England collapsed to 136 all out today to leave Australia in charge of the first Ashes cricket Test with a 224-run lead going into day three.
Australia slumped to 273-8 on the opening day of the first Ashes cricket Test as England’s Stuart Broad took five wickets.
Australia elevated batsman George Bailey to its Test cricket squad and recalled left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for next week’s Ashes series opener against England.
Australia picked two 35-year-olds to plug an experience gap for its Ashes cricket series in England, choosing Brad Haddin as first-choice wicketkeeper and vice-captain, and recalling batsman Chris Rogers.
James Anderson’s 10th wicket of the match gave England a 14-run victory against Australia in a tension-filled finale to their Ashes cricket series opener.
Australia cricket selectors named the following 14-man squad for the limited-overs tour of India starting Oct. 10:
Matthew Wade was picked ahead of Brad Haddin as Australia’s wicketkeeper for next week’s series- opening cricket Test against top-ranked South Africa.
Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin was granted leave to return home from the team’s cricket tour of the West Indies because of personal reasons.
Mike Hussey and Brad Haddin hit centuries as Australia took a 202-run lead over England on day three of the series-opening Ashes cricket Test in Brisbane.
Australia leads England by 475 runs after declaring in its first innings on day two of the third Ashes cricket Test.
"The Australian dressing room is fine."
- Brad Haddin on Jul 16, 2013