WACA Day 2.

Bairstow and Malan were the two remaining batsman, with the overnight score leaving England on 305-4. Unsurprisingly, Starc opened up and bowled exceptionally to the England pair, finding that full length that he is known for, almost yorking both batsmen on multiple occasions. The first 6 overs of the day produced just 6 runs before … Continue reading WACA Day 2.

Day 1 at the WACA.

Sadly this is the last ever Ashes test at the WACA, with the new Optus stadium being built in Perth to take over as one of the frontline test stadiums. England’s record at the ground is absolutely shocking, and batting first they needed to reach a 300+ score in the first innings, with their only … Continue reading Day 1 at the WACA.

Day 3 review. All to play for on day four!!!!

Australia were in a commanding position at the start of day three and in a day of twists and turns, It was vintage Ashes cricket on show at the Adelaide oval, with both teams being in a fantastic point at some point during the day. Absolute classic on the table here. Cummins opened up to … Continue reading Day 3 review. All to play for on day four!!!!

Day two Second Test.

Another huge day in the context of this series. With England flagging already and Australia still looking the better of the two sides. Australia started the day in a commanding position in the second test with lots of room to build on their first day score.  Broad opened up the bowling for England To Handscomb, … Continue reading Day two Second Test.

Day 1, Second Test!

Thank God...... The wait for the second test of an Ashes series feels longer than the wait between the series. Especially when England are 1-0 down, having been humiliated. Ben Stokes, we all miss you. At 1-0 down, this is a huge test for England, who won the toss and decided to bowl. This was … Continue reading Day 1, Second Test!