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Chris Barrett is a Sports Writer with The Sydney Morning Herald.
Chris Barrett Officials know operatives from rival group have spoken to Australian players but hope to strike blow to rebel plans with the signing of new contracts in the next week.
Chris Barrett The 27-year-old off-spinner has a new trick up his sleeve but he's keeping the details under wraps ahead of the Test series against England.
Chris Barrett Australian captain Michael Clarke is happy to take the Captain Mainwaring tag given to him by Jason Gillespie.
Chris Barrett The old enemy have been infused by self-belief after a one-day series win but how much does it really mean for the Ashes?
Chris Barrett The left-hander knows he needs big runs in practice matches against Kent and Essex to retain his place for the first Test.
Chris Barrett England-based former Australian quick hasn't impressed his countrymen with comments made about their age and physical state.
Chris Barrett The Australian captain says he expects both teams to "headbutt" the line, but if his opener doesn't want to antagonise England that is up to him.
Chris Barrett and Andrew Wu Australian cricketer Moises Henriques will on Tuesday have the first of multiple operations to repair a badly broken jaw after being involved in an outfield collision with a teammate in a county game...
Chris Barrett They won the series in the Caribbean in under seven days but there is room for improvement against England, according to coach Darren Lehmann.
Chris Barrett The Ashes has been a no-go area for the two weeks in the Caribbean, with most players ducking and weaving any talk about the upcoming England series on the instructions of captain Michael Clarke.
Chris Barrett The Twenty20 game between Surrey and Sussex was abandoned on Sunday after an on-field collision between Australian Moises Henriques and his Surrey teammate Rory Burns.
Chris Barrett The Australians' on-field antics often irk rival players but not this exciting 23-year-old all-rounder.
Chris Barrett The NSW left-armer receives high praise but could miss out in the Ashes given the logjam of Australian quicks.
Chris Barrett A head-scratching DRS call denied Nathan Lyon a wicket late on Saturday as Australia put their foot down.
Chris Barrett Having surpassed Hugh Trumble's mark against the West Indies, Australia's most prolific off-spinner has others in his sights.
Chris Barrett Usually a wicketkeeper will complete a catch with the ball landing in his gloves. Not this time.
Chris Barrett Jason Gillespie remains the last Australian to reach 200 in a Test overseas after Smith's dismissal for 199 in Jamaica.
Chris Barrett CPL boss believes cross-ownership could be beneficial to both Twenty20 competitions.
Chris Barrett The veteran Australian opener was left with headaches and dizziness long after a blow to the head at training a fortnight ago.
Chris Barrett Steve Smith's standing has gone through the roof but as he showed with another Test century in the West Indies he remains intent on simply scoring runs.