cricket betting betway blog banner small

View Poll Results: Most disappointing Ashes loss from an Australian POV?

Voters
25. You may not vote on this poll
  • 2005

    1 4.00%
  • 2009

    1 4.00%
  • 2010/11

    7 28.00%
  • 2013

    1 4.00%
  • 2015

    3 12.00%
  • They were all delightful

    12 48.00%
Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 49
Like Tree11Likes

Thread: Most galling Ashes loss

  1. #1
    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend morgieb's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    63*
    Posts
    20,153

    Most galling Ashes loss

    Yes none of these compare to England's losses in the same timeframe, but still some of these losses were pretty terrible.
    RIP Craig Walsh (Craig) 1985-2012
    RIP Hughesy 1988-2014. 63* for eternity.

  2. #2
    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend flibbertyjibber's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Mrs Miggins pie shop
    Posts
    21,374
    The first 5-0 was almost acceptable as we were injury ravaged taking on an all time great team with revenge in mind. The last one down under was terrible as we had comfortably won the series just a few months before.

    If I was an Aussie i'd probably put this one on a par with 10/11 as the defeats have been so comprehensive each time.
    Black_Warrior likes this.

  3. #3
    International Coach
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    England
    Posts
    11,049
    Our last Ashes whitewash is miles worse, although another hammering at the Oval would make this stand alone terrible from an Aussie perspective imo.

  4. #4
    State Captain
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    England
    Posts
    1,882
    I would think that losing at home (especially when that loss is as big a hammering as 2010/11 was) has to be the worst. I think it is the one i would vote for as the best from an England perspective.

    When you lose at home what have you got to fall back upon?
    Last edited by greg; 08-08-2015 at 08:03 AM.


  5. #5
    International Coach mr_mister's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2015
    Location
    australia
    Posts
    10,909
    05 because it signalled the beginning of the end

  6. #6
    Cricketer Of The Year Black_Warrior's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    TEF
    Posts
    9,299
    I think it would have to be the 2010-11 one.. As bad as 60 all out is, it is still something that happens to a lot of teams overseas.
    "This is a clash of strategy. And of methods, culture and politics. This is a new-era rivalry. Not as ancient as the Ashes, or as passionate as India-Pakistan. Two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism, high self-opinion and a belief that being born in their country is superior to other births. This brings together a belligerent bunch of brats, bullies and braggers."- Jarrod Kimber

  7. #7
    Norwood's on Fire GIMH's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Location
    2011 and 2015 champ - find me in the Platinum Lounge -
    Posts
    59,162
    I'm just mad about the Lord's deck. Cost us a whitewash
    flibbertyjibber likes this.

  8. #8
    Request Your Custom Title Now! Burgey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    The Castle
    Posts
    62,972
    I'm disappointed at the extent of the loss this series, but not surprised at the loss itself. I thought Australia would win this series, but certainly didn't believe all the pre-series talk that they were certainties given how poorly a lot of the blokes had batted in England before.

    Still think 10-11 was the worst series loss I can recall since the 80s.

  9. #9
    International Coach Bahnz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Wigton Unzud
    Posts
    13,548
    At least 10/11 was a loss against an England side at the peak of their powers and with quality cricketers throughout the 11. The current England team is carrying some serious passengers (and in the latest test missing their best player), and yet they're still absolutely pummeling the Aussies.
    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    I can think of a list of Sydney Grade posters who would contribute a better average post than Bahnz.
    Quote Originally Posted by Cloakey View Post
    Darlingface
    Maow like no one can hear you maowing.

  10. #10
    First Class Debutant Valer's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    -
    Posts
    838
    Quote Originally Posted by Burgey View Post
    I'm disappointed at the extent of the loss this series, but not surprised at the loss itself. I thought Australia would win this series, but certainly didn't believe all the pre-series talk that they were certainties given how poorly a lot of the blokes had batted in England before.

    Still think 10-11 was the worst series loss I can recall since the 80s.
    Most of the pre series talk had Harris in the side to be fair...

    10-11 at home. 2015 // 2005 are close too.

    10/11 being at their peak of their powers is not an accurate description of both side coming IN to the series. Obviously in hindsight it is but I'd expect this side to be rated higher in 2-3 years time too (see root as the #1 batsman for example.) I could also see some revisionism about the quality of the side coming in going on (Johnson may never run through a side again for example).
    Last edited by Valer; 08-08-2015 at 11:54 PM.

  11. #11
    School Boy/Girl Cricketer
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    leeds
    Posts
    64
    2011 surely. Not only a torrid anal hammering, but the only England win in Australia in the last 28 years , and inbetween two whitewashes

  12. #12
    Virat Kohli (c) Jono's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    65,366
    10/11 because of MCG and SCG lossess
    "I am very happy and it will allow me to have lot more rice."

    Eoin Morgan on being given a rice cooker for being Man of the Match in a Dhaka Premier Division game.

  13. #13
    Hall of Fame Member social's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    AUSTRALIA
    Posts
    16,295
    '09

    Dominated for long periods but a couple of brain fades cost us a series

  14. #14
    Virat Kohli (c) Jono's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    65,366
    Quote Originally Posted by social View Post
    '09

    Dominated for long periods but a couple of brain fades cost us a series
    interesting criteria, and not a bad shout.

  15. #15
    BARNES OUT dontcloseyoureyes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    CW BLACK
    Posts
    32,846
    Losing at home for sure.

    ... .... .- -.- . / - .... . / -.. . .- - .... / ..-. .-. --- -- / -.-- --- ..- .-. / -... --- -. . ...

Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Loss art of reverse swing
    By jonbrooks in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 18-06-2015, 04:16 PM
  2. Loss of bowling form - ideas?
    By wellAlbidarned in forum Coaching and Equipment Forum
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 01-11-2012, 12:49 AM
  3. Loss of confidence
    By Burgey in forum Coaching and Equipment Forum
    Replies: 56
    Last Post: 30-10-2008, 01:39 AM
  4. Was England's biggest loss heading into the Ashes...
    By Shoggz in forum Ashes 2006/07
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 01-12-2006, 08:30 AM
  5. Sudden Loss of form
    By wonderben in forum Cricket Games
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-08-2004, 09:12 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •