David Warner and Shane Watson posted half-centuries, but Australia otherwise battled with the bat against Essex in Chelmsford.
1:01 AM - Thu, 02 Jul 2015
Leg-spinner Adil Rashid and fast bowler Steven Finn were both called into a 13-man England squad for the first Ashes Test.
11:53 PM - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Ryan Harris has been ruled out of Australia's tour game against Essex, meaning he is unlikely to face England in next week's Ashes opener.
10:13 PM - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Brad Haddin and Shane Watson have poked fun at the fact England's recent hot ODI form was preceded by a miserable World Cup campaign.
6:13 PM - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Australia spearhead Mitchell Johnson says Stuart Broad has probably lost his batting ability and he can't wait to target England's tail.
6:11 PM - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Sri Lanka is about to field a Test side without Kumar Sangakkara or Mahela Jayawardene in their ranks for the first time in 15 years.
2:17 PM - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Former Aussie bowler Stuart Clark says all-rounder Shane Watson’s bowling success in England will guarantee he plays in the first Ashes Test.
9:31 AM - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Some England cricketers are trying to mess with Steve Smith's head, but ex-captain Michael Vaughan isn't one of them.
6:53 AM - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
Shane Watson and Glenn McGrath say it may take time for new coach Trevor Bayliss to work his magic with the English cricket side.
5:20 AM - Wed, 01 Jul 2015
After earlier reservations about day-night Test cricket, Sir Richard Hadlee says it great for New Zealand to be part of history.
3:38 AM - Wed, 01 Jul 2015