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Peter Nevill poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Peter Nevill heaps praise on "incredibly supportive" Brad Haddin
Peter Nevill brushes aside questions over Australia's team selection ahead of the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.
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Englands Ian Bell acknowledges the crowd after reaching 150 runs during the second days play in the third cricket Test match between England and India at The Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Southampton on July 28, 2014
Ian Bell: 'Poor form changed mindset'
England batsman Ian Bell claims he was more relaxed as he returned to form with two half-centuries in the third Ashes Test match.
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Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior: 'England players must step up without James Anderson'
Former England wicket-keeper Matt Prior believes that there is extra pressure on Stuart Broad as the hosts prepare for the fourth Ashes Test without James Anderson.
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England captain Eoin Morgan bats during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
Middlesex to rest Eoin Morgan for next four games
Middlesex confirm that Eoin Morgan will be rested for the team's next four games ahead of England's T20 and ODI matches against Australia later this month.
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The England slips celebrate as Australia captain Michael Clarke reacts after being caught during day four of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Australia batting coach backs Michael Clarke
Australia batting coach Michael di Venuto backs captain Michael Clarke to find his form during the Ashes series.
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Peter Nevill of New South Wales bats during day four of the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and New South Wales at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 3, 2014
Jason Gillespie praises Peter Nevill for third Test performance
Jason Gillespie backs Australia wicket-keeper Peter Nevill to have a successful international career.
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Australia captain Michael Clarke leaves the field after being dismissed by Stuart Broad of England during day one of the First Ashes Test match on November 21, 2013
Jason Gillespie fears for Michael Clarke's Test future
Former bowler Jason Gillespie warns Australia captain Michael Clarke that he is fighting for his Test career.
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James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
Michael Vaughan: 'Australia receive boost with James Anderson injured'
Injured England bowler James Anderson is labelled as a "massive loss" ahead of the fourth Ashes Test.
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The England slips celebrate as Australia captain Michael Clarke reacts after being caught during day four of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Michael Vaughan questions Michael Clarke's Test future
Michael Vaughan claims that Australia skipper Michael Clarke might retire after the Ashes series.
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A general view of a Kookaburra turf four piece cricket ball is seen before play on day one of the Sheffield Shield final match between the Tasmanian Tigers and the New South Wales Blues at Bellerive Oval on March 17, 2011
Hugh Morris pledges to investigate dangerous pitch
Hugh Morris says Glamorgan will "immediately investigate" the circumstances which led to their one-day match against Hampshire being abandoned.
Aug 2, 19:53
Australian players celebrate after winning the game during day 5 of the third test match between South Africa and Australia at Sahara Park Newlands on March 5, 2014
Australia to tour Bangladesh in October
Australia will play two Test matches in Bangladesh in October.
Aug 2, 12:14
Worcestershire bowler Joe Leach celebrates after taking the wicket of Paul Collingwood during day two of the LV County Championship division one match between Worcestershire and Durham at New Road on May 25, 2015
Worcestershire bowler Joe Leach takes hat-trick with first three balls
Worcestershire bowler Joe Leach claims three wickets with the first three balls to leave his side well on top against Northamptonshire at New Road.
Aug 2, 11:58
Former international cricketer Glenn McGrath is pictured during a photocall at the Honourable Artillery Company on June 29, 2015
Glenn McGrath: "I fear the worst for Australia"
Glenn McGrath admits that he is worried for Australia for the remainder of The Ashes following their eight-wicket defeat to England in the third Test.
Aug 1, 17:58
Adam Voges in action on March 24, 2015
Shane Warne backs Australia to drop Adam Voges
Adam Voges is likely to be dropped from the Australia side for the fourth Test match at Trent Bridge, says Shane Warne.
Aug 1, 17:57
Sixers coach Trevor Bayliss speaks to the media during a Sydney Sixers Big Bash League press conference at Sydney Cricket Ground on February 4, 2014
England coach Trevor Bayliss: 'We have to become consistent'
England coach Trevor Bayliss challenges his side to end their run of inconsistent displays following a victory ahead of the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.
Aug 1, 14:59
Adam Voges poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Darren Lehmann to consider Adam Voges's place in Australia side
Australia coach Darren Lehmann admits that he and the selectors will consider replacing Adam Voges in their lineup for the fourth Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.
Aug 1, 14:26
Liam Plunkett of England bowls during a nets session at Headingley on June 19, 2014
Liam Plunkett, Mark Footitt in England squad for fourth Ashes Test
Liam Plunkett and Mark Footitt are named in the England squad for the fourth Ashes Test.
Aug 1, 12:51
The England slips celebrate as Australia captain Michael Clarke reacts after being caught during day four of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Australia coach Darren Lehmann backs Michael Clarke to improve form
Australia coach Darren Lehmann backs captain Michael Clarke to improve his form with the bat in The Ashes.
Aug 1, 12:46
Australia coach Darren Lehmann oversees an official team training session ahead of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at the Riverside stadium in Chester-le-Street, north-east England on August 8, 2013
Australia coach Darren Lehmann admits "hardest" Brad Haddin decision
Australia coach Darren Lehmann claims that not recalling Brad Haddin for the third Ashes Test was the toughest decision of his career.
Aug 1, 12:02
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
Nasser Hussain: James Anderson is "irreplaceable"
Nasser Hussain believes that James Anderson is "irreplaceable" in the England bowling attack after being ruled out of the fourth Ashes Test due to a side strain.
