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||24 years, 5 tours and 36 tests it took England to retain Ashes in Australia but they did it today, and how, winning this fourth test match at Melbourne by dominating margin of innings and 157 runs..
Scorecard : 4th Ashes test 2010.
It was an interesting decision to bowl first by England captain but reasons were evident ~ English wanted to utilise whatever little help there was first morning on a flat looking MCG pitch. James Anderson wasn't his lethal best to start things off but Chris Tremlett hit his length straight away, eating up Shane Watson in his second over. Tim Bresnan was surprize inclusion ahead of Steven Finn who'd played first three ... .. Read complete article
Added on Thu, 30 December 2010
||Only into first two days of fourth test, we're yet to reach the climax of current Ashes 2010-11 but since England hold the urn and only need a drawn series to retain the prestigious trophy, only miracle from here on can deny them the glory as they finished today with 346 runs in lead with 5 first innings wickets remaining..
The test match began with an interesting decision from visitors who elected to bowl first on a beautiful batting Melbourne track. The idea was, to utilise whatever little moisture was there on the track and Chris Tremlett showed them the way with wicket of Shane Watson (who was dropped twice before) in his second over of the day ... .. Read complete article
Added on Tue, 28 December 2010
||Match : England v Australia, 4th Ashes test match on 2010-11 England tour of Australia.
Venue/Date : Melbourne cricket ground.. 26,27,28,29 & 30 December 2010.
Debut : none.
Toss : England, elected to field.
Result : England won by inn + 157 runs.
Series : 1st test was draw. England won 2nd test. Australia won 3rd test and now this, which means England retain the Ashes irrespective of what happens in last test at Sydney.
Man of the match : Jonathan Trott.
Umpires : Tony Hill (New Zealand) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan).
Head to head : 325th England v Australia test match it was. Now, England have ... .. Read complete article
Added on Sun, 26 December 2010
||For 15 years straight, Melbourne cricket ground has been hosting boxing day test match, a day after Christmas, without a miss and home team have done well to win 11 of those but this year, competition is expected to be stiffer than ever before as England aspire to retain ashes first time since 1986..
Draw at Brisbane, defeat at Adelaide and then victory at Perth, Aussie form in this Ashes 2010-11 series has moved from chalk to cheese but can they continue on? Fact is, as Aussies don't hold the Ashes, they've to win this series while England can retain it with a draw. let game begin.
Ricky Ponting and famous boxing day test have run ... .. Read complete article
Added on Sat, 25 December 2010