Ashes: Shane Warne joins Ricky Ponting in criticising Australia's decision to drop Brad Haddin
Ashes: Shane Warne joins Ricky Ponting in criticising Australia's decision to drop Brad Haddin

Soon after former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting criticised Australian selectors to drop Brad Haddin for the third Ashes Test, Shane Warne too made his views public by saying that the wicketkeeper batsman deserved to be brought back into the playing XI.

Ashes 2015: Australia wrong to drop Brad Haddin for third Test, says Ricky Ponting
Ashes 2015: Australia wrong to drop Brad Haddin for third Test, says Ricky Ponting

Former captain Ricky Ponting believes Australia were wrong to leave wicketkeeper Brad Haddin out of the team for the third Ashes test and says they will miss his experience when it starts at Edgebaston later on Wednesday.

WATCH: When Joe Root pulled down Stuart Broad's lowers!
WATCH: When Joe Root pulled down Stuart Broad's lowers!

Joe Root is definitely the most in-form batsman in the current England squad and the youngster unleashed his mischievious side during training ahead of the third Ashes Test when he pulled down Stuart Broad's lowers.

Michael Clarke confirms selectors calling time on Brad Haddin
Michael Clarke confirms selectors calling time on Brad Haddin

Australia Test skipper Michael Clarke on Tuesday confirmed that his national selectors have effectively called time on the career of veteran wicketkeeper and former vice-captain Brad Haddin.

Peter Nevill to be Australia`s keeper in third Test
Peter Nevill to be Australia`s keeper in third Test

Peter Nevill is to retain his position as Australia`s wicketkeeper for the third Ashes Test against England, skipper Michael Clarke announced Tuesday in a move that could signal the end of Brad Haddin`s international career.

Ashes 2015: Peter Nevill set to keep Test place, Pat Cummins strikes against Derbyshire
Ashes 2015: Peter Nevill set to keep Test place, Pat Cummins strikes against Derbyshire

Australia wicket-keeper Peter Nevill was set to retain his Test place after being chosen ahead of Brad Haddin behind the stumps for the tour match with Derbyshire at the County Ground on Friday.

Ashes 2015: Buoyant Australia still face selection issues
Ashes 2015: Buoyant Australia still face selection issues

Australia may have thrashed England by 405 runs at Lord`s on Sunday to level the five-match Ashes series at 1-1, but they still have to make some selection decisions ahead of the third Test in Birmingham. 

Brad Haddin not linked to explosive device: Police
Brad Haddin not linked to explosive device: Police

 Sydney police confirmed on Saturday an explosive device was recovered from outside the house of Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin but say it was possibly discarded at random and not directly linked to the cricketer or his family.

Ashes: Peter Nevill glad but sad to make Test debut for Australia
Ashes: Peter Nevill glad but sad to make Test debut for Australia

Australia wicket-keeper Peter Nevill admitted to mixed emotions ahead of his international debut in the second Ashes Test against England at Lord`s on Thursday.

Ashes 2015: Clarke confident Nevill will fill Haddin's gloves
Ashes 2015: Clarke confident Nevill will fill Haddin's gloves

Australia have every faith wicketkeeper Peter Nevill will make a strong impression on his debut at Lord`s on Thursday when he replaces Brad Haddin for the second Ashes test, captain Michael Clarke said.

Michael Clarke confident Brad Haddin still has Ashes role
Michael Clarke confident Brad Haddin still has Ashes role

Australia captain Michael Clarke has said he expects Brad Haddin to play again in the Ashes despite the wicket-keeper`s withdrawal from Thursday`s second Test at Lord`s.

Mitchell Marsh to replace Shane Watson in Australia's second Ashes Test team
Mitchell Marsh to replace Shane Watson in Australia's second Ashes Test team

All-rounder Shane Watson has been dropped for the second Ashes Test and will be replaced by Mitchell Marsh.

Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke hopes it`s 1997 all over again
Ashes 2015: Michael Clarke hopes it`s 1997 all over again

Australia captain Michael Clarke has backed his side to emulate their 1997 predecessors by coming from behind to win an Ashes series.

Ashes 2015: Australia debutant Peter Nevill impresses England skipper Alastair Cook
Ashes 2015: Australia debutant Peter Nevill impresses England skipper Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook has said he does not expect Australia to be signficantly weaker for giving wicket-keeper Peter Nevill a debut in the second Test at Lord`s starting Thursday.

Ashes 2015: Phil Nevill swaps guitar for cricket gloves ahead of Lord's debut

A guitar-strumming rocker when not keeping wickets, Australia`s Phil Nevill will hope to hit the right note when he makes his surprise test debut against England in the second Ashes match on Thursday.

Shane Watson dropped for second Ashes Test: Report
Shane Watson dropped for second Ashes Test: Report

Shane Watson has been dropped from the Australia team for this week`s second Ashes test against England and will be replaced by fellow all-rounder Mitchell Marsh, the Sydney Morning Herald reported on Wednesday.

Ashes 2015, 2nd Test Preview: Shane Watson faces axe as Australia seek to level series
Ashes 2015, 2nd Test Preview: Shane Watson faces axe as Australia seek to level series

Australia, reeling from the late withdrawal of wicket-keeper Brad Haddin, are reportedly set to drop Shane Watson for the second Ashes Test at Lord`s on Thursday as they bid to level the five-match series at 1-1.

Australia should not blame Shane Watson for 1st Ashes Test defeat: Kevin Pietersen
Australia should not blame Shane Watson for 1st Ashes Test defeat: Kevin Pietersen

Australia should focus on the form of Steve Smith and Brad Haddin rather than blame Shane Watson for their first Ashes test defeat, according to former England batsman Kevin Pietersen.

Ashes 2015: Australia's Brad Haddin ruled out of Lord's Test
Ashes 2015: Australia's Brad Haddin ruled out of Lord's Test

Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin will not play in the second test against England at Lord`s due to family reasons, Cricket Australia said on Tuesday.

Ashes 2015: Brad Haddin in line to miss Lord`s Test
Ashes 2015: Brad Haddin in line to miss Lord`s Test

Mystery surrounded Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin two days before the start of the second test against England at Lord`s.