Archive for July 21st, 2013

July 21, 2013

Ashes update

by articulatedsheep

With England seemingly on course for victory in the second Test at Lord’s, TMB takes this opportunity to run through some of the key players on either side.

It’s been commented upon that the teams are ill-matched in terms of skills and experience – with England seen as a team at the very peak of their dominance of the global game, with Australia a dismal shadow of their former selves, a side “hollowed out” by the antipodean focus on the Twenty20 game, which has led to tactical collapse for the tourists in Blighty.

But does this easy stereotype hold up under scrutiny?

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