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Ashes/No guts/Pride

19 December 2013, 12:00


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Ashes/No guts/Pride

Yes I said that I thought that Australia is going to hammer England in the Ashes I just did not think it was going to be this easy up to now.  I am at a point where I am starting to feel sorry for the English although the misery is self inflicted.

Make no mistake the Australian bowling attack according to me by far the second best in the world but by no means unplayable.  I would rather think that the shot selection of Cook, Pietersen stahes and Prior makes me wonder if they have given up completely.

With Broad injured the England bowling attack to say the least is mediocre and aided by less than average fielding.  There is only one way this game and series has gone “AWAY FROM ENGLAND”.

I can only recall one other side in the world that just give up with a mindset we lost so who cares and that is Pakistan.  The worst is any side in the world who bats down to number 10 as England would show guts and pride.  Which I haven’t seen from any English player.

Difficult to pinpoint what the problem is may it be wrong to assume that some of the players just don’t care anymore.  After all some of them are reportedly R120 million strong already and that makes me think.

No one is better that the game and according to me England should be better off playing people that want to represent there country and not those who think they have to.

Second inning much more character but yet again Pietersen disappointing.  Trying to save a test how difficult it was its like hook, line, sinker.  Hats off to Bell and stokes for trying.

5-0 on its way???

Makes me wonder.

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