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Australia to win Ashes 2-1

Who is going to win the Ashes? Australia, no question, and by a 2-1 margin in my opinion because I think Ricky Ponting’s team will beat England at the Oval even though a draw is all they need to retain … Continue reading

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Denly should get the call

England’s lower order had a bit of fun on the third morning at Headingley, with Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann both scoring quickfire 60s, but it only delayed the inevitable. Australia fully deserve to be level at 1-1 now, and … Continue reading

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Aussies have an aura now

The disintegration of England’s second innings from 58 for no wicket to 78 for five late on the second day at Headingley means that it is only a matter of time before Australia square this Ashes series at 1-1. More … Continue reading

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England get it badly wrong

A fantastic day for Australia but England got their selection horribly wrong for this Headingley Test and it is a very long way back for them already. I wouldn’t put it as strongly as saying they have lost their chance … Continue reading

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Australia to consider Clark

Australia are thinking strongly of bringing in Stuart Clark, in place of either Peter Siddle or Mitchell Johnson, for the fourth Ashes Test at Headingley. Clark is a tall bowler who hits the seem and will give Australia the control that … Continue reading

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Johnson becoming issue for Australia

England are the only team who can now win the third Test, after another highly enjoyable and entertaining day at Edgbaston. There have been so many twists and turns so far in this Ashes series that it’s difficult to know … Continue reading

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Onions strikes changed everything

I’ve decided that I won’t be making any more predictions during this Ashes series. At the start of the second day I was interviewed by Fox Sports in Australia and I told them that I thought Ricky Ponting and his … Continue reading

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England surrender initiative

England’s bowlers were poor in the 30-over session possible on the opening day of the third Test, and Australia – after the disappointment of losing at Lord’s – have seized back the momentum of the series in the short amount … Continue reading

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Flintoff a true hero for England

Andrew Flintoff was the hero for England on the final day, and his bowling made such a difference. An early wicket or two was always going to be crucial when Australia resumed on 313 for 5 – and Flintoff delivered. … Continue reading

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England still slight favourites

It is now game on, big time! The partnership between Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin has been nothing short of sensational – but I still make England the slight favourites. There is still a lot of cricket left in this … Continue reading

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