IT WILL not be a worry to England that their selection gamble on two spinners has so far failed to pay off, or that Michael Clarke was the principal reason it did not.
SUGGESTIONS Monty Panesar had been brought in here for the second Test specifically to deal with the bouncers following England’s torrid time in Brisbane may have been a cheap shot and some way wide of the ...
BOWLER Tim Bresnan is back in the England squad for their second Ashes Test against Australia.
Australia have put fast bowlers Doug Bollinger and Nathan Coulter-Nile on standby for next week’s third Ashes Test in Perth, should any of the current pacemen break down during this week’s second Test.
ALASTAIR COOK believes Jonathan Trott has the class and character to fight his way back into the England Test set-up – but admitted it will be a long journey .
MICHAEL CLARKE expects England to come back at his side “extra hard” in the second Test here at the Adelaide Oval, which starts at midnight.
NATHAN LYON will complete an unlikely journey when he steps out at the Adelaide Oval – three years ago Australia’s premier spinner was the deputy groundsman.
THE SENSE of renewal has been hard to escape here this week with building on an impressive new arena three-quarters done and an Australia side bursting with the sort of confidence they once exported all over the ...