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. 

2nd Ashes Test, Day 1: England vs Australia - As it happened...

Chris Rogers and Steven Smith slammed centuries on the opening day of the second Ashes Test and stitched a record 259-run stand for the second-wicket partnership to put Australia on top.

Ashes 2015: Darren Lehmann glad of tight turnaround
Ashes 2015: Darren Lehmann glad of tight turnaround

Australia coach Darren Lehmann believes the fact there are only four days between the first and second Ashes Tests will help his side recover from their heavy defeat by England in the series opener.

Ashes 2015: Darren Lehmann hints at Australia changes
Ashes 2015: Darren Lehmann hints at Australia changes

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has said the tourists are prepared to make changes for the second Ashes Test, amid speculation all-rounder Shane Watson is set to be dropped.

The Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook hopes Mitchell Johnson threat is less
The Ashes 2015: Alastair Cook hopes Mitchell Johnson threat is less

It`s hard to have more than one series of a lifetime and England captain Alastair Cook hopes that in Mitchell Johnson`s case it has already happened.

Jason Gillespie defends `Dad`s Army` comment
Jason Gillespie defends `Dad`s Army` comment

Jason Gillespie insisted Monday he was simply giving an honest answer to a question when he highlighted the ages of several players in Australia`s squad ahead of their Ashes series against England.

England`s Spanish break doesn`t bother Darren Lehmann
England`s Spanish break doesn`t bother Darren Lehmann

Australia coach Darren Lehmann made it clear he could not care less what England get up to during their four-day trip to Spain after his side launched their Ashes tour with a convincing win.

Darren Lehmann wrestles with Australia's positive pace dilemma ahead of Ashes
Darren Lehmann wrestles with Australia's positive pace dilemma ahead of Ashes

Australia coach Darren Lehmann is delighted to be wrestling with a dilemma over which three of five pace bowlers will start the Ashes series against England in Cardiff next month.

Chris Rogers backs Australia's decision to rule him out
Chris Rogers backs Australia's decision to rule him out

Australia left-hander Chris Rogers on Friday backed the decision by team's support staff to rule him out of the two-match Test series against the West Indies, but insists he will be ready for the forthcoming Ashes tour.

Australia's playing XI to be decided later: Darren Lehmann
Australia's playing XI to be decided later: Darren Lehmann

Australia cricket head coach Darren Lehmann says the selectors will wait until early next week to make up their minds about Australia's playing 11 for the first Test against the West Indies in Dominica.

Trevor Bayliss makes Australia`s Ashes job tougher: Darren Lehmann
Trevor Bayliss makes Australia`s Ashes job tougher: Darren Lehmann

The appointment of Trevor Bayliss as the new England coach will make Australia`s job of winning the Ashes series much harder, his Australian counterpart Darren Lehmann said on Wednesday.

Justin Langer rules out England coach role
Justin Langer rules out England coach role

Former Australia opening batsman Justin Langer on Tuesday ruled himself out of the running for the vacant England coaching job by signing a new contract with Western Australia.

I won't be Australia coach forever: Darren Lehmann
I won't be Australia coach forever: Darren Lehmann

Australia's World Cup-winning coach Darren Lehmann has hinted that he may not continue at the helm of affairs for an extended period, saying his role has a shelf life due to hectic international schedule and players' need also change.

Darren Lehmann limits his coaching tenure
Darren Lehmann limits his coaching tenure

Australia cricket chief coach Darren Lehmann says he has the "best job in the world" -- but don’t expect the Ashes and World Cup-winning coach to be doing it forever.

Timid England must be more aggressive, says former bowler Matthew Hoggard
Timid England must be more aggressive, says former bowler Matthew Hoggard

Former fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has accused England of being too "timid" and is urging his country to follow Australia coach Darren Lehmann`s lead by encouraging a more positive and aggressive approach.

During World Cup, George Bailey prepared for spin-friendly IPL
During World Cup, George Bailey prepared for spin-friendly IPL

He had to relinquish Australian captaincy as well as his place in the playing XI after World Cup opener but a determined George Bailey used all the available time to prepare himself for the 'Spin Test' that he would encounter in the upcoming IPL cricket tournament.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia coach Darren Lehmann defends Brad Haddin, aggression
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia coach Darren Lehmann defends Brad Haddin, aggression

Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann has defended wicketkeeper Brad Haddin and the team`s vocal aggression during their World Cup final win over New Zealand.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology
ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia`s final sledge against Kiwis ends with apology

Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has offered an unusual half-apology after his final World Cup sledging of New Zealand, suggesting that liquid celebrations may have fuelled his frank comments during a radio interview.

Cricket World Cup: Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final
Cricket World Cup: Australia's renaissance leads to World Cup final

Australia`s trip to a seventh World Cup final on Sunday may seem standard fare for a nation that has already won cricket`s ultimate prize four times, but the achievement marks a stunning turnaround from the depths of two years ago.

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia face Xavier Doherty dilemma ahead of semi-final
ICC World Cup 2015: Australia face Xavier Doherty dilemma ahead of semi-final

With two confident teams going head-to-head in a blockbuster World Cup semi-final on Thursday, it could be the tiniest misjudgement, the smallest detail that decides whether Australia or India emerge triumphant.