Posts Tagged The Ashes

Foregone Conclusion


Australia lead England 2-0 and are now certainties to reclaim The Ashes. But was there ever any doubt? The English had effectively conceded before the series commenced when they decided to send another captain Cook to Australia. What were they thinking? Last time they tried that, they eventually ended up shipping off their convicts to […]

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The Hole In Australian Cricket


The majority of the Australian cricketing public would have been dismayed by the start to The Ashes. The team made a fairly solid start, progressing to 1/71 a few balls before lunch. Then it happened. Again. First, Shane Watson fell, then the collapse continued after lunch. Fans watched as their national team lost 5 wickets […]

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