Ex-Australia captain Ricky Ponting insists there is no bad feeling between himself and current skipper Michael Clarke.
Australia captain Michael Clarke enjoyed a welcome injury boost, but off-field matters have been making the headlines.
Ricky Ponting scores an unbeaten 169 in his final first-class innings in Surrey's clash against Notts.
Ricky Ponting has announced he will retire from all forms of cricket after the Champions League in October.
Ricky Ponting insists he is not harbouring any thoughts of retirement and is concentrating instead on the remaining three Ashes Tests.
England pace bowler James Anderson has moved up to a career-best number three in the Reliance Mobile ICC Player Rankings.
Michael Clarke has played down the absence of fast bowler Mitchell Johnson from Australia's nets session on Wednesday.
Australia are considering changes to their pace attack for this week's second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
Having enjoyed a smooth-as-can-be Ashes build-up, England captain Andrew Strauss says his side are ready for the first Test.
Tony Greig believes England should target Australia skipper Ricky Ponting with plenty of short stuff during the Ashes.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting expects Mitchell Johnson to regain his best form in the Ashes.
Australia opener Shane Watson is keen to increase his bowling workload during the Ashes.
Ricky Ponting insists his decision to miss the final ODI with Sri Lanka was the best move to help regain the Ashes.
Ricky Ponting insisted there was still a "good feeling" in the Australia dressing room despite yet another defeat.
The Australia media has labelled Ricky Ponting's side as overrated, over-indulged and overpaid.
Michael Vaughan believes Ricky Ponting will lose the Australia captaincy if they fail to win back the Ashes.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting will miss the first ODI against Sri Lanka to attend his grandmother's funeral.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting reminded England counterpart Andrew Strauss to "pack the urn" on Wednesday - via a message on Big Ben.
Sky Sports pundit Shane Warne has backed Ricky Ponting to "fill his boots" when the upcoming Ashes gets underway.
Australia coach Tim Nielsen has backed skipper Ricky Ponting after the 2-0 Test series defeat in India.
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