ASHES captain Michael Clarke and Alastair Cook both keen to avoid the sledging and ugly scenes that marred the Brisbane Test.
THE turmoil and resurgence of Australian cricket's last 12 months highlights that rebuilding is a myth, writes Malcolm Conn.
MICHAEL Clarke has continued his successful Ashes ploy of picking England's team early, predicting the tourists will pick Tim Bresnan.
HIS coach wants an answer but Melbourne Storm superstar Cameron Smith says he will not be rushed into deciding his future.
AUSTRALIAN rider Kerrin McEvoy has emerged victorious in the Longines International Jockeys' Championship in Hong Kong.