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    The Ashes Prediction Thread

    OK guys, enough talking, time for everyone to finalise their predictions for the Ashes, starting tomorrow. We'll dig out this thread at the end of the series and see who's the most accurate. No arguments or debate in this thread, JUST PREDICTIONS. If you disagree with someone, keep it quiet. Here's the categories:

    Series Result
    Most Runs (ENG)
    Most Runs (AUS)
    Most Runs (Overall)
    Most Wickets (ENG)
    Most Wickets (AUS)
    Most Wickets (Overall)
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series)

    My votes:

    Series Result: 2-1 ENGLAND
    Most Runs (ENG): IR BELL
    Most Runs (AUS): RT PONTING
    Most Runs (Overall): RT PONTING
    Most Wickets (ENG): A FLINTOFF
    Most Wickets (AUS): B LEE
    Most Wickets (Overall): A FLINTOFF
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner: IR BELL
    Last edited by Barney Rubble; 20-07-2005 at 07:55 AM.

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    Series Result: Australia 4 - 1
    Most Runs (ENG) Vaughan
    Most Runs (AUS) Ponting
    Most Runs (Overall) Ponting
    Most Wickets (ENG) Flintoff
    Most Wickets (AUS) McGrath
    Most Wickets (Overall) McGrath
    Compton-Miller Trophy Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series) McGrath

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    I'll just paste what I had in the Ashes thread when the prediction thing came up.

    Team I'll be supporting: Australia
    Team who I think will take the Ashes home: Australia
    Series score: 3-1
    Top batsmen from either side (most runs): Damien Martyn
    Top bowler (most wickets): Glenn McGrath
    Top English batsman: Michael Vaughan
    Top Australian batsman: Damien Martyn
    Top English bowler: Andrew Flintoff
    Top Australian bowler: Glenn McGrath
    Surprise package for England: Ian Bell
    Surprise package for Australia: Simon Katich
    Man of the Series: Damien Martyn

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    Series Result 3-1 Aus
    Most Runs (ENG) : Flintoff
    Most Runs (AUS): Ponting
    Most Runs (Overall): Ponting
    Most Wickets (ENG): Flintoff
    Most Wickets (AUS): Mcgrath
    Most Wickets (Overall): Mcgrath
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series): Ponting
    Last edited by King_Ponting; 20-07-2005 at 09:28 AM.


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    Im supporting England but...

    Series Result: 2-0 AUS
    Most Runs (ENG): I BELL
    Most Runs (AUS): D MARTYN
    Most Runs (Overall): D MARTYN
    Most Wickets (ENG): M HOGGARD
    Most Wickets (AUS): G McGRATH
    Most Wickets (Overall): G McGRATH
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner: I BELL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barney Rubble
    OK guys, enough talking, time for everyone to finalise their predictions for the Ashes, starting tomorrow. We'll dig out this thread at the end of the series and see who's the most accurate. No arguments or debate in this thread, JUST PREDICTIONS. If you disagree with someone, keep it quiet. Here's the categories:

    Series Result
    Most Runs (ENG)
    Most Runs (AUS)
    Most Runs (Overall)
    Most Wickets (ENG)
    Most Wickets (AUS)
    Most Wickets (Overall)
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series)

    My votes:

    Series Result: 4 - 0 to Australia
    Most Runs (ENG): Vaughan
    Most Runs (AUS): Martyn
    Most Runs (Overall): Martyn
    Most Wickets (ENG): Flintoff
    Most Wickets (AUS): McGrath
    Most Wickets (Overall): McGrath
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner: McGrath

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    Series result: 3-1 to England
    Most runs (ENG): Strauss
    Most runs (AUS): Langer
    Most runs (overall): Strauss
    Most wickets (ENG): Harmison
    Most wickets (AUS): Warne
    Most wickets (overall): Harmison
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    Series result: 2-3
    Most runs (ENG): Andy Strauss
    Most runs (AUS): Damien Martyn
    Most runs (overall): Martyn
    Most wickets (ENG): Matthew Hoggard
    Most wickets (AUS): Glenn McGrath
    Most wickets (overall): McGrath
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    Series Result: 2-1 AUS
    Most Runs (ENG): Michael Vaughan
    Most Runs (AUS): Justin Langer
    Most Runs (Overall): Justin Langer
    Most Wickets (ENG): Matthew Hoggard
    Most Wickets (AUS): Shane Warne
    Most Wickets (Overall): Warne
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    Series Result 4-0 Australia
    Most Runs (ENG) Strauss
    Most Runs (AUS) Ponting
    Most Runs (Overall) Ponting
    Most Wickets (ENG) Flintoff
    Most Wickets (AUS) Warne
    Most Wickets (Overall) Warne
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series) Ponting

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    Series Result: 3-1 Australia
    Most Runs (ENG): Strauss
    Most Runs (AUS): Ponting
    Most Runs (Overall): Ponting
    Most Wickets (ENG): Harmison
    Most Wickets (AUS): Warne
    Most Wickets (Overall): Warne
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series): Ponting

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    Most Runs (ENG): A. Strauss
    Most Runs (AUS): R. Ponting
    Most Runs (Overall): R. Ponting
    Most Wickets (ENG) M. Hoggard
    Most Wickets (AUS) G. McGrath
    Most Wickets (Overall) G. McGrath
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series): A. Strauss

    Series 3-2 England. (Wouldn't that be nice ;p)

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    Team I'll be supporting: England
    Team who I think will take the Ashes home: Australia
    Series score: 3-1
    Top batsman from either side (most runs): Ricky Ponting
    Top bowler (most wickets): Glenn McGrath

    Top English batsman: Michael Vaughan
    Top Australian batsman: Ricky Ponting
    Top English bowler: Stephen Harmison
    Top Australian bowler: Glenn McGrath
    Surprise package for England: Ashley Giles
    Surprise package for Australia: Michael Hussey (when Hayden gets pinned by Harmy...) else Michael Kasprowicz
    Man of the Series: Glenn McGrath/Ricky Ponting

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    Series Result Aust 3-1
    Most Runs (ENG) Trescothick
    Most Runs (AUS) Ponting
    Most Runs (Overall) Trescothick They will have to bat more often
    Most Wickets (ENG) Harmison
    Most Wickets (AUS) Warne
    Most Wickets (Overall) Warne
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series)

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    Series Result - Australia 4-1 England
    Most Runs (ENG) - Andrew Flintoff
    Most Runs (AUS) - Ricky Ponting
    Most Runs (Overall) - Ricky Ponting
    Most Wickets (ENG) - Steve Harmison
    Most Wickets (AUS) - Glenn McGrath
    Most Wickets (Overall) - Glenn McGrath
    Compton-Miller Medal Winner (for the overall Man Of The Series) - Glenn McGrath

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