Tag: James Pattinson

Sofas at the ready, the Aussies are back

It’s amazing what a bit of confidence does. This time 6 months ago the Australian cricket team was in bits, having lost the Ashes 3-0 against an England team that largely underperformed. Since then, they have exacted ruthless revenge on the Poms, obliterating them… Continue Reading “Sofas at the ready, the Aussies are back”

The Big Review (Part 2)

Now it’s time for part 2 of my review of the 2013 Ashes series. Today it’s the turn of the Australians and I think it’s fair to say that their ratings don’t match the 3-0 scoreline. Australia – 6/10 At times this Australian side… Continue Reading “The Big Review (Part 2)”

Forget 1981, 2005 and 2010/11 – 2013 is going to be the best yet

Over the years there have been some truly amazing and career-defining Ashes series – from Botham’s Ashes at the start of the ‘80s to England’s first win Down Under for 24 years, England v Australia is a rivalry that sets a precedent for world… Continue Reading “Forget 1981, 2005 and 2010/11 – 2013 is going to be the best yet”