The spin bowler quit midway through the disastrous tour of Australia
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Sunday 12 December 2010
Friday 10 December 2010
Tim Bresnan is confident he can make an impact in the third Ashes Test, if he is given a chance at Perth.
Friday 10 December 2010
England bowler Jimmy Anderson has become a father for the second time today.
Wednesday 08 December 2010
England fast bowler James Anderson has returned home to be present at the birth of his child but plans to return in time for the third Ashes test in Perth, coach Andy Flower said today.
Tuesday 07 December 2010
Sorry is the hardest tweet. Michael Clarke apologised via his Twitter feed for not walking after his last-ball dismissal sealed another calamitous day for Australia. While the vice captain was admitting that his "emotions got the best of me", Simon Katich was heading for hospital amid home fears that he could be forced out of the third Test.
Monday 06 December 2010
Thursday 25 November 2010
Sunday 14 November 2010
Youth, they say, is wasted on the young. Never in Australian rugby and now, it appears, not in England either. Notorious for their mistrust of youth, England's inspiration yesterday came from the cradle.
Saturday 13 November 2010
Sunday 07 November 2010
Such is the desire to go Pom-bashing, the Aussies have already been reduced to suggesting that the Poms are, well, not the Poms. In an act of desperation betraying fear, The Australian newspaper greeted England's arrival in Perth with the headline: "England's team of old empire flies in to defend the urn." The story listed the five members of the squad born outside England: four in South Africa, one in Ireland. This is an argument already well-rehearsed at home, where there has been much soul-searching about the policy. But rules, as they say, are rules and of the South African quartet two arrived in England as boys, all have English parentage and all have nailed their colours to England's mast. What were the selectors to do? As for Eoin Morgan, he would seem to be a thorough-going Irishman but if he wanted to play Test cricket his options were limited. The question of birthplace has been raised initially by the accomplished veteran Pom-baiter Malcolm Conn, ace cricket-writer for The Australian who considers it part of his duties. It's always splendid to reflect that this most Australian of Australians is actually a New Zealander.
Friday 22 October 2010
Australian team Perth Glory squeezed more mirth out of a joke Wayne Rooney would join the A-League side from Manchester United when a defender appeared at the club's news conference today wearing a Rooney mask.
Thursday 23 September 2010
Chris Tremlett and Monty Panesar earned their places in England's squad for the Ashes series in Australia with impressive domestic form, according to national selector Geoff Miller.
Saturday 04 September 2010
Monday 30 August 2010
An aboriginal man has won a narrow victory in Australia's election to become the first indigenous MP in the country's history.
Tuesday 17 August 2010
A man has died after being attacked by a shark while surfing off the south-western coast of Australia today, police said.
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