Posts Tagged "Ashes"

It has been a steady decline of form for Australian opener and power hitter David Warner in recent matches.

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Is the 4-0 Ashes series win all that matters from this Australian international cricket summer, or does the lost One-Day International series to England take the gloss off it?

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As the offensively scalding January sun sets on another Ashes series in the great southern land, the Australian sporting public received the best Christmas gift of all – a crushing four-nil defeat over England.

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England fought harder in this Ashes than they did during their 5-0 humiliation five years ago, but what this series exposed is their awful lack of bowling options.

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Once a compelling and anticipated cinematic masterpiece, the Ashes is currently a predictable 83-minute comedy.

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The just-concluded Ashes series started with spiteful barbs but finished with shared beers in the SCG rooms.

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The English press have found one more Australian to blame for the tourists’ meek 4-0 Ashes surrender.

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Shaun Marsh and Mitch Marsh together have made 669 runs at an average of 96 in this Ashes.

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Australia and England played out an even day of Ashes cricket at the SCG yesterday but it was the sight of Australian quick Mitchell Starc hobbling around the field which left the strongest imprint on me.

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The Test eleven that I have picked for the year 2017 features three players each from Australia, India and South Africa, and one each from Bangladesh and England.

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Joe Root’s failure to turn a fourth Ashes half-century into a hundred this summer continued to dog England’s batting as they finished at 5-233 on the opening day of the fifth Test in Sydney.

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Test cricket is the wonderful sporting spectacle it is because of the nature of the drawn fourth Ashes Test in Melbourne, not in spite of it.

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After being on the verge of retirement just nine months ago, Tim Paine now is a chance of nailing down Australia’s wicketkeeping spot in all three formats.

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Picking the 2017 Test team of the year is not an easy task.

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It would be fair to say Glenn Maxwell is the most naturally-gifted batsman in Australia.

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Depending on what happens at the MCG today, England’s opening batsman Alastair Cook can set a record that can’t be broken.

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Australia’s Test team often is lambasted as ‘home track bullies’, yet England’s record on the road is much worse, with the Ashes tourists ranked a lowly seventh away from home on wins, while Australia are first.

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Hundreds of bowlers are left starving every day by the preventable poverty of lifeless pitches.

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South Africa thrashing Zimbabwe within two days at Port Elizabeth by an innings and 120 runs on Wednesday is the inspiration for this feature.

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Umpires have cautioned England over the methods they used to quickly attain reverse swing at the MCG but the match referee is satisfied Jimmy Anderson did nothing illegal while cleaning the ball.

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