Whither Michael Hussey?
Whither Michael Hussey?

The latest duck for Australia's No. 4 has raised further questions over his future in the team

Perseverance in Siddle pays off
Perseverance in Siddle pays off

Mitchell Johnson, Ben Hilfenhaus and Stuart Clark all struggled at various junctures and, if not for a succession of muddle-headed strokes, Australia might have faced a more treacherous path over the coming four days

Lacklustre bowling succeeds against muddle-headed batting
Lacklustre bowling succeeds against muddle-headed batting

Mitchell Johnson, Ben Hilfenhaus and Stuart Clark all struggled at various junctures and, if not for a succession of muddle-headed strokes, Australia might have faced a more treacherous path over the coming four days

We followed the letter of the law - Ponting
We followed the letter of the law - Ponting

The ICC has confirmed its Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) received a report from the Australian team management after one of their players was approached by a man suspected of links to illegal bookmaking

Victory would be greatest moment - Flintoff
Victory would be greatest moment - Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff believes an England victory in his farewell Test would be a greater accomplishment than the team's heralded 2-1 Ashes triumph four years ago

Australia report bookie approach to ICC
Australia report bookie approach to ICC

Player approached in team hotel by man suspected of links to illegal bookmaking

Nielsen gives Lee hope of final Test recall
Nielsen gives Lee hope of final Test recall

Tim Nielsen has not discounted the prospect of Brett Lee making a surprise return for the Ashes decider at The Oval should conditions prove conducive for reverse swing

Trott 'pretty much kicked the door down'
Trott 'pretty much kicked the door down'

His South African mentors on his journey from precocious talent to potential Ashes saviour

Saqlain helps Hauritz prepare for The Oval
Saqlain helps Hauritz prepare for The Oval

Australia have drafted in Saqlain Mushtaq, the former Pakistan and Surrey offspinner, to work with Nathan Hauritz in the build-up to the fifth Ashes Test

Australians face tough choices after victory
Australians face tough choices after victory

Australia turned in a clinical and collaborative bowling performance against the England Lions on Sunday

Ramprakash would 'cherish' England call-up
Ramprakash would 'cherish' England call-up

Mark Ramprakash has yet to be contacted by Geoff Miller's selection panel, but said he would "cherish and savour" the opportunity to make a dramatic comeback in the final Ashes Test at The Oval

Clark no certainty for The Oval
Clark no certainty for The Oval

Andrew Hilditch, the Australia's chairman of selectors, insists Stuart Clark could be dropped for the final Ashes Test

Ramprakash recall 'unlikely' - Surrey CEO
Ramprakash recall 'unlikely' - Surrey CEO

Paul Sheldon, the Surrey chief executive, has tempered speculation of a Mark Ramprakash recall and suggestions the ECB could influence the character of The Oval pitch for the Ashes decider

Langer 'shattered' by leaked dossier
Langer 'shattered' by leaked dossier

Justin Langer has told Cricinfo that he bitterly regrets the fact that a dossier he compiled on the England team has been leaked to the press

Ponting ready for 2005 revenge
Ponting ready for 2005 revenge

Since arriving on these shores two months ago, Ricky Ponting has artfully dodged questions relating to England's 2005 Ashes triumph and its lingering impact on his emotions and legacy

Broad stands amid the wreckage
Broad stands amid the wreckage

Sifting for positives is a tricky business for any team faced with a 343-run first innings deficit and an historic defeat on the horizon, but Stuart Broad's career-best haul temporarily lifted English spirits on Saturday

The real Mitchell Johnson
The real Mitchell Johnson

He started the Ashes slowly, and was close to being dropped, but Australia's spearhead is finding peak form again

Clark feared for his Australia future
Clark feared for his Australia future

Stuart Clark feared his Test career was over after an extended stint on the sidelines coincided with the rise of a new generation of Australian pacemen

An alarming day for England
An alarming day for England

Having arrived into Leeds hopeful of a series-clinching victory, England were left to lament a dramatic first day in which form, injury and even faulty fire-detection equipment conspired against them

Clark shines on comeback, but Harmison doesn't
Clark shines on comeback, but Harmison doesn't

Stuart Clark fulfilled the role he was expected to play in the fourth Test at Headingley, while Steve Harmison did not