England pacer James Anderson on Saturday said that he was delighted with his maiden Test half-century and even more so with the fact that his innings allowed his team to find its way into the first Test versus India here.
The players of Big Bash sides Brisbane Heat and Perth Scorchers will reportedly be rewarded with a call-up in the Australian national team, along with big cash bonuses, if they manage to make their presence felt in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament in India.
Australian Ashes debutant Ashton Agar reportedly has his feet planted firmly on the ground and is calm and focused on his performance despite becoming hot property with his history-making 98 in the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.
In yet another fascinating Ashes Test, James Anderson displayed a superb spell of swing bowling on Day 5 as a result of which England defeated Australia by 15 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that the tourists must capitalize on their resources and attack England with all their might in the Ashes, having seen Test debutant Ashton Agar`s spectacular batting display in the first Test.
Australian Ashes debutant Ashton Agar has expressed his gratitude to the guru bat makers who were responsible for the super-light home-made willow bat that powered his spectacular knock of 98 against England at Trent Bridge.
Teenaged Australian star Ashton Agar is a `marketer`s dream` and is set to earn millions with sponsors knocking on his door following his dream Ashes and Test debut score of 98 in the second day of the Trent Bridge Test, according to the Australian media.