England’s seven deadly sins in Australia

Sir Clive Woodward, England’s World Cup winning rugby coach, created an acronym entitled T-CUP – “Thinking Clearly Under Pressure”. Suffice to say, England’s Ashes stars haven’t always shown that capability in Australia over the years. Here are seven of the worst brain fades in Ashes history… 1) NASSER WINS TOSS AT THE GABBATOIR…. AND  PROMPTLY…

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Could inconsistency erode player confidence?

We enjoy a good selection bombshell as much as the next guy but Australia dropping three very different ones in one squad is taking the piss. Trevor Hohns and company made three surprise selections in their first Test squad but the wildly different backgrounds to each decision throw up questions about succession and selection process….

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