James Anderson has stressed that England want to pile on the misery for Australia in the fifth and final Ashes Test.
Tim Paine admits he is flattered by talk of him becoming Australia captain but admits he will have to get back in the side first.
Brad Haddin believes Michael Clarke is the best man to lead Australia in the 5th Ashes Test despite his unpopularity with the fans.
Kevin Pietersen has praised the influence of the Andrew Strauss - Andy Flower partnership in the wake of the fourth Test triumph.
Abdul Razzaq hit 34 off 11 balls and recorded figures of 3-13 to help Pakistan secure a consolation Twenty20 win against New Zealand.
England coach Andy Flower insists that his side will not be suffering from complacency going into the final Ashes Test on Sunday.
Ricky Ponting has aggravated his fractured finger and will miss the fifth Test in Sydney as well as the one-day series against England.
Ricky Ponting has made it clear that he is keen to carry on as Australia captain, despite losing the Ashes for a third time as skipper.
England captain Andrew Strauss wants his men to go all out for victory in the final Test to make sure they win the series Down Under.
England have retained the Ashes after beating Australia by an innings and 157 runs in the fourth Test at the MCG.
The second Test between South Africa and India remains in the balance after a close day three in Durban.
Tim Bresnan admitted that the England bowlers had stuck to their plans well as they look set to win the 4th Test and retain the Ashes.
Shane Watson admitted his disappointment at failing to make a match-saving score as England close in on victory in Melbourne.
England enjoyed another good day in Melbourne as they lead the fourth Ashes Test by 246 at the end of the third day.
AB de Villiers feels if South Africa are to beat India in Durban then they need to get VVS Laxman (23 no) out quickly on day three.
Australia's Peter Siddle insists his side can still fight back and draw the fourth Ashes Test despite England's commanding lead.
Joanthan Trott made a fifth Test century on day two of the fourth Ashes Test at the MCG, unbeaten on 141 with England 444-5 at stumps.
The Pakistan Cricket Board has announced the side will continue to play "home" series in neutral countries for at least the next year.
New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori believes he will be fit to begin his side's test series against Pakistan on January 7.
England produced an outstanding performance to bowl Australia out for just 98 on the first day of the fourth Test in Melbourne.
Michael Clarke has revealed they are very hopeful Australia captain Ricky Ponting will be fit to face England in the fourth Ashes Test.
England paceman James Anderson is almost certain to be ready for the fourth Ashes Test after recovering from a side strain.
Kevin Pietersen believes the increase in Aussie sledging in Perth means they are feeling the pressure in the Ashes series.
Australia are optimistic that captain Ricky Ponting will shrug off his finger injury and play in the fourth Test at Melbourne.
Ian Bell has insisted that an England win in the Ashes is more important than where he bats in the line-up.
Australian spin king Shane Warne believes England need to drop Paul Collingwood from their side rather than continue to carry him.
Opener Simon Katich is hoping to be fit from an Achilles injury in time for Australia's fifth and final Ashes Test against England.
Kevin Pietersen has urged England to move on from their defeat in Perth and focus on the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.
Alastair Cook has backed Paul Collingwood to come good in the Ashes despite calls for the Durham man to be dropped.
Ricky Ponting should recover to lead Australia out in the fourth Ashes Test, says Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland.
Australia have called up Usman Khawaja as cover for the fourth Test in Melbourne after Ricky Ponting suffered a fractured finger.
John Wright has been named as the new New Zealand coach, replacing Mark Greatbatch.
South Africa wasted little time in taking the two wickets required to wrap up the first Test against India in Centurion.
Ryan Harris cannot wait for the fourth Ashes Test to begin, as it has always been his dream to play in such an iconic match.
England coach Andy Flower has hinted that paceman Steve Finn might be rested for the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne.
Ricky Ponting says he has a 'good chance' of being fit for the fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne despite suffering a broken finger.
England captain Andrew Strauss believes his side can come back from their first defeat of the Ashes series.
A double century by Jacques Kallis has put South Africa firmly in control of the first Test with India at Centurion Park.
Shane Watson was delighted with his batting performance as his 95 helped Australia gain total control of the 3rd Ashes Test.
Australia have all the momentum as they home in on a series-levelling victory in the third Test at the WACA.
South Africa are in total control of the first Test with India after reaching 366-2 at stumps on day two at Centurion Park.
Ian Bell paid tribute to Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson, whose six wickets in the third Test in Perth have reignited the Ashes.
Australian seamer Mitchell Johnson has praised bowling coach Troy Cooley for his influence as the bowler took apart England's innings.
Derbyshire have announced the signing of Essex bowler Tony Palladino on a two-year contract.
