Ashes 2015: Australia will be 'hard but fair', says Michael Clarke
Ashes 2015: Australia will be 'hard but fair', says Michael Clarke

Australia captain Michael Clarke has insisted his side will play "hard but fair" cricket as they try to win their first away Ashes series in 14 years.

The Ashes 2015: 5 bowlers to watch out for

5 bowlers to watch out for

Ashes 2015: James Anderson gives up on `sledging`
Ashes 2015: James Anderson gives up on `sledging`

James Anderson has insisted he no longer feels the need to `sledge` opponents as he prepared to lead England`s attack in another Ashes series against Australia.

Brad Haddin won`t back down in Ashes war of words
Brad Haddin won`t back down in Ashes war of words

Australia wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has insisted there will be no changes in his on-field approach despite calls for an end to `sledging` during the upcoming Ashes series against England.

James Anderson will 'cop it' in Ashes, says Shane​ Warne
James Anderson will 'cop it' in Ashes, says Shane​ Warne

Australia great Shane Warne has told England new-ball duo James Anderson and Stuart Broad to expect plenty of "sledging", or verbal abuse, to come their way during the upcoming Ashes series.

James Anderson will `cop it` in Ashes, says Shane Warne
James Anderson will `cop it` in Ashes, says Shane Warne

Australia great Shane Warne has told England new-ball duo James Anderson and Stuart Broad to expect plenty of "sledging", or verbal abuse, to come their way during the upcoming Ashes series.

2015 Ashes triumph would be pinnacle for Alastair Cook
2015 Ashes triumph would be pinnacle for Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook believes winning this summer`s Ashes series would be his "best achievement".

No batting for England during Spanish training camp
No batting for England during Spanish training camp

England captain Alastair Cook has said his side have no batting practice planned for their upcoming four-day pre-Ashes training camp in Spain with new coach Trevor Bayliss.

Australia struggle to bat in England: Graeme Swann
Australia struggle to bat in England: Graeme Swann

Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann believes that the Australian batting line-up struggles to find its form in England.

James Anderson wants end to Ashes `sledging`
James Anderson wants end to Ashes `sledging`

James Anderson has called on both sides to ditch the verbals and cut out `sledging` during the upcoming Ashes series between England and Australia.

England pacer James Anderson named OBE
England pacer James Anderson named OBE

 Fast bowler James Anderson has been honoured by the Queen after becoming England cricket's leading Test wicket-taker.

England have picked exciting squad, says Brendon McCullum
England have picked exciting squad, says Brendon McCullum

New Zealand expect a new-look England squad to match their aggressive style of cricket in the five-game one-day series, captain Brendon McCullum said on Monday.

1st ODI: England vs New Zealand - Preview
1st ODI: England vs New Zealand - Preview

England, not for the first time, will try to re-launch themselves as a one-day international cricket side when they face World Cup finalists New Zealand in the first of a five-match series at Edgbaston on Tuesday. 

Mike Hesson hails New Zealand`s bold approach against England
Mike Hesson hails New Zealand`s bold approach against England

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson said he was delighted by the way in which his side had "stuck to their guns" after coming from behind to draw a Test series with England.

James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ian Bell out of England ODI squad
James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Ian Bell out of England ODI squad

England omitted several senior players, including pacemen James Anderson and Stuart Broad, as well as senior batsman Ian Bell, from their one-day squad announced Tuesday for their upcoming series with World Cup finalists New Zealand.

2nd Test, Day 1: Luke Ronchi stars in New Zealand's revival against England
2nd Test, Day 1: Luke Ronchi stars in New Zealand's revival against England

Luke Ronchi marked his Test debut with a quickfire 88 as New Zealand fought back on the first day at Headingley on Friday after James Anderson became the first England bowler to take 400 Test wickets.

James Anderson savours `nice moment` as he joins 400-wicket club
James Anderson savours `nice moment` as he joins 400-wicket club

James Anderson said he had enjoyed a "nice moment" after becoming the first England bowler, and 12th overall, to take 400 Test wickets when he dismissed New Zealand`s Martin Guptill on the first day of the second Test at Headingley on Friday.

James Anderson takes 400th test wicket
James Anderson takes 400th test wicket

England fast bowler James Anderson claimed his 400th test wicket when he had New Zealand`s Martin Guptill caught at slip by Ian Bell for nought in the second test at Headlingley on Friday.

Joe Root named England's player of the year
Joe Root named England's player of the year

Joe Root was named on Monday as England`s cricketer of the year for 2014-15, the England and Wales Cricket Board said.

Kevin Pietersen named in Shane Warne's English Test team
Kevin Pietersen named in Shane Warne's English Test team

Australian spin legend Shane Warne has picked sacked batsman Kevin Pietersen in his fictitious list of England Test team.