G'Day! The fourth day of the First Test between Australia and England saw the last throes of the match conclude with the inevitable joyous victory for Australia and miserable defeat for the visitors. Wonderful bowling again by Johnson saw him take another 5 wickets to hold England to a score of 179 runs, thus negating … Continue reading The Ashes Down-Under: Day 4, The Gabba
G'Day! The third day of the First Test between Australia and England was bathed in gold and green, with delight for the home fans. In spite of a good start for the English bowlers, the Aussies batted on to a terrific score, declaring at 401 for 7. This left England's batsmen with an almighty target … Continue reading The Ashes Down-Under: Day 3, The Gabba
G'Day! The second day of the First Test between Australia and England proved to be one that the English batsmen would prefer to consign to the dustbin, but it was a great return to form for the Australian bowlers. The afternoon session mirrored the success of the day before, this time seeing English wickets tumble … Continue reading The Ashes Down-Under: Day 2, The Gabba
G'Day! The second round of battle for The Ashes commenced at The Gabba in Brisbane. Gorgeous sunshine - very much appreciated watching from UK in November - and the cricket wasn't bad either! Hailed by local press as the villain of the piece (and that's putting it politely!) Stuart Broad had a belting day's work … Continue reading Cricket, lovely cricket!