Gary Ballance insists he will be ready for a Test debut should he get an Ashes call after impressing with 89 in Perth.
Matt Prior is unequivocally reassured to have Alastair Cook in charge for the critical third Ashes Test at the WACA.
Dave Tickner previews the third Ashes Test at the WACA and sees value in the side markets.
Mitchell Johnson is vowing to continue his intimidation of England and appears amused by the tourists' plans to fight fire with fire.
England have announced their squad for the defence of the women's Ashes in Australia in the new year.
Michael Lumb will pass up the chance to return to the Indian Premier League after signing a new contract with Nottinghamshire.
England still believe "100 percent" they can win the Ashes from 2-0 down, and are planning to start the series all over again in Perth.
A century from Ross Taylor helped New Zealand to 307 for six on the opening day of the second Test against West Indies.
England coach Andy Flower insists he's "absolutely ready" to make changes to his side ahead of the third Ashes Test.
Craig McDermott insists Australia are unrepentant about their aggressive bowling tactics against all England's batsmen.