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Johnson tormented the England batting line-up during the 5-0 Ashes whitewash
Cook's side were ruthlessly brushed aside Down Under
Tim Henman thinks Andy Murray could become a better player than ever after his back surgery but believes his successor as British No 1 may need time to hit peak form. With the Australian Open just 14 days away, Murray will play his first tournament since September here at this week’s Qatar ExxonMobil Open.
Anderson was back in the wickets as England reduced Australia to 164-9 leaving the tourists with a 91 run lead
Harris is struggling with a sore knee but is expected to be fit for the Third Test which begins in Perth tomorrow
Australia can hardly believe what is happening. Two weeks ago as the Ashes series was about to start, the mood was one of despair and lament for the years of glory long past.
Australia v England, Second Test, Adelaide Oval, fifth day
Cook’s reckless men who are a fading force are being outplayed by average side
The half-built ground was missing the sharpness of the crowd at the First Test but the match is yet to hot up
Foolish though Cricket Australia was, it perhaps showed how fondly he is regarded.
Three missed catches take shine off solid opening day for tourists as Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar justify selection and Ben Stokes performs well in first Test
The hosts have retained George Bailey at number six
The Ashes holders went behind early in the series after defeat at Brisbane but Gooch wants players to put in the hard work to correct the situation
Bresnan has returned to fitness after recovering from a stress fracture in his back
Chris Rogers said it was good that Australia had the upper hand after their experiences in England
My being on the BBC shortlist shows the impact of success in the Ashes