Aug 1, 05:43
Ian Bell during an England portrait session in May 2015
Ian Bell: 'England's bowling display was one of the best'
England batsman Ian Bell hails the performances of his side's bowlers as the driving force for their eight-wicket win over Australia in the third Ashes Test.
Aug 1, 05:25
Michael Clarke poses during an Australia portrait session in May 2015
Ricky Ponting: 'Michael Clarke has to remain at number four'
Ricky Ponting is adamant that Australia skipper Michael Clarke has to remain in his place at number four in the batting order for the fourth Ashes Test.
Aug 1, 05:06
The England slips celebrate as Australia captain Michael Clarke reacts after being caught during day four of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Michael Clarke bemoans lack of form
Australia captain Michael Clarke admits that his side has been "playing with 10 players" because of his lack of form with the bat.
Jul 31, 19:28
The England slips celebrate as Australia captain Michael Clarke reacts after being caught during day four of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Michael Clarke baffled by Australia defeat at Edgbaston
Australia captain Michael Clarke struggles to explain how his team lost the third Ashes Test inside three days at Edgbaston.
Jul 31, 17:50
Steven Finn leads the England team off on day three of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on July 31, 2015
Steven Finn delighted to contribute to Edgbaston win
England bowler Steven Finn reveals that his two-year spell out of the side means that he will savour his man-of-the-match display in the third Ashes Test with Australia.
Jul 31, 17:17
English fast bowler James Anderson celebrates after becoming the highest ever English wicket taker with 384 after taking the wicket of West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin on day five of the first cricket Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir
James Anderson hopeful over Ashes fitness
England bowler James Anderson is hopeful that he can still play a part in this summer's Ashes series with Australia.
Jul 31, 17:04
Steven Finn leads the England team off on day three of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on July 31, 2015
England captain Alastair Cook praises "amazing" Steven Finn display
England captain Alastair Cook hails Steven Finn for coming back into the side and helping them beat Australia to win the third Ashes Test.
Jul 31, 16:28
Englands Ian Bell acknowledges the crowd after reaching 150 runs during the second days play in the third cricket Test match between England and India at The Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Southampton on July 28, 2014
Ian Bell: 'Playing at Edgbaston helped my form'
England batsman Ian Bell admits that playing at his home ground of Edgbaston aided his return to form during the third Ashes Test with Australia.
Jul 31, 16:24
Michael Vaughan, former England cricket captain, talks to the assembled media as he attends an SJA Brunch sponsored by Laureus on July 4, 2013
Michael Vaughan hails "excellent" England
Michael Vaughan hails England for putting in an "excellent" performance to claim an eight-wicket victory in the third Ashes Test.
Jul 31, 16:09
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
James Anderson ruled out of fourth Ashes Test through injury
The ECB confirms that James Anderson will miss the remainder of England's third Ashes Test, as well as next week's fourth Test at Trent Bridge.
Jul 31, 10:16
Australia's David Warner in action during day two of the First Test of The Ashes on July 9, 2015
Australia batsman David Warner admits to Edgbaston struggles
David Warner admits that the atmosphere generated by supporters at Edgbaston has ensured that Australia's players "feel that little bit of pressure" when they step up.
Jul 31, 09:14
England players celebrate after David Warner is dismissed on day one of the Third Test of The Ashes on July 29, 2015
Geoffrey Boycott hits out at "embarrassing" Australia
Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott tears into Australia's "embarrassing" second-innings batting performance.
Jul 31, 03:54
Steven Finn celebrates dismissing Steve Smith on day one of the Third Test of The Ashes on July 29, 2015
Michael Holding: 'Steven Finn is fitter, stronger than ever'
Michael Holding praises the remodelled Steven Finn after he took 5-45 against Australia.
Jul 31, 03:41
Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates a wicket during day two of the second Ashes Test at Lord's on July 17, 2015
Mitchell Johnson "very proud" to have taken 300th Test wicket
Mitchell Johnson admits that he is "very proud" to have taken his 300th Test match wicket against England at Edgbaston.
Jul 31, 03:28
England players celebrate after David Warner is dismissed on day one of the Third Test of The Ashes on July 29, 2015
Mitchell Johnson still senses victory in third Ashes Test
Australia can still win the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston despite a slender lead ahead of England's second innings, says Mitchell Johnson.
Jul 31, 03:19
Steven Finn celebrates dismissing Steve Smith on day one of the Third Test of The Ashes on July 29, 2015
Steven Finn warns England that third Ashes Test is not won yet
England still have work to do to win the third Ashes Test, according to fast bowler Steven Finn.
Jul 31, 03:06
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
England hit with James Anderson injury blow at Edgbaston
James Anderson suffers a side strain while bowling on day two of the third Ashes Test.
Jul 31, 02:59
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
Jonathan Agnew: 'Australia batsmen were too ill-disciplined'
Australia's batsmen played too many loose shots on day one of the third Ashes Test, according to Jonathan Agnew.
Jul 30, 04:38
The England slips celebrate as Australia captain Michael Clarke reacts after being caught during day four of the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
Nasser Hussain questions decisions of Australia captain Michael Clarke
Australia captain Michael Clarke should have elected to bowl on the first morning of the third Ashes Test, according to Nasser Hussain.
Jul 30, 02:44
James Anderson celebrates the wicket of Mitchell Marsh during day one of the third Ashes Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston on July 29, 2015
James Anderson spurred on by Lord's defeat
England bowler James Anderson reveals that his failure to take any wickets at Lord's spurred him on going into the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.
Jul 29, 21:05