The Aussie Angle: Views of the former Australian cricketer and ESPNcricinfo Ashes columnist
Champions Warwickshire have left themselves with still plenty to do if they are to mount a successful defence of their title, but a comprehensive victory over Nottinghamshire will serve notice to those above them that they cannot be discounted.
Aussie Angle: One of the strongest elements of the spirit of any sport is not questioning the umpires or referees
View From the Middle, by Ian Bell of ESPN: His match-defining innings and how England dealt with the pressure that an Ashes Test brings
View From the Middle, by Ian Bell of ESPN: I’ve felt in decent form but keep getting myself out
Former England paceman tells Andrew Tong that batsmen will be key against Australia and Pietersen will lead the way
Today head coach Mickey Arthur was replaced
England have 16 days to pick themselves up for the Ashes after Alastair Cook admitted their remarkable defeat by India in the Champions Trophy final was his worst moment as captain.
The Australian batsman has spoken publicly about the incident for the first time
Warner has been suspended after 'attacking' English batsman Joe Root
The nightclub incident is just the latest incident among a number of problems
One of the strangest of all sporting phenomena will be witnessed today. New Zealand go into a match against Australia with a swagger instead of a whimper. In many eyes, except those of the bookmakers, they are indeed favourites for abundantly sound reasons: New Zealand know what they are about, Australia do not.
Pakistan v South Africa
South Africa's skipper AB de Villiers has effectively ruled fast bowler Dale Steyn out of tomorrow's Champions Trophy clash with Pakistan.
Simon Turnbull watches veteran keeper do a ‘Mr T’ as the Australian second string go quietly about their business
Both teams enter their first game of this year's ICC Champions Trophy after winning one warm-up game. Pakistan had their first game washed out due to rain and then beat South Africa, while the West Indies were easily beaten by Australia before Monday's victory over Sri Lanka.