Young wicket-keeper batsman Ben McDermott has relished the last few weeks spent in India, firstly with the U19 squad and then as a development player with the Australian limited overs squad.
England captain Alastair Cook remains tight-lipped about his XI for the first Ashes Test, adding he's keen to put the 2013-14 Ashes whitewash behind him.
Michael Clarke may not be prepared to reveal his own XI but he thinks he knows England's, and he fields more queries about Ashes sledging
The tourists have been busy putting the final touches on their preparation for the first Test in Cardiff
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