ESPNcricinfo staff

N Srinivasan addresses the media after taking over as ICC chairman

ICC news

Hard to see rebel leagues succeeding - Srinivasan

ICC chairman N Srinivasan believes there will be great difficulty setting up and sustaining rebel cricket leagues despite the amount of money they might offer players

ESPNcricinfo staff

Mitchell Johnson rolls his arm in the nets

The Investec Ashes 2015

Hughes' death affected my bowling - Johnson

Mitchell Johnson has admitted that the death of Phillip Hughes in November 2014 had caused a mental block and a dip in pace.

Chris Lynn revived a poor start with a half-century

New Zealand in Australia 2015

Starc unimpressed by pink ball

Even though it was the latest in countless versions of the pink balls trialled by Cricket Australia's official supplier Kookaburra, Mitchell Starc said it was nothing like using the traditional red ball

Nick Compton drives during his 70

Middlesex v Hampshire, LV= Championship Division One, Lord's, 2nd day

Compton driven by Ashes memories

Nick Compton was dropped midway through the last Ashes series in England. His chances of an Ashes recall are remote no matter how much he tries to prove otherwise

The scoreboard reflects Glenn McGrath's best Ashes figures

The Investec Ashes 2015

Johnson can 'reopen' English scars - McGrath

Glenn McGrath believes Mitchell Johnson "has to play" the first Test of the Investec Ashes series and that he can "reopen the scars" he inflicted in England during the last series in Australia

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Ben Duckett works to the leg side

Lancashire v Northants, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 1st day

Duckett ton gives Lancashire the runaround

A brilliant century from opener Ben Duckett ensured Northamptonshire enjoyed a productive day against LV= County Championship Division Two leaders Lancashire at Old Trafford