Sport George Bailey has been dropped from the Australian Test squad that will tour South Africa

Bailey was arguably the only failure in the Test side that claimed a 5-0 Ashes whitewash victory over England

Phil Hughes steers the ball past England’s Matt Prior (right)

John Townsend: At last Phil Hughes finds his place, quietly backstage allowing Ashton Agar the spotlight

Supporting actors win Oscars and he was happy to act his part

Ashton Agar celebrates his half century

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 11 July 2013

Wickets tumble as England suffer Broad injury scare

Ashes 2013: How the England wickets fell on Day One of the 1st Test

Australia stunned the hosts on the opening day of the series

Ed Cowan of Australia is caught off the bowling of Steven Finn

Ashes 2013: Wickets tumble on dramatic opening day at Trent Bridge

Report from the first day as England fight back after being bowled out

England captain Alastair Cook and Australia captain Michael Clarke pose with the Ashes urn

Ashes 2013: Australia captain Michael Clarke admits axing of Nick Compton came as a surprise

The England batsman was dropped after a couple of poor performances against New Zealand

Peter Siddle is expected to play at Worcester after struggling for pace

Australians feel at home having turned a corner

Australia have a spring in their step and a song in their heart. This is not only because they have arrived in Worcester where, in days of yore, their tours traditionally began and Don Bradman usually scored a hundred beneath the cathedral.

Brad Haddin rides to rescue for Aussie A-Team

Simon Turnbull watches veteran keeper do a ‘Mr T’ as the Australian second string go quietly about their business

Brad Haddin of Australia and Australian captain Michael Clarke

Ashes 2013: Is Australia's squad a mix of youth and experience - or pragmatic and panic-stricken?

Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin replaces Shane Watson as Michael Clarke's deputy

Former Australian captain Steve Waugh, Brad Haddin of Australia, Australian captain Michael Clarke, and former Australian captain Mark Taylor

Brad Haddin calls for unity in Australia squad ahead of the Ashes

Wicketkeeper replaces Shane Watson as Michael Clarke's deputy

Australia central contracts offer hint for Ashes

A raft of players have been given new deals

Shane Watson took over the captaincy from Michael Clarke but couldn’t stop his side’s decline

Woeful Australia given 4-0 humiliation in India

Stand-in captain Watson admits side were outplayed again after six-wicket loss

Nathan Lyon dragged Australia back into contention

Australia's Nathan Lyon turns tables on India

An excellent display of spin bowling by Nathan Lyon dragged Australia back into contention in the Fourth and final Test against India here. The off-spinner took 5 for 94 as India closed on 266 for 8, a disappointing effort after they had bowled Australia out for 262.

Shane Watson had emotional week

India back on top despite 'dream' return for captain Shane Watson

Shane Watson’s return to the Australian team lasted just 17 runs, but he still talked about captaining the Test side as a “dream come true”.

Australian woes continue as Ravichandran Ashwin puts India in charge

Ravichandran Ashwin claimed four wickets as India stamped their mark on the opening day of the fourth Test against Australia in Delhi.

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