The Aussie Domination: Fourth Test match Ashes

Ashes Series 2009 | 17 Aug 2009

England was looking to wrap up this year’s Ashes after a comprehensive display in the Second test match, which saw them reign supreme over Australia. However, the Australians had something different in store for them in the Fourth test match played at Headingley, Leeds. An excellent all round display saw the Aussies triumph over the […]

Ashes Series 2009 – Second Test Day 2

Ashes Series 2009 | 17 Jul 2009

England dominated day 2 of the second NPower Ashes Test match, with a strong bowling performance that has left them well placed with Australia needing 79 runs to avoid the follow on with only two first innings wickets in hand. Andrew Strauss failed to add to his overnight score – and England as a team […]

Ashes Series 2009 – Second Test Day 1

Ashes Series 2009 | 16 Jul 2009

Andrew Strauss‘ unbeaten 161 gave England an excellent start in the 2nd nPower test against Australia. Adding 196 for the opening wicket with Alastair Cook, England dominated the opening exchanges with some very ordinary bowling from Mitchell Johnson in particular. Australia pegged England back in the final session, taking 4 English wickets as their middle […]

Getting the Upper Hand: Second Test match Ashes

Ashes Series 2009 | 16 Jul 2009

After a nail-biting first test match the Ashes Series travels to Lord’s for the Second test match between England and Australia. Some of the key factors before the start of this match include the time wasting tactics used by the Englishmen in the first test match and Andrew Flintoff’s decision to retire from test cricket […]

Aussie domination over the Englishmen at Cardiff

Ashes Series 2009 | 15 Jul 2009

One can simply say that it was an amazing test match that just concluded between England and Australia at Cardiff. There could not have been a more perfect beginning to the Ashes series as Australia pushed hard for victory in the first test match and England managed to hold on to salvage a draw in […]

Ashes Series 2009 – First Test Day 5

Ashes Series 2009 | 12 Jul 2009

Paul Collingwood’s magnificent 74 gave England a hard hard fought draw. 20/2 going into the final day, England needed to bat out the day. With one session to go, England only had three wickets left, and when Collingwood fell with 11.3 overs remaining, it was left to James Anderson and Monty Panesar to save the […]

Ashes Series 2009 – First Test Day 4

Ashes Series 2009 | 11 Jul 2009

Australian continued their dominance on day 4 of the first Ashes test in Cardiff. Building on their 44 run lead, Marcus North and Brad Haddin both hit centuries. England were sloppy, poor fielding was opitimised when Alastair Cook threw a ball in from the boundary, there was a very good chance of running out Haddin […]

Ashes Series 2009 – First Test Day 3

Ashes Series 2009 | 10 Jul 2009
Ashes Series 2009 – First Test Day 3

Australia’s lead over England continued during the third day of the first Ashes test. A 143 run partnership between Michael Clarke And Marcus North pushed Australia well ahead of England’s total, before Michael Clarke fell in a short spell before the close of play under floodlights. Stuart Broad opened the bowling on day 3, the […]

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