`Burnout` not depression caused Ashes return, says Trott

England batsman Jonathan Trott said mental "burnout" was behind his sudden withdrawal from England`s Ashes tour of Australia and he is now eager to resume his international career.

I`m not done yet, says Ryan Harris

Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris, who bowled his country to a series victory in South Africa last week, is hoping knee surgery will prolong his test career through the 2015 Ashes at least.

Winning away is real mark of success, say Australia

Capturing the Ashes was a big boost for Australia but being able to win a series away would be proper affirmation of their ability, captain Michael Clarke said after the first test victory over South Africa on Saturday.

Former Australia coach Arthur rules out England

Dumped Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur Friday ruled out applying for the vacant England job after being appointed head of the Super 15 rugby team Western Force`s development programme.

Former cricket coach Arthur gets new job

Dumped Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur landed a new job on Friday as head of Super 15 rugby team Western Force`s development programme to identify and nurture fresh talent.

Australia the underdogs in South Africa, says Smith

Australia are underdogs for the three-test series in South Africa despite last month`s 5-0 Ashes whitewash of England, home captain Graeme Smith said on Tuesday.

Is Kevin Pietersen being made a scape goat for England`s Ashes loss?

The Ashes Test series loss has played a heavy toll on the England team. After the loss, in name of team rebuild up, changes are being made.

Cook may have played influential role in ECB decision to end Pietersen`s international career

England captain Alastair Cook had reportedly played an influential role in the decision to end the international career of his teammate and controversial batsman Kevin Pietersen.

Axe falls on Pietersen to sound of England silence

As cricket followers around the world contemplated the end of Kevin Pietersen`s England career two questions kept being asked -- `why?` and `why now?`

Dour England even duller without Pietersen swagger

Not really teeming with exciting strokemakers, England, from a fan`s perspective, may have just become a lot less watchable after the unceremonious sacking of Kevin Pietersen.

`Rebuilding` ECB end Pietersen`s England career

Kevin Pietersen`s controversial England career came to a dramatic end after officials announced Tuesday they "unanimously" wanted to rebuild the side without him following their Ashes thrashing in Australia.

Big blow for Kevin Pietersen, dropped from ICC World Twenty20

After a forgettable series, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) had been thinking of taking some harsh decisions as far as some seniors were concerned. And one of first to be at the receiving end of ECB is none other than the flamboyant cricketer Kevin Pietersen.

Rogers say Proteas pace attack `another step up` from England

Veteran Australian opener Chris Rogers has said that the South African pace attack is possible another step up from what they had faced from England during the recent Ashes series.

Oz cricketers dominate in top 50 sports` earners list of business magazine

Australian cricketers are reportedly dominating in the top 50 sports earners` list of an Australian magazine for the first time following a stunning winter in which they reaped the financial awards of winning 12 of the 13 games against England across all three formats.

Mickey Arthur hints at considering England coaching job

Sacked Australian coach Mickey Arthur has reportedly hinted that he is considering competing for the job of England`s team director after Andy Flower`s resignation from the position over the team`s 5-0 Ashes loss.

Gillespie rules out England coaching job

Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has reportedly ruled out competing for the position of England team director Andy Flower`s successor following the Zimbabwean resignation over the team`s 5-0 Ashes loss.

End of a sloppy summer for England

England`s disastrous tour to Australia has finally ended after 100 days of torment. They have had a forgettable series and need a lot of introspection in the coming days to resurrect the team for the upcoming tours and the World Cup 2015.

`Sacked` Mickey Arthur hints at considering England coaching job

Sacked Australian coach Mickey Arthur has reportedly hinted that he is considering competing for the job of England`s team director after Andy Flower`s resignation from the position over the team`s 5-0 Ashes loss.

Record crowd attended T20 between England, Oz at MCG

The crowd at the Twenty20 international at the MCG between England and Australia on Friday has reportedly created a record by being the best-attended international and domestic cricket season ever.

Stepped down to let England cricket rebuild with new set of values: Flower

Andy Flower has stepped down as England coach after the recent 5-0 whitewash by Australia in order to let the team make a fresh start in the right direction.