Australia Test return main goal for James Faulkner
Australia Test return main goal for James Faulkner

Australia’s World Cup final hero James Faulkner on Saturday said he wasn't surprised he missed selection in the Ashes squad but pointed out that his main goal is to get back into the Australian Test squad.

Haddin`s Ashes turnaround inspired by daughter`s remission from cancer

Veteran Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, who has inspired his team`s Ashes triumph more than any other batsman, was accompanied by his daughter Mia, who has herself made a remarkable recovery from the dreaded cancer neuroblastoma, onto the SCG for the national anthems on Friday.

Australia Ashes squad `best of a bad lot`

The recall of two 35-year-old veterans for the Ashes series against England shows the lack of quality coming through the Australian ranks, with the squad the "best of a bad lot", media said on Thursday.

Ashes Squad: Haddin made Australian vice-captain; Rogers recalled

Veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin was recalled to the Australian squad Wednesday and made vice-captain for their upcoming Ashes tour to England with Chris Rogers and Ryan Harris also making the grade.

Pietersen denies saying his career was "on the way down"

England batsman Kevin Pietersen dismissed a newspaper report quoting him as saying he was "on the way down" as a cricketer.

KP returns as England name Ashes squad

Kevin Pietersen was recalled to England squad after being omitted from the recent ODI series because of poor run of form.

Flower confident that KP will be part of England Ashes squad

England batting coach Andy Flower is confident that out of form batsman Kevin Pietersen will be part of the squad going to Australia for the Ashes.