I think it's pretty clear we're in decline. It was bound to happen after dominating for so long. I doubt we'll see us struggle to beat Zimbabwe or Bangladesh on a consistent basis, but against the higher quality teams we will struggle a fair bit.
Can see us going through the summer 6-0 however.
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Nah, they are and will continue to remain the top three. I think in fact this is close to the bottom as they'll get, which is pretty scary for the rest of the world really. Their domestic system is too good.
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When was the last time we lost 2 Ashes series in a row? Not since the 1980's, when we were useless.
1, the 1980s is only a couple of decades ago;
2, Australia haven't lost 2 Ashes in a row, they've lost 2 out of 3;
3, The Ashes isn't the be-all-and-end-all;
4, only once previously in Australian cricket history did they win in England as often as they did 1989-2001, and that was in the Bradman era. Aside from that, there was only ever the odd victory here and there.
Vehemently disagree with point 3
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I agree with Richard - the Ashes are much more important than that
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