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David Warner has leapfrogged the England duo Ian Bell and Alastair Cook up to 11th place in the new ICC Test rankings for batsmen after helping Australia to reclaim the Ashes in Perth.
Flower says Stokes' 120 was 'brilliant' but accepts it underlines the batting failures that have haunted the team in their Ashes defeat
England lost in Perth to go down 3-0 in the Series and lose their four year hold on the Ashes
It was yet another day that went to Australia
The Ashes holders are 2-0 down after just two Tests but Prior claims England believe they can still win the five-Test series
When things go wrong, you go looking for people to blame. Well, it's the players
Australia can hardly believe what is happening. Two weeks ago as the Ashes series was about to start, the mood was one of despair and lament for the years of glory long past.
The Aussie Angle
Australia XI v England, tour match, SCG, fourth day
England’s worries for the Ashes increased today. As if their lack of meaningful cricket were not enough, Matt Prior, their wicketkeeper, failed to take the field for Australia A’s innings on the fourth day of the tour match.
O'Connor was refused onto a flight just hours after the Wallabies one-point victory over Argentina
Rock samples from Apollo 16 mission finally analysed show the moon is millions of years younger than previously thought
The Aussie Angle: There were such doubts that he was considering a move to Tasmania
The Aussie Angle: Just over a year ago he was playing second XI club cricket
Do Australia have a secret weapon in their surprise Ashes selection, or is he just the latest in a long line of spinner flops since Shane Warne?
Radio host widely condemned for live questioning of Prime Minister