When England won the Ashes and followed it with a whitewash against India, the British media went over board and claimed that this team is well poised to dominated the world cricket over the next decade. However as expected the things started to fall apart when they started playing in the sub-continent tracks. They were white washed [...]
Australia wins the 2nd T20 by 4 runs!
Australia won the third test match by 267 runs.
The WACA demons are back to haunt the Australian captain and this time it was against England.The last time, West Indies pace bowler Kemar Roach injured his elbow and this time Ricky Ponting suffered an injury on his left little finger.
Brilliant England won the match by an innings and 71 runs. It takes 1-0 lead in this five test match series.
The build around Ashes is increasing with every passing day. The former cricketers of both England and Australia are expressing mixed support for their respective teams.
The Ashes 2011 is made ultra-interesting with the performances of the both Aussie and England teams in last few months before Ashes. The results of the two teams in their respective last test series before Ashes have been totally opposite. Where England probably had their best performances and results they could possibly think of, Australia managed to get nearly nothing out of the India series.
England has confirmed that their top four bowlers (Stuart Broad, James Anderson, Steven Finn and Graeme Swann) will be sent to Brisbane to understand and adjust the conditions before the start of the match at the same venue.
Michael Clarke is suffering from back problem which would push Australia’s preparation on the back foot for the Ashes.
The Oldest trophy in the World- the Ashes will start in a fortnight’s time and for sure all the eyes are on England and their performance. Australians, being No.5 in the rankings need to do a lot better. But now, injuries are the major threat to their side.
Australia-England is scheduled to play five test matches down under. The first test match will be played at Brisbane, which is starting on Nov 25. Ponting’s Australia lost Ashes two consecutive times in England.