Door ajar for full-strength Windies squad
Door ajar for full-strength Windies squad

West Indies could yet field a full-strength squad at the Champions Trophy, with the ICC willing to accept a "revised" line-up in the event the industrial relations dispute between the board and the players is resolved

Ponting masterclass secures another win
Ponting masterclass secures another win

Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke provided Australia with a solid platform from which to pursue England's first innings total of 299

We're more of a working-class team now - Hussey
We're more of a working-class team now - Hussey

Michael Hussey does not believe Australia's "working class" cricketers can be considered the best one-day side in the world

Ponting backs Clarke for Twenty20 captaincy
Ponting backs Clarke for Twenty20 captaincy

Ricky Ponting has endorsed Michael Clarke to succeed him as Australia's Twenty20 captain

Harmison and Panesar lose contracts
Harmison and Panesar lose contracts

The international careers of Monty Panesar and Steve Harmison are at the crossroads after both were overlooked by the ECB for a central contract

Australia's captaincy contenders
Australia's captaincy contenders

Cricket Australia will announce Ricky Ponting's replacement as national Twenty20 captain after their October board meeting. Alex Brown runs the rule over the contenders

Dyson questions WICB's professionalism
Dyson questions WICB's professionalism

John Dyson has broken his silence over his shock axing as West Indies head coach by strongly questioning the professionalism of the West Indies Cricket Board's (WICB) decision makers

Ferguson settling into key role
Ferguson settling into key role

Callum Ferguson is still new to international cricket but is rapidly becoming a stable and reliable presence in Australia's changing batting line-up

Timing the key for Clarke's future
Timing the key for Clarke's future

Michael Clarke may be the captain in waiting, but Australia need to ensure he rediscovers his hustle at the crease before leading full-time in one-day cricket

Play or be dropped - WI selector
Play or be dropped - WI selector

Clyde Butts, the West Indies' chairman of selectors, has warned striking players to make themselves available for the region's domestic one-day tournament next month or face exclusion from the ensuing tour of Australia

Haddin targets India comeback
Haddin targets India comeback

Brad Haddin has revealed that the finger broken during the Ashes series was worse than originally thought, and has forced him to push back his comeback date to Australia's one-day tour of India

Reifer revels in his opportunity
Reifer revels in his opportunity

Stand-in though he is, West Indies' new captain is determined to play a big role in the future of West Indies cricket

Hilditch's Cricket Australia future uncertain
Hilditch's Cricket Australia future uncertain

Andrew Hilditch's future with Cricket Australia could be determined next month, with moves afoot to create a position for a full-time selector on the national panel

'Shattered' Hussey determined for comeback
'Shattered' Hussey determined for comeback

Michael Hussey hopes his career-saving century at The Oval will have a similarly revitalising effect as Matthew Hayden's corresponding innings four years ago

Injury set to rule Haddin out of ODIs
Injury set to rule Haddin out of ODIs

Australia suffered more bad news on the morning after their Ashes defeat with Brad Haddin, their senior wicketkeeper, sent home with a broken finger

'This is just a stepping stone' - Strauss
'This is just a stepping stone' - Strauss

Andrew Strauss insists England have learned from their post-2005 mistakes and will use their stunning Ashes victory as a springboard to higher honours

Hurt Ponting may return to England
Hurt Ponting may return to England

So acute is the pain of a second Ashes defeat that Ricky Ponting, the Australian captain, has declared himself amenable to the idea of a fifth tour of England in 2013

A captain strives, but fails
A captain strives, but fails

If there are to be calls for Ponting's head, they should be ignored. He remains the best man to lead the Australian team

Trott destroys Australian hopes
Trott destroys Australian hopes

What had been billed a farewell bash for Andrew Flintoff became a debutant ball for Jonathan Trott

Pitch causes a dust storm
Pitch causes a dust storm

There's nothing quite like a pitch imbroglio to stir the passions, and even moreso when that strip is playing host to an Ashes decider