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A rapid-fire 71 from Jos Buttler helps England to record a 57-run victory any finally earn relief as they avoid equalling their worst ever run of defeats
A century from Nicole Bolton on her Australia debut thwarted England Women as they fell to a 26-run defeat in the second one-day international in Melbourne.
The Big Bash has been a smash hit. If the plethora of staff and officials from the England and Wales Cricket Board who have been in and out of Australia at various times during the past three months have learned nothing from it, they have been wasting their time.
Warne will join the side for their campaign in Bangladesh
The 24-year-old played two Tests against South Africa in 2012
Finn feels he will come out of drop in form to appreciate the sport more
Finn has not played a minute of Test or ODI action having been selected in the original squad for the Tour of Australia
Pietersen's Test future remains in doubt but Giles makes it clear that he does figure in England's limited overs plans
Poor environment in the dressing room could explain the embarrassing 5-0 defeat to Australia, says Prior
Australia coach admits it is not for him to comment ahead of the five-match ODI series and two Twenty20 fixtures
England will head into the five-match series off the back of a Test whitewash with calls for new faces to be merged into the squad
The Aussie Angle
Batsman also spoke of his intention to play for England until at least 2016
Australian batsman looking forward to his Test debut
Four of the top six batsman passed the half-century mark but runs for Root will be the most pleasing thing for England
Warner was handed a one-match suspended ban by Cricket New South Wales for skipping a match to go to the races