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Adam Voges snares unbelievable catchAdam Voges has taken an astonishing catch at short leg, with the ball somehow sticking after a powerful pull shot from Alastair Cook. Aussies tight-lipped on Haddin axing unrestChris Rogers is unwilling to shed any light on reports Australian players are unhappy with a selectors' decision to leave Brad Haddin on the sidelines. Rogers denies Aussie complacencyChris Rogers says Australia did not get ahead of themselves before the third Ashes Test after being dominated by England at Edgbaston. England dominate day one of third TestJimmy Anderson's six wickets have given England control of the third Ashes Test, with the hosts 3-133 in response to Australia's 136 at stumps on day one. Anderson back to his best at EdgbastonJimmy Anderson was back to his best for England at Edgbaston after a miserable second Test at Lord's, finishing with figures of 6-47. Third Test snapshot of day oneSnapshot of day one of the third Test between England and Australia at Edgbaston. Pakistan agree to Zimbabwe cricket tourPakistan have agreed to play a limited-overs cricket tour of Zimbabwe after plans for a tri-series involving the West Indies were scrapped. Bangladesh eye upset win over ProteasCaptain Mushfiqur Rahim says Bangladesh are confident of pulling off an upset victory against world No.1 South Africa in the deciding Test. ECB takes Kaneria to court over fix fineA Pakistani court has been asked by English officials to help recover $532,000 in fines and costs against banned legspinner Danish Kaneria for spot-fixing. No option but to drop Haddin: MarshAustralian chairman of selectors Rod Marsh says Brad Haddin's form with the bat and gloves meant he had no option but to leave Peter Nevill in the side.
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Aust 3-72 at lunch in third Ashes TestDavid Warner, Steve Smith and Michael Clarke have all been dismissed cheaply, with Australia reduced to 3-72 at lunch on day one of the third Ashes Test. Recalled Finn back with a bang in AshesSteve Finn banished memories of being hammered by Australian batsmen with two wickets in the opening hour of the third Test at Edgbaston. Young guns spark Aussie women's cricketMatch winning Australians Meg Lanning and Ellyse Perry are making their presence felt in the upper reaches of the women's ODI cricket world rankings. Ponting, Hayden join backlash over Haddin axingBrad Haddin should never have been dropped from Australia's Test team given the circumstances surrounding his omission from the 2nd Test, says Matt Hayden. Aussie 'victims' poised for Ashes recallEnglish flops Steve Finn and Jonny Bairstow are set to end their Test exiles, caused by Australia in 2013/14, and play in the third Test at Edgbaston. Edgbaston Test stirs 2005 memoriesMemories of one of the Ashes most thrilling contests have been stirred up as the two sides return to Edgbaston. Wood in doubt for England in cricketEngland paceman Mark Wood is struggling to be fit to face Australia in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston due to an ankle injury. Clarke embraces new cricket helmetMichael Clarke has thrown out his old helmets and embraced a clip-on foam guard that was developed after Phillip Hughes' death. Green Edgbaston pitch excites ClarkeAustralia skipper Michael Clarke is hoping Edgbaston remains a green pitch, as England dither over what deck they want for the third Ashes Test. Bell ready to step up: Alastair CookIan Bell will play a major role in England's hopes of winning the third Ashes Test, with captain Alastair Cook confident he will thrive at first drop. Johnson set to snare 300th Test scalpMitchell Johnson's express pace and leadership have been praised by Michael Clarke and Darren Lehmann, with the left-armer set to take his 300th Test wicket. Clarke confirms Nevill is Test keeperBrad Haddin, a 37-year-old veteran of 66 Tests, is available again but Australia selectors have retained Peter Nevill for the third Ashes Test. Australia's women seize Ashes momentumMeg Lanning has continued her strong form in the women's Ashes, putting on 85 runs in 89 balls to help her side to another ODI win and the series lead. Fatigue the only hurdle for Chris RogersChris Rogers is set to play the third Ashes Test, having recovered from a 'bizarre and kind of scary' dizzy episode at Lord's. Haddin to be overlooked for Third Test: reportVeteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's international career may be hanging by a thread, with selectors reportedly set to stick with Peter Neville for the third Ashes Test. Chris Rogers set to play third TestChris Rogers looks to have overcome his balance issues, with the veteran opener set to play the third Ashes Test after training well at Edgbaston. Ankle will be ok for whole series: StarcMitchell Starc is confident his ankle will hold up for the entire Ashes series, with the left-armer feeling fresh after a cortisone jab. Poms unsure what pitch they want: StarcMitchell Starc has taken aim at England's flip flopping on pitches as Australia seek to go 2-1 up in the Ashes series. Pakistan take series 3-2 over Sri LankaSri Lanka has piled up a record 368-4 in the fifth one-dayer against Pakistan as Tillakaratne Dilshan joined the 10,000-run ODI club. Aussies' words didn't sit well: StokesEngland allrounder Ben Stokes has never been more hyped up for a game of cricket, saying Australia's verbal approach in the second Test 'didn't sit too well'.
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