Could Australia leave out Pat Cummins during the World Cup?

Josh Hazlewood has made a compelling case for inclusion while two frontline spinners appear likely

Dom Sibley withdraws from Lions tour, Harry Brook steps up

Opener pulls out to work on technique after losing Test place

‘I’m expecting him to come’: Lyon backs Stokes for late Ashes call-up

Nathan Lyon believes England’s talisman Ben Stokes will be a surprise call-up for the Ashes, after photos emerged of the injured all-rounder back in the nets.

James Pattinson was poised to be one of Australia’s greats. He finished as our great ‘what if’

Jason Gillespie isn’t one to ever go overboard in his appraisal of a player.

Warner’s lean run leaves selectors with test of faith

Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade are options at the top of the order if selectors opt to move on David Warner, but it would be a major deviation from a strategy selection chairman Trevor Hohns said was well advanced as far back as June.

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Ashes retirement shock: Pattinson hangs up baggy green

Frustration at being overlooked by selectors, as well as a minor knee injury, have prompted the pace bowler to make the shock call at the start of an Ashes summer.

Selectors must consider Khawaja for Ashes lifeline amid opener crisis: Waugh

Former national selector Mark Waugh says you “have to think about” returning to Usman Khawaja as an opening batsman for the Ashes amid a “lack of depth” and lingering concussion concerns with Will Pucovski.

Dan Lawrence: ‘You can’t keep using the excuse that you’re inexperienced’

England batter looks to Root's relentless example as he prepares for Ashes challenge

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