Phil Lutton Peter Siddle has backed Australia to perform should they bowl first in Brisbane but the ghosts of 2002 mean neither side is likely to chance their arm should they win the toss, writes Phil Lutton.
Phil Lutton The skipper's on edge - and play hasn't started yet, writes Phil Lutton in Brisbane.
Phil Lutton It was the catch of the summer. Sir Viv Richards reckons it was one of the best he's ever seen – and you'd suspect he's seen a few.
Phil Lutton Australian selectors have turned to veterans to lead the charge for the Ashes, putting their faith in batsman Chris Rogers and wicketkeeper Brad Haddin as they revealed the 16-man squad to tour...
Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau and Phil Lutton With the opening Test of the summer starting tomorrow, Fairfax cricket writers Chris Barrett, Chloe Saltau and Phil Lutton discuss what looms as an intriguing match against South Africa.
Phil Lutton Australian coach Mickey Arthur compares leadership credentials of Michael Clarke to those of Graeme Smith.
Phil Lutton 1963 In the 548th Test on record, South Africa played Australia in Brisbane, with the match ending in a draw.
Phil Lutton Phil Lutton rates the players in the first Test.
Phil Lutton Anyone up for shuffling some deck chairs on the Titanic? Phil Lutton wonders where to next as he gives out his player ratings for the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
Phil Lutton Australia are in deep trouble in their one-dayer against Sri Lanka at the SCG, collapsing to be 6/88 after winning the toss and electing to bat.
Phil Lutton Queensland fast bowler Ben Cutting will have an all-or-nothing tilt at selection for the Sheffield Shield final this morning when he undergoes a fitness test at the Gabba.
Phil Lutton Tasmania head into the Sheffield Shield final with the find of the season in Jackson Bird, but Bulls captain James Hopes believes he has a wild card of his own in young quick Alister McDermott.