Faulkner could replace Lyon as Oz looks to exploit `bouncy` Perth pitch

Nathan Lyon could make way for James Faulkner as Australia looks to exploit bouncy Perth pitch in the third Ashes Test, according to reports.

The Ashes: Johnson, Stokes charged for clash

Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson and England all-rounder Ben Stokes have been charged for "inappropriate and deliberate conduct" after clashing during the second Ashes test.

The Ashes: England heading for defeat in second Test

Beleaguered England survived their first full day of resistance Sunday but the prospect of another heavy defeat loomed large heading into the final day of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

The Ashes: Johnson the wrecker as England fight to save Test

Mitchell Johnson shattered England`s hopes of a series-levelling win in the second Test with one of the great Ashes bowling spells as Australia took an iron grip on Saturday.

The Ashes: Brad Haddin gets rub of the green in eventful ton

Brad Haddin conceded he had his fair amount of luck as his spirited century helped put Australia in command of the second Ashes Test over England in Adelaide on Friday.

Glenn McGrath tells England to be positive

Former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath has said that England must be more positive and make things happen in the Adelaide Test.

Swann catch keeps England in contention

A leaping catch by Graeme Swann in the final minutes of play kept England in contention against Australia on the opening day of the second Ashes Test in Adelaide on Thursday.

Cook asks senior England batsmen to `stand up` to Johnson

England captain Alastair Cook has ordered his senior batsmen to stand up to Mitchell Johnson during the Adelaide Test.

Warne says outcome of Adelaide Test would determine Ashes winner

Former Australian Test spinner Shane Warne has said that if Australia wins in Adelaide, the series could be a whitewash.

Give Trott time to recover: Cook

England captain Alastair Cook said Wednesday it was important to give Jonathan Trott time and space to recover from the stress illness that forced him out of the Ashes series in Australia.

Oz has learned from 2010 defeat to England in Adelaide: Watson

Australian Test player Shane Watson has said that they would try to avoid what happened in the last Test against England in Adelaide , where they lost quick wickets and made it difficult for themselves to claw back into the game.

Good cricket will silence hostile crowds, says Cook

England will let their cricket do the talking in the second test in Adelaide after engaging in some "ugly" verbal exchanges with Australia during their opening loss in Brisbane, captain Alastair Cook said on Wednesday.

Gabba win just beginning for Oz team: Clarke

Australian Test captain Michael Clarke has said that their first Test win at Brisbane`s Gabba was fantastic because of the aggressive, positive way they played and that they intend to run with that confidence and momentum when the second Test starts in Adelaide on Thursday.

Haddin backs Lyon to play key role in second Ashes Test

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said that he has high hopes for Nathan Lyon at the ground where he used to be a groundsman, at Adelaide.

Root challenges Johnson to `bring it on` in Adelaide Test

England batsman Joe Root has challenged Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson to `bring it on` in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.

Bresnan called into England squad for Adelaide test

Bowling all-rounder Tim Bresnan was called into the England squad for the Ashes series on Monday and will be available for the second test against Australia in Adelaide this week.

Blazing gun Harris holding nothing back in Adelaide

Australia paceman Ryan Harris will be holding nothing back in the second Ashes test against England this week even if his injury track record suggests he will struggle to play all five tests in the series.

Root or Bell to bat at three for England in Adelaide

Joe Root and Ian Bell are the two candidates to replace Jonathan Trott at number three in the England batting order for this week`s second Ashes test in Adelaide, batting coach Graham Gooch said on Monday.

Clarke involved in injury scare while training ahead of Adelaide Test

Australian captain Michael Clarke was reportedly involved in an injury scare during training for the second Ashes Test against England at Adelaide, although the fears later seemed unfounded with the captain batting in the nets.

Chris Rogers under pressure to contribute in Adelaide

Australia batsman Chris Rogers is aware he does not have the luxury of too many failures at the top of the order and is hopeful of returning among runs in this week`s second test in Adelaide.