Ryan Harris helped Australia edge the morning session against England taking key wickets of Root & Pietersen.
A round up of the latest news stories from across the world of sport.
Home of cricket welcomes the Ashes in what promises to be another nail biting contest.
A select round up of the latest news stories from across the world of sport.
Matt Prior insists umpires do a "fantastic job" under intense scrutiny despite criticism during the opening Ashes Test.
More Mickey mouse games in the world of Australian cricket as Arthur seeks hefty compensation from Cricket Australia.
A round up of the latest sports stories across all the mainstream sports.
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This was nothing less than a calamitous day for England, the resurgent optimism that came with their win in Cardiff blown into smithereens by Australia.
For all the pre-Ashes talk of sledging at the crease, it is instead the delicate matter of post-match drinks etiquette that has sparked an unlikely war of words between England and Australia.