England recalled spin bowler Monty Panesar for the Ashes cricket series in Australia after off- field incidents overshadowed his career.
England pace bowler Tim Bresnan will miss the final Ashes cricket Test against Australia because of a stress fracture in his lower back.
Graeme Swann and Tim Bresnan were named to the England cricket squad for the first Test against New Zealand after both recovered from elbow surgery.
Stuart Broad took six wickets in 45 balls as England beat Australia by 74 runs in the fourth cricket Test to clinch its third straight Ashes series victory.
Australia will begin the second day of the third Ashes cricket Test on 303-3 as it seeks the victory needed to keep alive the series against England.
Australia needs 299 runs to win the fourth Ashes cricket Test after Ryan Harris took seven wickets to limit host England to 330 all out at Chester-le-Street.
Australia leads England by 475 runs after declaring in its first innings on day two of the third Ashes cricket Test.
England takes a 202-run lead into the next-to-last day of the fourth Ashes cricket Test, as it chases the draw it needs to win the series against Australia.
Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and opted to bat first in the fifth and final Ashes cricket Test against England at the Oval in London. The toss- winning side chose to bat in every match of the series.
England reached 238-9 against Australia on the opening day of the fourth Ashes cricket Test, losing eight of the wickets in the afternoon session.
"The Aussies played really well."
- Tim Bresnan on Aug 01, 2013