‘I just don’t see a way back for’ Trott, admits David Lloyd

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“I’m┬áno expert on his condition (stress-related illness) but I would have thought that he was absolutely at his wits end”

Former England captain David Lloyd has admitted that he simply doesn’t “see a way back for” batsman Jonathan Trott after he pulled out of the Ashes series with a stress-related illness.

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‘I’ll put my hand up’ to come in at number three, says Ian Bell

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“We’ve spoken about it, and obviously I’ve said I’m absolutely willing to go to No 3”

England batsman Ian Bell has announced that “I’ll put my hand up” to come in at number three after the spot was vacated by Jonathan Trott when he returned home with a stress-related illness.

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Trott will not be the subject of any of our sledges, says Darren Lehmann

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“Obviously, we didn’t know what was going on with Jonathan Trott – and that certainly won’t be talked about in this Test match at all”

Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has announced that England batsman Jonathan Trott will not be the subject of any verbal taunts during the second Test in Adelaide.

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Hilfenhaus out of action for up to a month

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“An MRI scan this afternoon confirmed that Ben has a mild left side strain and we expect this to be a two to four-week injury”

Australia pace bowler Ben Hilfenhaus’ chances of playing in the ongoing Ashes series suffered a major blow after he sustained a mild side strain during Tasmania’s Sheffield Shield match against New South Wales.

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