Tag Archives: Ashes 2009

Peter Siddle: "I'm not afraid to bowl the short ball"

I enjoyed my battle with Graeme Swann in the first Test. It was the excitement of the moment and the clash – that’s the way I play. I bowl my best when I’m fired up so I like to get … Continue reading

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Jrod: Nathan Hauritz is better than England

Is Nathan Hauritz better than England? Yes. He took six wickets. They took five (Brad Haddin, caught at deep-midwicket slogging pre-declaration, doesn’t count). England shouldn’t be embarrassed though, Hauritz is the best club spinner in Sydney on the days Greg … Continue reading

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John Stern: England party starting to look like it's 1999

I’m into history repeating itself at the moment. For a while I was thinking that the Ashes 2009 was shaping up like the Ashes 1989: England with high hopes, Australia in transition (euphemism for a bit ordinary), 4-0 Australia. The … Continue reading

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