While England fell to yet another defeat at the WACA in December 2013, Ben Stokes announced himself with a brilliant century.
Lancashire captain Tom Smith will miss the remainder of the county campaign because of injury.
Dominic Cork believes England must target Australia spinner Nathan Lyon if they are to regain the Ashes this summer.
The Investec Ashes starts on Wednesday and so too does The Verdict. Bob Willis and Co are back to run the rule of the day's play.
Ahead of the 2015 Ashes Series, we look back on some of the funny moments involving our Sky Sports cricket pundits.
England have revealed an experienced women's squad captained by Charlotte Edwards for the summer battle with Australia.
Updates from today's County Championship action with seven matches in action across the country.
England skipper Alastair Cook picks his top two Ashes heroes with two former captains and fellow Essex men getting the nod.
Karn Sharma has been ruled out of India's forthcoming limited overs tour of Zimbabwe due to a finger injury.
James Anderson says his sledging days are behind him but admits 'confrontation has benefited my bowling in the past.'
Paul Collingwood has warned Australia that Ben Stokes will not take a backward step in the Ashes battle.
Only the heroics of Jonny Bairstow spared Yorkshire's blushes against Warwickshire at Edgbaston in Division One.
Kent skittled Leicestershire out for 159 on day one of their Division Two encounter as the bowlers dictated at Grace Road.
Saeed Ajmal helped Worcestershire to a T20 Blast victory over Durham, while Northants squeezed past Derbyshire.
Somerset have agreed contract extensions with three of the club's brightest young stars.
Moeen Ali believes the retirement of Ryan Harris is a big boost for England ahead of the Investec Ashes.
Angelo Mathews' unbeaten 77 put Sri Lanka in firm control of the series-deciding third Test with Pakistan on day three.
Joe Root has hit back at David Warner over his "ridiculous" explanation for punching him two years ago.
Three days ahead of the first Investec Test, England captain Alastair Cook picks his top three Ashes bowling spells.
Former Australia captain Ian Chappell thinks Michael Clarke will have the edge over fellow skipper Alastair Cook during the Ashes.