Australia win toss, bat first

England captain Alastair Cook tosses the coin alongside Australian captain Michael Clarke ahead of day one of the third Ashes test.

10:12 PM  Australia will bat first in the third Ashes test at Edgbaston after Michael Clarke when for tails.

Cairns no-show for hearing

Former cricketer Chris Cairns pictured in London at a previous court hearing.

10:44 PM  Former NZ cricketer Chris Cairns fails to show up for London court hearing in perjury trial.

Aussies 'wrong' to drop Haddin

CANTERBURY, ENGLAND - JUNE 27: Brad Haddin of Australia walks off the pitch at stumps on day three of the tour match between Kent and Australia at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence on June 27, 2015 in Canterbury, England.. (Photo by Alex Broadway/Getty Images)

Former skipper Ricky Ponting says veteran wicketkeeper's experience will be missed in third Ashes test.

Berry: Crowd must fire up Bell

England captain Alastair Cook, left, and Ian Bell take a break in training ahead of the third Ashes test at Edgbaston.

OPINION: There is no better place for promoted England batsman to find form than his home ground of Edgbaston.

Swann mimics KP on radio video

Kevin Pietersen, left, and Graeme Swann share a word during happier times wearing the England colours.

Former team-mate mocks England's unwanted star with clever impersonation in interview on Aussie show.

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