Men’s Ashes Second Test Report Card, Day Five
Featuring the Spirit of Cricket, Ashes miracles and fading comic options
The Spirit of Cricket
Entering the final day, England needed a further 258 runs to win, with six wickets in hand. Australia’s plan was an obvious extrapolation of the previous ones in this Test. They would bounce England out.
Sometimes, as with Ben Duckett, this meant taking a catch down the leg side where Alex Carey had carefully (and cleverly) p…
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