going to play again' - Smith
Smith admits there were times during his ban for the Newlands scandal where he fell out of love with cricket
Brettig: Smith sculpts the stuff of dreams
A hostile English crowd, a dicey pitch, a rearguard ton and adulation for one of the greatest innings ever played
Dobell: Hold the obits - Broad isn't done yet
Left out of the side for three of England's most recent seven Tests, veteran fast bowler works harder than ever to improve
Archer given chance to prove Ashes fitness in Sussex games
Seamer to continue injury comeback by playing in T20 and Second XI game
'Aussies should expect sandpaper stick' - Denly
Need to hit the ground running at Edgbaston - Stokes
Vice-captain opens up on post-World Cup 'come down', and stresses importance of putting Smith, Warner and Bancroft under pressure
Denly prepares for 'biggest challenge' in No. 4 role
Batsman says he will learn from the mistakes of his first international stint and avoid putting too much pressure on himself
Nicholas: Are England ready for the Ashes?
They're coming off a tense World Cup win, an escape in the Ireland Test, and have battled top-order problems
Butcher: Root at No. 3 won't solve England problems
Moving Joe Root from his position of strength only adds to the uncertainty around England's top four
Exclusive: 'The first six months I didn't enjoy the job much'
Australia coach Justin Langer talks about his evolution as a coach, leading the team through a crisis and why this Ashes might be different
Will need mental toughness to get through the Ashes - Langer
Australia head coach Justin Langer insists his players are ready of Test cricket and expects Steve Smith and David Warner to not be fazed by an Ashes crowd.
McGrath's Ashes advice for the Australian bowlers
Glenn McGrath explains the secret for Ashes success for an Australian bowler in England
Anderson the key as McGrath 'sits on fence' in Ashes prediction
Australian great avoids usual whitewash prediction, but remains confident the strength of their seamers gives them an edge
'It's England v Australia but we'll still shake hands' - Bairstow on Warner friendship
Previous alliances - and battles - put to one side for Ashes contest says England wicketkeeper
Dobell: More hand-wringing as England try convincing Root to bat at No. 3
Team management want to promote Root up the order for the Ashes, but it will be captain's call
Archer earns Ashes call-up after star turn at World Cup
Stokes re-appointed vice-captain as England name 14-man squad to face Australia in the Ashes
Stokes will thrive on return to vice-captaincy - Giles
Managing director of England men's cricket believes added responsibility will help all-rounder's rise
'I wasn't as true to myself as I could have been' - Bancroft
There was little doubt that Bancroft had the hardest road back to regaining a place in the Australian team after the Newlands scandal
Time is now for first-choice Pattinson
The quick bowler has matured through a series of injury setbacks and is primed to make a telling impact on the Ashes
Starc on edge as Australia prepare to name Ashes squad
Seamer could miss Edgbaston Test, with Cameron Bancroft's 93* on "dangerous pitch" likely to secure him his spot in 17
Bancroft 93* beats a path to selectors' door
Defining innings of low scoring scrap gives opener good chance of being named in Ashes squad
Newlands scandal ended reverse swing arms race - Paine
Australia skipper claims teams had been trying to outdo each other in finding new ways to manufacture movement
Stitches but no scars for Carey in Ashes hunt
In next few days, World Cup revelation will be looking either at a setback, or a continuation of his rise
World Cup over, England to head for Ashes training camp
Squad prepare to change format with Ireland Test on horizon, but key players will be rested after World Cup exertions
Lord's to turn red in support of Ruth Strauss Foundation
The former England captain got the idea from the SCG's Pink Stumps Day
Concussion substitutes set to debut in Ashes
If approved at the ICC annual conference, all matches in the World Test Championship will have the same safety protocols in place
Bancroft, Labuschagne get chances for Ashes bid
Carey's made a compelling case to be considered as a specialist batsman; Smith, Warner set for Test comebacks