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.
England must pick Alex Hales as an opening batsman at the 2015 World Cup, says Sir Ian Botham.
KFC T20 Big Bash League 2014/2
Adelaide Strikers win by 1 wicket
Eoin Morgan's first act as England captain should be to push himself back up the order, says Bob Willis.
Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2015 Cricket World Cup from February - here's a taster of what's in store.
Steven Smith proved his captaincy skills by guiding Australia to victory over India, says Mark Butcher.
Watch this video to whet your appetite for the IPL, which will be shown on Sky Sports in 2015.
South Africa's Dale Steyn should be lauded as the finest seam bowler in the world, says Bob Willis.