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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
England 215 & 375 Australia 280 & 296: England endure painstaking review of last wicket before celebrating thrilling 14-run win in first Ashes Test
Jimmy Anderson produced one of the performances of his life to inspire England to a thrilling victory over Australia and his captain, Alastair Cook, claimed no bowler in the world could have done a better job.
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.
Comprehensive defeat to old rivals India is blamed on batsmen 'who fell like cards'
Sky pundit brings mutterings and rumours of ball-tampering out into the open but umpires have taken no action at all
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.
India (236 for two) beat West Indies (234 for nine) by eight wickets
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq admitted his side's batsmen were “totally lost” after mis-firing again on the way to a 67-run defeat by South Africa.
Simon Turnbull watches veteran keeper do a ‘Mr T’ as the Australian second string go quietly about their business
Coach hopes keeper will be able to build on his one-day breakthrough as he did at T20 level
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.
We look at the fixtures, venues and records as the tournament gets underway