George Bailey admits confidence within the Australia camp is running dry following their exit from the Champions Trophy.
Round-up: Lancashire extended their winning run in the Yorkshire Bank 40 to three matches with victory over Scotland.
Michael Clarke is set to return for Australia's first pre-Ashes warm-up game against Somerset next week.
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England topped Group A and will take on South Africa in the Champions Trophy semi-finals after Sri Lanka beat Australia.
Michael Clarke will remain in London as he looks to fully recover from a recurring back injury.
AB de Villiers is prepared to give England the benefit of the doubt over accusations that they have been ball-tampering.
Australia's chairman of selectors has warned England it would be foolish to write off the tourists' chances of winning the Ashes.
England beat New Zealand and the rain to secure their place in the semi-finals of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff.
Troubled opener David Warner has risked his place in Australia's Ashes team, captain Michael Clarke has said.
David Miller will not be returning to Yorkshire for this year's Friends Life t20.
Surrey have sacked team director Chris Adams and coach Ian Salisbury, with Alec Stewart taking temporary charge.
Round-up: Samit Patel's first one-day century for three years guided Nottinghamshire to a six-wicket win over Warwickshire.
Alastair Cook and England head into the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals confident they can beat whoever they face.
Wasim Akram has defended skipper Misbah-ul-Haq after the national team's disappointing Champions Trophy tournament.
Kevin Pietersen will return to action in Friday's County Championship game between Surrey and Yorkshire.
Australia A ended the third day of their tour match against Ireland in the ascendancy after a dramatic day featuring three declarations and two centuries.