Spinner Rashid included in Ashes squad

Spinner Adil Rashid has been included in England's 13-man squad for the first Ashes Test against Australia starting on 8 July in Cardiff.

Haddin refuses to back down on sledging

Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has said that their approach regarding sledging will not change during the upcoming Ashes series against England that starts on 8 July.

Injured Harris set to miss first Ashes Test

Fast bowler Ryan Harris is set to miss out on selection for the first Ashes Test against England after he was left out of the final warm up match because of a sore knee.

Cook: We have a responsibility to cricket

Ahead of the Ashes series against Australia, England captain Alastair Cook is the latest player to talk about how both teams should play the five-match series in the right spirit after concerns that sledging between the sides could go over the top.

Watson hits back at Wood's 'net hero' claims

Australia allrounder Shane Watson has hit back at claims that he called England fast bowler Mark Wood a 'net hero' saying he could not even remember the incident.