Australia

Born and brought up in Brisbane, Australia, he started his career as Australian Air Force Pilot. He had some unforgettable experiences there in terms of handling the flight comfortably even in the worst situations.

Australia head to the Oval hungry to win their first Ashes series in England since 2001 as the peerless Steve Smith seeks to inflict further pain on the hosts.

With the theme of “Legislate Peace – Implementation of the DPCW for Sustainable Development”, the event is expected to expand the agreement by collecting further public support for the establishment of legally binding international law for peace based on the Declaration of Peace and Cessation of War (DPCW).

Australian writer and political commentator Yang Hengjun, who is under detention since January this year, has been formally arrested on suspicion of espionage, media reports said on Tuesday.

Indians in China, Australia and many other countries marked the day with hoisting of the national flag and singing of patriotic songs.

Images broadcast by Australian media showed the man running through the Australian city with a large kitchen knife shouting "Allahu Akbar" and "shoot me".

England have only twice won the Ashes after losing the opener -- when all-rounder Ian Botham turned the 1981 series on its head with several superb solo efforts, and in the thrilling 2005 contest which they edged 2-1.

Tuesday's match at Lord's was always going to be a showpiece occasion, but it has been given added spice by England's 20-run loss to Sri Lanka.