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'Smith and Cummins partnership got Australia back' (0:47)
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2hAlan Gardner

Harmy's monsters

A new autobiography tells of the self-doubt and fears that beset the man probably best known for his wayward Ashes-opening delivery 11 years ago

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Dobell: England have their noses in front (0:57)
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#PoliteEnquiries: If only Australia had a spinning allrounder... (4:10)
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Smith, Marsh need to survive until new ball (1:42)
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Gillespie: England had done their research (1:53)
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20hBrydon Coverdale at the Gabba

Lyon shrugs off trash-talk criticism

Nathan Lyon has defended his controversial pre-Ashes comments about Matt Prior and wanting to end England players' careers

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Plan was to 'starve' Warner - Ball (2:02)
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'I thought you guys were smarter than to fall for that' - Lyon explains trash talk (1:45)
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22hThe Report by Andrew Miller

Magnificent Smith hauls Australia ever closer to parity

Australia's captain, Steve Smith, inched his side ever closer to first-innings parity with a masterful rearguard century, as a gripping, tactical, low-scoring contest continued to bubble

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England's "weak links" respond

Mark Stoneman, James Vince and Dawid Malan took the first step to justifying their much questioned Ashes selections

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Can Khawaja overcome his spin issues? (0:44)
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Dobell: Insufficient reward for England's hard work (1:07)
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2dGeorge Dobell at the Gabba

Assured Vince and Stoneman settle early nerves

For most of the first two sessions the two England batsmen - with fewer than a dozen Tests between them - quietened the shrill of the pre-series hype showered upon Australia's pace attack

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#PoliteEnquiries: Is James Vince the 'guy that takes you out but never calls'? (4:35)
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'Lyon should say stuff every game' - Cummins (0:41)

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