Australia fast bowler Jackson Bird has been declared fit for the tour of South Africa after overcoming a back injury.
Phil Hughes enhanced his chances of an Ashes recall after he smashed a superb double-century for South Australia.
Phil Hughes says he is hopeful of keeping his place in the Australia side for the third Ashes Test.
Australia captain Michael Clarke is all set for the Ashes after scoring a first century of the summer at Worcestershire.
Australia have added six names to last year's list of centrally-contracted players ahead of this summer's Ashes series.
Worcestershire are considering other options to fill their overseas player slot with Phil Hughes set to be on Ashes duty
Phil Hughes admits Australia's batsmen are running themselves out too often, after two more against Sri Lanka in Sydney.
Shane Watson likes the look of Australia's remodelled batting order for the opening Test against Sri Lanka.
Warwickshire chased down 260 for a seven-wicket win over Worcestershire at Edgbaston to move 21 points clear at the top of Division One.
Vikram Solanki and Phil Hughes hit centuries but Worcestershire still fell to a 12-run defeat to Lancashire on the D-L method.
Australia opener Phil Hughes will finally join up with Worcestershire this week and could make his debut for the county on Sunday.
Worcestershire have opened talks with Australia opener Phil Hughes about him joining the county for the entire 2012 campaign.
Phil Hughes has pulled out of the Big Bash as he attempts to end a poor run of form that has put his Australia Test spot in doubt.
Australia opener Phil Hughes will play for Worcestershire during the second half of the 2012 county season.
A fine knock from Phil Hughes helped Australia to a strong position at 209-3 on day four of the third Test against Sri Lanka.
Shaun Marsh is hoping that Simon Katich's recent dropping from the Australia squad will give him a new chance to shine.
Australia opener Phil Hughes insists he is ready for whatever England throw at him in Perth.
Phil Hughes has scoffed at suggestions that England will be able to bounce him out cheaply during the third Ashes Test.
Australia have made four changes to their squad for the third Test in Perth, including recalls for Phil Hughes and Mitchell Johnson.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting has backed Phil Hughes to come into the side for the third Ashes Test in Perth.
Andrew Strauss says the 50-over format has showcased the best of young English talent.
Full-on Yorkshire are the pride of the County Championship, says David Lloyd, and deservedly so.
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