Michael Hussey does not believe that Australia are out of the third Test despite being dismissed for just 268 on day one in Perth.
Chris Tremlett returned to the England side with three wickets as Australia were dismissed for 268 on day one in Perth.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting has hinted that the Aussies may play four quicks and bowl first in the third Ashes Test in Perth.
England captain Andrew Strauss believes the recent game in Melbourne served as a reminder of how tough cricket in Australia can be.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting believes his side deserve all the criticism they have received for their Ashes performances so far.
Phillip Hughes insists he is feeling 'really good' and ready for anything as he prepares to make his return to the Australia side.
James Anderson says he is feeling fresh and is ready to go for the third Ashes Test, despite a flying visit home last week.
Australia bowling coach Troy Cooley believes Mitchell Johnson is close to rediscovering his best form ahead of the third Test in Perth.
Matt Prior said England want to remain unbeaten throughout the tour after helping the tourists salvage a draw against Victoria.
Nathan Hauritz has reacted to being overlooked for the Perth Test by selling off some of his Aussie Test kit.
England coach Andy Flower admits he knows the make-up of his third-Test team but would not confirm if Chris Tremlett will start.
Former Australian leg spinner Stuart MacGill cannot believe the decision by selectors to call up Michael Beer for the Third Ashes Test
South African coach Corrie van Zyl has said the Proteas have got plans to deal with destructive Indian batsman Virender Sehwag.
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior believes the current side have the ability to go unbeaten on their tour of Australia.
Phil Hughes says he does not fear being peppered by short balls in the third Ashes Test in Perth and will take it in his stride.
Under-pressue Australia skipper Ricky Ponting has dismissed talk he is considering retiring from cricket following the Ashes.
Chris Tremlett, Tim Bresnan and Ajmal Shahzad all failed to impress as England struggled in the Ashes warm-up game against Victoria.
Tim Bresnan is waiting for the call for the third Ashes Test and believes he can do a job for England in place of Stuart Broad.
Former Australia Test wicket-keeper Ian Healy agrees with ex-captain Steve Waugh that the selectors should stick with young players.
England learnt little about the three seamers who are vying for a Test place after a lacklustre first day in Melbourne.
The Australia selectors continue to amaze after recalling Mitchell Johnson and Ben Hilfenhaus for the third Test in Perth.
Matt Prior admits the Ashes tour has gone well to date but warned against complacency with three Tests still to play.
England appear unconcerned about the possibility of the great Shane Warne coming out of retirement for the rest of the Ashes.
Australia bowler Ryan Harris has been declared fit to play in the third Ashes Test, which gets underway on December 16.
Coach Andy Flower has dismissed talk of England becoming complacent in the Ashes as they prepare for the third Test.
Australia spin legend Shane Warne has described calls for him to come out of international retirement as "very flattering".
Australia captain Ricky Ponting says he expects Phillip Hughes to replace Simon Katich for the third Ashes Test against England.
Australia opener Simon Katich has been ruled out of the Ashes after injuring his Achilles during the second Test in Adelaide.
Ricky Ponting admits Australia will need to improve if they are to win the Ashes after losing by an innings and 71 runs in Adelaide.
Graeme Swann felt the early dismissal of in-form Mike Hussey was key to England's second Test victory in Adelaide.
Stuart Broad has been ruled out of the rest of the Ashes with a torn abdominal muscle, but England do have a 1-0 series lead.
Wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim put in a superb performance as Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 65 runs in the third one-day international.
Australia are sweating over opener Simon Katich, who has been sent to hospital for scans on his Achilles injury.
England's hopes of victory in the second Test were given a massive boost after Kevin Pietersen removed Michael Clarke late on.
New Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram has said he will retire from cricket if he does not make the squad for the 2011 World Cup.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting has admitted that his side will be looking to copy the performances by England's batsmen in Adelaide.
Kevin Pietersen believes England can beat the weather and win the second Test against Australia after establishing a lead of 306 runs.
Brad Haddin admits Australia face a "a real fight" in the second Test after England moved into a 72-run lead on day two.
Gautam Gambhir's unbeaten 126 helped India defeat New Zealand by nine wickets as they go 3-0 ahead to clinch the five-match ODI series.
England's Alastair Cook hit an unbeaten 136 as the tourists ended day two of the second Test with a 72-run lead in Australia.
England lost the toss before bowling Australia out for just 245 to take the upper hand in the second Ashes Test.
Andrew Strauss wants his England players to move on from their first Test heroics and concentrate on winning in Adelaide.
Mitchell Johnson has been dropped for the second Ashes Test, with Australia expected to name Doug Bollinger as his replacement.
Kevin Pietersen was critical of the groundstaff at the Adelaide Oval after wet nets meant he was unable to practise batting outside.
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