George Bailey admitted the absence of four key players was decisive as Australia lost to England by 57 runs in Perth.
Australia have allowed George Bailey, Steve Smith and David Warner to play in the opening round of the Big Bash League.
Australia batsman George Bailey insists he will not be overawed on his Test debut at the Gabba.
George Bailey will make his Test debut for Australia in the first Ashes clash against England next week.
Australia captain Michael Clarke is in confident mood ahead of this winter's Ashes series Down Under.
Australia's batsmen set up a 72-run victory over India in the opening game of the seven-match ODI series.
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni believes containing Australia's batting will be crucial in their one-day series.
George Bailey thinks Australia's Ashes defeat will have little bearing on the two-match T20 series that follows.
Australia stand-in skipper George Bailey admits confidence within the squad is low.
Australia stand-in captain George Bailey has defended David Warner after his attack on England batsman Joe Root.
Stand-in captain George Bailey has called on Australia to pull together in the absence of Michael Clarke.
George Bailey says Australia have not reached 'panic stations' yet despite the heavy Champions Trophy defeat by England.
George Bailey admits Australia's batsmen have to improve fast if they are to be competitive in the Champions Trophy.
Australia have added six names to last year's list of centrally-contracted players ahead of this summer's Ashes series.
George Bailey insists Australia will be firmly on the attack when they take on West Indies for a place in the final.
Australia T20 captain George Bailey scoffed at the idea they are overly reliant on Shane Watson.
Australia captain George Bailey heaped praise on Shane Watson after his man-of-the match display against Ireland.
Australia's George Bailey remains convinced England's chances of a 5-0 one-day series whitewash remain slim.
Ireland's humbling by South Africa should not derail their push for a quarter-final spot, says Mike Atherton.
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South Africa win by 201 runs
Kevin Pietersen's possible return for England is an 'extraordinary' twist, says Bob Willis.
England must reassess their ODI approach after a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka, says Nasser Hussain.
Jacques Kallis and V.V.S. Laxman will be part of Sky Sports' wall-to-wall, multi-platform coverage of the ICC World Cup.
David Lloyd tees it up with Jimmy Anderson and goes in to bat for the Associate nations.
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