Sometimes Peter Siddle must feel like checking his passport, just to see that he's got his date of birth right.
Chris Barrett The Australian opener believes fans will be the losers if too much combativeness is taken out of the sport via an ICC crackdown on player behaviour.
Chris Barrett Stuart Broad believes the world's top-ranked batsman is a potential weak link for Australia but England's new head coach was glowing in his praise of his former charge.
Liam Mannix Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell has taken a ripping one-handed boundary-line catch in a match in England – while holding an icecream with his other hand.
Owen Roberts Former English test cricketer Kevin Pietersen has backed Australia to win the upcoming Ashes series in a hotly contested series.
Chris Barrett Mitch Marsh has added another 136 runs to his case for a Test recall, making it back-to-back tons on the Ashes tour.
Chris Barrett Ryan Harris's chances of featuring in the first two Tests of the Ashes series have nosedived after he was scratched from the Australians' final pre-series hit-out against Essex with knee soreness.
Chris Barrett England are claiming inspiration from their free-swinging performance in their post-World Cup series against New Zealand but Brad Haddin and Shane Watson can't see what all the fuss is about.
Chris Barrett They were among the defining images of Australia's Ashes whitewash two summers ago: Mitchell Johnson steaming in and England tail-enders ducking for cover.
When does the first Test start?