Australia batsman George Bailey on Sunday said he is ready to resume his place in the middle-order following the retirement of Michael Clarke. But he added he's not expecting captaincy on a permanent basis.
Fast bowler Peter Siddle has been dropped from the Cricket Australia's (CA) central contract list for the 2015-16 season despite being picked for the team's Test tours to the West Indies and England on Tuesday.
Former batsman Ramiz Raja suggested on Sunday that fast bowler Wahab Riaz should be appointed Pakistan cricket captain after Misbah-ul-Haq retired as the One-Day International (ODI) skipper following the team's ouster from the 2015 World Cup.
Pacer Josh Hazlewood on Saturday said their unbeaten record against India this Australian summer means they 'have the wood' over Mahendra Singh Dhoni's side ahead of their semi-final showdown at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) here on Thursday.
Already out of the World Cup, England on Wednesday suffered further blows with all-rounders Chris Woakes and Moeen Ali being ruled out due to injury for their final and inconsequential Pool A encounter against Afghanistan on March 13.